Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Sport in America, Volume II
Louis�s well-documented whupping of Jim Crow provided a public outlet for diverse expressions of black struggle across the socioeconomic and political spectrum.
Your mind plays an intense role in dance anatomy and improvement in technique.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
Imagine how many body parts are moving in different directions during the golf swing.
Research Methods in Physical Activity 6th Edition eBook
Every research problem requires a unique balance of mixed-methods research.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology eBook
Here, we will discuss how strength training results in directly measurable changes in the way motor units are recruited during effort.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology eBook
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes 2nd Edition eBook
Despite the widespread integration of hydrotherapy into an athlete�s postexercise recovery regime, information regarding these interventions is largely anecdotal. Although a number of physiological responses to water immersion are well researched, the underlying mechanisms related to postexercise recovery are poorly understood.
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.