Sports & Activities

  • Abseiling

    Abseiling is the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. Abseiling mainly involves the lower limb muscles When waking down the rock face or pushing off and returning to the rock face there is strong contraction of hip and knee extensor muscles..

  • Aerobics classes

    Aerobics is a type of exercise that combines rhythmic movement and dance-like exercises with music with the goal of improving flexibility, strength, and cardio-vascular fitness. It is usually performed in a group setting led by an instructor, although..

  • Archery

    Archery is the practice of propelling arrows with the use of a bow to a target. Traditionally, archery has been used for hunting and warfare but it is now a major competitive sport and recreational activity.

    Head flexion and cervical flexion, sidebending..

  • Arm wrestling

    Arm wrestling is a combat sport with two participants. Each participant places the elbow of one bent arm (usually the right) on a table surface and grasps the other participant’s hand. The goal is to pin the opponents forearm and hand onto the table..

  • Batting - Baseball, Cricket, Rounders and Softball

    Batting in Baseball, Cricket, Rounders, Softball requires good spine and shoulder flexibility as well as strength, and skill, and especially good eye, muscle, bat, ball coordination.

    Batting primarily involves a combination of head extension, cervical..

  • Bodyboarding

    Bodyboarding, also known as Boogieboarding is a surface water sport in which the surfer rides a bodyboard on the crest, face or curl of a wave towards the shore using swim fins for additional propulsion and control while riding the wave.

    The bodyboard..

  • Bowling Overarm - Cricket

    Overarm bowling commonly used in cricket is the action of propelling a ball toward a wicket defended by a batsman. Overarm bowling is different from throwing in that the bowler’s arm must not extend during the bowling action, only the rotation of the..

  • Bowling Underarm - Ten-pin bowling, flat green bowling and crown green bowling

    Ten-pin bowling is a sport and popular leisure activity where players compete to knock down as many pins as possible standing at the end of a wooden or synthetic bowling lane with a large ball.

    Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport leisure activity where..

  • Boxing and martial arts punching

    Boxing is a combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other with gloved hands. Boxing requires strength, speed, endurance and fast reflexes. Also included here under the heading Boxing are mixed martial arts punching and martial art punching..

  • Catching a ball - Baseball, Cricket, Rounders, Softball

    Catching a ball in Baseball, Cricket, Rounders, Softball or any sport requires good hand-eye coordination. Catching a ball involves head extension, cervical flexion and extension, thoracic flexion, lumbar flexion and extension, scapula retraction, protraction,..