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Keith Baar

decrease in patellar tendon cross-sectional area, the tendon did show decreased functional performance ( de Boer et al., 2007 ), suggesting that decreased collagen synthesis is associated with impaired tendon function. This paper presents a case study of a professional basketball player with chronic PT

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Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Erica M. Taylor and T. Gilmour Reeve

physical activity requires different curriculum models to accommodate the numerous career opportunities associated with our discipline. Using the Core Content to Implement a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology: A Case Study From Delaware State University This case study outlines how the Department of Public

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Jos J. de Koning and Dionne A. Noordhof

not treat P values or other statistical measures categorically and that we should embrace uncertainty. In most cases, studies conducted are a proof of concept, instead of a perfect replication of real-world scenarios. For example, to study the effect of a certain intervention on performance, we ask

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Shona L. Halson, Alan G. Hahn and Aaron J. Coutts

-management systems and gold-standard research-quality data-curation procedures (ie, naming conventions, data integration, security, etc) be followed. Data collected by scientists in the field are important to the wider sport-science community, particularly as they are often derived from case studies on truly

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Trent Stellingwerff, James P. Morton and Louise M. Burke

short- and long-term issues of training adaptation, health, and performance ( Heydenreich et al., 2017 ; Stellingwerff, 2018 ). A case study of a 9-year history of body composition management of an elite female middle-distance runner ( Stellingwerff, 2018 ) illustrates the gradual progression to

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Graeme L. Close, Craig Sale, Keith Baar and Stephane Bermon

, additional protein intake will not prevent muscle injury or reduce postexercise muscle soreness. However, to date, this hypothesis has not been fully explored in elite athletes following a true injury and, therefore, case study data may help to provide further insights. Although additional protein may not

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Oliver C. Witard, Ina Garthe and Stuart M. Phillips

this observation, a recent case study in an elite female endurance athlete demonstrated an increase in LBM when protein intake was increased to 2.6 g·kg BM −1 ·day −1 during ∼2 weeks of reduced energy availability ( Haakonssen et al., 2013 ). Taken together, in terms of practical implications, these

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program to improve VO 2max and endurance capacity. However, the effect of the double HIIT on fat oxidation is greater. Day 2–Case Studies – Oral Presentations Making Weight Safely: Assessment of Within Daily Energy Balance and Manipulation of Energy Availability Without Symptoms of RED-S in an Elite Male

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Louise M. Burke and Peter Peeling

, evidence of performance benefits may need to come from individual or small group case studies. In such instances, repeated trials with the supplement under event conditions—even using a placebo treatment in some trials—may help the athlete to develop confidence that their supplement protocol is useful

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Janet E. Fulton, David M. Buchner, Susan A. Carlson, Deborah Borbely, Kenneth M. Rose, Ann E. O’Connor, Janelle P. Gunn and Ruth Petersen

activity are recommended by the US Community Preventive Services Task Force, 10 the Department of Health and Human Services, 11 the Institute of Medicine, 12 and through systematic evidence reviews and case studies. 13 – 15 Several documents identify key strategies to promote and monitor physical