Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory eBook
The sociology of science body of theories hold in common the contention that what is considered scientific �fact,� as well as what is considered worthy of scientific study in the first place, are reflections of the social environment.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Several myths still circulate about the use of psychological techniques in optimizing performance.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
Weight gain resulting from excess storage of fat is ultimately explained by an intake of calories that exceeds those expended.
Rest, which by nature triathletes are inherently bad at, is an integral part of the healing process. This is when the body heals itself and gets stronger, whether you are taking a day or a few weeks off from working out or reducing the intensity or volume of your workouts. Prevention techniques that assist with healing, including stretching and specific strengthening, are often overlooked but are an essential part of triathlon training.
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.
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.