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).
Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Parents set the stage for health behaviors, provide reinforcement for such behavior, and serve as emotional supports in the behavior change process.
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.
Fundamentals of Motor Behavior
When we are compelled to act quickly, we can sometimes emphasize speed over accuracy and actually end up missing the goal of the task entirely.
Motor Learning and Development
Motivation influences activity initiation and persistence.
The goal of whole-body activities is to prepare players for the strategic actions that will lead to success either in scoring or preventing goals.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
You need to know whether each one of your muscles is polyarticular or monoarticular. To understand the difference, consider the example of the brachialis and the biceps.
Focused for Rugby
Anger is an emotion that signifies a feeling of displeasure, which usually comes from fear (Hymans, 2009).
Motor Learning and Performance 5th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
In many, if not most, real-world settings, the learner�s goal is to acquire more than a single skill or task in a limited practice period, sometimes even in a single practice period.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource
A relatively new noninvasive method to investigate changes in muscle architecture is becoming popular. The use of ultrasonography to image muscle structure has proven to be a valid and reliable method of examining changes in muscle.
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.