Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity
Although international travel is routine nowadays for recreational purposes, it is not without problems for the traveling athlete.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
The decision to use any given practice schedule should be based on the skill level of the learner, the demands of the task, and the eventual performance setting.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
The goals of physical activity during pregnancy include maintaining a sense of maternal well-being, avoiding fetal harm, and establishing a pattern of regular activity.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
During the Great Depression, Latino immigrants struggling to survive in hard times viewed boxing as a path toward economic advancement.
Perceptual-Motor Activities for Children With Web Resource
Educators who want to help children develop to their full potential must educate the whole child by addressing physical, mental, and emotional needs. Many programs at elementary schools focus on academic and emotional development, but how many address children�s physical development?
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
According to the concept of psychological hedonism and the pain�pleasure principle, people are motivated to obtain pleasure and avoid pain.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Approximately 30% of the European population has a long-term physical health condition. People with a long-term condition that is comorbid with a mental health problem have worse health outcomes than do people with either of these alone.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
A relatively new noninvasive method to investigate changes in muscle architecture is becoming popular. The use of ultrasonography to image muscle structure has proven to be a valid and reliable method of examining changes in muscle.
Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation eBook
A 45-year-old female presents to your clinic reporting right-sided cervical spine pain that runs down the right arm. She reports that the symptoms began about 2 months ago while she was at work.
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.