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Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
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.
Some medications are proven to increase the risk even more due to the fact that the side effects, such as dizziness, fatigue, and weakness contribute to the risk of falling.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
There are two main sources of motivation. Generally speaking, motivation can come from the outside, such as the motivation to win medals, receive financial rewards, and attract attention from the media.
Breath, concentration, center, control, precision, and flow are principles that form the basis of many approaches of Pilates and are generally accepted as the foundation of the system.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
In the past, sporting events were scheduled for a certain time and it was expected that a mass audience would view them live or on television. Now, we visit the websites of favorite teams, check for scores, listen to games in progress, order tickets, browse for stories, read sport blogs, quickly scan games with TiVo, and use social media to keep up with sports.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Inactivity is a major cause of obesity in the United States. In fact, a sedentary lifestyle may be just as important in the development of obesity as overeating!
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Fitness & Health 7th Edition eBook
Physical activity is the positive approach to weight control. When you decide to do something about your weight, you are committing to a course of action.
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.