Environmental factors, such as wind speed and precipitation, can increase injury risk
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
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.
The Athlete's Clock
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Muscle soreness felt a day or two after a heavy bout of exercise is not totally understood, yet researchers are continuing to give us greater insight into this phenomenon.
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles eBook
When a fully activated muscle or a fiber is stretched with a moderate speed from one constant length to another, the force recorded on its end exceeds the maximum isometric force at the same muscle length.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
Weight gain resulting from excess storage of fat is ultimately explained by an intake of calories that exceeds those expended.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Approximately three-quarters of these studies classified women according to three or more levels of physical activity, allowing assessment of a dose�response relation (Lee and Oguma 2006).
History of Exercise Physiology eBook
Despite its brief history (1927-1947), no physiology laboratory in America is more revered than the Harvard Fatigue Laboratory.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science-4th Edition
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are sometimes collectively referred to as reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS). RONS, and particularly the highly reactive hydroxyl radical, can react with many molecules in cells, including DNA, proteins, and lipids.