As a coach, the challenge is for you to determine how much strength is required for certain skills and how to best train your athletes to develop and maintain the strength needed
Functional Testing in Human Performance
What is function testing and why is it important?
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
Cultural Sport Psychology eBook
General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
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.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
The program uses guidelines to identify and manage anger.
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.
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology eBook With Web Resource
In the transition from rest to exercise, systolic blood pressure initially rises rapidly, then levels off once steady state is attained (1, 3).
Focused for Rugby
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
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.