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Making Sense of Chaos: Australian Coaches Talk About Game Sense

Teaching Games for Understanding : Theory, Research, and Practice

Human Kinetics, 2005

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... at the VIS, is primarily concerned with performance, Peter Spence argued that enjoyment is equally important in the quest for excellence at the highest levels of sport. Game Sense offers coaches a way to challenge and stimulate their athletes...

Limitations of Self-Report in Physical Activity and Obesity Research

Physical Activity and Obesity

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

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... multiple and varied sources, which is not uncommon. The active health-conscious respondent who walks briskly for 10 min each way to and from the bus stop on her daily commute, rides her bike after dinner twice a week for 45 min, and takes...

Achievement Goals in Sport and Physical Activity

Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 1992

Ebook Chapter

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... humans engage in any achievement-related activity—i.e., an activity in which it is possible to succeed or fail and thus performance is evaluated (cf. Dweck, 1986; Nicholls, 1984; 1989; Roberts, 2001)—we need a way of defining success...

Functional Role of Variability in Movement Coordination and Disability

Ecological Task Analysis and Movement

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

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... by dynamical systems approaches are finding their way into clinical applications, such as the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, neurological disorders, schizophrenia, sleep disorders, and many more (Glass 2001; Glass and Mackey 1988)....

Cognitive-Motivational-Relational Theory of Emotion

Emotions in Sport

Human Kinetics, 2000

Ebook Chapter

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... including one of my own (Lazarus, 1991b; see also Smith & Lazarus, 1990).Richard S. Lazarus, 1991, “Progress on a cognitive-motivational-relational theory of emotion,” American Psychologist, 46 (8), 819-834. Copyright © 1991 by American...

Sustainable ransitioning Livingto

Richard R. Jurin

Richard Jurin, PhD, is an associate professor in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. His research interests include worldviews as barriers to sustainability, sustainable development, business leadership for sustainability, and sustainability in tourism and interpretation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles of Sustainable Living : A New Vision for Health, Happiness, and Prosperity

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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... northward toward the Cuillin mountains.Courtesy of Richard R. Jurin.A bigger project for this Sleat Community Project is the building of a large wind turbine to generate their own electricity for the area. The old crofting way of life...

Technology an Industrial Ecology

Richard R. Jurin

Richard Jurin, PhD, is an associate professor in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. His research interests include worldviews as barriers to sustainability, sustainable development, business leadership for sustainability, and sustainability in tourism and interpretation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles of Sustainable Living : A New Vision for Health, Happiness, and Prosperity

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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... in the shelter. Courtesy of Richard R. Jurin. In 1816, an early ancestor of today’s bicycle, the draisine, was invented as a way of sitting astride a wooden bar that linked two large wooden spoked wheels, not unlike having a seat on a push...
... a great affect on learning in the context of games education (Richard, Godbout, Tousignant, & Gréhaigne, 1999).Across North America and around the world, physical-education programs are guided by a similar mission: the global and integral...

The Role of Community in Encouraging Healthy Aging Among Older Adults

Leisure and Aging : Theory and Practice

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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... and walking groups involving more than 200 older adults in previously underserved areas of Seattle. Sport Programs Participating in sport is a fun way to gain the benefits of exercise. (Chapter 8 provides an excellent review of benefits...

Choosing a Healthy, Sustainable Lifestyle

Richard R. Jurin

Richard Jurin, PhD, is an associate professor in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. His research interests include worldviews as barriers to sustainability, sustainable development, business leadership for sustainability, and sustainability in tourism and interpretation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles of Sustainable Living : A New Vision for Health, Happiness, and Prosperity

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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... people consume more sugar, they tend to eat more calories, which leads to obesity (Nurses Health Study 2011). To some, it seems more profitable to change a disease into a new lifestyle than it does to change the way that industrialized...