Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
Sport and Character
Many coaches object to the call for sportsmanship because they see it as outmoded. Kids are different today, so you can�t coach them the same way that we were coached when we were kids. Other successful coaches let their players trash-talk or vent their emotions, so why shouldn�t I? Why can�t coaches let players be themselves?
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
There are two main sources of motivation. Generally speaking, motivation can come from the outside, such as the motivation to win medals, receive financial rewards, and attract attention from the media.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Balance is the keystone of all movement and of the ability to hold or control one�s position. Therefore, balance should be emphasized when helping a child or youth prepare to become �natural� or coordinated in his movements. We often assume that an individual will develop good balance. Many do not.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Abilities are genetically predetermined characteristics that affect movement performance such as agility, coordination, strength, and flexibility.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women
The core and abdominal muscles play an important role in the body�s aesthetics. Getting a muscular and toned belly in a few months is possible with targeted exercises. Say good-bye to your love handles and belly!
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.