Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory
Figurational theory is used to analyze fan behavior in European football, or what North Americans refer to as soccer.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
When we are compelled to act quickly, we can sometimes emphasize speed over accuracy and actually end up missing the goal of the task entirely.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
Focused for Rugby eBook
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science-4th Edition
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).
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology
In the United States and Europe, between 5% and 8% of the adult population is estimated to suffer from T2D, and in genetically prone subpopulations, the prevalence may be as high as approximately 50% (Fr�sig & Richter, 2009).
Introduction to Kinesiology With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
The wellness coach position represents an exciting growth area in the health and fitness professions.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Auscultation of, or listening to the sounds made by, the heart is but one part of a comprehensive cardiac examination.
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.