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The career choice that I have chosen is to become an athletic trainer. I love to play sports and be around sports, so I think that being an athletic trainer would be a good career for me. I like to help people and make an impact in other peoples life and becoming an athletic trainer would allow me to help people recover, start to feel better, and get back to what they have to do. There isn’t much better than doing a career that you enjoy and like to do plus making pretty good money doing it. I just feel that becoming an athletic trainer and doing it as a career would be the best fit for me.
As you ride up the lift, you see the little snowflakes make their way to the ground. “Fresh powder!” You think. As you ascend the mountain, you see people speeding by down the slopes. All the trees are covered thickly in white powder. As you step off the lift, you head straight for the trail, and start zooming down. You speed by your friends as you have adrenaline running through your veins! You head straight for the ramp and you jump! Soaring through the air like an eagle you touch down to the ground, and stop down at the bottom of the mountain. Skiing is a fun winter pastime that is way healthier than sitting by the fire. Skiing is a fun, rewarding, and challenging sport! Did you know, skiing is no modern sport? However, don 't forget there
Exercise places strenuous activity on the human body. When an individual exercise, the blood flow must level up to the demands being made on the individual’s muscles, heart, and lungs. Blood flow increases so that the blood does not clot and so that it can supply
Over time, the Army has established several fitness programs. Soldiers first encounter such programs during Basic Training. Developing these programs aid Soldiers in meeting the required standard; however, often only provide the Soldier with the minimal fitness level necessary to meet the standard. Other programs utilized derive from published Army manuals and taught within the Army Master Fitness Course. These manuals contain the most recent applications development in order to aid individuals in achieving the physical fitness necessary to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT). The three different Army fitness plans include beginner, intermediate and advance. The exercises included help improve flexibility,
Athletic participation at all ages has increased tremendously over the years. Student-athletes are working harder to become bigger, stronger and faster. As the number of athletes rise in schools, so does the chance of athletic related injuries. This is leading to the increase number of athletic trainers at the high school level across the country.
-Employment of athletic trainers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.
Athletic training offers many opportunities and characteristics that interests me for my future career. Athletic trainers get flexible work hours, multiple benefits, many great opportunities, and much more. They get to work with various types and ages of people from children to adults and work in many different areas.
In the articles “What could be better than a touchdown,” and “Why we run,” it talks about the importance of mental strength and physical prowess. The question is, “Is mental strength and physical prowess equal? or Is one more important than the other?” Mental strength is more important than physical prowess. Mental strength is more important than physical prowess because a person needs to be able to strategize or fight for something rather than to actually be fit and physically able to do something.
I believe that mental strength is just as important, if not more, than physical strength when it comes to athletics. If your mental behavior is not up to date, but your physical strength is, you will most likely still not be able to complete the specific task because you are not mentally ready. I have thought about this a little bit, but after reading “What Could Be Better Than a Touchdown?” and “Why We Run” it has made me think deeper into this subject. I honestly think, that if you are not mentally ready for something, then you will not be able to achieve that goal. Your body and your mind, both have to be prepared to achieve your goals.
With the increased interest in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as a sport and method of fitness training strength & conditioning within combat sports has rightfully become more accepted. Gone are the days where your old school boxing coach will tell you not to lift weights as it will make you bulky and slow. Evidence based strength & conditioning works hand in hand with combat sports performance. Combat sports include boxing, kickboxing, MMA and various traditional martial fighting styles. In this article we merely scratch the surface of combat sport strength & conditioning.
Our children enjoyed the physical activities this morning. Sean and Farley jumped up and down on the trampoline to practice the ability to maintain and balance their body position while moving up in the air or landing on the surface of the trampoline. They were also engaged in a shared process when they needed to sit in the chair next to the trampoline and count to ten for three times for each child who get on the trampoline to build their anticipation. They develop the essential of any conversation, which is the ability to listen, process the information, and follow the instructions. The children were involved in walking on a balance beam and stepping on the stepping stones. They develop the ability to think while positioning each foot on the beam or on the stepping stone in order to hold a stationary position with
Developmental Milestones are a set of functional skills which most of the children can perform at a certain age. Every milestone has a certain age limit. Some may achieve it early and some may do it a bit late as every child is unique. Premature babies achieve these milestones slightly late as compared to their healthier counterparts.
It is very difficult for some people to coordinate their body parts and perform two actions at once. Self defense classes will take a lot out of the body and improving balance also means improving focus. Without balance it is almost impossible to defend yourself in a fight. Gaining better control of your body will help you be more prepared to protect yourself when the occasion demands.
Muscular strength, power, and speed are defined as the three vital skills needed by taekwondo players in their sport, as stated in Physical Training in Taekwondo: Generic and Specific Training (Haddad, 2014). Muscular strength is defined by Hall, E. (2003) as the ability of a muscle group to develop maximal contractile force against a resistance in a single contraction. Greenfield, B. (2016) suggests that power and speed goes hand-in-hand with strength. Greenfield (2016) defined power as the ability to generate high amounts of force over a period over a short time, while defining speed as the ability to travel a set distance over as short a period of time as possible. These vital skills allows a taekwondo player’s muscular units in the lower extremeties the ability to kick, jump, and maintain stances. According to this study, their hasn’t been a consensus about the different investigative studies done on the effect of muscular strength training in taekwondo, and only one study investigated speed and agility in low frequency taekwondo training measured through 50m shuttle run test (Kim, 2011). The study suggests that the findings are the result of low number of training sessions or non-sufficient stimulus eliciting speed and