Seven critical elements guide the pursuit of personal excellence: focus, commitment, mental readiness, positive images, confidence, distraction control, and ongoing learning. These elements combine to form the wheel of excellence.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology
Urban environments with high level of pollutants cause concern for outdoor exercisers
Vision and Goal-Directed Movement eBook
In the last few decades, a modest number of empirical investigations have been designed to identify factors influencing the use of visual information as a function of practice.
Research Methods in Physical Activity 6th Edition eBook
Explore the positive or negative relationship between two or more variables.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology eBook
Aerobic exercise training has a variety of hemostatic effects that together provide a cardioprotective effect
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
Motor Learning and Development
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
Ethical principles are broad-spectrum statements that summarize and reflect the values of the parent organization or governing body.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Social Sciences in Sport eBook
As noted earlier, one central factor in the emergence of media studies was the appreciation that the establishment of capitalism, industrialism, and formal state institutions under modernity brought an enormous capacity and drive to overcome the limitations of face-to-face communication by sending messages, simultaneously if possible, to a vast cohort of dispersed recipients who would probably never meet or resemble each other.
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.