It has been said that �experience is knowledge acquired too late.� As a coach you want to do all you can to speed up your athletes� learning of tactical skills rather than wait for them to learn by experience.
For decades, sportswriters and fans have pondered why super athletes continue competing far past their prime when they seem to have all the financial security and adulation that they could possibly need.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Sport and Character
Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
When we are compelled to act quickly, we can sometimes emphasize speed over accuracy and actually end up missing the goal of the task entirely.
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine eBook
Examine enlargement conditions and study supporting ECGs used to illustrate them.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Abilities are genetically predetermined characteristics that affect movement performance such as agility, coordination, strength, and flexibility.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
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.