Tips to help develop healthy body fat levels in athletes.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
True Competition eBook
All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements eBook
What determines your running style?
Some medications are proven to increase the risk even more due to the fact that the side effects, such as dizziness, fatigue, and weakness contribute to the risk of falling.
Research Methods In Biomechanics 2nd Edition eBook
The diagnosis and treatment of low back pain are important issues.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
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.
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.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Although this chapter focuses on the influence of exercise on psychological well-being, many highly competitive athletes confront psychological issues when they transition out of sport. Much has been written and many models have been developed regarding the psychological issues that occur when transitioning out of competitive sport (Alferman & Stambulova, 2007; Lavalle, Park, & Tod, 2013; Stambulova, Alfermann, Statler, & Cote, 2009).
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.