Posts Tagged 'Physical Activity'

ACT2MOVE and MOVE2ACT: The Beautiful Pressure of Performance

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Actors need deadlines.  By committing to a performance, the actor’s creative process is set in motion. 

Posted by Elizabeth Vander Kamp Jun 19, 2013 Posted in Disability 5 Comments

How your music playlist affects your daily workout

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Have you ever listened to music while exercising? You probably found it easier to finish that last set or run an extra mile. While some people think this effect is just imaginary, there is a lot of evidence showing that music

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 11, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Ways to encourage an active lifestyle for everyone

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If you’re tired of seeing your kids sitting in front of the T.V. or the computer and you’d like to be more active yourself, then it’s time to plan family fitness activities. Don’t be discouraged if you think it’s impossible. Perhaps you think your family doesn’t have time or that family activities will be too expensive. However, with a little creativity you will find that your family has all of the necessary resources to get started.

Posted by Katelyn Roberts Jun 06, 2013 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

The future of diversity …

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I teach a sport sociology course at James Madison University (JMU), and in class the other day I posed this question: What will diversity in sport look like in 30 years?

Posted by Josh pate May 31, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

The Building Blocks of a Program: Structure, Supports, and Coaching

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When I started working with my Movement Specialist, I had never heard of a 4 x 4 matrix.  I was not familiar with the concepts or complexities of Functional Movement.  I had never heard of Gray Cook, Charlie Weingroff, or other professionals James frequently cites.  It is only recently that I have come to appreciate the knowledge beyond the names, and their expertise.

Posted by Kerry May 28, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Let me move!

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We have a problem here in our modern society (well, more than one, but I’ll just tackle this one for today). Our world is set up for us to be as still as possible. I don’t know about you,

Posted by Susan Silverman May 23, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

5 Basic Principles of Adaptive Yoga

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Yoga may have been around for thousands of years, but an exciting new branch of yoga has emerged—adaptive yoga—thanks to adaptive yoga pioneer, Matt Sanford. Also known as wheelchair yoga, universal yoga, yoga for non-traditional students, yoga is here and it’s doing some amazing things for people with disabilities.

Posted by Chris Miller May 21, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

ACT2MOVE and MOVE2ACT: Why Shakespeare?

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If your only experience with the Bard (a nickname for Shakespeare, bard meaning poet) was a torturous memorizing of Julius Ceasar’s monologue, “Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears” in 10th grade English, you might be wondering why Shakespeare inspires  Dr. Bloom.  

Posted by Elizabeth Vander Kamp May 17, 2013 Posted in Disability 6 Comments

Skill-building and Accountability

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As a former English Major, I read a lot.  I read an article that had a quote which saidExercise has one spelling, but how it is applied is extremely diverse.” [i] The quote made me think of a point my Movement Specialist frequently makes, that one fitness approach may work well for one client but only partially work for another.  Any developed fitness routine needs to be tailored and customized for the individual.

Posted by Kerry May 14, 2013 Posted in Disability, Uncategorized 1 Comment

Principles of Professionalism

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In December 2009, I began a journey with a new Fitness and Movement Specialist to advance my goal to walk without assistive devices.  At the time, I had no way of knowing how hard I would work, how far I would be pushed, or how much I would achieve. While I have a long history of working with professionals from multiple disciplines, through my work with James R. House, III, I would come to understand what a true working alliance is— a shared partnership between a client and a professional.

Posted by Kerry May 09, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments