Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
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.
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement
Throughout history, humans have sought ways to make work easier, more cost and resource efficient, and safer.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
Schools that support Division I athletic programs either at the FBS or FCS level often justify their expenditures by pointing out that high-profile winning programs generate volumes of publicity for the university, contribute to school spirit among students, and increase donations from alumni and other prominent supporters.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
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.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
Here we focus on the development of striking, throwing, and kicking. Most developmental studies on ballistic projectile skills have been based in developmental sequence theory, although a few studies are beginning to address issues from a dynamic systems perspective.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
It is understood that when you do strength training, the strength you gain in the gym will translate into improved performance in the ring.
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.