Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience—or not.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
See what kind of jobs are available in the sport and exercise psychology fields.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity eBook
Although international travel is routine nowadays for recreational purposes, it is not without problems for the traveling athlete.
Sport in America eBook, Volume II
Louis’s well-documented whupping of Jim Crow provided a public outlet for diverse expressions of black struggle across the socioeconomic and political spectrum.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Inside Sport Psychology
This exercise can be used in lectures and public presentations to demonstrate how sport psychology techniques can assist performance.
Motor Control and Learning-5th Edition
Learn more about various functions of feedback in movement control, such as how we can conceptualize these functions as acting before a movement, during a movement, and after a movement.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science-4th Edition
The control of gene expression in skeletal muscle has been an area of active research for many years.
Fundamentals of Sport Management
The rich interest in sport provides many distinctive sport-related employment opportunities throughout the world.
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.