Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
True Competition eBook
Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
U.S. Olympic Committee�s Top Ten Guiding Principles for Mental Training
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.
Motor Control and Learning 5th Edition eBook
One of the most frequently used and advocated off-task methods to promote learning is mental practice, in which the performance of a task is mentally rehearsed, but is this as effective as physical practice?
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
The bigger a muscle is, the stronger it will be. However, you probably know of someone who is very strong but does not have large muscles.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
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).
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children eBook With Web Resource
Educators who want to help children develop to their full potential must educate the whole child by addressing physical, mental, and emotional needs. Many programs at elementary schools focus on academic and emotional development, but how many address children�s physical development?
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Because skills make up such a large part of human life, scientists and educators have been trying for centuries to understand the determinants of skills and the factors that affect their performance.
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.