Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
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.
Long-term and short-term goals should be set at the beginning of a program and should cover certain requirements, such as being measurable, specific, realistic, and behavioral.
Running Anatomy eBook
As more nations entered competition, ethnic variations in ability appeared.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Because connective tissue shortens if not periodically stretched, a heavily used muscle may actually shorten, causing tightness and a loss in range of motion.
The Athlete's Clock
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development
Here we focus on the development of striking, throwing, and kicking. Most developmental studies on ballistic projectile skills have been based in developmental sequence theory, although a few studies are beginning to address issues from a dynamic systems perspective.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
For optimal transfer, strength training must adapt to a fighter�s needs, not the other way around.
Research Methods in Biomechanics-2nd Edition
A popular method for generating control signals in musculoskeletal models is to use some form of optimization.
Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation eBook
Palpation is a psychomotor skill and should be viewed as a component of the examination process.
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.