How does "team magic" come about? There are no guarantees, but it requires the genuine respect of the team members for each other and for the team.
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement eBook
In the last few decades, a modest number of empirical investigations have been designed to identify factors influencing the use of visual information as a function of practice.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
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.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
A relatively new noninvasive method to investigate changes in muscle architecture is becoming popular. The use of ultrasonography to image muscle structure has proven to be a valid and reliable method of examining changes in muscle.
Neuromechanics of Human Movement-5th Edition
As suggested by the reduction in motor neuron number (figure 9.35a), the number of neurons decreases and the functional capabilities of the CNS decline as we age. The adaptations that influence movement most directly extend from spinal reflexes to the coordination of multiple muscles in the performance of voluntary actions.
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.