Most runners have been introduced to water running as a rehabilitative tool for maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness after incurring an injury.
Dance Anatomy eBook
Your mind plays an intense role in dance anatomy and improvement in technique.
Dance Anatomy eBook
Even though breathing is the natural process of bringing oxygen into the lungs, most dancers are unclear about exactly how to breathe!
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Resource
Reflecting the general historical trends in self-concept research, self-concept instruments used in early sport and exercise research focused on global self-esteem (Marsh, 1997, 2002).
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles eBook
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.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
Here we focus on the development of striking, throwing, and kicking. Most developmental studies on ballistic projectile skills have been based in developmental sequence theory, although a few studies are beginning to address issues from a dynamic systems perspective.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Exercise is challenging, no question about it. People who have spent years leading a sedentary lifestyle cannot expect to strengthen muscles, make new demands on the heart and lungs, lose weight, and reach performance goals in just a few weeks.
History of Exercise Physiology
Several research designs and technologies have been used over the past two decades in the effort to identify genomic regions, genes, and sequence variants associated with exercise behavior and exercise biology traits.
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.