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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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Swim, row, bike, or use a glider-type crosstraining machine to substitute impact activity.
Dwayne Scheuneman (also pictured above with Arnie Fishinger) took up dance as a form of crosstraining for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
And we use workforce crosstraining to create an environment where workers can be shifted between operations as demand shifts.
Crosstraining the workforce and having enough equipment allows associates from the wax room he out in the finishing area when necessary to avoid islands of too much work in one department and not enough in another.
I've always been more of a cardio freak, drawn to running, crosstraining and spinning.
Maintain separate seniority lines for pilots of the erstwhile Air India and Indian Airlines but allow crosstraining so that they can fly both types of aircraft.
Post preparations began in October 2010, and included providing Consular Task Force Basics training (conducted by Entry Level Officer Monica Colmenares), identifying gaps in emergency supplies, updating the Emergency Action Plan and crosstraining nonimmigrant visa (NIV) officers and local staff in passport enrollment, application acceptance and adjudication.
Benefits of the Acquisition Alliance program include rapid integration and qualification of new partner cameras with Cognex VisionPro software through vendor self-verification and enhanced customer service due to product crosstraining.
He said: "I usually row about 200kms a week, combined with various weights and crosstraining sessions.
What you need in these circumstances is some crosstraining for the right side of your brain.