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.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
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-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
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.
Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology eBook With Web Resource
Misconceptions abound about our breathing, or ventilation (V. E). Of course, ventilation is necessary for the exchange of gases between the atmosphere and our metabolism.
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
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.
Advanced Exercise Endocrinology eBook
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
Despite the widespread integration of hydrotherapy into an athlete�s postexercise recovery regime, information regarding these interventions is largely anecdotal. Although a number of physiological responses to water immersion are well researched, the underlying mechanisms related to postexercise recovery are poorly understood.
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).
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.