Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
Motivating People to Be Physically Active-2nd Edition
The processes of change are the strategies and techniques people use to change their thinking and their behavior; your clients are therefore likely to increase their use of many of the processes of change long before they are meeting national guidelines for a physically active lifestyle.
Souled Out? eBook
Baseball bygones: going soft on hardball.
Your mind plays an intense role in dance anatomy and improvement in technique.
Research Methods in Physical Activity-6th Edition
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents.
Motor Learning and Development
Distribution of practice refers to the amount of practice during each period and the amount of rest between practice sessions in order to ensure optimal learning of motor skills (Magill, 2007).
End Back & Neck Pain
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Resource
In this section, a critical review of the different measures used to assess intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and exercise research is conducted.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Statistics in Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook
Relative risk (RR), also known as the risk ratio, is a ratio of proportions. Specifically, it is a ratio of the rate of exposure in the individuals who have the condition (or response) divided by the rate of exposure in the individuals who do not have the condition.
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.