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Unlock the Power of the Transverse Plane

October 29, 2016

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It has been said that power lies within the transverse plane, but actually the frontal plane foot motion is what drives the transverse plane. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 Personal Trainers Conference, Emily Splichal reviews frontal plane foot movements and how they are coupled with transverse plane rotations of the lower extremity.

Personal trainers Exercise Science Exercise Technique Teaching exercise progressions movement fundamentals Transverse Plane Frontal Plane Movements

Thoracic Mobility

July 1, 2015

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The loss of required thoracic spine ranges of motion for sport movements can be problematic for the elite athlete, as well as the weekend warrior. The purpose of this article is to explore biomechanical causes for thoracic mobility restriction as well as provide easily applicable techniques to restore mobility.

Coaches Exercise Technique Program design strength training strength and conditioning thoracic mobility

Developing Bilateral Symmetry for Basketball Players—Considerations for the Use of Rotational Suspension Bodyweight Training

January 1, 2014

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In order to develop athletes who can move optimally in multiple planes of motion, training should include elements that can challenge them in multiple planes while providing various resistance and proprioceptive challenges.

Coaches Exercise Technique Program design basketball coaching NSCA Coach Bilateral Symmetry Rotational Training Training for Basketball

Using Unloaded Non-Linear Movement to Improve Performance

September 23, 2019

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This article aims to explore why unloaded non-linear training can be an effective modality for personal trainers, strength coaches, and exercise enthusiasts, as well as present the benefits, possible implications, and methods that can be implemented into a current training program.

Personal trainers Coaches Exercise Technique Program design Non-Linear Unloaded Exercise Sagittal Frontal Transverse

The ABCs of Long-Term Athletic Development

March 6, 2018

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For emerging athletes to move properly and develop athletic skills, they must first develop proficiency in fundamental motor skills. The ABCs of athleticism, therefore, must reflect the development of fundamental motor skills first, and specific athletic skills second.

Personal trainers Coaches Exercise Technique Program design LTAD motor skills development long-term athletic development hs-coaching

Monitoring Fatigue from A to Z

February 2, 2015

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All stressors affect training, Dr. Bryan Mann says in this lecture from Coaches Conference 2015. No matter the source of the stress - strength training, conditioning, classes, relationship or family - stress is systemic within the body. As a result, it is critical to monitor the stress load on your athletes to ensure maximal results, and it's easy to do - all you need is a pencil and paper.

Coaches Exercise Science Program design transverse plane power production exercise assessment movement assessment

A Quarterback-Specific Movement Program

April 1, 2019

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The football quarterback (QB) is a unique position in sport. To throw or pass the ball, the QB needs to incorporate nearly every muscle in the body in a very precise sequence to optimally release the ball with the right amount of power, spin, and precision. Specific movement patterns are suggested to optimize the performance of a QB.

Coaches Exercise Technique Program design Quarterback Football Movement Specificity Movement Programming

The Promotion of Exercise for Multiple Sclerosis

October 31, 2019

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With almost one million people in the United States living with multiple sclerosis, this article aims to provide personal trainers with ideas for exercises to meet the needs of these individuals.

Personal trainers Program design Basic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or Disease Multiple Sclerosis Hydrotherapy Exercises Land-Based Exercises

Client Assessments—Breathing

January 8, 2019

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Assessing clients is a vital component of the personal training experience. This article gives an overview of breathing mechanics and how to apply proper breathing exercises into a client’s assessment and program.

Personal trainers Coaches Exercise Science Exercise Technique Client Consultation|Assessment Client Assessments Breathing Mechanics Box Breathing
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