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    • Electrocardiographic changes following six months of long-distance triathlon training in previously recreationally active individuals 

      Dawkins, Tony; Shave, Rob; Baggish, Aaron; Drane, Aimee L.; Parisi, Erika; Roberts, Michael; Roberts, Justin (Taylor and Francis, 2019-07-31)
      Background: Clinical electrocardiographic (ECG) guidelines for athlete’s heart are based upon cross-sectional data. We aimed to longitudinally evaluate the influence of endurance training on the ECG and compare the prevalence ...
    • Young athletes under pressure? 

      Stöhr, Eric J.; McDonnell, Barry; Cockcroft, John (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019-07-26)
      Regular participation in exercise has long been known to result in cardiovascular adaptation. Historically, the ‘athlete’s heart’ hypothesis has encouraged a dichotomised view of the heart’s adaptation to sport, depending ...
    • Who said “there is no ‘I’ in team”? The effects of observational learning content level on efficacy beliefs in groups 

      Bruton, Adam M.; Shearer, David A.; Mellalieu, Stephen D. (Elsevier, 2019-07-13)
      Objectives To investigate the effects of individual-level observational learning (OLINDV), team-level observational learning (OLTEAM), and multi-level observational learning (OLMULTI) on efficacy beliefs, task cohesion, ...
    • Head-toe distance as a simple measure to evaluate amplitude of circles on pommel horse 

      Fujihara, Toshiyuki; Gervais, Pierre; Irwin, Gareth (University of Ljubljana, 2019)
      To develop scientifically-valid tools to monitor performance in practice, a critical question is what to measure. On pommel horse, the importance of fundamental skills called circles is uncontroversial, and one of the ...
    • First-stance phase force contributions to acceleration sprint performance in semi-professional soccer players 

      Wdowski, Maximilian; Gittoes, Marianne J.R. (Taylor and Francis, 2019-06-23)
      Background: Sprint running is a key determinant of player performance in soccer that is typically assessed and monitored using temporal methods. Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between ground ...
    • Studies in Sports Coaching 

      Jones, Robyn (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019)
      This book highlights the `gritty' reality of sports coaching, inclusive of its messy and contested, as well as its humorous and self-actualising, nature. The text is initially given over to a critical deconstruction of ...
    • Well-being in sport organizations 

      Neil, Rich; McFarlane, Helen; Smith, Andrew (Routledge, 2016-10-14)
      The concept of well-being has generated considerable academic attention and debate over the past century, influenced by historical discussions about what feeling good or experiencing the ‘good life’ constitutes (Ryan & ...
    • “We are in this together”: a social identity perspective on change and conflict management 

      Slater, Matthew; Barker, Jamie; Mellalieu, Stephen D. (Routledge, 2016-10-14)
      Change and conflict are influential across individual, intra-group, inter-group, and organizational levels. In this chapter we draw on one of the most prominent psychosocial paradigms of intra-and inter-group relations to ...
    • Bruce Lee and the invention of Jeet Kune Do: The Theory of Martial Creation 

      Jennings, George (Cardiff University Press, 2019-07-29)
      This article argues that creativity in martial arts can be linked to moments of crisis. It does so on the basis of a comparative analysis of Bruce Lee’s martial artistry (specifically his creation of Jeet Kune Do) in ...
    • Changing the student teacher habitus: interweaving Bourdieu’s theory of practice with pragmatism’s crisis, creativity, and problem based learning 

      Brown, David; Morgan, Kevin; Aldous, David (Routledge, 2016-12-08)
      In recent years, Bourdieu’s sociological theory of practice has become an increasingly common approach for exploring sport, physical education (PE), and physical culture more generally (see for example, Sanchez & Spencer ...
    • Youth sport, race and ethnicity 

      Fleming, Scott (Routledge, 2016-01-08)
      Introduction: The Routledge Adolescence and Society Series includes an edited collection entitled Young People’s Involvement in Sport (Kremer et al., 1997). On its cover is a photograph of six young lads wearing soccer kit ...
    • Taking sporting autobiographies seriously as an analytical and pedagogical resource in sport, exercise and health 

      Sparkes, Andrew; Stewart, Carly (Taylor and Francis, 2015-12-20)
      This article makes the case for taking sporting autobiographies seriously as both an analytical and pedagogical resource. First, the nature of autobiography is clarified and the interest shown by other disciplines in this ...
    • Yrjö Engeström: Coaching and activity theory 

      Jones, Robyn; Thomas, Gethin; Tuim Viotto Filho, I.A.; da Silva Pires Felix, Tatiane; Edwards, Christian (Routledge, 2016-03-31)
      Yrjö Engeström completed his Ph.D. in education at the University of Helsinki in 1987. From 1989 to 2005 he was a Professor of Communication at the University of California, San Diego, holding the position of Director of ...
    • Candidates’ experiences of elite FA coach education: tracking the journey 

      Jones, Robyn; Allison, Wayne; Bailey, Jake (Routledge, 2016-03-31)
      In recent years, there has been a signifi cant increase in both the provision of coach education programmes and their evaluation (e.g. Chesterfi eld et al., 2010; Nelson et al., 2013). While this body of literature has ...
    • Albert Bandura: Observational learning in coaching 

      Thomas, Gethin; Morgan, Kevin; Harris, Kerry (Routledge, 2016-03-31)
      Albert Bandura was born on 4 December 1925 in Mundare, Alberta, Canada. His primary and secondary education took place at the one and only school in Mundare, and as a result of this meagre academic environment he soon ...
    • Comparison of Drop Jump and Tuck Jump Knee Joint Kinematics in Elite Male Youth Soccer Players: Implications for Injury Risk Screening 

      Lloyd, Rhodri S.; Oliver, Jon; Myer, Gregory; De Ste Croix, Mark; Wass, Josh; Read, Paul (Human Kinetics, 2019)
      Context: Despite the popularity of jump-landing tasks being used to identify injury risk factors, minimal data currently exist examining differences in knee kinematics during commonly used bilateral jumping tasks. This ...
    • The overlooked significance of plasma volume for successful adaptation to high altitude in Sherpa and Andean natives 

      Stembridge, Mike; Williams, Alexandra M.; Gasho, Christopher; Dawkins, Tony; Drane, Aimee L.; Villafuerte, Francisco C.; Levine, Benjamin D.; Shave, Rob; Ainslie, Philip N. (National Academy of Sciences, 2019-07-29)
      In contrast to Andean natives, high altitude Tibetans present with a lower hemoglobin concentration that correlates with reproductive success and exercise capacity. Decades of physiological and genomic research have assumed ...
    • 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 ...