This chart reviews the major markings of competition and decompetition. Each element of competition arises from viewing the contest as an opportunity for partnership. Each element of decompetition arises from viewing the contest as a symbolic version of war.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity
Many types of physical activity, whether in recreational or occupational contexts, have a high prevalence of back pain.
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The bigger a muscle is, the stronger it will be. However, you probably know of someone who is very strong but does not have large muscles.
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There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective.
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The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
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Muscle soreness felt a day or two after a heavy bout of exercise is not totally understood, yet researchers are continuing to give us greater insight into this phenomenon.
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The autonomic nervous system has two specific systems within it: the sympathetic (also known as the thoracolumbar system) and parasympathetic (also known as the craniosacral system).
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Our social, economic, built, and even weather environments have changed dramatically over the past three to five decades.
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The wellness coach position represents an exciting growth area in the health and fitness professions.
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The purpose of a qualitative anatomical analysis is to determine the predominant muscular activity during specific phases of a performance and to identify instants when large stresses may occur due to large muscle forces or extremes in joint ranges of motion.
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.