In the past, sporting events were scheduled for a certain time and it was expected that a mass audience would view them live or on television. Now, we visit the websites of favorite teams, check for scores, listen to games in progress, order tickets, browse for stories, read sport blogs, quickly scan games with TiVo, and use social media to keep up with sports.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Because connective tissue shortens if not periodically stretched, a heavily used muscle may actually shorten, causing tightness and a loss in range of motion.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
What are generalized motor programs, and what do keystroke dynamics reveal about them?
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
Repetitive athletic movements can reduce your range of motion by tightening the muscles and tendons.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Presentation Package plus Image Bank-5th Edition
Muscle soreness felt a day or two after a heavy bout of exercise is not totally understood, yet researchers are continuing to give us greater insight into this phenomenon.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
As the field of physical activity and public health has emerged, it has become clear that many factors at many levels influence physical activity behaviors.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science 4th Edition eBook
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of short, noncoding RNA molecules that bind to mRNA molecules and play a central role in regulating gene expression through posttranscriptional gene silencing (reviewed in Bushati and Cohen 2007).
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).
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.