(SAI)A test of state anxiety that consists of 20 questions related to how the subject feels.
The effect of practising an ability on the learning and performance of a skill. For example, there is likely to be some positive transfer when a gymnast who has developed the abilities of balance, ...
(sustained release) describing an oral drug formulation that releases the active component slowly over a long period.
An anthelmintic drug. Piperazines are a class of compounds with a core piperazine group; many have useful pharmacological properties.
The maximum amount of oxygen that a person can extract from the atmosphere and then transport and use in tissues. Maximal oxygen uptake is estimated as the maximum volume of oxygen voluntarily ...
An illness that results from an increase in the pressure within gas-containing body spaces (see barotraumas, caisson disease).
The stride (or step) frequency during walking or running, i.e. the number of strides (or steps) per unit time.
The first of the penicillin family of antibiotics, still extensively used to treat streptococcal, gonococcal, and meningococcal infections.
In anthropometry, the distance between the distal condyles of the femur; a measure of breadth across the knee.
Blood tests that measure the levels of chemicals in the blood (e.g. glucose, lactate, or performance-enhancing drugs).
Cardiac output divided by the estimated body surface area; an index which relates cardiac output to body size.
Movement of the arms from the front horizontal position to the side horizontal position.
Movement of the arm from a side horizontal position to a front horizontal position.
A test, such as the Margaria staircase test and the sargent jump test, which measures explosive power.
Drugs used to improve muscle growth and repair. They are on the World Anti-Doping Agency's 2005 Prohibited List.
The articular surface of the ankle joint formed by the tibia and fibula engaging with the talus.
In anthropometry, the depth of the chest at the mesosternale level (an anatomical landmark on the sternum).
The degree to which experimental data acquired by a naturalistic approach may be applied to other studies and situations.
A drug, such as an alpha blocker or beta blocker, which blocks or inhibits the activity of adrenoceptors.
In sport, learning that focuses on behavioural and emotional components of performance, including focusing techniques, self-confidence, and sportsmanship.