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Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
Running Anatomy eBook
Running shoes work for running because they are designed and manufactured to meet the demands of bearing three to four times the body�s weight on impact.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Here, we will discuss how strength training results in directly measurable changes in the way motor units are recruited during effort.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
Before choosing a health care professional, some people ask friends for recommendations, check the physician�s credentials, or call the local hospital for a referral. In this age of managed care, you also need to check the list of doctors who will accept your insurance provider.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
Costs and barriers associated with a behavior have been recognized as important influences on that behavior since theories about how people make decisions began to proliferate in the 1950s (Janis and Mann 1977).
Delavier's Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms
You must overcome four problems in order to develop biceps. After reviewing these obstacles, we will explain how to move past them.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
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.
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.