Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Although the nonschool period has much potential for physical activity interventions, few formal interventions have been developed to address youth who are inactive outside of the school setting.
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory eBook
Figurational theory is used to analyze fan behavior in European football, or what North Americans refer to as soccer.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine eBook
Learn how the physiological stress of exercise elicits a predictable cascade of responses on the ECG.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Resistance exercise is seldom used with the expressed purpose of enhancing cardiovascular function, but it does result in acute and chronic cardiovascular changes.
Injuries are a part of all sports. The most common soccer injury is a contusion (bruise) when you get kicked, fall, or bumped.
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children With Web Resource
Using jump ropes or tape on the floor, create a series of lines in a pattern similar to that of spokes on a wheel (see diagram). Place active learning cards (in any order) in each space between the lines.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Characteristics of the target group, such as age, living situation, and income, should be considered in selecting interventions.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
A range of methods are used in the assessment of physical activity, including self-report, systematic observation, motion sensors, cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living indirect calorimetry.
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.