Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
By now you�re armed with a thorough psychological conceptualization of motivation.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Latinos in U.S Sport
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
The whole method of practice is obvious: The whole technique is practiced intact. The part method is actually the whole-part-whole method. You teach the whole method as just outlined, practice it in parts, and then recombine the parts back into the whole via practice.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science 4th Edition eBook
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of short, noncoding RNA molecules that bind to mRNA molecules and play a central role in regulating gene expression through posttranscriptional gene silencing (reviewed in Bushati and Cohen 2007).
Fitness & Health-7th Edition
Our social, economic, built, and even weather environments have changed dramatically over the past three to five decades.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement 3rd Edition eBook
For the musculoskeletal system, the major periods of growth are the fetal and pubertal stages.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
It is important to understand the dose, type and context of exercise that are necessary or ideal for effectively treating depression and anxiety.
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.