Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Exercise and Sport
A flow chart of motivation types and the factors that affect motivation.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
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.
Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology eBook
Aerobic exercise training has a variety of hemostatic effects that together provide a cardioprotective effect
Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology eBook
Chronic electrical stimulation of muscles has been used extensively during the past 30 years to demonstrate the limits of adaptability of muscles to increased activity.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
Physiology of Sport and Exercise Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Traditionally, exercise physiologists have recommended one of three regimens to improve aerobic power: continuous exercise at a moderate to high intensity; long, slow (low-intensity) exercise; or interval training.
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.
Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science-4th Edition
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are sometimes collectively referred to as reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS). RONS, and particularly the highly reactive hydroxyl radical, can react with many molecules in cells, including DNA, proteins, and lipids.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
The epidemiologic models previously described provide a framework for considering the association among variables in an attempt to determine cause and effect.