All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Sport and Character
Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
Learn how the physiological stress of exercise elicits a predictable cascade of responses on the ECG.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed.
The Athlete's Clock
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
Introduction to Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Despite popular opinion, no distinguishable �athletic personality� has been shown to exist. That is, no consistent research findings show that athletes possess a general personality type distinct from the personality of nonathletes.
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition With Web Study Guide
One useful addition to the collection of activities in a practice session is to ask the learner to rehearse skills to be learned mentally, without performing actual, overt physical practice.
Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation
Palpation is a psychomotor skill and should be viewed as a component of the examination process.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.
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.