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Many coaches object to the call for sportsmanship because they see it as outmoded. Kids are different today, so you can�t coach them the same way that we were coached when we were kids. Other successful coaches let their players trash-talk or vent their emotions, so why shouldn�t I? Why can�t coaches let players be themselves?
Physical Activity and Obesity eBook-2nd Edition
The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
American Psychological Association (APA) provides recommendations on giving psychological tests.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
In public health, it is important to understand not only the health benefits of a certain behavior or intervention you may be promoting, but also the risks.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
Scientific knowledge about physical activity and health is of little value if people cannot understand it and apply it to their lives. For the past three decades, there has been a gradual but steady development in the effort to present information on physical activity and health to the general public.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
Weight gain resulting from excess storage of fat is ultimately explained by an intake of calories that exceeds those expended.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
In many sporting activities, because of how competitions are designed, athletes are forced to reproduce performances within a short time frame.
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.