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Strategic sport communication model

Strategic sport communication model

All of the preceding pages in this chapter lead to the formulation of a unified and dynamic model of sport communication. A model can be defined as "a representation of a phenomenon" (Craig, 2013, pp. 46 - 47). read more
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Prevention Strategy at Waterparks

Prevention Strategy at Waterparks

The waterpark industry has an overall excellent track record of providing safe recreation. The most effective way to reduce the risk of injury to guests enjoying waterpark attractions is to enforce the rules for proper usage consistently and regularly inspect the attraction. read more
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Chest compressions

Chest compressions

External compressions of the chest increases pressure inside the chest and directly compresses the heart, forcing blood to move from the chest to the lungs, brain, and the rest of the body. Creating and maintaining this pressure not only keeps vital organs alive but also increases the chances that defibrillation will be successful. read more
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Scanning Strategies

Scanning Strategies

Effective scanning is a combination of eye movement, head movement, body position, alertness, and engagement. read more
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Plasticity of biologic set points

Plasticity of biologic set points

Biologic regulators that govern body physiologic functions are products of millions of years of evolutionary pressure. They should not, intuitively, be expected to be readily modifiable over time by extrinsic perturbations. read more
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Compensatory changes in physical activity

Compensatory changes in physical activity

This is the originally proposed activity-stat concept: A set point for activity energy expenditure exists, such that any exercise intervention program would be met, or compensated for, by an equivalent amount of reduction of out-of-program activity and that the net change in activity energy expenditure would be zero. read more
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Physical activity levels: Familial and twin studies

Physical activity levels: Familial and twin studies

The premise to be weighed in the pages that follow is this: There exists within the central nervous system an inherent control center that serves to regulate an individual’s daily energy expenditure by motor activity. read more
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The role of music in circuit training: Includes a sample playlist

The role of music in circuit training: Includes a sample playlist

Circuit training has grown considerably in popularity recently because it is an intense workout that can deliver relatively fast results in anaerobic endurance, muscle tone, and cardiorespiratory fitness. read more
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What role does genetics play in physical activity

What role does genetics play in physical activity

While psychological, social, and environmental factors contribute significantly to physical activity behavior, it is important to recognize that activity behavior also has a biological basis and that genetic variation could affect individuals’ propensity to be physically active or sedentary. read more
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Vestibular System Interactions With Vision

Vestibular System Interactions With Vision

The vestibular system’s effectiveness is heightened by ways in which it interacts with other senses, especially vision. One example is the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR), which stabilizes the eyes during head movement. read more
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