Former senator Bill Bradley briefly explains how competition influences his life and career.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
Learn the many ways to use the evaluative process in human performance.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
Sport may not be the cause of violence, but rather a result of the athletes� upbringing or natural disposition, which led them to choose a violent sport.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
Reflecting the general historical trends in self-concept research, self-concept instruments used in early sport and exercise research focused on global self-esteem (Marsh, 1997, 2002).
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Presentation Package plus Image Bank-5th Edition
Inactivity is a major cause of obesity in the United States. In fact, a sedentary lifestyle may be just as important in the development of obesity as overeating!
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
Everyone has some muscles that do not develop as easily as other muscles.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
The �intrasarcomere� mechanisms, such as the actin�myosin interaction, are mentioned only in passing. It is assumed that the readers are familiar with these mechanisms from courses in muscle physiology.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
The purpose of this chapter is to examine the reciprocal links between psychology and exercise�namely, the effects of psychological functions, such as motivation, on exercise�and the effects of exercise on psychological factors such as feelings of well-being, mood states, and mental performance.
Research Methods in Biomechanics-2nd Edition
The diagnosis and treatment of low back pain are important issues.
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.