Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
Stretching has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury.
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
Skeletal Muscle Damage and Repair eBook
Muscle strains are the most common cause of muscle injury.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
Positive relationships can act as the glue that cements players and coaches to the cause and binds them together as a team.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
In the past, sporting events were scheduled for a certain time and it was expected that a mass audience would view them live or on television. Now, we visit the websites of favorite teams, check for scores, listen to games in progress, order tickets, browse for stories, read sport blogs, quickly scan games with TiVo, and use social media to keep up with sports.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Aquatic therapy is an umbrella term used to describe water-based therapeutic exercises designed to improve functional activities.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
For the musculoskeletal system, the major periods of growth are the fetal and pubertal stages.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
Physical Activity and Mental Health
A range of methods are used in the assessment of physical activity, including self-report, systematic observation, motion sensors, cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living indirect calorimetry.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
The two most common whole proteins used in dietary supplements are casein and whey.
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.