By Jan Witfeld; Ilona E Gerling; Alexander Pach; Heather Ross

ISBN-10: 1841263192

ISBN-13: 9781841263199

Introduces the game of parkour, or freerunning, which mixes the middle parts of operating, leaping, hiking, and different actual activities with the objective of relocating the physique over and round hindrances in an city atmosphere with out stopping.


Parkour, a brand new circulation tradition from France, is all approximately relocating as successfully as attainable among issues A and B through sprinting fluently over obstacles. Read more...

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Energy is required for this process. Muscle fibers Capillaries Myofibrils Myofilaments A muscle can only contract (shorten) or release tension and relax. A different muscle must Myosin perform the counter movement. The active muscle, whether flexor Actin or extensor, is called the agonist. The muscle responsible for the Tropomyosin Tropanin counter movement is called the Fig. 3: Structure of a skeletal muscle (according to antagonist. Only the coordinated Markworth, 1986, page 29. In: Blum & Friedman, interaction of the agonists 1994, page 55) and antagonists enables finely tuned and flowing movements.

This knowledge will lead to quicker results. If this is also simplified and limited to essentials, the basic knowledge below can also be helpful for coaches and physical education teachers in schools. 1 Body Structure Our body consists of a bony skeletal system that essentially determines the shape of the body and has the task of protecting the internal organs and enabling movement. Bones, joints and ligaments belong to the elements of the skeletal system and are known as the passive locomotor system.

Mutual support: experienced practitioners support beginners. • Environment and property: the environment should not be altered or damaged. Respect private and public property. • Health: treat your body mindfully and gently. Each one must take responsibility for his own health and safety. Respect your body and protect your health. 3 Safety Measures and Training Rules As well as behavior, there are a few basic safety measures that should be particularly observed by beginners. General Safety and training rules: 34 • Don’t try to do too much too soon!

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