Swimmers need strong core muscles to move through the water efficiently.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology eBook
Here we discuss some of the general physiological mechanisms that maintain blood pressure when muscle demands for oxygen delivery are high and also the local mechanisms that match blood flow to metabolic demand.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Distribution of practice refers to the amount of practice during each period and the amount of rest between practice sessions in order to ensure optimal learning of motor skills (Magill, 2007).
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
The very best programs provide a solid grounding in the broad field of kinesiology, including exercise physiology; biomechanics; motor development, control and learning; sport psychology; and sociocultural analysis of sport and physical activity.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
As the field of physical activity and public health has emerged, it has become clear that many factors at many levels influence physical activity behaviors.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
Perhaps the best way to appreciate how the characteristics of dynamic systems can be used to model motor development is to see how a research team used dynamic systems to address a particular developmental issue.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
When we think of coaching, we think of face-to-face interaction, but of course coaches communicate by phone, through written messages, and by appearances on such media as radio and television.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete�s technique.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Muscle soreness felt a day or two after a heavy bout of exercise is not totally understood, yet researchers are continuing to give us greater insight into this phenomenon.
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.