Competition is not responsible for either the positive or the negative consequences so frequently highlighted by the media. The impact of competition, both helpful and detrimental, results not from competition itself but from how it is organized and conducted. As a coach, you play a major role in making sport a positive competitive experience�or not.
Cultural Sport Psychology
General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
Dancers learn cues for optimal performance.
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.
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).
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Like all synovial joints, the knee joint has a capsular ligament.
Social Sciences in Sport eBook
The case of elite sport investment is slightly different. Here, I consider the political rationale for investing in elite sport and mega-events, bearing in mind that state investment is a finite resource.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Inactivity is a major cause of obesity in the United States. In fact, a sedentary lifestyle may be just as important in the development of obesity as overeating!
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.
Other than with strength training, how can running form and performance be improved?
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.