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Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
The Sport Psych Handbook eBook
Another key step in team-building strategies is motivating team members to take specific action steps that will sustain the process.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Web Study Guide-4th Edition
Different types of assessment bring different strengths and deficiencies.
Social Issues in Sport-2nd Edition
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.
Social Issues in Sport 2nd Edition eBook
In the past, sporting events were scheduled for a certain time and it was expected that a mass audience would view them live or on television. Now, we visit the websites of favorite teams, check for scores, listen to games in progress, order tickets, browse for stories, read sport blogs, quickly scan games with TiVo, and use social media to keep up with sports.
Latinos in U.S Sport eBook
In the early 20th century, sport was often viewed as a way to turn wayward Spanish speakers into �real� Americans.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The purpose of a qualitative anatomical analysis is to determine the predominant muscular activity during specific phases of a performance and to identify instants when large stresses may occur due to large muscle forces or extremes in joint ranges of motion.
Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.
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.