Release on 2012-08-21 | by Alice F. Healy,Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.
Optimizing Efficiency, Durability, and Generalizability
Author: Alice F. Healy,Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.
Pubpsher: Psychology Press
Training is both a teaching and a learning experience, and just about everyone has had that experience. Training involves acquiring knowledge and skills. This newly acquired training information is meant to be applicable to specific activities, tasks, and jobs. In modern times, where jobs are increasingly more complex, training workers to perform successfully is of more importance than ever. The range of contexts in which training is required includes industrial, corporate, military, artistic, and sporting, at all levels from assembly line to executive function. The required training can take place in a variety of ways and settings, including the classroom, the laboratory, the studio, the playing field, and the work environment itself. The general goal of this book is to describe the current state of research on training using cognitive psychology to build a complete empirical and theoretical picture of the training process. The book focuses on training cognition, as opposed to physical or fitness training. It attempts to show how to optimize training efficiency, durability, and generalizability. The book includes a review of relevant cognitive psychological literature, a summary of recent laboratory experiments, a presentation of original theoretical ideas, and a discussion of possible applications to real-world training settings.
This book was written for both hockey player and coach. Hockey has been a passion of mine since early childhood. I was born and raised in Canada and relocated to the United States in 1990. Hockey has been the fabric of our family tree. From youth hockey to having the opportunity to play at the minor professional level, I have enjoyed this great game and the life lessons it has instilled along the way. It was during my career in university where coaching became a passion. I loved the weight room, the preparation, and the process. It was, and still is, a place of solace for mea classroom. My love for strength and conditioning was born in the sweaty confines of the Miami (OH) strength and conditioning facility located in Oxford, Ohio, and run by then strength and conditioning coach Dan Dalrymple. Coach D instilled pride, work ethic, and belief in his athletes. Our two-thousand-square foot weight room was a place of preparation, competition, and embodied the team-first spirit. At that instant, I knew my calling was to serve as a coach. I owe much gratitude and appreciation to Coach D. He was a mentor to me! Thanks, Coach, your imprint has left an indelible mark.
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Release on 2017-04-04 | by Terry J. Housh,Dona J. Housh,Herbert A. deVries
Author: Terry J. Housh,Dona J. Housh,Herbert A. deVries
Pubpsher: Taylor & Francis
Category: Sports & Recreation
Applied Exercise & Sport Physiology, Fourth Edition, presents theory and application in an appealing, balanced, and manageable format. By providing an essential introduction to the systems of the human body and covering important aspects of exercise and sport physiology, it will be a useful resource for students as they learn to become exercise science professionals, physician's assistants, physical therapists, physical educators, or coaches. It provides the right amount of practical information they will need to apply in hospitals, clinics, schools, and settings such as health clubs, youth sport leagues, and similar environments. The authors have carefully designed the material to be covered easily in one semester, in an introductory course, but the book can also serve as a foundation for advanced courses. Its 18 lab experiences are matched to relevant chapters and complement the topics covered; they allow readers to apply physiological principles to exercise and sport, provide opportunities for hands-on learning and application of the scientific principles, and often don't require complex equipment.
Release on 2009 | by Timothy R. Ackland,Bruce Elliott,John Bloomfield
Author: Timothy R. Ackland,Bruce Elliott,John Bloomfield
Pubpsher: Human Kinetics
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.
The Fitnessista?°s Get More From Less Workout and Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Great Fast
Author: Gina Harney
Pubpsher: Demos Medical Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness
See results in a fraction of the time with short, effective workouts: work smarter not harder! Let's HIIT It! Gina Harney, award-winning creator of Fitnessista.com, knows high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is the smart alternative to long cardio workouts. With shorter workouts you can spend less time working out while building strength, coordination, and endurance and boosting your metabolism so you burn more calories throughout the day. And with her HIIT-inspired eating plan of frequent, tasty snacks, you'll feel great and stop stressing about food. Build a personalized fitness plan that fits with your life Drop pounds, burn fat, boost energy, and live healthier Spice up your workout schedule, keep your body guessing, and avoid plateaus Snack! Eat smart with quick, healthy treats you can prep in advance to fuel your day "Full of helpful information for people looking to live a healthy lifestyle. I especially enjoyed her infectious enthusiasm for HIIT and reading her easy to follow sample fitness plans, exercise demonstrations with cues, and healthy recipes!" óKathie Davis, Executive Director of Idea Health & Fitness Association "An excellent program that is lifestyle based and doesn't require hours in a gymóperfect for someone like me! I adore that she loves food as much as she loves fitness." óJessica Merchant, Author of Seriously Delish and creator of howsweeteats.com "A treasureÖHIIT It! presents Gina Harney's vision for a balanced, healthy lifestyle in the same upbeat, conversational manner that we have come to enjoy from her wonderfully popular blog." óMatthew Kenney, Founder of Matthew Kenney Cuisine "An amazing resource for strong, effective, and quick workouts and tips for attaining balanced nutrition. And it's a super fun read. Highly recommended!" óErin Motz, YouTube Personality and Original Bad Yogi