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Mohammad Sahebkar, Hamid Heidarian Miri, Pardis Noormohammadpour, Amir Tiyuri, Reza Pakzad, Nasrin Mansournia, Zahra Heidari, Mohammad Ali Mansournia and Emmanuel Stamatakis

also shown that low PA is considered a major risk factor for disability and is associated with significant economic burden in the world. 1 – 3 According to a report by the general assembly of the World Health Organization in 2017, there has been little progress with reducing the burden of

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Bradley D. Hatfield, Calvin M. Lu and Jo B. Zimmerman

/optimal performance. This synergistic perspective included psychological, biomechanical, physiological, pedagogical, medical, historical-philosophical, and organizational factors that facilitate optimal performance. Many factors beyond those discussed in the meeting bear great relevance to the topic, including

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Assumpta Ensenyat, Gemma Espigares-Tribo, Leonardo Machado-Da-Silva, Xenia Sinfreu-Bergués and Alfonso Blanco

triplicate following World Health Organization guidelines. 30 Blood samples for determining plasma TG, HDLc, and glucose levels were obtained after an overnight fast and analyzed with automated methods at the University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova (Lleida, Catalonia, Spain). Blood pressure was measured at

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Martyn Standage

process. I would like to thank Katie for her contributions and congratulate her on this award. Both awards will be presented at the NASPSPA Business Meeting in San Diego in June 2017. It is a special year for JSEP ’s affiliated organization, NASPSPA. Formed in 1967, NASPSPA commemorates its 50th

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Paul J. Collings, Diane Farrar, Joanna Gibson, Jane West, Sally E. Barber and John Wright

doi:10.1007/s40471-014-0006-4 10.1007/s40471-014-0006-4 25364653 6. World Health Organization . Global Health Estimates 2016: Disease Burden by Cause, Age, Sex, by Country and by Region, 2000–2016 . Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization ; 2018 . 7. World Health Organization . Global

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Samuel R. Nyman

Health Organization [WHO], 2012 ). Dementia gradually impairs memory, executive functioning, and communication ( Butler & Radhakrishnan, 2012 ; Prince et al., 2015 ). Nonetheless, people with dementia should be encouraged to continue to enjoy good health for as long as possible as part of a public

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Elena López-Cañada, José Devís-Devís, Alexandra Valencia-Peris, Sofía Pereira-García, Jorge Fuentes-Miguel and Víctor Pérez-Samaniego

rooms are some of the barriers they encounter. 15 , 18 , 31 In fact, Symons et al 19 found that 58.3% of the trans participants reported that they were excluded from sport due to the rigid interpretation of sports organizations. Our study also found differences in team/individual PAS before and after

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Sergio Estrada-Tenorio, José A. Julián, Alberto Aibar, José Martín-Albo and Javier Zaragoza

is used to establish the international PA recommendations to maintain good health during adolescence. International organizations recommend that school-aged youths accumulate at least 60 minutes of daily PA at a moderate to vigorous intensity. 22 However, many adolescents do not accumulate

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René van Bavel, Gabriele Esposito, Tom Baranowski and Néstor Duch-Brown

Increased levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity (PA) are beneficial for the general population, and therefore, recommended by public health institutions ( Department of Health and Human Services, 2008 ; World Health Organization, 2010 ). However, because getting people to be physically

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Jeffrey Martin

fitness specialists. They also noted some common criteria for the development of professions, such as established academic standards, standardized exams taken by graduates of accredited schools, a national organization to advocate for the profession, and a unique body of knowledge. What is absent in their