Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Cultural Sport Psychology
General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory
Consistent with traditional gender ideals, the hegemonically masculine male is independent, powerful, emotionally unexpressive, strictly heterosexual, unflinching in the face of adversity, indifferent to pain, and unwilling to compromise his core values.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Balance is the keystone of all movement and of the ability to hold or control one�s position. Therefore, balance should be emphasized when helping a child or youth prepare to become �natural� or coordinated in his movements. We often assume that an individual will develop good balance. Many do not.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Researchers and practitioners, as well as social critics, have addressed why the timely and appropriate acquisition of fundamental movement skills is crucial to the development of young children.
Rest, which by nature triathletes are inherently bad at, is an integral part of the healing process. This is when the body heals itself and gets stronger, whether you are taking a day or a few weeks off from working out or reducing the intensity or volume of your workouts. Prevention techniques that assist with healing, including stretching and specific strengthening, are often overlooked but are an essential part of triathlon training.
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.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition
The task in many sport skills is to cause a large change in the velocity of something.
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.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.
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.