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Enhancing Human Performance in Sport

American Academy of Physical Education.

Enhancing Human Performance in Sport

New Concepts and Developments (American Academy of Physical Education Papers)

by American Academy of Physical Education.

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by American Academy of Physical Education .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports psychology,
  • Sports,
  • Physical Education (General),
  • Sports (General),
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Sports sciences,
  • Exercise,
  • Reference,
  • Congresses,
  • Performance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8376907M
    ISBN 100873223535
    ISBN 109780873223539

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He is currently working with Dr. Yesalis on a new book for Human Kinetics, The History of Doping in Sport. Charles Yesalis, ScD, is known worldwide for his research and teaching related to the nonmedical use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. He is currently professor of health policy and administration and exercise and sport science at Pennsylvania State by: This book is designed to help athletes and individuals interested in high sports performance in their journey towards the perfection of human sports abilities and achievements.

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This book serves as a comprehensive resource on the history, theory, and practice of mindfulness in sport. The authors present mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE), an empirically-supported, six-session program that can be adapted for specific athletic by: 4.

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