Other than with strength training, how can running form and performance be improved?
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine eBook
Learn how the physiological stress of exercise elicits a predictable cascade of responses on the ECG.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
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.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Research on affect and exercise has typically involved the measurement of affect with self-report instruments, although human emotion has been estimated using psychophysiological and observational techniques.
Fitness & Health-7th Edition
Physical activity is the positive approach to weight control. When you decide to do something about your weight, you are committing to a course of action.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition
The purpose of a qualitative anatomical analysis is to determine the predominant muscular activity during specific phases of a performance and to identify instants when large stresses may occur due to large muscle forces or extremes in joint ranges of motion.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
In many sporting activities, because of how competitions are designed, athletes are forced to reproduce performances within a short time frame.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
Approximately 30% of the European population has a long-term physical health condition. People with a long-term condition that is comorbid with a mental health problem have worse health outcomes than do people with either of these alone.
History of Exercise Physiology eBook
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
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.