Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Sport Mechanics for Coaches-3rd Edition
The combination of mechanical principles with human anatomy allows you to understand sport mechanics.
End Back & Neck Pain
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
Aquatic therapy is an umbrella term used to describe water-based therapeutic exercises designed to improve functional activities.
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.
Fundamentals of Sport Management
The rich interest in sport provides many distinctive sport-related employment opportunities throughout the world.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
Yoga is an increasingly popular form of exercise that is designed to increase flexibility, muscular strength, and overall health. Over half of yoga practitioners surveyed by Yoga Magazine in 2012 said that they started practicing yoga to improve their overall health.
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.