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Encyclopedia of Sports and Athletics
     

Encyclopedia of Sports and Athletics

by Jack L. Murray, Emily O. Watson
 

This new book presents and discusses current research in the study of sports and athletics. Topics discussed include the anti-inflammatory effects of exercise; the role of physical exercise in Parkinson's disease; the health benefits of aerobic activity and physical fitness in young people; physiological evaluation of athletic performance in cyclic sports; social

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This new book presents and discusses current research in the study of sports and athletics. Topics discussed include the anti-inflammatory effects of exercise; the role of physical exercise in Parkinson's disease; the health benefits of aerobic activity and physical fitness in young people; physiological evaluation of athletic performance in cyclic sports; social and environmental influences on athlete motivation in sports; self-talk in sports; mental toughness; the role of physical activity in the treatment and prevention of anxiety and depression in children and being superstitious in sports..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612099590
Publisher:
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2011
Series:
Sports and Athletics Preparation, Performance, and Psychology Series
Pages:
635

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