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    • on the acute effects of heavy-load squats on sprint performance. The participants in the study were timed in a 40 meter dash 4 minutes after performing three repetitions of 90% 1RM squats. These results were compared to two other tests. Both...
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    • Chapter 4 Results This chapter presents the pretest and posttest data for School A and School B. Only School B students, who participated in the STEP Express program, recorded their daily minutes of exercise. That data, as well as the student...
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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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    • 55 Chapter 5 Discussion This action research study was designed to assess the results of teaching differentiated instruction to eighth grade girls in physical education. Our society must develop ways to get our youth actively involved in fitness....
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    • the countermovement jumps and ballistic bench throws after a warm-up without performing a heavy resistance exercise before. In the next training session, as a complex pair, 3 RM squats followed by seven countermovement jumps were tested. In another...
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    • 1.5 seconds off their time. Students at School A were on average able to perform one more curl-up and push-up each than students at School B. Figure 3. Total Minutes Spent in Exercise per Week by Students at School B. As part of the STEP Express...
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    • demands are different for each sport. There also might need to be differences in routines for football players as opposed to track athletes for similar reasons. Modifications also may need to be made for recreational, untrained, and elite athletes,...
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    • Figure 4. School B STEP Express Student Survey Results. After the STEP Express program was completed, the fourth-grade students were given a survey that asked the questions: Question 1: Did testing your fitness level help you want to be more...
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    • Table 5 School B STEP Express Student Survey Results by Percentage Survey Questions Yes No Question 1 85% 15% Question 2 80% 20% Question 3 70% 30% The end of the survey included a place for students to make additional comments. A sample of some of...
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    • jump. The project was also aimed at determining whether it matters that the first exercise in the complex set is a strength or power exercise, such as Kettlebell Swings. Methodology Participants. Thirty-six recreationally trained men and women...
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    • Chapter 5 Discussion This chapter will begin by comparing the study to other studies concerning childhood obesity, followed by explanations and inferences of the data, future research recommendations, and conclusions concerning the STEP Express...
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    • (squats/kettlebell swings) and the plyometric exercise (countermovement squat jumps). Subjects were allowed to miss no more than two nonconsecutive training days. Missing two consecutive training sessions or more than two nonconsecutive training...
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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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    • endurance run improvement for School B was 14% greater than School A students. This implies that STEP Express was effective in helping students increase their fitness endurance level, but their strength and flexibility was not affected compared to...
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    • dropped once again to between four and six. For subjects to participate in the Kettlebell/countermovement squat jumps group they had to be capable of swinging a Kettlebell of at least 40 lbs. for four to six repetitions. Participants were also...
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    • TIMELINE PROJECT 10 UGT and the Modern Web A study looking at Twitter (Johnson & Yang, 2009) posits that social media allows users opportunities to fulfill motivations and gratifications never before possible. This new potential has seen Uses and...
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    • PREFERENCES FOR GROUP LEADERSHIP STYLE 37 from leadership styles. The paired comparison-survey takes every possible combination of these variables into consideration. Therefore, the survey administered for this study consisted of nine items each...
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    • Figure 1. Two-way Interaction for Complex Training Effects on Vertical Jump Height Discussion The results from this study reveal no statistically significant difference between group vertical jump scores across time, neither does it indicate...
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    • Park, Madison. (2011). Plate icon to guide Americans to healthier eating. CNN Health. Retreived from http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/06/02/usda.new.food.plate/index.html President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. (2011). The President’s...

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