Tasks that require prolonged muscle force are carried out by slow, fatigue-resistant motor units, while tasks that require a quick but short increase in muscle force are mostly performed by fast motor units.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
Different types of sports and physical activity programs work to achieve the same results--to enhance the overall development of children and youth, and to increase participation in youth sports.
Latinos in U.S Sport
In the early 20th century, sport was often viewed as a way to turn wayward Spanish speakers into �real� Americans.
Motor Learning and Development
Distribution of practice refers to the amount of practice during each period and the amount of rest between practice sessions in order to ensure optimal learning of motor skills (Magill, 2007).
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
In this section, a critical review of the different measures used to assess intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and exercise research is conducted.
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children With Web Resource
Educators who want to help children develop to their full potential must educate the whole child by addressing physical, mental, and emotional needs. Many programs at elementary schools focus on academic and emotional development, but how many address children�s physical development?
Successful Coaching 4th Edition eBook
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.
Social Sciences in Sport
As noted earlier, one central factor in the emergence of media studies was the appreciation that the establishment of capitalism, industrialism, and formal state institutions under modernity brought an enormous capacity and drive to overcome the limitations of face-to-face communication by sending messages, simultaneously if possible, to a vast cohort of dispersed recipients who would probably never meet or resemble each other.
In practical terms, the task of determining the proper height for a depth jump centers on the athlete�s ability to achieve maximal elevation of the body�s center of gravity after performing a depth jump.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
Approximately 30% of the European population has a long-term physical health condition. People with a long-term condition that is comorbid with a mental health problem have worse health outcomes than do people with either of these alone.
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.