Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Sport in America, 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.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology eBook With Web Resource
Misconceptions abound about our breathing, or ventilation (V. E). Of course, ventilation is necessary for the exchange of gases between the atmosphere and our metabolism.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
In public health, it is important to understand not only the health benefits of a certain behavior or intervention you may be promoting, but also the risks.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
Introduction to Kinesiology With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
Although athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs for a long time, these drugs became more prevalent in the late 1950s, when anabolic steroids came on the scene.
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes eBook
As a coach I found this simple paradigm to be extremely helpful for understanding, guiding, and accelerating the motor learning process.
Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis eBook
Barefoot running, or running in a minimalist shoe, has received increasing attention within the popular media over the past several years.
Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation
Positions: Patient: supine, with the cervical spine in neutral. Clinician: standing or sitting at the head of the table.
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.