When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
Complete Conditioning for Hockey
To do static stretching, athletes select a muscle and gently move across a joint until they feel a comfortable stretch on the muscle.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Jump Rope Training-2nd Edition
Rope jumping involves three phases in each jump�load phase, flight phase, and landing phase.
Massage for Sport Performance
The purpose of this chapter is to help the trainer understand how to apply sport massage to athletes who are participating in specific sports.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
You should organize this notebook so that each day of training corresponds to a section of the notebook.
End Back & Neck Pain
Before choosing a health care professional, some people ask friends for recommendations, check the physician�s credentials, or call the local hospital for a referral. In this age of managed care, you also need to check the list of doctors who will accept your insurance provider.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Endurance athletes often believe the more they train, the better the results. But according to the NSCA’s Ben Reuter, recovery time is just as important when developing an effective endurance training program.