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Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement eBook
Elliott and Khan contend that there are two types of visual regulation associated with goal-directed movement.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
The decision to use any given practice schedule should be based on the skill level of the learner, the demands of the task, and the eventual performance setting.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
U.S. Olympic Committee�s Top Ten Guiding Principles for Mental Training
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Most Americans watch several hours of television each night and are bombarded by commercials (Holmes, 2008). But Americans are not alone in their television habits, despite the health detriments associated with excessive viewing.
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.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
What are the roles of motor error and hypervigilance in unintended acceleration accidents?
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
Adaptations are common following injury and surgical treatment.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement 3rd Edition eBook
The purpose of this chapter is to examine the reciprocal links between psychology and exercise�namely, the effects of psychological functions, such as motivation, on exercise�and the effects of exercise on psychological factors such as feelings of well-being, mood states, and mental performance.
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.