Understanding and Preventing Noncontact ACL Injuries
Explore data on the effects of bracing on uninjured, ACL-deficient, and ACL-reconstructed knees.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
Over the years, many different theories have been used to explain how people learn.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
In the past, sporting events were scheduled for a certain time and it was expected that a mass audience would view them live or on television. Now, we visit the websites of favorite teams, check for scores, listen to games in progress, order tickets, browse for stories, read sport blogs, quickly scan games with TiVo, and use social media to keep up with sports.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The autonomic nervous system has two specific systems within it: the sympathetic (also known as the thoracolumbar system) and parasympathetic (also known as the craniosacral system).
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Costs and barriers associated with a behavior have been recognized as important influences on that behavior since theories about how people make decisions began to proliferate in the 1950s (Janis and Mann 1977).
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes-2nd Edition
Despite the widespread integration of hydrotherapy into an athlete�s postexercise recovery regime, information regarding these interventions is largely anecdotal. Although a number of physiological responses to water immersion are well researched, the underlying mechanisms related to postexercise recovery are poorly understood.
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.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes eBook
Humanism can manifest itself through the coaching process in four ways. These common emphases are affect, self-concept, communication, and personal values.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
Several manipulative skills are basic to sport performance. In these skills, a performer must gain possession or control of an object by reaching to intercept a moving object or stopping it with an implement.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The push-down belongs in the isolating exercise category because only the elbow joint is mobilized. As a result, the push-down does not recruit many muscles except the triceps and the forearm flexors.
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.