Muscle strains are the most common cause of muscle injury.
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Although the mechanisms are not clear, both short and long sleep have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
The Athlete's Clock
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
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.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
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.
History of Exercise Physiology
In 1719, Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), a physician from Halle, obtained his doctoral degree with experimental investigations about the effects of physical exercise on the human cardiovascular system and on digestion.
Clinical Exercise Physiology-3rd Edition
Auscultation of, or listening to the sounds made by, the heart is but one part of a comprehensive cardiac examination.