Normal functioning in everyday life requires humans to interact with moving and static objects within a visually dynamic environment.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
When providing augmented feedback, whether it is about an outcome or technique, it is a good idea to keep in mind five �rules of thumb.�
Practical ECG for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine eBook
Examine enlargement conditions and study supporting ECGs used to illustrate them.
Inside Sport Psychology
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.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
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.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes-2nd Edition
Although the blood lactate response to exercise is used widely to control and monitor training programs, many factors in addition to training adaptation can affect the blood lactate response. Therefore, one needs to consider the following points when collecting, analyzing, and interpreting blood lactate measurements.
Social Sciences in Sport eBook
The case of elite sport investment is slightly different. Here, I consider the political rationale for investing in elite sport and mega-events, bearing in mind that state investment is a finite resource.
Delavier's Core Training Anatomy
The very first step in creating your core workout program is to be specific when defining your goals. Are you working out for these reasons?
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.