When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Life Span Motor Development With Web Resource-5th Edition
Similarities appear in the development of different people.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are two primary techniques for athletic stretching.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
When we think of coaching, we think of face-to-face interaction, but of course coaches communicate by phone, through written messages, and by appearances on such media as radio and television.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Weight gain resulting from excess storage of fat is ultimately explained by an intake of calories that exceeds those expended.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition
The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete�s technique.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The task in many sport skills is to cause a large change in the velocity of something.
It is not unusual for athletes to exhibit an “abnormal” ECG due to the effect of exercise training on the anatomy and autonomic control of the heart. However, it is important to understand which ECG abnormalities may be physiologic and which are likely to be pathologic.