Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System eBook-2nd Edition
Widespread participation in youth sports increase the risk of physeal injury, resulting in more permanent problems
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
When we are compelled to act quickly, we can sometimes emphasize speed over accuracy and actually end up missing the goal of the task entirely.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
Latinos in U.S Sport
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Focused for Rugby eBook
Anger is an emotion that signifies a feeling of displeasure, which usually comes from fear (Hymans, 2009).
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
As the field of physical activity and public health has emerged, it has become clear that many factors at many levels influence physical activity behaviors.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses.
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.