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Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
Deviance and Social Control in Sport
The emphasis on norm and rule violation�the cornerstone property of deviance�in and through sport is apparent. Consider some of the following ways in which deviance exists in and around sport.
Attention and Motor Skill Learning
Even though motor skills vary, the learning process that individuals go through when acquiring those skills is similar.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
The cue to �lift and lengthen your spine� can be interpreted from an anatomical perspective as referring to the use of muscles to counter the tendency of gravity to slightly �collapse� the normal sagittal curves of the spine.
Sport and Character
Coaches who take the moral education of young athletes seriously must teach them respect for the game.
Sport in America eBook, Volume II
The Super Bowl is regarded as one of the most watched sporting events in the world, but statistics prove that is far from true.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Latinos in U.S Sport
During the Great Depression, Latino immigrants struggling to survive in hard times viewed boxing as a path toward economic advancement.
Focused for Rugby eBook
You should recognize that a number of factors influence confidence and that building confidence takes time.
Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology With Web Resource
The player acts as if she is going to the right but quickly and aggressively plants the right foot and immediately reverses her motion and accelerates to the opposite left side.
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.