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.
Sport Psychology for Coaches
When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Women's Strength Training Anatomy
The morphological differences between women and men are the result of differences in the volume and proportion of similar anatomical features.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
Dancers learn cues for optimal performance.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Statistics in Kinesiology-4th Edition
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.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
While psychological, social, and environmental factors contribute significantly to physical activity behavior, it is important to recognize that activity behavior also has a biological basis and that genetic variation could affect individuals� propensity to be physically active or sedentary.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition
The purpose of a qualitative anatomical analysis is to determine the predominant muscular activity during specific phases of a performance and to identify instants when large stresses may occur due to large muscle forces or extremes in joint ranges of motion.
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.