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
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
The Athlete's Clock
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
Motor Learning and Development eBook
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
One of Einstein�s famous quotes is that in science we should make everything as simple as possible, but not too simple! Parsimony in science simply means that we keep constructs as simple as possible.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The autonomic nervous system has two specific systems within it: the sympathetic (also known as the thoracolumbar system) and parasympathetic (also known as the craniosacral system).
Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes
According to the concept of psychological hedonism and the pain�pleasure principle, people are motivated to obtain pleasure and avoid pain.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
As you�ll recall from chapter 2, the movement programming stage is the third in the sequence of information-processing stages.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses.
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.