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Alannah K.A. McKay, Trent Stellingwerff, Ella S. Smith, David T. Martin, Iñigo Mujika, Vicky L. Goosey-Tolfrey, Jeremy Sheppard, and Louise M. Burke

comparisons of male and female events within a sport may not be appropriate. For instance, although the men’s 50-km race walk was included as an Olympic Event from 1932 to 2020, the women’s event has never featured on the Olympic Games program, and since World Athletics started recording times in 2017, only

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Mitchell J. Henderson, Bryna C.R. Chrismas, Christopher J. Stevens, Aaron J. Coutts, and Lee Taylor

factors associated with preparing for competing in the heat: a cohort study at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships . Br J Sports Med . 2017 ; 51 ( 4 ): 264 – 270 . PubMed ID: 27815238 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096579 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096579 16. Thornton HR , Nelson AR , Delaney JA

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Philo U. Saunders, Laura A. Garvican-Lewis, Robert F. Chapman, and Julien D. Périard

Athletes in the sport of track and field are often faced with training or competing in challenging environmental conditions. The 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships (Doha, Qatar) and the 2020 Olympic Games (Tokyo, Japan) are anticipated to have the highest heat index in the history of those

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Shona L. Halson, Louise M. Burke, and Jeni Pearce

the incidence of illness was noted between Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympic Games ( Soligard et al., 2017 ), but lower incidences were reported for the 2016 Paralympic Games ( Derman et al., 2018 ). The 2017 World Athletics Championships in London experienced a norovirus problem in some accommodation

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Lindy M. Castell, David C. Nieman, Stéphane Bermon, and Peter Peeling

injuries and illnesses during the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships . British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 , 1100 – 1105 . PubMed ID: 21106775 doi:10.1136/bjsm.2010.078030 10.1136/bjsm.2010.078030 Arabyat , R.M. , Raisch , D.W. , McKoy , J.M. , & Bennett , C.L. ( 2015

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Ben Desbrow, Nicholas A. Burd, Mark Tarnopolsky, Daniel R. Moore, and Kirsty J. Elliott-Sale

is particularly important in terms of the connection between diet, exercise, and body image ( Desbrow et al., 2014 ). It is also important to recognize that athletic performance development is nonlinear, with success at junior competitions infrequently translating to success at Olympic or World

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Mitchell J. Henderson, Bryna C.R. Chrismas, Job Fransen, Aaron J. Coutts, and Lee Taylor

. Periard JD , Racinais S , Timpka T , et al . Strategies and factors associated with preparing for competing in the heat: a cohort study at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships . Br J Sports Med . 2017 ; 51 ( 4 ): 264 – 270 . PubMed ID: 27815238 27815238 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096579 14

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John Horne and Yoshio Takahashi

“done two Commonwealth Games, three Olympic Games, two RWCs, one World Athletics, and one Football World Cup.” They joined the 2012 London Olympics working for a hospitality company and according to them, “(B)efore you know it you are in the circuit of international events.” They got their positions

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Sébastien Fleuriel, Bruno Papin, and Baptiste Viaud

international level. French athletics leaders seemed particularly sensitive to this issue in light of the success experienced by Sweden. Indeed, Swedish runners dominated world athletics at that time, and other nations were extremely interested in the conditions under which they trained. As it turned out, the

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Lukas Linnér, Natalia Stambulova, Louise Kamuk Storm, Andreas Kuettel, and Kristoffer Henriksen

benefit for their future vocational career: “You can certainly benefit from much you have learned, many competencies … that you can bring with you into the business world” (athletics-student). DCDE Effectiveness During the last 3 years, no athletics-student had dropped out from the environment (documents