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The emphasis on norm and rule violation�the cornerstone property of deviance�in and through sport is apparent. Consider some of the following ways in which deviance exists in and around sport.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Goal setting is one of the most important skills taught to athletes in order to help them achieve optimal performance.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Positive relationships can act as the glue that cements players and coaches to the cause and binds them together as a team.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
Repetitive athletic movements can reduce your range of motion by tightening the muscles and tendons.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
In public health, it is important to understand not only the health benefits of a certain behavior or intervention you may be promoting, but also the risks.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
While psychological, social, and environmental factors contribute significantly to physical activity behavior, it is important to recognize that activity behavior also has a biological basis and that genetic variation could affect individuals� propensity to be physically active or sedentary.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition
The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete�s technique.
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.