As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Running Anatomy eBook
As more nations entered competition, ethnic variations in ability appeared.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
If early developing motor differences exist, then assessment of these deficits may aid in identifying children at risk for ASD at a younger age than is currently possible.
Social Sciences in Sport
The case of elite sport investment is slightly different. Here, I consider the political rationale for investing in elite sport and mega-events, bearing in mind that state investment is a finite resource.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
Approximately 30% of the European population has a long-term physical health condition. People with a long-term condition that is comorbid with a mental health problem have worse health outcomes than do people with either of these alone.
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.