Tasks that require prolonged muscle force are carried out by slow, fatigue-resistant motor units, while tasks that require a quick but short increase in muscle force are mostly performed by fast motor units.
Hard Work eBook
Fitness programs and annual physicals can help reduce the leading cause of death for firefighters.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
What are the roles of motor error and hypervigilance in unintended acceleration accidents?
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology
Hormonal responses to exercise follow a predictable pattern according to intensity-dependent energy requirements when exercise is performed in the postprandial state.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
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.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.
History of Exercise Physiology eBook
Several research designs and technologies have been used over the past two decades in the effort to identify genomic regions, genes, and sequence variants associated with exercise behavior and exercise biology traits.
Running shoes work for running because they are designed and manufactured to meet the demands of bearing three to four times the body�s weight on impact.
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.