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    • WILFORD GRIFFIN "Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts." THELMA KNELL "Golden thoughts make beautiful lives; for every word and deed lies in the thought that prompted it." 15 WALTER HANSEN He was in logic a...
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    • this opportunity to send you these few lines again, hoping it will reach you and find you all well as it leaves us at present through the mercy of God." " We received your most welcon~e and loving letter, my dear children, and we were most happy to...
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    • where powder is used. Good progress was made and a hearty good feeling prevailed throughout the whole camp." '< In the camp consisting of ninety or more men, ahout thirty women and sixty children, moving in eighty-three or more wagons through an...
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    • program. The results of the study indicated that CT may provide equal if not greater improvements in performance than the other two programs. Each study on CT appears to raise more questions about how to organize a proper training regimen in order...
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    • It is reasonable to assume that this would decrease acute performance by conducting the exercises so close together, but it may bring an increase in endurance. This method would also seem more time efficient. Conclusion As established previously,...
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    • Docherty, D., Robbins, D., & Hodgson, M. (2004). Complex training revisited: A review of its current status as a viable training approach. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 26, 52-57. Dodd, D., & Alvar, B. (2007). Analysis of acute explosive...
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    • 9 eliminated during the school day” (Wilkins, Graham, Parker, Westfall, Fraser, & Tembo, 2003, p. 722). Teachers need to get creative about ways to get their students moving since time is decreasing for all aspects of organized physical activity in...
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    • 40 Schools across the nation are implementing programs such as the Presidential Physical Fitness program and the Gold Medal Schools program in order to entice students to become physically active at school. Physical activity provides known health ben...
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    • Apologia, Antapologia and Political Power ii Acknowledgements There are friends, colleagues, mentors and family who deserve recognition. Had they not been in an influence in my life, this thesis would not have been completed let alone even...
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    • RECEPTION PERCEPTION v Acknowledgements The completion of this thesis, and subsequently this Master’s degree, would have not been possible without the guidance, support, and input of many individuals who have been with me throughout this process....
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 2 Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between core stability and agility. The participants included trained female soccer players from a Division I university (n=24). The participants...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 5 Chapter 1 Introduction The goal of any sports team is to rise above every opponent and win. In many one-on-one sports, winning is the result of being faster, stronger, and smarter than the opponent. Because success in...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 7  Inverse relationship between the quadruped opposite arm raise and the T-test times  Inverse relationship between the quadruped opposite arm raise and the hexagon test times Definitions Agility. Agility is the...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 10 Significance of Study Previous research has shown a correlation between core stability and overall athletic performance; however, additional research was warranted to determine the specific nature of the relationship...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 16 to return to equilibrium after perturbation” (p. 316). Moreover, Panjabi (2003) described core stability “as the integration of the passive spinal column, active spinal muscles, and the neural control unity, which...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 18 Moore, 2005). Global muscles are strengthened by traditional abdominal and back exercises (Fredericson & Moore, 2005). Ultimately, core stability is achieved when the trunk muscles provide the majority of the dynamic...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 19 Isometric Back Extension Test. The isometric back extension test (IBET), known as the Biering-Sorenson test, is designed to measure the muscular endurance of the core (Biering- Sorenson, 1984). To perform the IBET, the...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 21 Marshall and Murphy (2005) reported that the QOAR was a valid measure of the strength within the external oblique, transverse abdominis, rectus abdominis, and erector spinae. Further, the QOAR demonstrated strong...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 22 stability exercises over a 6 week period; therefore, concluding that improved core stability may benefit runners. However, Sato and Mokha also found improvements in 5-km running times of the control group when...
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    • CORE STABILITY AND AGILITY 23 Power is a vital component of athletic performance; therefore, understanding how it correlates with core stability is important for optimal performance. Shinkle (2012) investigated the relationship between core...


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