Players who are mentally tough thrive on the pressure associated with playing competitive softball.
For decades, sportswriters and fans have pondered why super athletes continue competing far past their prime when they seem to have all the financial security and adulation that they could possibly need.
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Neurophysiological Basis of Movement-2nd Edition
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.
Sports in American History eBook
People and places: Mildred �Babe� Didrikson
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory eBook
The sociology of science body of theories hold in common the contention that what is considered scientific �fact,� as well as what is considered worthy of scientific study in the first place, are reflections of the social environment.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
Ethical principles are broad-spectrum statements that summarize and reflect the values of the parent organization or governing body.
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.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching-2nd Edition
At the outset of coaching relationships, you probably know little about your new clients.
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.