Aggressiveness in athletics is, in most cases, a learned behavior, but in time it can become locked into a player�s personality.
Functional Testing in Human Performance
What is function testing and why is it important?
Souled Out? eBook
Baseball bygones: going soft on hardball.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
It is sometimes helpful to isolate the role of individual senses to gain a better understanding of the extent to which they guide movement skills.
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
Examine enlargement conditions and study supporting ECGs used to illustrate them.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
Different types of assessment bring different strengths and deficiencies.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
According to the concept of psychological hedonism and the pain�pleasure principle, people are motivated to obtain pleasure and avoid pain.
Introduction to Kinesiology With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
Despite popular opinion, no distinguishable �athletic personality� has been shown to exist. That is, no consistent research findings show that athletes possess a general personality type distinct from the personality of nonathletes.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement 3rd Edition eBook
The purpose of this chapter is to examine the reciprocal links between psychology and exercise�namely, the effects of psychological functions, such as motivation, on exercise�and the effects of exercise on psychological factors such as feelings of well-being, mood states, and mental performance.
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.