When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
See what kind of jobs are available in the sport and exercise psychology fields.
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
Now that the power of attitude on performance for both male and female players has been established, coaches need to identify strategies that reinforce that process.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Aerobic exercise training has a variety of hemostatic effects that together provide a cardioprotective effect
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Everyone can improve their balance and save themselves from possible injuries and embarrassment. Following these simple tips just might help.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
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
Do grapevine (crossover) steps from cone to cone. Along the way, touch each cone and say the letter shown on the card for that cone.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
The nonhomeostatic control of feeding and the operation of hedonic neural substrates that facilitate food intake despite supranormal body fat accumulation instruct us that the prerequisites for maintaining healthy body mass level are restraint in eating food, high levels of physical activity, and periodic episodes of weight loss.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.
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.