cross-training


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cross-training

Multiskilling Sports medicine
1. The regular participation in multiple sports–eg, basketball and long-distance running.
2. The exercising of muscle groups or participation in a sport differing from than an athlete's primary sport. See Training.

cross-training

1. A cost-containment measure whereby instruction and experience are provided to enable health care workers to perform procedures and provide services previously limited to other members of the health team.
2. In physical fitness training, the use of one or more sports to train for another. For example, training in both cycling and running strengthens all of the leg muscle groups and makes them less vulnerable to injury.
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11-16) The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate fitness and injury outcomes for women participating in personal cross-training programs (more than one mode of training) compared to women performing one mode of training or having no personal fitness program.
Each human-robot team then carried out a simulated task in a virtual environment, with half of the teams using the conventional interactive reward approach, and half using the cross-training technique of switching roles halfway through the session.
Cross-training not only helps maximize human resources, it also helps superior products to be produced at an accelerated, cost-effective pace.
Several cross-training programs are under way at the University of South Carolina.
It is the variation of stresses to the athlete's muscles while cross-training that tricks both the muscles and brain into believing the body needs to be prepared for all of these sports in the future.
Situations such as overly complex or time critical jobs may not be the place for someone with less experience to use their cross-training skills.
Why does the idea of cross-training in another area of the laboratory create such struggle within us?
Cross-training is important and it's especially critical to consult with unions in cases where job classifications may require shifting staff to different positions.
Cross-training can also help reduce the risks of injury.
Penny "Hot Legs" Lancester enthusiastically presents Hotlegs Workout, an inexpensive but effective and fun aerobic exercise program designed for a cross-training circuit with interval levels designed to accommodate all ages and physical fitness levels.
Freeman continues to demonstrate TARDEC's commitment to grow leaders through cross-training and to build and maintain organizational partnerships within our parent organization, the U.