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In the nineteenth century, gender roles, cheating, and proper etiquette were greatly influenced by the game of croquet.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Learn the many ways to use the evaluative process in human performance.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology eBook
Resistance exercise is seldom used with the expressed purpose of enhancing cardiovascular function, but it does result in acute and chronic cardiovascular changes.
Latinos in U.S Sport
In the early 20th century, sport was often viewed as a way to turn wayward Spanish speakers into �real� Americans.
Motor Learning and Development
Abilities are genetically predetermined characteristics that affect movement performance such as agility, coordination, strength, and flexibility.
Statistics in Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook
When data are collected on many variables using the same set of subjects, it is possible, indeed probable, that some of the variables are related.
Introduction to Kinesiology 4th Edition eBook With Web Study Guide
Although athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs for a long time, these drugs became more prevalent in the late 1950s, when anabolic steroids came on the scene.
Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement 3rd Edition eBook
The purpose of this chapter is to examine the reciprocal links between psychology and exercise�namely, the effects of psychological functions, such as motivation, on exercise�and the effects of exercise on psychological factors such as feelings of well-being, mood states, and mental performance.
In practical terms, the task of determining the proper height for a depth jump centers on the athlete�s ability to achieve maximal elevation of the body�s center of gravity after performing a depth jump.
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.