General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement eBook
Normal functioning in everyday life requires humans to interact with moving and static objects within a visually dynamic environment.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Several myths still circulate about the use of psychological techniques in optimizing performance.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
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.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
What are the roles of motor error and hypervigilance in unintended acceleration accidents?
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
Cells are the fundamental building blocks of life, from single-celled plants to multitrillion-celled animals. The human body, which is made up of roughly 100 trillion cells, begins as two newly created cells.
Fitness & Health 7th Edition eBook
Is it possible that a somatopsychic effect exists in which the health of the body (soma) affects the health of our brain (psychic), thus influencing learning and cognitive function?
Introduction to Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Although athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs for a long time, these drugs became more prevalent in the late 1950s, when anabolic steroids came on the scene.
Social Sciences in Sport
The case of elite sport investment is slightly different. Here, I consider the political rationale for investing in elite sport and mega-events, bearing in mind that state investment is a finite resource.
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.