According to Jean Piaget, knowledge is acquired through the progression of four distinct stages.
Sport Psychology for Coaches
When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
When we speak about strength in golf, we are talking about a complex, multifaceted concept.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
While participation is at an all-time high, when we look at the numbers, it�s not all good news.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
It has been demonstrated that exercise training in previously sedentary individuals has beneficial effects in terms of reducing the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) (Nieman et al. 1990; Nieman, Hensen, et al. 1993).
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Auscultation of, or listening to the sounds made by, the heart is but one part of a comprehensive cardiac examination.
Swimmers need strong core muscles to move through the water efficiently.
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.