To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
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 Athlete's Clock eBook
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
What are generalized motor programs, and what do keystroke dynamics reveal about them?
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
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.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.
Introduction to Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Although athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs for a long time, these drugs became more prevalent in the late 1950s, when anabolic steroids came on the scene.
In practical terms, the task of determining the proper height for a depth jump centers on the athlete�s ability to achieve maximal elevation of the body�s center of gravity after performing a depth jump.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
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.