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    • 11 Our elderly customers enjoy the water aerobics classes in the morning as well as our sunset yoga while younger participants enjoy evening Zumba classes and outdoor hikes. In addition to the scheduled fitness classes, I lead hikes to Stewart...
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    • 6 collegiate sports and enjoys working with younger athletes as they develop their skills. She has watched young female students struggle with self-esteem for many years. She has also seen them develop self-esteem through participation in sports...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE Abstract Dancers typically engage in dance only training, which is extremely beneficial for developing skill and technique, but is not an adequate form of exercise for improving other components...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 3 Chapter 1 Introduction Dancers are not necessarily thought of as athletes, yet dance is a sport that requires strength, control, balance, coordination, and precision. Based on personal experience...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 4 improved neuromuscular functions (Koutedakis et al., 2007). This type of training has been a huge part of general fitness for centuries but is just making an appearance within dance....
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 7 participated in strength training programs while others have never lifted a weight. The maturation of each participant was an additional limitation because each athlete was at a different point...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 11 students, but limiting strength training to two times per week for only men (“Miami City Ballet School,” 2014). Dancers typically start lessons at young ages, many at or even before the age of five,...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine which field tests were the best short term predictors of performance among boys and girls junior varsity and varsity high school long and...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 12 skills, improvements in sports performance, and increases in bone mineral densities (Baechle & Earle, 2008; Faigenbaum et al., 2009). Among dancers, strength training has been found to improve...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance Chapter 1 Track and field is a truly unique sport. Within one sporting event a myriad of different athletic attributes are competing for success. A track and field ‘team’ is composed of...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance (Jacoby, 2009, p. 39). In order find out if a participant has the right athletic abilities for a particular event, the coach may use field tests in place of the more technical event (Baechle &...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance • Take-off power- The capability to launch the body to the highest point necessary to successfully complete an activity. This will be tested using both the vertical and standing long...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance • Training status and the individual skill development in the long or triple jump may have influenced how the athletes performed during field testing and when they competed during the season. •...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance Chapter 2 Field tests have been utilized for many different purposes. They can be used to help determine a general population’s health status, establish the relevance of an athletic ability to a...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 18 Conclusion Strength is necessary for dancers to help with their slow and controlled movements, as well as jumping ability (Brown et al., 2007). Strength is also necessary for enhancing...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance measuring vertical jump height, speed, and agility proved to have strong correlations to playing time. Moreover, the observation was made that two athletes at this high level of play may have...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance basketball, baseball, and volleyball). These programs are actively using a battery of field tests to help them monitor current team members and help them select new athletes (Baechle & Earle,...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 20 experimental group trained for three days per week with at least 48 hours of rest in between sessions. Post testing took place three to five days following the final training session and was done...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance standing long jump, vertical jump, and 40 yard dash tests, each quality of the long and triple jump can be assessed without expensive and specialized laboratory equipment. Muscular power is an...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance Westcott, 2008). It remains to be seen how well these field tests may predict jumping performances among athletes in this age group. The forty yard sprint has become one of the staple tests in...

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