Read how sport and exercise psychology can be used as an academic athletic counselor, fitness professional, and athlete.
Long-term and short-term goals should be set at the beginning of a program and should cover certain requirements, such as being measurable, specific, realistic, and behavioral.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
It is sometimes helpful to isolate the role of individual senses to gain a better understanding of the extent to which they guide movement skills.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
Aquatic therapy is an umbrella term used to describe water-based therapeutic exercises designed to improve functional activities.
Advanced Analysis of Motor Development eBook
Here we focus on the development of striking, throwing, and kicking. Most developmental studies on ballistic projectile skills have been based in developmental sequence theory, although a few studies are beginning to address issues from a dynamic systems perspective.
Research Methods in Biomechanics-2nd Edition
The diagnosis and treatment of low back pain are important issues.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
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.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology eBook
Levin (2001) concluded from his review of the religion and health literature that �nearly every religion espouses beliefs that govern behavior regarding health, disease, and death [and] some religions require behaviors related to health while others forbid behaviors related to health or medical care� (p. 22).
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.
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.