When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology
Environmental factors, such as wind speed and precipitation, can increase injury risk
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory eBook
The sociology of science body of theories hold in common the contention that what is considered scientific “fact,” as well as what is considered worthy of scientific study in the first place, are reflections of the social environment.
Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity eBook
The appropriateness of the clothing worn for sport participation has been a neglected aspect of its design, because fashion, facilities, and market forces have outweighed ergonomics criteria.
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.
Secrets to Success in Sport & Play-2nd Edition
Balance is the keystone of all movement and of the ability to hold or control one’s position. Therefore, balance should be emphasized when helping a child or youth prepare to become “natural” or coordinated in his movements. We often assume that an individual will develop good balance. Many do not.
End Back & Neck Pain
Before choosing a health care professional, some people ask friends for recommendations, check the physician’s credentials, or call the local hospital for a referral. In this age of managed care, you also need to check the list of doctors who will accept your insurance provider.
Focused for Rugby
Most coaches and athletes believe that mental toughness is one of the most important psychological characteristics that determine success in rugby.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
From the preceding discussion, it is clear that a decrease in physical activity contributes to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide.
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition
The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete’s technique.
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.