As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
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).
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching-2nd Edition
The second core competency, establishing the coaching agreement, is defined by the ICF (2011c) as the ability to understand what is required in the specific coaching interaction and to come to agreement with the prospective and new client about the coaching process and relationship.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Exercise is challenging, no question about it. People who have spent years leading a sedentary lifestyle cannot expect to strengthen muscles, make new demands on the heart and lungs, lose weight, and reach performance goals in just a few weeks.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The two most common whole proteins used in dietary supplements are casein and whey.
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.