Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
The belief that breathing exercises, or voluntarily controlled breathing patterns, may provide health benefits or enhance physical performance has been shared by many cultures for centuries.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Resource
Ethical principles are broad-spectrum statements that summarize and reflect the values of the parent organization or governing body.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
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).
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.
Social Sciences in Sport eBook
Any study of sport that is not a study of the society in which that sport is located is a study performed out of context. In order to make sense of society�and how sport both reflects and reinforces societal structures and subcultures�one must bring to bear theoretical insight and empirical inquiry of the kind described in this chapter.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.
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.