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When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
Deviance and Social Control in Sport
The emphasis on norm and rule violation�the cornerstone property of deviance�in and through sport is apparent. Consider some of the following ways in which deviance exists in and around sport.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity eBook
Many types of physical activity, whether in recreational or occupational contexts, have a high prevalence of back pain.
Swimming Anatomy eBook
Swimmers need strong core muscles to move through the water efficiently.
Motor Control and Learning-5th Edition
Learn more about various functions of feedback in movement control, such as how we can conceptualize these functions as acting before a movement, during a movement, and after a movement.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
One of Einstein�s famous quotes is that in science we should make everything as simple as possible, but not too simple! Parsimony in science simply means that we keep constructs as simple as possible.
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.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology
Hormonal responses to exercise follow a predictable pattern according to intensity-dependent energy requirements when exercise is performed in the postprandial state.
Fitness & Health-7th Edition
Is it possible that a somatopsychic effect exists in which the health of the body (soma) affects the health of our brain (psychic), thus influencing learning and cognitive function?
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.