Dancers can greatly improve their performance by learning anatomical and biomechanical principles as they apply to dance.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Embracing and choosing a positive perspective
Dance Anatomy eBook
Even though breathing is the natural process of bringing oxygen into the lungs, most dancers are unclear about exactly how to breathe!
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.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Presentation Package plus Image Bank-5th Edition
Traditionally, exercise physiologists have recommended one of three regimens to improve aerobic power: continuous exercise at a moderate to high intensity; long, slow (low-intensity) exercise; or interval training.
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.
Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology eBook With Web Resource
The player acts as if she is going to the right but quickly and aggressively plants the right foot and immediately reverses her motion and accelerates to the opposite left side.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
For optimal transfer, strength training must adapt to a fighter�s needs, not the other way around.
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition With Web Study Guide
One useful addition to the collection of activities in a practice session is to ask the learner to rehearse skills to be learned mentally, without performing actual, overt physical practice.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Although this chapter focuses on the influence of exercise on psychological well-being, many highly competitive athletes confront psychological issues when they transition out of sport. Much has been written and many models have been developed regarding the psychological issues that occur when transitioning out of competitive sport (Alferman & Stambulova, 2007; Lavalle, Park, & Tod, 2013; Stambulova, Alfermann, Statler, & Cote, 2009).
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.