When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
Functional Testing in Human Performance
What is function testing and why is it important?
Cycling Anatomy eBook
Anatomical illustrations demonstrate how to improve back musculature
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
The Athlete's Clock
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
What are generalized motor programs, and what do keystroke dynamics reveal about them?
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Statistics in Kinesiology-4th Edition
When data are collected on many variables using the same set of subjects, it is possible, indeed probable, that some of the variables are related.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The purpose of a qualitative anatomical analysis is to determine the predominant muscular activity during specific phases of a performance and to identify instants when large stresses may occur due to large muscle forces or extremes in joint ranges of motion.
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.