Fitness programs and annual physicals can help reduce the leading cause of death for firefighters.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology eBook
Urban environments with high level of pollutants cause concern for outdoor exercisers
Physical Activity and Obesity eBook-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
Latinos are often at a disadvantage compared to their white counterparts in U.S. soccer, and have found ways to create their own opportunities.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes 2nd Edition eBook
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.
Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women
Working the buttocks and abdominal muscles will help you sculpt a beautiful silhouette and shed unsightly fat. Before you begin your training program, here is what you need to know to obtain the results you desire.
Social Sciences in Sport
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 Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The push-down belongs in the isolating exercise category because only the elbow joint is mobilized. As a result, the push-down does not recruit many muscles except the triceps and the forearm flexors.
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.