Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Sport and Character
If you are a coach, you have authority over your players--the more authority, the more responsibility.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
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.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
While participation is at an all-time high, when we look at the numbers, it�s not all good news.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Balance is the keystone of all movement and of the ability to hold or control one�s position. Therefore, balance should be emphasized when helping a child or youth prepare to become �natural� or coordinated in his movements. We often assume that an individual will develop good balance. Many do not.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Characteristics of the target group, such as age, living situation, and income, should be considered in selecting interventions.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching-2nd Edition
At the outset of coaching relationships, you probably know little about your new clients.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.
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.