Fitness programs and annual physicals can help reduce the leading cause of death for firefighters.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
What motivates you to participate in sport and physical activity?
Research Methods in Physical Activity-6th Edition
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
What are the roles of motor error and hypervigilance in unintended acceleration accidents?
Focused for Rugby eBook
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
Humanism can manifest itself through the coaching process in four ways. These common emphases are affect, self-concept, communication, and personal values.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis With Online Video
Barefoot running, or running in a minimalist shoe, has received increasing attention within the popular media over the past several years.
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.