Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Parents set the stage for health behaviors, provide reinforcement for such behavior, and serve as emotional supports in the behavior change process.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System-2nd Edition
Bone loss begins around age 45 � 50 and moves a at different rates during different phases
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory
Consistent with traditional gender ideals, the hegemonically masculine male is independent, powerful, emotionally unexpressive, strictly heterosexual, unflinching in the face of adversity, indifferent to pain, and unwilling to compromise his core values.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology eBook
Here, we will discuss how strength training results in directly measurable changes in the way motor units are recruited during effort.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
Scientific knowledge about physical activity and health is of little value if people cannot understand it and apply it to their lives. For the past three decades, there has been a gradual but steady development in the effort to present information on physical activity and health to the general public.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
The nonhomeostatic control of feeding and the operation of hedonic neural substrates that facilitate food intake despite supranormal body fat accumulation instruct us that the prerequisites for maintaining healthy body mass level are restraint in eating food, high levels of physical activity, and periodic episodes of weight loss.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
Although this chapter focuses on the influence of exercise on psychological well-being, many highly competitive athletes confront psychological issues when they transition out of sport. Much has been written and many models have been developed regarding the psychological issues that occur when transitioning out of competitive sport (Alferman & Stambulova, 2007; Lavalle, Park, & Tod, 2013; Stambulova, Alfermann, Statler, & Cote, 2009).
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.