Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology
Urban environments with high level of pollutants cause concern for outdoor exercisers
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity eBook
Many types of physical activity, whether in recreational or occupational contexts, have a high prevalence of back pain.
Golf Anatomy eBook
It is increasingly common for players to adapt their swings for improved efficiency in power generation.
Pilates Anatomy eBook
The powerhouse, or core, can be described as the area from the bottom of the rib cage to a line across the hip joints in the front and to the base of the buttocks in the back.
Motor Learning and Development
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
Motor Control in Everyday Actions
What are generalized motor programs, and what do keystroke dynamics reveal about them?
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement 3rd Edition eBook
For the musculoskeletal system, the major periods of growth are the fetal and pubertal stages.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.
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.