Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Read how sport and exercise psychology can be used as an academic athletic counselor, fitness professional, and athlete.
Research Methods in Physical Activity-6th Edition
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents.
Breath, concentration, center, control, precision, and flow are principles that form the basis of many approaches of Pilates and are generally accepted as the foundation of the system.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
Different types of sports and physical activity programs work to achieve the same results--to enhance the overall development of children and youth, and to increase participation in youth sports.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
The �intrasarcomere� mechanisms, such as the actin�myosin interaction, are mentioned only in passing. It is assumed that the readers are familiar with these mechanisms from courses in muscle physiology.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
From the preceding discussion, it is clear that a decrease in physical activity contributes to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide.
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.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
For the musculoskeletal system, the major periods of growth are the fetal and pubertal stages.
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.