Including functional activities in exercise programs follows a client-centered and goal-driven approach to exercise prescription for older adults.
Attention and Motor Skill Learning
Some scientists believe that it is important not to think about the movement while executing it.
Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements
What determines your running style?
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
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).
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Researchers and practitioners, as well as social critics, have addressed why the timely and appropriate acquisition of fundamental movement skills is crucial to the development of young children.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology
Hormonal responses to exercise follow a predictable pattern according to intensity-dependent energy requirements when exercise is performed in the postprandial state.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
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).
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The task in many sport skills is to cause a large change in the velocity of something.
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.