Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
When providing augmented feedback, whether it is about an outcome or technique, it is a good idea to keep in mind five �rules of thumb.�
Research Methods in Physical Activity-6th Edition
The most common sources of data collection in qualitative research are interviews, observations, and review of documents.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
What are the roles of motor error and hypervigilance in unintended acceleration accidents?
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
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.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Fitness & Health 7th Edition eBook
Physical activity is the positive approach to weight control. When you decide to do something about your weight, you are committing to a course of action.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
In strength training, it is difficult to reproduce this three-part sequence using only one technique to increase intensity.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource
It has been demonstrated that exercise training in previously sedentary individuals has beneficial effects in terms of reducing the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) (Nieman et al. 1990; Nieman, Hensen, et al. 1993).
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.