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Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements eBook
What determines your running style?
Focused for Soccer 2nd Edition eBook
To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
While participation is at an all-time high, when we look at the numbers, it�s not all good news.
The Athlete's Clock
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
How are constant error, variable error, and absolute error useful for understanding motor control?
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
The �intrasarcomere� mechanisms, such as the actin�myosin interaction, are mentioned only in passing. It is assumed that the readers are familiar with these mechanisms from courses in muscle physiology.
Social Sciences in Sport
Any study of sport that is not a study of the society in which that sport is located is a study performed out of context. In order to make sense of society�and how sport both reflects and reinforces societal structures and subcultures�one must bring to bear theoretical insight and empirical inquiry of the kind described in this chapter.
Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis eBook
Now that we have discussed many interrelationships among various clinical and biomechanical factors, we hope you are gaining an appreciation for the complexity of comprehensive analysis of the entire lower extremity.
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.