...This chapter focuses on athlete monitoring guidelines, approaches, challenges, and solutions in team sports. The general principles discussed in Chapter 8 with respect to individual sport athletes can be applied in team sport environments...
Roger M. Enoka is professor in the department of integrative physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder and a professor in the departments of medicine (geriatrics) and neurology at the University of Colorado Denver. He is also the director of the Neurophysiology of Movement Lab. Previously he was a biomechanist in the department of biomedical engineering at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a professor in the department of physiology at the University of Arizona. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...Human movement can take a variety of forms, ranging from transporting the center of mass (CM) to the expression of emotions. Although there is some literature on using biomechanics to develop a taxonomy of postures and movements employed...
Arthur E. Chapman, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, where he has taught and researched since 1970. Chapman has published more than 35 articles and presented more than 45 papers for refereed conferences, seminars, and workshops throughout the world. His past research interests included validation and modification of mechanical models of human muscle by means of direct observation in vivo, and the mechanical properties of squash balls, racquets, and shoes and their implications for manufacturing and strategy in the game. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements
Human Kinetics, 2008
...Jumping refers to a conscious effort to get off the ground. It is done as an end in itself as in high and long jumps, as part of a more complex activity such as a basketball shot, and in order to avoid obstacles in our path. Our usual...
Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, UK. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Peter C. Terry, PhD, FBASES, FAPS is a registered psychologist who has held professorial positions in the United Kingdom and Australia. As an internationally recognized sport psychologist, he has been a consultant at almost 100 major international events, including 8 Olympic Games, 18 World Championships, 30 World Cup competitions, and 9 Wimbledon Championships. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...In training everyone focuses on 90 percent physical and 10 percent mental, but in the races it’s 90 percent mental because there’s very little that separates us physically at the elite level.We have written this book principally...
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