Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how exercise psychology is used in a real-life fitness setting.
True Competition eBook
Finding fun, excitement, interest, pleasure, and satisfaction-all forms of intrinsic motivation-in the process of contesting will help guard against decompetition. But what evokes and sustains intrinsic motivation?
Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement
Elliott and Khan contend that there are two types of visual regulation associated with goal-directed movement.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
The goals of physical activity during pregnancy include maintaining a sense of maternal well-being, avoiding fetal harm, and establishing a pattern of regular activity.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
Schools that support Division I athletic programs either at the FBS or FCS level often justify their expenditures by pointing out that high-profile winning programs generate volumes of publicity for the university, contribute to school spirit among students, and increase donations from alumni and other prominent supporters.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
In this section, a critical review of the different measures used to assess intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and exercise research is conducted.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement-3rd Edition
For the musculoskeletal system, the major periods of growth are the fetal and pubertal stages.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
PAGs are evidence-based summary statements on the health benefits of physical activity and represent a high level consensus on what the scientific evidence has demonstrated by describing, in a summary format, the "dose" of the behaviour required to gain the benefits.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Initially, exercise and physical activity should focus on cardiovascular (i.e., aerobic) modes.
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.