In basketball, the competitive nature of a player is often most apparent in defensive play and ball toughness.
For decades, sportswriters and fans have pondered why super athletes continue competing far past their prime when they seem to have all the financial security and adulation that they could possibly need.
�The mind and the body are one,� said expert Jim Loehr, who is founder of LGR Performance Systems, a motivational training center located in Orlando, Florida.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Read how sport and exercise psychology can be used as an academic athletic counselor, fitness professional, and athlete.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
The program uses guidelines to identify and manage anger.
Sport Psychology for Coaches eBook
Coaches need to be able to clearly communicate expectations, goals, standards, and feelings to their athletes.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
The story we would like to tell now is a quantitative one. It is about how numbers and people in power helped initiate profound cultural changes that affected an exploited, underserved, and vulnerable group of athletes. It is about thoroughbred horse racing, jockeys, and the lives of athletes after retirement (Speed, 2007).
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook With Web Resource
Ethical principles are broad-spectrum statements that summarize and reflect the values of the parent organization or governing body.
Exercise Psychology-2nd Edition
Chemicals sensitize and activate type IV polymodal nociceptors. Polymodal nociceptors respond to painfully hot and cold temperatures as well as a host of chemical stimuli that activate the nociceptive afferents.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
The evidence points to the efficacy of physical activity interventions for use in treating addictive behaviours.