Medical

Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

Quick Reference

Author: Clare Milner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134081669

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 3133

Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise is a quick reference guide to human musculoskeletal anatomy in its moving, active context. An accessible format makes it easy for students to locate clear, concise explanations and descriptions of anatomical structures, human movement terms and key concepts. Covering all major anatomical areas, the book includes: an A-to-Z guide to anatomical terms and concepts. clear and detailed anatomical illustrations cross-referenced entries throughout highlighted key terms ‘hot topics’ discussed in more detail full references and a list of suggested further reading. Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise is a must-have supplement for undergraduates in applied anatomy, functional anatomy, kinesiology, physical education, strength and conditioning, biomechanics and related areas. Clare Milner is Assistant Professor in Biomechanics at the University of Tennessee, USA
Physical education and training

Advanced Studies in Physical Education and Sport

Author: Paul Beashel,John Alderson

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174482345

Category: Physical education and training

Page: 443

View: 3467

" ... Written for students following advanced level courses in PE and Sport Studies from the AEB or Cambridge examining bodies. It also provides a sound introduction to the subjects for students following degree or similar level courses in Higer Education"--Back cover.
Medical

Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport

Author: Timothy R. Ackland,Bruce Elliott,John Bloomfield

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736063388

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 6438

Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport, Second Edition, offers a variety of information for coaches and sport scientists that can be integrated and applied to the elements of body structure, body composition, assessment, physiology, and biomechanics.
Motorisches Lernen - Aufmerksamkeit

Aufmerksamkeit und motorisches Lernen

Author: Gabriele Wulf

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437487101

Category: Motorisches Lernen - Aufmerksamkeit

Page: 172

View: 8499

Medical

Sport and Exercise Science

An Introduction

Author: Murray Griffin,Philip Watkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444119737

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 2747

Sport and Exercise Science is a groundbreaking new textbook for first year students.
Education

Physical Education, Exercise and Sport Science in a Changing Society

Author: Professor of Exercise Science Retired Campbell University William H Freeman,William H. Freeman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449691056

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 9951

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"
Science

Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

Author: Peter M. McGinnis

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492581585

Category: Science

Page: 456

View: 301

Taking a unique approach to the presentation of mechanical concepts, Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise eBook, Third Edition With Web Resource, introduces exercise and sport biomechanics in simple terms. By providing mechanics before functional anatomy, the book helps students understand forces and their effects before studying how body structures deal with forces. Students will learn to appreciate the consequences of external forces, how the body generates internal forces to maintain position, and how forces create movement in physical activities. Rather than presenting the principles as isolated and abstract, the text enables students to discover the principles of biomechanics for themselves through observation. By examining ordinary activities firsthand, students will develop meaningful explanations resulting in a deeper understanding of the underlying mechanical concepts. This practical approach combines striking visual elements with clear and concise language to encourage active learning and improved comprehension. This updated edition maintains the organization and features that made previous editions user friendly, such as a quick reference guide of frequently used equations printed on the inside cover and review questions at the end of each chapter to test students’ understanding of important concepts. The third edition also incorporates new features to facilitate learning: • Two online resources incorporate sample problems and use of video to allow practical application of the material. • New art and diagrams enhance problem sets and help students visualize the mechanics of real-world scenarios. • Increased number of review questions (200) and problem sets (120) provide an opportunity for practical application of concepts. • Greater emphasis on the basics, including improved descriptions of conversions and an expanded explanation of the assumption of point mass when modeling objects, provides a stronger foundation for understanding. • New content on deriving kinematic data from video or film and the use of accelerometers in monitoring physical activity keeps students informed of technological advances in the field. Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise eBook, Third Edition With Web Resource, is supplemented with two companion resources that will help students better comprehend the material. Packaged with this e-book, the web resource includes all of the problems from the book, separated by chapter, plus 18 sample problems that guide students step by step through the process of solving. This e-book may also be enhanced with access to MaxTRAQ Educational 2D software for Windows. MaxTRAQ Educational 2D software enables students to analyze and quantify real-world sport movements in video clips and upload their own video content for analysis. The software supplements the final section of the text that bridges the concepts of internal and external forces with the application of biomechanics; it also provides an overview of the technology used in conducting quantitative biomechanical analyses. The MaxTRAQ Educational 2D software must be purchased separately to supplement this e-book at the MaxTRAQ website. Instructors will benefit from an updated ancillary package. An instructor guide outlines each chapter and offers step-by-step solutions to the quantitative problems presented, as well as sample lecture topics, student activities, and teaching tips. A test package makes it easy to prepare quizzes and tests, and an image bank contains most of the figures and tables from the text for use in developing course presentations. Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise, Third Edition, is ideal for those needing a deeper understanding of biomechanics from a qualitative perspective. Thoroughly updated and expanded, this text makes the biomechanics of physical activity easy to understand and apply.
Science

Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

Author: Bruce Abernethy,Vaughan Kippers,Stephanie J. Hanrahan,Marcus G. Pandy,Ali McManus,Laurel T. Mackinnon

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492581607

Category: Science

Page: 408

View: 342

Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Third Edition, introduces readers to key concepts concerning the anatomical, mechanical, physiological, neural, and psychological bases of human movement. The text provides undergraduate students with a broad foundation for more detailed study of the subdisciplines of human movement and for cross-disciplinary studies. Readers will learn the multi-dimensional changes in movement and movement potential that occur throughout the life span as well as those changes that occur as adaptations to training, practice, and other lifestyle factors. This third edition includes the latest research and improved presentation to address areas of growth and change in the fields of human movement. The following are important updates to this edition: • A new chapter on historical origins of human movement science provides students with an appreciation of the development of the field as well as its future directions. • Content regarding exercise physiology has been reorganized to provide more discrete coverage of key concepts in nutrition. • A new concluding section focuses on applications in the areas of prevention and management of chronic disease, prevention and management of injury, and performance enhancement in sport and the workplace, as well as the benefits of sport and exercise science to work, sport, and everyday living. • Ancillary materials support instructors in teaching across disciplines as they assist students in understanding the breadth of content in this comprehensive text. Using a modular approach to teaching sport and exercise science, Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Third Edition, offers students a structured understanding of how the subdisciplines work independently and in tandem. Following a general introduction to the field of human movement studies, readers are introduced to basic concepts, life-span changes, and adaptations arising in response to training in each of the five major biophysical subdisciplines of human movement. Each subdiscipline is given a brief introduction, including the definition and historical development of the subdiscipline, the typical issues and problems it addresses, the levels of analysis it uses, and relevant professional training and organizations. Multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches to human movement are also discussed along with contemporary applications. By studying the integration of knowledge from a number of the biophysical subdisciplines, students will be better prepared for advanced study and careers reliant on the integration of knowledge from various disciplines and perspectives. The third edition offers tools for retaining the material, including learning objectives and summaries in each chapter, a glossary, and lists of web-based resources. Throughout the text, special “In Focus” features highlight key organizations, individuals, and studies from around the world that have contributed to the current understanding of human movement. These features help readers appreciate the evolution of the field so that they may better understand its direction. Students interested in further study will find specialized texts for each of the subdisciplines listed in the Further Reading and References section of each chapter along with updated lists of websites. The third edition of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement offers a comprehensive introduction for students, scientists, and practitioners involved in the many professions grounded in or related to human movement, kinesiology, and sport and exercise science. By considering the effect of adaptations in each of the biophysical subdisciplines of human movement, Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement also illustrates the important role physical activity plays in the maintenance of health throughout the life span.
Medical

Physical Activity and Bone Health

Author: Karim Khan

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780880119689

Category: Medical

Page: 275

View: 3334

As an increasing amount of research on mechanical loading, exercise, and bone health becomes available, there is a growing need to synthesize and clarify the rapidly evolving information. No other resource fills this need better than the timely Physical Activity and Bone Health—the first book of its kind to examine effective exercise as it contributes to bone health. This text is written for all “students” of the human movement sciences with an interest in skeletal structure and function. It compiles a wealth of research literature—from the earliest to the most recent studies—making it a time-saving and essential resource. Physical Activity and Bone Healthwas written by six highly acclaimed authorities in the field, which adds tremendously to its value. Only in this book will you gain access to such broad and balanced perspectives and a diverse knowledge base. Emphasizing exercise and its effect on bone, the book's sections–which can be read in any order–contain current information on these topics: -Basic anatomy and physiology of the structure and function of bone -Factors other than exercise that influence bone -Exercising to maintain a healthy skeleton from childhood through old age -The role of exercise in preventing perimenopausal bone loss -Medical issues of bone deterioration -Questions that require further research In addition, one section of the book is devoted to practical exercise prescriptions for different stages of life—from childhood and adolescence to adulthood and the elderly years. The exercise prescriptions are safe and effective and can be used by professionals in physical activity, health, and bone fields as a way to optimize bone health. Physical Activity and Bone Healthis richly supported with illustrations, more than 850 references, and 20 chapters that stand alone or can be read together for a comprehensive picture. For those who wish to explore the frontiers of bone health, Physical Activity and Bone Healthis a handy and trusted guide.
Medical

Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

Author: Jie Kang

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113697282X

Category: Medical

Page: 490

View: 1183

A key determinant of successful athletic performance is the high-level energy transformation which begins with combustion of the food that we eat. By developing a sound understanding of good nutrition we can improve athletic performance, help maintain good health and prevent disease. This clear and comprehensive introduction to nutrition in sport, exercise and health goes further than any other textbook in integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science underpinning our physiological and metabolic processes. By clearly explaining how nutrients function within our biological system, the book helps students to develop a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms, which, in turn, will help the student to apply their knowledge in practice. The book includes in depth discussion of key contemporary topics within nutrition including: nutrient bioenergetics nutrition and metabolic disease nutritional ergogenic aids nutrition for special populations nutritional assessment. Each chapter includes useful pedagogical features, including case studies, review questions, definitions of key terms, and practical laboratory exercises – such as techniques for assessing nutritional status, body composition and physical activity patterns. A companion website offers additional teaching and learning features, such as PowerPoint slides, multiple-choice question banks and web links. As the most up-to-date introduction to sport and exercise nutrition currently available, this book is essential reading for all students of sport and exercise science, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition, dietetics or health sciences. Visit the companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/kang
Science

Critical Postmodernism in Human Movement, Physical Education, and Sport

Author: Juan-Miguel Fernandez-Balboa

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791435151

Category: Science

Page: 277

View: 1023

This book proposes alternative ways of looking at human movement and brings into question the traditional role of the human-movement profession as an agent of social and cultural reproduction. The authors argue that the profession has traditionally shaped physical activities in schools and communities in disempowering ways and has adversely influenced how people view their bodies, apply physical activities to their lives, and use and understand the knowledge in the field. To raise awareness of the possibilities of postmodernism for human movement, the contributors employ a critical postmodern conceptualization of the profession to explore the conflicts within it; to ask what can be done to strengthen it; to investigate how professional relations and meanings can be constructed within a new realm of justice, freedom, and equity; and to discuss the professional and civic principles to which the profession should subscribe.
Education

AS Level Textbook

Author: John Honeybourne,Michael Hill,Helen Moors

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748753031

Category: Education

Page: 226

View: 9004

A key text for all AS-level courses in PE and Sport, this updated version has a complete coverage of subject areas for the Edexcel, OCR and AQA specifications. With colour photographs and illustrations of anatomy and physiology, regular exercises to reinforce understanding and opportunities for structured revision, the book covers all course requirements. It is written by current examiners and teachers.
Education

Textbook of Work Physiology

Physiological Bases of Exercise

Author: Per-Olof Åstrand,Kaare Rodahl,Hans A. Dahl,Sigmund B. Strømme

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736001403

Category: Education

Page: 649

View: 5218

This updated and revised fourth edition of the respected Textbook of Work Physiologycombines classical issues in exercise and work physiology with the latest scientific findings. The result is an outstanding professional reference that will be indispensable to advanced students, physiologists, clinicians, physical educators--any professional pursuing study of the body as a working machine. Written by world-renowned exercise physiologists and sports medicine specialists, the new edition retains the important historical background and exercise physiology research conducted by the authors over the past 40 years. In addition, it brings you up-to-date on the growth in the field since the previous edition, presenting today's most current scientific research findings. Beyond the scientific details, the book also addresses the application of this information to the fields of exercise physiology and work physiology, making the resource more useful than ever. Textbook of Work Physiology, Fourth Editionincludes these updated features: -More than 1,600 references -"Classical studies" and "additional reading" side boxes for those who wish to study a topic more closely -In-depth studies taken from the working world, recreational activities, and elite sport -More than 380 illustrations, tables, and photos -Comprehensive appendix, including glossary, list of symbols, conversion tables, and definitions of terms and units
Health & Fitness

Active Bodies

A History of Women's Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Author: Martha H. Verbrugge

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195168798

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 391

View: 9915

"Active Bodies" examines the ideas, programs, and experiences of white and black female physical educators from the introduction of mandatory gym class through the recent revolution in women's sports. Amidst sweeping changes in science, feminism, and attitudes about gender, race, and sexuality, women teachers debated how to achieve equality for their female students and themselves.
Health & Fitness

Physical Activity for Health and Fitness Lab Manual

Author: Allen W. Jackson

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736089888

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 123

View: 2862

The United States Department of Health and Human Services has released two landmark publications, "Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General "and "2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans." Both of these publications emphasize that physical activity and physical fitness are strongly related to the reduction of risks of morbidity and mortality for a variety of chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, some types of cancer, osteoporosis, and mental illness. Physical activity and fitness also have a positive effect on mental processes and cognitive function, which are particularly important for students. The Surgeon General's report calls for effective instructional courses in physical education at colleges and universities to encourage young adults to be physically active and develop a lifestyle that includes regular (daily) physical activity. You are taking a course in a lecture and laboratory format to help you learn the following concepts and skills: Health-related benefits of physical activity and physical fitnessBasics of exercise physiology, anatomy, psychology, biomechanics, and epidemiology that are necessary for understanding the health-related benefits of physical activity and fitnessDiscerning appropriate Internet sources of information about health and fitnessThe 11 laboratory activities help you apply your cognitive learning to real life and allow you to understand your personal attitudes toward physical activity, physical fitness, nutrition, risks for chronic disease, and facets of your mental health. Each lab experience includes some hands-on activities that will be completed in your laboratory class or as homework, and online assignments bring you into contact with appropriate scientifically based health information.
Sports & Recreation

Pilates Anatomie

Der vollständig illustrierter Ratgeber für Stabilität und Balance

Author: Rael Isacowitz,Karen Clippinger

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3767910667

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 204

View: 8949

Presents a visual perspective on correct alignment, posture, and movements. It offers an inside look at your workout by providing a customisable approach and combining full-color anatomical illustrations with step-by-step instructions for the most effective mat exercises ; aim: to build a stronger, more articulate body.
Sports & Recreation

High-performance Sports Conditioning

Author: Bill Foran

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736001632

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 367

View: 4552

This guide starts with a conditioning programme before tailoring the training exercises and drills to the development of sport-specific performances. The training programme is designed for peak performance during the competitive season.
Medical

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance

Author: Sharon A. Plowman,Denise L. Smith

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451176112

Category: Medical

Page: 744

View: 7560

Updated for its Fourth Edition with increased art and photos, this undergraduate exercise physiology textbook integrates basic exercise physiology with research studies to stimulate learning, allowing readers to apply principles in the widest variety of exercise and sport science careers. The book has comprehensive coverage, including integrated material on special populations, and a flexible organization of independent units, so instructors can teach according to their preferred approach. Each unit is designed with a consistent and comprehensive sequence of presentation: basic anatomy and physiology, the measurement and meaning of variables important to understanding exercise physiology, exercise responses, training principles, and special applications, problems, and considerations. Plowman & Smith provides a consistently organized, comprehensive approach to Exercise Physiology with excellent supporting ancillary materials. Its ability to relate up to date research to key concepts and integrate special populations makes this book ideal for classroom use.
Sports & Recreation

Science and Soccer

Author: Thomas Reilly,A. Mark Williams

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415262316

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 332

View: 5485

Science and Soccer 2nd edition offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the science behind the world's most popular sport, and important guidance on how science translates into practice.
Science

History of Exercise Physiology

Author: Tipton, Charles M.

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736083693

Category: Science

Page: 608

View: 4823

Well illustrated with figures and photos, this text brings together leading authorities in exercise physiology to help readers understand the research findings and meet the most prominent professionals in the field.