Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
Sport Physiology for Coaches
When the ball is snapped in football, both players begin to accelerate. The player who can accelerate most quickly will attain the greatest velocity before the two collide. What allows one player to accelerate more quickly? The answer is power.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
The decision to use any given practice schedule should be based on the skill level of the learner, the demands of the task, and the eventual performance setting.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
While participation is at an all-time high, when we look at the numbers, it�s not all good news.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
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.
Kinetic Anatomy With Web Resource-3rd Edition
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Approximately three-quarters of these studies classified women according to three or more levels of physical activity, allowing assessment of a dose�response relation (Lee and Oguma 2006).
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
It is understood that when you do strength training, the strength you gain in the gym will translate into improved performance in the ring.
History of Exercise Physiology
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
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.