Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
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.
Physical Activity and Obesity eBook-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology eBook
It is not unusual for athletes to exhibit an �abnormal� ECG due to the effect of exercise training on the anatomy and autonomic control of the heart. However, it is important to understand which ECG abnormalities may be physiologic and which are likely to be pathologic.
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.
Physical Activity Epidemiology 2nd Edition eBook
Costs and barriers associated with a behavior have been recognized as important influences on that behavior since theories about how people make decisions began to proliferate in the 1950s (Janis and Mann 1977).
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Weight gain resulting from excess storage of fat is ultimately explained by an intake of calories that exceeds those expended.
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.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).