Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Parents set the stage for health behaviors, provide reinforcement for such behavior, and serve as emotional supports in the behavior change process.
Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Sport in America eBook, Volume II
Louis�s well-documented whupping of Jim Crow provided a public outlet for diverse expressions of black struggle across the socioeconomic and political spectrum.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Golf Anatomy eBook
Imagine how many body parts are moving in different directions during the golf swing.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Here we discuss some of the general physiological mechanisms that maintain blood pressure when muscle demands for oxygen delivery are high and also the local mechanisms that match blood flow to metabolic demand.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology eBook With Web Resource
Misconceptions abound about our breathing, or ventilation (V. E). Of course, ventilation is necessary for the exchange of gases between the atmosphere and our metabolism.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
School-based physical activity programming, such as physical education (PE) and sport participation (athletics), have been part of school culture for over 100 years in the United States and many other countries.
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes-2nd Edition
A variety of measurement approaches have been used to examine the anticipatory skill (i.e., advance information usage patterns) of elite and subelite performers involved in �open,� interceptive sport skills.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
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.