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  • Global Matrix 3.0 Physical Activity Report Card Grades for Children and Youth: Results and Analysis From 49 Countries 

    Aubert, Salomé; Barnes, Joel; Abdeta, Chalchisa; Abi Nader, Patrick; Adeniyi, Ade; Aguilar-Farias, Nicolas; Andrade Tenesaca, Dolores; Bhawra, Jasmin; Brazo-Sayavera, Javier; Cardon, Greet; Chang, Chen-Kang; Delisle Nyström, Christine; Demetriou, Yolanda; Draper, Catherine; Edwards, Lowri; Emeljanovas, Arunas; Gába, Aleš; Galaviz, Karla; González, Silvia; Herrera-Cuenca, Marianella; Huang, Wendy; Ibrahim, Izzeldin; Jürimäe, Jaak; Kämppi, Katariina; Katapally, Tarun; Katewongsa, Piyawat; Katzmarzyk, Peter; Khan, Asaduzzaman; Korcz, Agata; Soo Kim, Yeon; Lambert, Estelle; Lee, Eun-Young; Löf, Marie; Loney, Tom; Lopez-Taylor, Juan; Liu, Yang; Makaza, Daga; Manyanga, Taru; Mileva, Bilyana; Morrison, Shawnda; Mota, Jorge; Nyawornota, Vida; Ocansey, Reginald; Reilly, John; Roman-Vinas, Blanca; Augusto Santos Silva, Diego; Saonuam, Pairoj; Scriven, John; Seghers, Jan; Schranz, Natasha; Skovgaard, Thomas; Smith, Melody; Standage, Martyn; Starc, Gregor; Stratton, Gareth; Subedi, Narayan; Takken, Tim; Tammelin, Tuija; Tanaka, Chiaki; Thivel, David; Tladi, Dawn; Tyler, Richard; Uddin, Riaz; Williams, Alun; Wong, Stephen; Wu, Ching-Lin; Zembura, Paweł; Tremblay, Mark (Human Kinetics, 2018-01)
    Background: Accumulating sufficient moderate to vigorous physical activity is recognized as a key determinant of physical, physiological, developmental, mental, cognitive, and social health among children and youth (aged ...
  • Report Card Grades on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth Comparing 30 Very High Human Development Index Countries 

    Aubert, Salomé; Barnes, Joel; Aguilar-Farias, Nicolas; Cardon, Greet; Chang, Chen-Kang; Delisle Nyström, Christine; Demetriou, Yolanda; Edwards, Lowri; Emeljanovas, Arunas; Gába, Aleš; Huang, Wendy; Ibrahim, Izzeldin; Jürimäe, Jaak; Katzmarzyk, Peter; Korcz, Agata; Soo Kim, Yeon; Lee, Eun-Young; Löf, Marie; Loney, Tom; Morrison, Shawnda; Mota, Jorge; Reilly, John; Roman-Vinas, Blanca; Schranz, Natasha; Scriven, John; Seghers, Jan; Skovgaard, Thomas; Smith, Melody; Standage, Martyn; Starc, Gregor; Stratton, Gareth; Takken, Tim; Tammelin, Tuija; Tanaka, Chiaki; Thivel, David; Tyler, Richard; Williams, Alun; Wong, Stephen; Zembura, Paweł; Tremblay, Mark (Human Kinetics, 2018-01)
    Background: To better understand the childhood physical inactivity crisis, Report Cards on physical activity of children and youth were prepared concurrently in 30 very high Human Development Index countries. The aim of ...
  • Effects of combined resistance training and weightlifting on injury risk factors and resistance training skill of adolescent males 

    Pichardo, Andrew; Oliver, Jon; Harrison, Craig; Maulder, Peter; Lloyd, Rhodri S.; Kandoi, Rohan (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of resistance training with or without weightlifting on risk factors for injury and resistance training skill in circa-peak height velocity boys. Sixty-seven boys ...
  • The SATSport model: an applied and adaptive approach to grassroots sport organisations’ governance arrangements 

    Digennaro, Simone; Lowther, Mark; Borgogni, Antonio (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019-03-29)
    In local contexts and at an international level (especially European), sport organisations have reached a high level of visibility and interest among a range of stakeholder groups and in sectors not directly related to ...
  • Resisted Sprint Training in Youth: The Effectiveness of Backward vs. Forward Sled Towing on Speed, Jumping, and Leg Compliance Measures in High-School Athletes 

    Uthoff, Aaron; Oliver, Jon; Cronin, John; Winwood, Paul; Harrison, Craig; Lee, Jeong Eun (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019-03-13)
    Resisted sprinting (RS) is a popular training method used to enhance sprinting performance in youth. However, research has only explored the effects of forward RS (FRS) training. We examined the effects of FRS and backward ...
  • Backward running; the why and how to program for better athleticism 

    Uthoff, Aaron; Oliver, Jon; Cronin, John; Winwood, Paul; Harrison, Craig (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019-02-07)
    Backward running (BR) is a common locomotive technique used by most over-ground athletes during both competition and training, yet there are limited empirically based recommendations for using BR training for athletes. ...
  • The Influence of Maturity Offset, Strength, and Movement Competency on Motor Skill Performance in Adolescent Males 

    Pichardo, Andrew; Oliver, Jon; Harrison, Craig; Maulder, Peter; Lloyd, Rhodri S.; Kandoi, Rohan (MDPI, 2019)
    This study aimed to examine the extent to which maturity offset, strength, and movement competency influences motor skill performance in adolescent boys. One hundred and eight secondary school boys completed anthropometric ...
  • Sled-push load-velocity profiling and implications for sprint training prescription in young athletes 

    Cahill, Micheál; Oliver, Jon; Cronin, John; Clark, Kenneth; Cross, Matt; Lloyd, Rhodri S. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019)
    Resisted sled pushing is a popular method of sprint-specific training; however, little evidence exists to support the prescription of resistive loads in young athletes. The purpose of this study was to determine the ...
  • Sled-Pull Load-Velocity Profiling and Implications for Sprint Training Prescription in Young Male Athletes 

    Cahill, Micheál; Oliver, Jon; Cronin, John; Clark, Kenneth; Cross, Matt; Lloyd, Rhodri S. (MDPI, 2019-05-20)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the usefulness of individual load–velocity profiles and the between-athlete variation using the decrement in maximal velocity (Vdec) approach to prescribe training loads in resisted ...
  • Martial Arts in Postcolonial Times: Local Theories for Local Contexts 

    Jennings, George; Cynarski, Wojciech (Idokan Poland Association, 2019-07-01)
    Background. Up to now, the social organisation and practise of the world’s ghting systems has been understood through estab- lished and popular trends in sociological theory developed primarily in Western Europe and North ...
  • London 2012 and the Post-Olympics City: A Hollow Legacy? 

    McInch, Alex (Taylor and Francis, 2018-09-05)
    This book is a welcome addition to the literature around hosting mega sporting events with a case-study focus on the London 2012 Olympic Games. The book is largely framed within urban policy and sociology studies, and the ...
  • Neuroendocrinology and resistance training in adult males 

    Turner, Anthony; Comfort, Paul; Moody, Jeremy A.; Jeffreys, Ian (UKSCA, 2010)
    An understanding of the neuroendocrine system will assist the Strength and Conditioning coach in the design of progressive strength training programmes by allowing them to manipulate acute training variables according to ...
  • Effect of Different Types of Conditioning Contraction on Upper Body Postactivation Potentiation 

    Esformes, Joseph I.; Keenan, Matthew; Moody, Jeremy A.; Bampouras, Theodoros (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2011-01)
    Muscle contractions preceding an activity can result in increased force generation (postactivation potentiation [PAP]). Although the type of muscular contractions could affect subsequent strength and power performance, ...
  • A Testing Battery for the Assessment of Fitness in Soccer Players 

    Turner, Anthony; Walker, Scott; Stembridge, Mike; Coneyworth, Paul; Reed, Glen; Birdsey, Laurence; Barter, Phil; Moody, Jeremy A. (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2011-10)
    STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH SOCCER TEAMS MUST BE ABLE TO ADMINISTER A TIME-EFFICIENT, VALID, AND RELIABLE FITNESS TEST, WITH HIGH CONTENT VALIDITY. BASED ON THESE CRITERIA AND THE RESEARCH HEREIN, ...
  • Long-Term Athletic Development and Its Application to Youth Weightlifting 

    Lloyd, Rhodri S.; Oliver, Jon; Meyers, Robert; Moody, Jeremy A.; Stone, Michael H. (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2012-08)
    SUMMARY: CONSIDERABLE CONTROVERSY AND MISGUIDED INFORMATION HAS SURROUNDED THE INCLUSION OF WEIGHTLIFTING WITHIN YOUTH-BASED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS TO DEVELOP STRENGTH, POWER, AND SPEED. THIS ARTICLE REVIEWS ...
  • UKSCA Position Statement: Youth Resistance Training 

    Lloyd, Rhodri S.; Faigenbaum, Avery; Myer, Gregory; Stone, Michael H.; Oliver, Jon; Jeffreys, Ian; Moody, Jeremy A.; Brewer, Clive; Pierce, Kyle (UKSCA, 2012)
    This manuscript will serve as the official position statement of the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) for youth resistance training. The authorship team for this manuscript were selected from ...
  • Strength and Conditioning for Fencing 

    Turner, Anthony; Miller, Stuart; Stewart, Perry; Cree, Jon; Ingram, Rhys; Dimitriou, Lygeri; Moody, Jeremy A.; Kilduff, Liam (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2013-02)
    SUMMARY: SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INTO FENCING IS SPARSE AND LITTLE RELATES TO STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING. IN OUR EXPERIENCE OF WORKING WITHIN FENCING, IT IS A PREDOMINATELY ANAEROBIC SPORT CHARACTERISED BY EXPLOSIVE HIGH-POWER ...
  • Neuromuscular and Bounce Drop-Jump Responses to Different Inter-Repetition Rest Intervals during A Composite Training Session in Hurling Players 

    Byrne, Paul J.; Moody, Jeremy A.; Cooper, Stephen-Mark; Kinsella, Sharon (Eleyon, 2018-11-29)
    The purposes of this study were to a) compare a 4-min to an 8-min rest interval between composite training (jump-sprint combination) repetitions in a single session to allow for the recovery of neuromuscular and bounce ...
  • The Effect of Load Deception on Kinetic Variables during the Second Pull from Blocks of the Power Clean 

    Duggan, John; Moody, Jeremy A. (ARC, 2018)
    Strength & conditioning practitioners often seek novel and applied methods to enhance athletic performance. The purpose of this current research was to examine whether ‘not knowing the load ‘during a mid-thigh pull (MTP) ...
  • Monitoring Training Load Using the Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio in Non-Elite Intercollegiate Female Athletes 

    Foster, Ian; Byrne, Paul J.; Moody, Jeremy A.; Fitzpatrick, Paula (ARC, 2018)
    Monitoring training load and its progression in athletes is important to optimise adaptations to training while simultaneously preventing injury. A recent development in this field is the acute: chronic workload ratio ...

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