Basketball anatomy by Cole, Brian J.; Panariello, Rob

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By Cole, Brian J.; Panariello, Rob

See what it takes to maximise on-court strength, power, agility, and quickness. Basketball Anatomy will assist you to increase functionality by means of expanding muscular power and optimizing the potency of each flow.

Basketball Anatomy positive aspects 88 of the best basketball workouts, each one with step by step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations to teach the muscular tissues in motion.

Basketball Anatomy goes past the workouts via putting you at the courtroom and into the throes of festival. Illustrations of the muscle mass eager about pivoting, rebounding, and capturing express you the routines are essentially associated with basketball functionality.

You’ll additionally step off the court docket and into the educational room to discover the anatomy of the most typical accidents to the ankle, knee, and shoulder in addition to routines for minimizing and convalescing from such setbacks.

Basketball Anatomy is a must have for all who relish the artistry and athleticism of the game—whether participant, trainer, coach, or spectator.

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Rotational movements occur quickly when driving down the court or coming down from rebounding. You need strong core muscles to maintain stability and protect your back from injury. 08b/507796/PG/R1 Va r i a t i o n Kneeling Landmine You can perform this exercise from a kneeling or half-kneeling position. Performing this exercise in these positions eliminates the use of the muscles of the legs and hips. Lie on your left side with your feet, knees, hips, and shoulders in a straight line. Prop your upper body on your left elbow and forearm.

After completing the repetitions, repeat with the right leg remaining on the box as the left leg steps back off the box. Leg Strength Muscles Involved Primary: Quadriceps (rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius), gluteus maximus, gluteus medius Secondary: Hamstrings (semitendinosus, semimembranosus, biceps femoris), gluteus minimus, adductor magnus Basketball Focus This single-leg strength exercise assists in both horizontal and vertical body propulsion, which is essential for running past and outjumping an opponent as in taking a layup.

This will add a bit of complexity because it engages the internal and external obliques as well. 03b/507785/PG/R1 35 core flexion Supine Basketball Core Pass Extend. 04ai/507786/JenG/R1 Triceps brachii Quadriceps: Rectus abdominis Rectus femoris Latissimus dorsi Transversus abdominis Sartorius Vastus lateralis Pass. Lie supine on the floor with the legs straight out and together, arms extended overhead, and navel pulled in toward the spine. Hold a basketball in both hands. Sit up with arms straight overhead and pass the basketball from your hands to between your feet.

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