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Unformatted text preview: Analyze Movement Patterns Tabitha Floyd PED 212 Sandy Jungman June 20, 2011 This is a runner. She is keeping your chest up, back straight, and your chin level. She is swinging her arms smoothly and under control, with hands coming forward and just past the hip in back. She is emphasizing the lifting action of the knee on the swing leg while keeping your foot cocked upward. She is also emphasizing the extension action of the support leg at the ankle, knee and hip while stressing a pointing toe action with the supporting foot. This is important to maintain energy levels for long running goals. This type of body control helps prevent injuries from impact on the knees, legs and foot. It also helps to gain efficiency. This would help in a classroom because the students can see an example of proper body movements for running. It can help students understand why it is important to maintain proper movement to avoid injury to ones self. Running can help to increases in strength in the motor support structures of the feet and lower part of the leg, as well as the thigh, hip and trunk muscles. muscles....
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