For decades, sportswriters and fans have pondered why super athletes continue competing far past their prime when they seem to have all the financial security and adulation that they could possibly need.
Baseball bygones: going soft on hardball.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory
Consistent with traditional gender ideals, the hegemonically masculine male is independent, powerful, emotionally unexpressive, strictly heterosexual, unflinching in the face of adversity, indifferent to pain, and unwilling to compromise his core values.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Motor Control and Learning 5th Edition eBook
Learn more about various functions of feedback in movement control, such as how we can conceptualize these functions as acting before a movement, during a movement, and after a movement.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
If it feels as if somebody has hit you over the head with a baseball bat or pinned your arm behind your back during the night, your sleeping posture is probably working against you.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
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 Exercise Endocrinology eBook
The nonhomeostatic control of feeding and the operation of hedonic neural substrates that facilitate food intake despite supranormal body fat accumulation instruct us that the prerequisites for maintaining healthy body mass level are restraint in eating food, high levels of physical activity, and periodic episodes of weight loss.
Fitness & Health-7th Edition
Physical activity is the positive approach to weight control. When you decide to do something about your weight, you are committing to a course of action.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Most authors in the health and exercise psychology literature do not differentiate between personality traits and other personal characteristics called orientations and styles (terms that are used interchangeably), but there are stark differences between the two.
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.