When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Currently more than 50 million Americans�and more than 50% of the American population over the age of 60�have hypertension, or high blood pressure (Hagberg 2005).
Golf Anatomy eBook
When we speak about strength in golf, we are talking about a complex, multifaceted concept.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
U.S. Olympic Committee�s Top Ten Guiding Principles for Mental Training
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Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
In this section, a critical review of the different measures used to assess intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and exercise research is conducted.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
In many sporting activities, because of how competitions are designed, athletes are forced to reproduce performances within a short time frame.
Social Sciences in Sport eBook
As noted earlier, one central factor in the emergence of media studies was the appreciation that the establishment of capitalism, industrialism, and formal state institutions under modernity brought an enormous capacity and drive to overcome the limitations of face-to-face communication by sending messages, simultaneously if possible, to a vast cohort of dispersed recipients who would probably never meet or resemble each other.
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.