All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
Positive relationships can act as the glue that cements players and coaches to the cause and binds them together as a team.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Researchers and practitioners, as well as social critics, have addressed why the timely and appropriate acquisition of fundamental movement skills is crucial to the development of young children.
End Back & Neck Pain
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
Scientific knowledge about physical activity and health is of little value if people cannot understand it and apply it to their lives. For the past three decades, there has been a gradual but steady development in the effort to present information on physical activity and health to the general public.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching 2nd Edition eBook
The second core competency, establishing the coaching agreement, is defined by the ICF (2011c) as the ability to understand what is required in the specific coaching interaction and to come to agreement with the prospective and new client about the coaching process and relationship.
Clinical Exercise Physiology 3rd Edition eBook
Individuals are diagnosed with ID based on intelligence and mental ability and adaptive skills.
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.