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OPTIMIZING SPORTS NUTRITION

By Ted Lambrinides

Determining what constitutes proper nutrition for athletes can sometimes be a bewildering undertaking for both coaches and athletes. In that regard, Optimizing Sports Nutrition presents common sense, practical nutritional guidelines for athletes in all sports and at all competitive levels. Featuring guidelines that are based on the latest research on nutrient timing that can maximize training recovery and adaptations, the DVD reviews the importance of eating breakfast and optimizing hydration. The DVD is designed to serve as an invaluable nutritional guide that athletes and coaches can follow in real life situations.

Among the topics covered:
~ Fueling to win
~ Before you work out
~ The goals of nutritional recovery
~ How important is nutrient timing?
~ How much carbohydrates and protein post-exercise
~ Post-exercise food consumption
~ Get your butt out of bed
~ How many calories?
~ To increase muscle mass
~ Fluid replacement goals
~ General hydration tips


DVD / 2014 / () / 51 minutes

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CHRISTIAN SOLUTIONS: THE FAITH OF AN ATHLETE - HOW TO DEVELOP HIGH ETHICAL STANDARDS, EXEMPLARY VALUES & STRONG PERSONAL FAITH IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS

Accomplished athletes, professional and amateur, occupy places of honor in our competitive society. Among the rewards for pro players are stratospheric salaries, prompting concerns that money is the most important motivating factor in sports. Despite the stereotypes rooted in the lifestyles and antics of certain ultra-rich sports luminaries, some successful athletes demonstrate high ethical standards, exemplary values and strong personal faith. Their stories, run counter to the typical mind-set in sports - namely, "Whats in it for me?" In this program, top athletes - active and retired - tackle the issue of maintaining high values while competing in the world of sports.

DVD / 2013 / (Adult) / 30 minutes

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CONCUSSIONS IN SPORTS: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS

By Rod Walters

Concussions in Sports: Understanding the Basics presents a practical resource for individuals who want to develop a better understanding of the key factors involved in this potentially serious head injury. The DVD outlines the underlying mechanics of a concussion, as well as details common signs and symptoms attendant to this traumatic injury. The DVD also explains why concussions should receive special attention. In addition, the DVD offers specific suggestions for reducing both brain and spinal injuries. The DVD also discusses the fact that some athletes return to athletics too soon after suffering a concussion.


Among the topics covered:
~ Change in definition of concussions
~ What are mechanisms of injury?
~ Results from a variety of forces
~ Examples of clinical findings
~ Functional disturbance
~ Structural injury
~ Common signs and symptoms
~ Concussions present in different ways
~ Zurich: the current "gold standard" any many moreK


DVD / 2012 / () / 28 minutes

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FROM SPORTS TO CAREER

Teamwork, reliability, cooperation, endurance: habits athletes learn from sports are the very attributes employers want. Personal stories from current and former athletes show how their skills from sports are valued in the workplace and school. From soccer, football, rowing, and hockey, a variety of sports and careers are represented in this enlightening look into the benefits athletes bring to the workplace.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2012 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 22 minutes

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SPORT DRINKS AND EXERCISE PERFORMANCE: SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE

By Mindy Millard-Stafford

Sport Drinks and Exercise Performance: Scientific Evidence provides an overview of what constitutes a sports drink and the impact of each principle component in a sports drink on physiological function. The DVD also details the purpose of having sodium in a sports drink. In addition, the DVD points out what individuals should do if they work in a hot environment, particularly with regard to replacing sweat losses. The DVD also discusses the fact that beverages with more than 10-12% carbohydrate are not optimal during exercise in the heat.


Among the topics covered:
~ What is a sports drink?
~ Variables which differ among sports drinks
~ Primary goals of sports drinks
~ Limits to performance in a warm environment
~ Carbohydrate ingestion during exercise
~ Efficacy of carbohydrate sports drinks in heat
~ Are small differences in carbohydrates among sports drinks important?
~ Impact of sport drinks on other types of exercise
~ What is the purpose of sodium in sport drinks?
~ What additional ingredients can enhance performance?


DVD / 2012 / () / 43 minutes

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CHANGING WORLD OF SPORTS SURFACING, THE

By Doug Wournell, Colleen McKenna<

As such, no other decision directly affects an athlete like the selection of a sports surface. The Changing World of Sports Surfacing provides an overview of the factors that need to be analyzed and evaluated when selecting a sports surface. The DVD offers a multistep selection process that can be used to identify and install an appropriate surface. The DVD covers both indoor and outdoor surfaces, including synthetic surfaces, hardwood floor surfaces, and the new synthetic turf products.


Among the topics covered:
~ Surfaces for sports
~ Surface selection criteria
~ Area elastic surfaces
~ Point elastic surfaces
~ Artificial turf


DVD / 2011 / () / 86 minutes

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OUNCE OF PREVENTION, AN - A CRASH COURSE IN SPORTS INJURY PREVENTION RESEARCH

By Roald Bahr

An Ounce of Prevention - A Crash Course in Sports Injury Prevention Research presents an overview of the issue of injuries in sports - its extent, causes, and how it might otherwise be prevented. The DVD looks at the research that has been conducted in the area of injury prevention and discusses how those findings might be used to address the situation. The DVD also explains how to basically assess the effectiveness of a particular preventive measure.


Among the topics covered:
~ John Robert Sutton (1941-1996)
~ Research in injury prevention
~ Magnitude?
~ Causes
~ Is an even more accurate description possible?
~ Idea for prevention?


DVD / 2011 / () / 54 minutes

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ROLE OF SPORT SCIENCE AND SPORTS MEDICINE IN THE SUCCESS OF TEAM USA AT THE VANCOUVER WINTER OLYMPICS

By Randall Wilber, Scott Riewald, William Moreau, Jay Kearney

Team USA had a very successful performance at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. American athletes won 37 total medals, which set a new record for the Winter Olympic Games, a mark previously held by Germany (36 medals; Salt Lake City 2002). Included in the needed total for Team USA were nine gold, 15 silver, and 13 bronze medals, won over nine of the 14 sports in the games. Role of Sport Science and Sports Medicine in the Success of Team USA at the Vancouver Winter Olympics describes how the practical application of sport science and sports medicine contributed in part to the success of Team USA at this extraordinary event.


DVD / 2011 / () / 138 minutes

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SPORT PSYCHOLOGIST'S ROLE AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES, THE: MENTAL CHALLENGES FOR THE OLYMPIAN, THE

By Chris Car

The Sport Psychologist's Role at the Olympic Games: Mental Challenges for the Olympian reviews some of the issues related to the psychological component of the Olympic games. The DVD provides an overview of the mental skills training that Olympic athletes often require, including preparing them to respond appropriately to adversity. The DVD also offers the presenter's reflections and observations, from a sport psychologist's perspective, of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.


~ Olympics: A different experience
~ Psychological assets of the Olympian
~ On being mentally "tough"
~ Elements of "flow"
~ Being a "resilient" athlete
~ Controlling the "controllables"
~ Prior to the Olympic Games
~ The sports psychologist's role at the Olympic Games
~ Reflections and observations: Beijing 2008
~ St. Vincent's sport & performance psychology services
~ Mission statement of SVSPP


DVD / 2010 / () / 57 minutes

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SPORTS CORE: THE POWER WATER WORKOUT

By Ken Baldwin

Sports Core: The Power Water Workout details how basic sports moves can be incorporated into a water environment. The DVD explains how the water can be used as a resistance and power base to help build better athletes through proper technique and an enhanced level of range of motion, producing results that can impact their ability to perform their sport, as well as engage in other on-land activities.


Among Topics Covered:
~ Properties of water
~ Sport specificity
~ Water exercises
~ Adding intensity
~ Flotation exercises
~ Finishing stretches


DVD / 2010 / () / 58 minutes

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