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Joshua I. Newman

studies, indigenous studies, critical theory—and, based on the targeting of our journals as with these others— the sociology of sport . These fields, in the aggregate, were labelled by the hoaxers under the umbrella of “grievance studies.“ As one reporter who interviewed the fraudsters wrote: “Their goal

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Carl Foster

days 21 – 24 and training periodization, 25 which are known to augment the training response. 26 , 27 Mujika and Padilla 28 and Hickson et al 29 have documented the effect of taper on the training response, but we have yet to come up with a unified field theory that is of practical benefit to

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Walter Herzog

for approximately 60% of their working range, seemed preposterous. Was this an example of evolution gone wrong? Knowing little about muscles at that time and not having done a single experiment on muscles, my intuition told me that instability and negative stiffness theory was not a good idea, despite

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Tobias Lundgren, Gustaf Reinebo, Markus Näslund and Thomas Parling

developed specifically to enhance performance for ice hockey players. ACT is a contextual behavioral therapy that often includes work with metaphors and experiential exercises. The theory of ACT is based in behavioral analysis and relational frame theory (RFT)—a behavioral account of human language and

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Kelly Cornett, Katherine Bray-Simons, Heather M. Devlin, Sunil Iyengar, Patricia Moore Shaffer and Janet E. Fulton

theory of change and logic model for the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program . Washington, DC ; April 2019 . https://www.arts.gov/sites/default/files/Our-Town-Theory-of-Change.pdf . Accessed May 3, 2019. 10. National Endowment for the Arts . Our town: place

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Debra J. Rose

or classmates, social support from peers both within and external to the physical activity context) might influence young people’s desire or motivation to engage in physical activity. Smith stresses the need for future theory-driven and multilevel research that more fully explores the richness of

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Dean Barker, Gunn Nyberg and Hakan Larsson

second approach stems from a collection of related ideas referred to as a “dynamical systems perspective” ( Fischman, 2007 ), a “complexity theory informed” approach ( Jess, Atencio, & Thorburn, 2011 ; Light, 2008 ), and a “constraints led, nonlinear dynamical” approach ( Chow & Atencio, 2014 ; Renshaw

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sport, and academia. In reality, the determinants of a successful career in our modern world are not very far from the theory of evolution. While the “survival of the fittest” analogy may be a bit extreme, the ability to adjust an organization’s internal systems to conform to other external

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Nicole M. LaVoi, Jennifer E. McGarry and Leslee A. Fisher

), derived from Bronfenbrenner’s ecological systems theory, specifies that “human development and experience is influenced by a variety of proximally located individual, interpersonal, organizational, and socio-cultural environmental systems ” (emphasis added; p. 19) across one’s lifespan and career

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Bård Erlend Solstad, Andreas Ivarsson, Ellen Merethe Haug and Yngvar Ommundsen

Grounded in Self-Determination Theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 2000 , 2012 ; Ryan & Deci, 2017 ), a growing body of empirical work in sport psychology has indicated that the giving of autonomy-supportive sports coaching to athletes is related to the coach’s experience of improved well-being and