Including functional activities in exercise programs follows a client-centered and goal-driven approach to exercise prescription for older adults.
Skeletal Muscle Damage and Repair
Muscle strains are the most common cause of muscle injury.
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Read the foreword for the text dedicated to the memory of Michael L. Pollock, PhD.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport eBook
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Advanced Environmental Exercise Physiology
Urban environments with high level of pollutants cause concern for outdoor exercisers
The Athlete's Clock eBook
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles eBook
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.
Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance With Web Resource-2nd Edition
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.