An important milestone in the motor development of an infant is the ability to sit unsupported.
Women's Strength Training Anatomy
One of the main morphological differences between men and women is the greater amount of fat that women carry.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Goal setting is one of the most important skills taught to athletes in order to help them achieve optimal performance.
Running Anatomy eBook
Other than with strength training, how can running form and performance be improved?
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
Positive relationships can act as the glue that cements players and coaches to the cause and binds them together as a team.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
Sport may not be the cause of violence, but rather a result of the athletes� upbringing or natural disposition, which led them to choose a violent sport.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
As the field of physical activity and public health has emerged, it has become clear that many factors at many levels influence physical activity behaviors.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
It has been demonstrated that exercise training in previously sedentary individuals has beneficial effects in terms of reducing the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) (Nieman et al. 1990; Nieman, Hensen, et al. 1993).
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.