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Rowing

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook

...Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Performance Demands of Rowing This chapter describes the sport of elite rowing, the various factors that are important for success in the standard Olympic distance 2000 m event, and how high-intensity interval...

Coastal Kayaking

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.Coastal kayaking offers an exciting, intimate experience with the water...

Team Sport Training and Performance

Costas I. Karageorghis

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.

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...I can’t listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.Music has long played a starring role in the on-field drama of team sports. It is woven into the fabric of prominent sports such as soccer, American football...

Staff Recruitment and Supervision

Chris Stec

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Geoff Harrison

Geoff Harrison, MS, has been working in the field of health and recreation for over 20 years and has been fostering student and staff development at Boise State University since 1998. Geoff serves as the associate director of education and recreation at Boise State University, where he oversees multiple programs and service areas, department partnerships, and initiatives. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the department of kinesiology. Prior to his work at Boise State, Geoff worked in the fields of publishing, event promotion, and domestic and international adventure travel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Coastal kayaking in the Great Lakes. . . sailing in the Florida Keys . . . diving in the California Kelp beds—these are the headliners, but even relatively common activities such as swimming on a hot day or rafting to an isolated campsite...

Canoeing

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...But love of the wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need— if only we...

Your Commercial Recreation, Event, and Tourism Business Adventure

Robert E. Pfister

Robert E. Pfister, PhD, is a professor in the departmentof recreation and tourism management at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. For over 20 years, Pfister has instructed courses in entrepreneurial recreation and tourism to university students in the United States and Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick T. Tierney

Patrick T. Tierney, PhD, is a professor in the department of recreation, parks, and tourism at San Francisco State University. As a business owner, instructor, and researcher, Tierney has more than 30 years of experience in theories and applications of the recreation, event, and tourism industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Recreation, Event, and Tourism Businesses : Start-Up and Sustainable Operations

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook

...After reading this chapter you will be able todiscuss how goods, services, and experiences are created and consumed as the result of decisions by the service provider and the consumer;identify and examine stages of the recreation or tourism...

Inclusive Outdoor Recreation and Summer Camps

MaryBeth Pappas Baun

Baun Associates, Wellness-Without-Walls, Center for Health Promotion and Research at the University of Texas, and The Houstonian Club Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Inclusive Recreation : Programs and Services for Diverse Populations

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...“ Awareness is becoming acquainted with environment, no matter where one happens to be. Man does not suddenly become aware or infused with wonder; it is something we are born with. ”After completing this chapter, learners will be able to do...

Individual Sport Training and Performance

Costas I. Karageorghis

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.

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook

...The 2012 Olympics was insane. The crowds were wild, the atmosphere was electric, and Sean Paul was on all the time. I loved the track “Hold On”; I felt hyped whenever I heard it, so I’d always play it on my headphones when I was getting...

Participation in Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation in America

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook

...Who is the land? We are.A substantial majority of Americans participate in some form of natural resource–based outdoor recreation. Roper-Starch (2000) reported that, in 2000, 78% participated at least once per month in natural...

Inclusive Aquatics

MaryBeth Pappas Baun

Baun Associates, Wellness-Without-Walls, Center for Health Promotion and Research at the University of Texas, and The Houstonian Club Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Inclusive Recreation : Programs and Services for Diverse Populations

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...“ I can’t fly but I can swim, and that’s the next best thing! The water is my sky. ”After completing this chapter, learners will be able to do the following:Explain at least five ways that water offers an environment uniquely ideal...