Including functional activities in exercise programs follows a client-centered and goal-driven approach to exercise prescription for older adults.
Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Hierarchical models of self-concept and self-esteem are multifaceted.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
The cue to �lift and lengthen your spine� can be interpreted from an anatomical perspective as referring to the use of muscles to counter the tendency of gravity to slightly �collapse� the normal sagittal curves of the spine.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
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
Although international travel is routine nowadays for recreational purposes, it is not without problems for the traveling athlete.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Several myths still circulate about the use of psychological techniques in optimizing performance.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Learn the many ways to use the evaluative process in human performance.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
The very best programs provide a solid grounding in the broad field of kinesiology, including exercise physiology; biomechanics; motor development, control and learning; sport psychology; and sociocultural analysis of sport and physical activity.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
A relatively new noninvasive method to investigate changes in muscle architecture is becoming popular. The use of ultrasonography to image muscle structure has proven to be a valid and reliable method of examining changes in muscle.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.
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.