All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Sport psychologist explains how to mainatin focus.
Physical Activity and Obesity eBook-2nd Edition
The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
Anger, aggression, and violence can surface while participating in sports and affect how the game is played.
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.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Here we discuss some of the general physiological mechanisms that maintain blood pressure when muscle demands for oxygen delivery are high and also the local mechanisms that match blood flow to metabolic demand.
Focused for Rugby
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
While psychological, social, and environmental factors contribute significantly to physical activity behavior, it is important to recognize that activity behavior also has a biological basis and that genetic variation could affect individuals� propensity to be physically active or sedentary.
Successful Coaching 4th Edition eBook
When we think of coaching, we think of face-to-face interaction, but of course coaches communicate by phone, through written messages, and by appearances on such media as radio and television.
Exercise Psychology 2nd Edition eBook
Research on affect and exercise has typically involved the measurement of affect with self-report instruments, although human emotion has been estimated using psychophysiological and observational techniques.
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.