The emphasis on norm and rule violation�the cornerstone property of deviance�in and through sport is apparent. Consider some of the following ways in which deviance exists in and around sport.
In Pursuit of Excellence-4th Edition
Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
True Competition eBook
This chart reviews the major markings of competition and decompetition. Each element of competition arises from viewing the contest as an opportunity for partnership. Each element of decompetition arises from viewing the contest as a symbolic version of war.
Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements eBook
What determines your running style?
Sport in America, Volume II
The commitment Muhammed Ali had to his Muslim religion brought him strength and confidence that was not normally found in black athletes of his time.
Every dance technique requires intense control, which is provided by core strength.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Resistance exercise is seldom used with the expressed purpose of enhancing cardiovascular function, but it does result in acute and chronic cardiovascular changes.
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 Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation eBook
Palpation is a psychomotor skill and should be viewed as a component of the examination process.
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.