Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Every dance technique requires intense control, which is provided by core strength.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
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.
Research Methods in Physical Activity 6th Edition eBook
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
Going to the gym can be tedious. You have to get dressed, drive to the gym, and change into your workout clothes.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Successful Coaching-4th Edition
The whole method of practice is obvious: The whole technique is practiced intact. The part method is actually the whole-part-whole method. You teach the whole method as just outlined, practice it in parts, and then recombine the parts back into the whole via practice.
Introduction to Kinesiology With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
Although athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs for a long time, these drugs became more prevalent in the late 1950s, when anabolic steroids came on the scene.
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.