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New sport media: Interactivity and the internet

New sport media: Interactivity and the internet

The phrase "new sport media" incorporates two aspects: sport communication and new media. As discussed in chapter 4, sport communication is the process by which people in sport, in a sport setting, or through a sport endeavor share symbols as they create meaning through interaction. read more
Strategic sport communication model

Strategic sport communication model

All of the preceding pages in this chapter lead to the formulation of a unified and dynamic model of sport communication. A model can be defined as "a representation of a phenomenon" (Craig, 2013, pp. 46 - 47). read more
Prevention Strategy at Waterparks

Prevention Strategy at Waterparks

The waterpark industry has an overall excellent track record of providing safe recreation. The most effective way to reduce the risk of injury to guests enjoying waterpark attractions is to enforce the rules for proper usage consistently and regularly inspect the attraction. read more
Chest compressions

Chest compressions

External compressions of the chest increases pressure inside the chest and directly compresses the heart, forcing blood to move from the chest to the lungs, brain, and the rest of the body. Creating and maintaining this pressure not only keeps vital organs alive but also increases the chances that defibrillation will be successful. read more
Scanning Strategies

Scanning Strategies

Effective scanning is a combination of eye movement, head movement, body position, alertness, and engagement. read more
Plasticity of biologic set points

Plasticity of biologic set points

Biologic regulators that govern body physiologic functions are products of millions of years of evolutionary pressure. They should not, intuitively, be expected to be readily modifiable over time by extrinsic perturbations. read more
Compensatory changes in physical activity

Compensatory changes in physical activity

This is the originally proposed activity-stat concept: A set point for activity energy expenditure exists, such that any exercise intervention program would be met, or compensated for, by an equivalent amount of reduction of out-of-program activity and that the net change in activity energy expenditure would be zero. read more
Physical activity levels: Familial and twin studies

Physical activity levels: Familial and twin studies

The premise to be weighed in the pages that follow is this: There exists within the central nervous system an inherent control center that serves to regulate an individual’s daily energy expenditure by motor activity. read more
The role of music in circuit training: Includes a sample playlist

The role of music in circuit training: Includes a sample playlist

Circuit training has grown considerably in popularity recently because it is an intense workout that can deliver relatively fast results in anaerobic endurance, muscle tone, and cardiorespiratory fitness. read more
Physical Screening Procedures

Physical Screening Procedures

This excerpt is from chapter 2, Physical Screening Procedures. read more
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