Aggressiveness in athletics is, in most cases, a learned behavior, but in time it can become locked into a player�s personality.
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
Currently more than 50 million Americans�and more than 50% of the American population over the age of 60�have hypertension, or high blood pressure (Hagberg 2005).
Focused for Rugby
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes eBook
Humanism can manifest itself through the coaching process in four ways. These common emphases are affect, self-concept, communication, and personal values.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology
Exercise is challenging, no question about it. People who have spent years leading a sedentary lifestyle cannot expect to strengthen muscles, make new demands on the heart and lungs, lose weight, and reach performance goals in just a few weeks.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Several manipulative skills are basic to sport performance. In these skills, a performer must gain possession or control of an object by reaching to intercept a moving object or stopping it with an implement.
Doing Exercise Psychology
Collaboration is a guiding principle for me and for many others who use motivational interviewing (MI), and it guides my approach as a practitioner by ensuring that I do not take the expert role and make clients passive recipients of instructions for their own changes.
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.