Exercise And Sport Science

Author: William E. Garrett
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780683034219
Size: 19,64 MB
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Written by experts in exercise physiology, exercise science, and biomechanics, this volume focuses specifically on exercise science in relation to athletic performance and to the diagnosis, management, and prevention of athletic injuries. The text is logically organized into sections on energy metabolism, exercise physiology, organ system responses to exercise, general concerns in applied exercise science, sports biomechanics, and applied sports physiology. The biomechanics and sports physiology sections focus on particular sports, to determine specific diagnosis and treatment aspects. The book also includes chapters on exercise in children and the elderly, environmental influences on physical performance, overtraining, chronobiology, and microgravity.

The History Of Exercise And Sport Science

Author: John D. Massengale
Editor: Human Kinetics Publishers
Size: 14,23 MB
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An historical chronicle of the emergence and growth of the physical education field in the 20th century tracing the evolution of its focus from instruction to nine scientific subdisciplines. The 11 reviews, written by scholars in each field, analyze the events and people who have had a major influen

Physical Education Exercise And Sport Science In A Changing Society

Author: Professor of Exercise Science Retired Campbell University William H Freeman
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449691056
Size: 20,47 MB
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Written for the introductory or foundation course, the Eighth Edition of Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science in a Changing Society provides a modern, comprehensive, and balanced introduction to the fields of physical education, exercise science and sport science. The eighth edition details the latest data and technologies, and outlines the varied elements, origins, and developments of these related disciplines. It identifies the conflicts existing in the field, along with discussions related to what the degree should be called, as well as the names of the departments. The text also examines the history, the current state, as well as the expected future issues and trends in physical education. The text is organized in an easy-to-follow format, first defining the profession of exercise sciences and sports, followed by an overview of the disciplines that study the cultural, social, and scientific foundations of this field. In later chapters, it builds upon that foundation and examines career development and job opportunities, looking at the traditional fields of teaching and coaching, the expanding career options of sport management, and the new world of the technological workplace. Chapter 1, What is our Field?, provides a modern look at the discipline of physical education Chapter 14, Current Issues in American Exercise Science and Sport, includes new sections on digital technologies, online education, and digital media which further explore the changes in physical education, exercise science, and sport science Provides the latest data and statistics on the major health crisis of childhood obesity Additional Resources: For Instructors: LMS-ready Test Bank containing over 150 questions with page references PowerPoint Lecture Slides, organized by chapter for ease of use, and highly illustrated and editable Instructor s Manual For Students: The Navigate Companion Website includes a wealth of study aids and learning tools to help students get the most out of their course. Resources include: Practice Activities Weblinks Interactive Glossary Flashcards Crossword Puzzles"

Functional Neuroimaging In Exercise And Sport Sciences

Author: Henning Boecker
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461432936
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Regular physical exercise is associated with substantial health benefits. Recent evidence not only holds for cardiovascular effects promoting "physical health", but also for the central nervous system believed to promote "brain health”. Moderate physical exercise has been found to improve learning, memory, and attentional processing, with recent research indicating that neuroprotective mechanisms and associated plasticity in brain structure and function also benefit. Physical exercise is also known to induce a range of acute or sustained psychophysiological effects, among these mood elevation, stress reduction, anxiolysis, and hypoalgesia. Today, modern functional neuroimaging techniques afford direct measurement of the acute and chronic relation of physical exercise on the human brain, as well as the correlation of the derived physiological in vivo signals with behavioral outcomes recorded during and after exercise. A wide range of imaging techniques have been applied to human exercise research, ranging from electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG), near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to positron emission tomography (PET). All of these imaging methods provide distinct information, and they differ considerably in terms of spatial and temporal resolution, availability, cost, and associated risks. However, from a “multimodal imaging” perspective, neuroimaging provides an unprecedented potential to unravel the neurobiology of human exercise, covering a wide spectrum ranging from structural plasticity in gray and white matter, network dynamics, global and regional perfusion, evoked neuronal responses to the quantification of neurotransmitter release. The aim of this book is to provide the current state of the human neuroimaging literature in the emerging field of the neurobiological exercise sciences and to outline future applications and directions of research.

Sport And Exercise Science

Author: Jack W. Berryman
Editor: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252062421
Size: 14,81 MB
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Sports medicine and the scientific study of exercise, sports, and physical education are enjoying a steady rise in popularity. This volume reveals that a number of current debates concerning the body, physical health, types and degrees of exercise, athletic contest, the use and abuse of aids to performance, and much more, have their roots in the nineteenth century and earlier.

Exercise And Sports Science Advanced Concepts And Practices

Author: Albert Plummer
ISBN: 9781682867341
Size: 17,38 MB
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Exercise is a physical activity that enhances physical fitness, and maintains overall health and wellness. It is essential for the prevention of aging, strengthening of muscles, honing athletic skills and maintenance of weight. Physical exercises are classified into the three types- aerobic exercise, anaerobic exercise and flexibility exercise. Exercises are also targeted at increasing accuracy, agility, power and speed. The study of how sports and exercise promote health and performance of the human body is under the domain of sports and exercise science. It integrates areas of physiology, anatomy, psychology, biomechanics and biokinetics. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the field of exercise and sports science. Selected concepts that redefine this field have been presented in this book. A number of latest researches have been included to keep the readers up-to-date with the global concepts in this area of study.

Acsm Research Methods And Exercise And Sport Sciences Reviews

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Editor: LWW
ISBN: 9781496343383
Size: 12,54 MB
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Learn research by touching on today's discoveries as they happen with this exciting journal and book bundle! Use the code within the folder to gain access to:Exercise and Sports Science Reviews from the American College of Sports Medicine The mission of this American College of Sports Medicine publication is to provide premier quarterly reviews of the most contemporary scientific, medical, and research-based topics emerging in the field of sports medicine and exercise science. The publication strives to provide the most relevant, topical information to students, professors, clinicians, scientists, and professionals for practical and research applications. This is the perfect accompaniment to our exciting first editionACSM's Research Methods Better understand and evaluate research with this fresh, applied approach to research methods. Written by leading experts in the field, ACSM's Research Methods better integrates traditional methods with some of the newer approaches to research, such as qualitative and mixed methods, and uses published journal articles and real-life examples to make the material interesting and relevant.

Future Directions In Exercise And Sport Science Research

Author: James S. Skinner
Editor: Human Kinetics
Size: 18,17 MB
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Sportwissenschaft, Zukunftsforschung, Sportpsychologie, Gesundheit, Biomechanik, Motorisches-Lernen, Bewegungsentwicklung.

Science For Exercise And Sport

Author: David James
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136748857
Size: 10,77 MB
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This handbook is written for undergraduate sport studies and sport and exercise students. It introduces students to the basic scientific principles that will underpin their learning and is aimed primarily at those who have little or no background in science. Craig Williams and David James apply key scientific concepts to real situations to better understand the principles at work. Clearly divided into three sections, the text covers: * the three physical states of gas, liquid and solid * explanations of forces, energy and electricity - including pressure, torque and joint velocity * data analysis, ICT and report writing - important areas for the scientist. Science for Exercise and Sport provides the student with all the basic scientific background information they need and demonstrates how the theory can be used to map and monitor the human body in the sport and exercise discipline.

Group Dynamics In Exercise And Sport Psychology

Author: Mark R. Beauchamp
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134471688
Size: 13,94 MB
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Can a better understanding of group dynamics raise individual and team athletic performance or improve the outcomes of exercise interventions? Much human behaviour in sport and exercise settings is embedded within groups, where individuals’ cognitions, emotions, and behaviours influence and are influenced by other group members. Now in a fully revised, updated, and expanded second edition, Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology explores the unique psychological dynamics that emerge in sport and exercise groups. It provides a clear and thorough guide to contemporary theory, research, and applied practice, covering core themes and cutting-edge topics as well as highlighting directions for future research. The book is organised into five thematic sections: Part 1: The Self in Groups Part 2: Leadership in Groups Part 3: Group Environment Part 4: Motivation in Groups Part 5: Socio-Environmental Issues in Groups This new edition includes seven completely new chapters, exploring important emerging issues such as social identity, the family, co-ordination and shared knowledge within sport teams, the group as a vehicle for facilitating individual behavior change, social support and emotion regulation, peer leadership, and cultural perspectives in relation to group dynamics. No other book on group dynamics in sport or exercise offers such a close examination of the evidence base, and therefore Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology is important reading for all students, researchers, or practitioners working in sport or exercise psychology, kinesiology, sport and exercise science, sports coaching, or physical education.