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Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory
Figurational theory is used to analyze fan behavior in European football, or what North Americans refer to as soccer.
Sport in America, Volume II
The Super Bowl is regarded as one of the most watched sporting events in the world, but statistics prove that is far from true.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Statistics in Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook
Relative risk (RR), also known as the risk ratio, is a ratio of proportions. Specifically, it is a ratio of the rate of exposure in the individuals who have the condition (or response) divided by the rate of exposure in the individuals who do not have the condition.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Like all synovial joints, the knee joint has a capsular ligament.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
The epidemiologic models previously described provide a framework for considering the association among variables in an attempt to determine cause and effect.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology
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.
Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology With Web Resource
The player acts as if she is going to the right but quickly and aggressively plants the right foot and immediately reverses her motion and accelerates to the opposite left side.
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.