All competition requires finding the balance between seriousness and playfulness, between work and pleasure, between effort and enjoyment.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity eBook
Many types of physical activity, whether in recreational or occupational contexts, have a high prevalence of back pain.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology eBook
Environmental factors, such as wind speed and precipitation, can increase injury risk
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior eBook
When providing augmented feedback, whether it is about an outcome or technique, it is a good idea to keep in mind five �rules of thumb.�
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
During the Great Depression, Latino immigrants struggling to survive in hard times viewed boxing as a path toward economic advancement.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
Introduction to Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Cybex cycle ergometer were performed by 16 subjects, one with and one without �trance� dance music (a combination of forms of electronic music) being played in the background.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
In practical terms, the task of determining the proper height for a depth jump centers on the athlete�s ability to achieve maximal elevation of the body�s center of gravity after performing a depth jump.
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.