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.
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 eBook
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
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
Cybex cycle ergometer were performed by 16 subjects, one with and one without �trance� dance music (a combination of forms of electronic music) being played in the background.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete�s technique.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching 2nd Edition eBook
Throughout most of the 20th century, needing help or consulting a therapist was thought to indicate an inherent weakness.
Kinetic Anatomy With Web Resource-3rd Edition
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).
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.