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).
Strength Training for Young Athletes-2nd Edition
We�ve established that most machines allow movement only in a predetermined plane or movement path so that balancing the resistance in all directions is not necessary.
Sports Injuries Guidebook
Fractures are one of the most common bone injuries.
Athletic Development eBook
One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Rope jumping is a great tool for rehabilitation because it involves synchronizing and combining many movements.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
Wrestling drills involve a degree of physical exertion while working against a partner.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge�the Tour de France�were advised similarly: �Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
You can read Human Kinetics e-books on desktop, laptop, and various mobile devices, as long as you have authorized the device or e-reader app to read e-books protected by Adobe�s digital rights management (DRM).
While track sprinting is a closed skill, athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility.
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.