Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
Stretching has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Motor Learning and Development
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
Statistics in Kinesiology-4th Edition
When data are collected on many variables using the same set of subjects, it is possible, indeed probable, that some of the variables are related.
Fundamentals of Sport Management
Leaders should value and employ sound communication techniques, which include attending to both verbal and nonverbal content, as well as the emotion, of communication; in fact, superior communication can be practiced and developed as a habit.
Social Sciences in Sport
Any study of sport that is not a study of the society in which that sport is located is a study performed out of context. In order to make sense of society�and how sport both reflects and reinforces societal structures and subcultures�one must bring to bear theoretical insight and empirical inquiry of the kind described in this chapter.
History of Exercise Physiology
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
Doing Exercise Psychology
Presence is the starting place for helpful and healing alliances with our clients. Freud (1912/1958) described this stance a century ago, well before the advent of mindfulness approaches in psychotherapy: "It rejects the use of any special expedient (even that of taking notes). It consists simply in not directing one�s notice to anything in particular and in maintaining the same �evenly suspended attention� in the face of all that one hears."
Physiology of Sport and Exercise 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
We have considered the major changes that occur as the human body becomes acclimated to altitude and how these adaptations affect performance at altitude. But is there any advantage to training at altitude to improve performance at sea level?
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.