Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity eBook
Many types of physical activity, whether in recreational or occupational contexts, have a high prevalence of back pain.
Sport in America, Volume II
The Super Bowl is regarded as one of the most watched sporting events in the world, but statistics prove that is far from true.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Resistance exercise is seldom used with the expressed purpose of enhancing cardiovascular function, but it does result in acute and chronic cardiovascular changes.
If it feels as if somebody has hit you over the head with a baseball bat or pinned your arm behind your back during the night, your sleeping posture is probably working against you.
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.
Statistics in Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook
When data are collected on many variables using the same set of subjects, it is possible, indeed probable, that some of the variables are related.
Fundamentals of Sport Management eBook
The enormous power and reach of the media make it especially important to consider well the ethical standards to which the profession aspires on a daily basis.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Individuals are diagnosed with ID based on intelligence and mental ability and adaptive skills.
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.