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.
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.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions eBook
How do product designs influence people to perform specific actions?
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science 4th Edition eBook
The control of gene expression in skeletal muscle has been an area of active research for many years.
Fundamentals of Sport Management
Leaders should value and employ sound communication techniques, which include attending to both verbal and nonverbal content, as well as the emotion, of communication; in fact, superior communication can be practiced and developed as a habit.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
The purpose of this chapter is to examine the reciprocal links between psychology and exercise�namely, the effects of psychological functions, such as motivation, on exercise�and the effects of exercise on psychological factors such as feelings of well-being, mood states, and mental performance.
Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis With Online Video
The training variables most often identified as risk factors for overuse running injuries include running distance, training intensity, rapid increases in weekly running distance or intensity, and stretching habits.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.
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.