When the ball is snapped in football, both players begin to accelerate. The player who can accelerate most quickly will attain the greatest velocity before the two collide. What allows one player to accelerate more quickly? The answer is power.
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 Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
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.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
Several studies have been performed to establish the amount of physical activity needed to maintain weight loss
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.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology eBook With Web Resource
In the transition from rest to exercise, systolic blood pressure initially rises rapidly, then levels off once steady state is attained (1, 3).
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology
Hormonal responses to exercise follow a predictable pattern according to intensity-dependent energy requirements when exercise is performed in the postprandial state.
Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes 2nd Edition eBook
Although the blood lactate response to exercise is used widely to control and monitor training programs, many factors in addition to training adaptation can affect the blood lactate response. Therefore, one needs to consider the following points when collecting, analyzing, and interpreting blood lactate measurements.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.