Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Sport psychologist explains how to mainatin focus.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Most Americans watch several hours of television each night and are bombarded by commercials (Holmes, 2008). But Americans are not alone in their television habits, despite the health detriments associated with excessive viewing.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Chronic electrical stimulation of muscles has been used extensively during the past 30 years to demonstrate the limits of adaptability of muscles to increased activity.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
What are generalized motor programs, and what do keystroke dynamics reveal about them?
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
Research has repeatedly shown that exposure to regular, frequent bouts of physical activity stimulates physiological and metabolic changes that benefit health. It is helpful to classify these as either (a) chronic effects, that is, adaptations to training acquired over weeks or months, or (b) short-term, acute responses to each individual session of activity.
Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women
The core and abdominal muscles play an important role in the body�s aesthetics. Getting a muscular and toned belly in a few months is possible with targeted exercises. Say good-bye to your love handles and belly!
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
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.