Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology
Here we discuss some of the general physiological mechanisms that maintain blood pressure when muscle demands for oxygen delivery are high and also the local mechanisms that match blood flow to metabolic demand.
The Athlete's Clock
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
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
The �intrasarcomere� mechanisms, such as the actin�myosin interaction, are mentioned only in passing. It is assumed that the readers are familiar with these mechanisms from courses in muscle physiology.
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.
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.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The two most common whole proteins used in dietary supplements are casein and whey.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
Yoga is an increasingly popular form of exercise that is designed to increase flexibility, muscular strength, and overall health. Over half of yoga practitioners surveyed by Yoga Magazine in 2012 said that they started practicing yoga to improve their overall health.