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Perspectives on Human Physiology and Hydration

Tim Noakes

Known throughout the academic community for the high-calibre nature of his scientific insights and work, Dr. Timothy Noakes is Discovery Health professor of exercise and sport science at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Publishing the first scientific article on Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia (EAH) is considered among his greatest achievements. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Waterlogged : The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Distance running was revered because it was indispensable; it was the way we thrived and spread across the planet. You ran to eat and to avoid being eaten; you ran to find a mate and impress her, and with her you ran off to start a new life...

Dragsters, Tiger Beetles, and Usain Bolt

Thomas W. Rowland

Thomas W. Rowland, MD, is a pediatric cardiologist at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and was a past adjunct professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, Rowland is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Rowland, who has had more than 150 journal articles published, is the author of three books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Clock : How Biology and Time Affect Sport Performance

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...How fast can it go? The jet plane, the drag racer, the world's fastest man? Human beings are driven by a passionate quest to push the limits of performance. This is nowhere more evident than in our love for speed. Call us 0-to-60 people...

Jumping

Arthur E. Chapman

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.

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Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...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...

Applying Students’ Skills and Knowledge to Individual-Performance Activities

Lesson Planning for Middle School Physical Education : Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

...It’s important to expose students to different types of physical activities so that they can find one or more that will interest them—ideally, for a lifetime. Because large-group competitive activities (in which higher-skilled students...

Coach Education of Professional and Olympic-Level Coaches

Coach Education Essentials

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook Chapter

...The Olympic and professional coach settings are highly complex and unique in their own right. Thus, this chapter attempts to establish a better understanding of the professional and Olympic coach settings so coach educators and developers...

Coordination Profiling of Movement Systems

Chris Button

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Keith Davids

Keith Davids, PhD, is dean of the School of Physical Education at the University of Otago in New Zealand. For 25 years he has taught and conducted research in the field of motor learning and control. In addition, he has produced three books in this area and written numerous chapters and articles for journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wolfgang Schφllhorn

Wolfgang Schφllhorn

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Movement System Variability

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...Advances in methodologies for motion analysis have provided opportunities for fine-grained analyses to reveal tendencies of movement coordination in individuals. The resultant shift in focus toward analyses centered on individuals...

Neural Mechanisms in Aerobic Endurance Training

Phillip F. Gardiner

Phillip F. Gardiner (born 1952) is an Australian former lightweight rower. He was an eight-time Australian national champion and won two bronze medals at World Rowing Championships. He made ten appearances for Australia at World Rowing Championships over the seventeen-year period from 1977 to 1994. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology : Advanced Exercise Physiology Series

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...It is increasingly recognized that many of the adaptations caused by aerobic-type exercise training that result in better endurance performance may reside at physiological levels other than muscle. Our progress in determining adaptations...

Becoming Part of the Mainstream as Consumers, Performers, and Leaders 1980-2010

Latinos in U.S. Sport : A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...This final chapter covers a period characterized by four noteworthy historical events and trends that have influenced the presence and role of Latinos and Latinas in American sport at all levels: the dramatic increase in the size...

Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Team Sports

Mike McGuigan

Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

...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...

Paralympic Sport Coaching

Coach Education Essentials

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook Chapter

...The World Health Organization recently estimated that over one billion individuals have reported some kind of mental or physical disability or impairment (United Nations 2016). In the United States, over 5 million youth live...