By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Research Methods in Physical Activity-6th Edition
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
Schools that support Division I athletic programs either at the FBS or FCS level often justify their expenditures by pointing out that high-profile winning programs generate volumes of publicity for the university, contribute to school spirit among students, and increase donations from alumni and other prominent supporters.
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
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.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
During the Great Depression, Latino immigrants struggling to survive in hard times viewed boxing as a path toward economic advancement.
Social Sciences in Sport eBook
Any study of sport that is not a study of the society in which that sport is located is a study performed out of context. In order to make sense of society�and how sport both reflects and reinforces societal structures and subcultures�one must bring to bear theoretical insight and empirical inquiry of the kind described in this chapter.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Levin (2001) concluded from his review of the religion and health literature that �nearly every religion espouses beliefs that govern behavior regarding health, disease, and death [and] some religions require behaviors related to health while others forbid behaviors related to health or medical care� (p. 22).
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.