General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
Sport and Character
How does "team magic" come about? There are no guarantees, but it requires the genuine respect of the team members for each other and for the team.
Running Anatomy eBook
Most runners have been introduced to water running as a rehabilitative tool for maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness after incurring an injury.
The Athlete's Clock
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Latinos in U.S Sport
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Focused for Rugby eBook
Anger is an emotion that signifies a feeling of displeasure, which usually comes from fear (Hymans, 2009).
Statistics in Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook
Relative risk (RR), also known as the risk ratio, is a ratio of proportions. Specifically, it is a ratio of the rate of exposure in the individuals who have the condition (or response) divided by the rate of exposure in the individuals who do not have the condition.
Fitness & Health 7th Edition eBook
Our social, economic, built, and even weather environments have changed dramatically over the past three to five decades.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
It has been demonstrated that exercise training in previously sedentary individuals has beneficial effects in terms of reducing the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) (Nieman et al. 1990; Nieman, Hensen, et al. 1993).
Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation eBook
Positions: Patient: supine, with the cervical spine in neutral. Clinician: standing or sitting at the head of the table.
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.