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.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
How to safely help a patient with Parkinson�s Disease get up from the floor after a fall.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
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.
Latinos in U.S Sport
In the early 20th century, sport was often viewed as a way to turn wayward Spanish speakers into �real� Americans.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes-2nd Edition
A variety of measurement approaches have been used to examine the anticipatory skill (i.e., advance information usage patterns) of elite and subelite performers involved in �open,� interceptive sport skills.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Individuals are diagnosed with ID based on intelligence and mental ability and adaptive skills.
History of Exercise Physiology
Despite its brief history (1927-1947), no physiology laboratory in America is more revered than the Harvard Fatigue Laboratory.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
Although this chapter focuses on the influence of exercise on psychological well-being, many highly competitive athletes confront psychological issues when they transition out of sport. Much has been written and many models have been developed regarding the psychological issues that occur when transitioning out of competitive sport (Alferman & Stambulova, 2007; Lavalle, Park, & Tod, 2013; Stambulova, Alfermann, Statler, & Cote, 2009).
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.