Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
Stretching has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury.
Attention and Motor Skill Learning
Some scientists believe that it is important not to think about the movement while executing it.
Every dance technique requires intense control, which is provided by core strength.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
It is sometimes helpful to isolate the role of individual senses to gain a better understanding of the extent to which they guide movement skills.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
The goals of physical activity during pregnancy include maintaining a sense of maternal well-being, avoiding fetal harm, and establishing a pattern of regular activity.
Latinos in U.S Sport
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children With Web Resource
Jump over the noodles, taking off and landing with both feet. Each time you jump, say a letter of the alphabet starting at the beginning. Continue in alphabetical order and see how many times you can say the whole alphabet in three minutes.
Clinical Exercise Physiology 3rd Edition eBook
Initially, exercise and physical activity should focus on cardiovascular (i.e., aerobic) modes.
Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis eBook
Barefoot running, or running in a minimalist shoe, has received increasing attention within the popular media over the past several years.
History of Exercise Physiology
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
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.