The morphological differences between women and men are the result of differences in the volume and proportion of similar anatomical features.
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
Inside Sport Psychology
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
Going to the gym can be tedious. You have to get dressed, drive to the gym, and change into your workout clothes.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
Perhaps the best way to appreciate how the characteristics of dynamic systems can be used to model motor development is to see how a research team used dynamic systems to address a particular developmental issue.
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).
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.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook 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.