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Kyle R. Lynch, Michael Fredericson, Bruna Turi-Lynch, Ricardo R. Agostinete, Igor H. Ito, Rafael Luiz-de-Marco, Mario A. Rodrigues-Junior and Rômulo A. Fernandes

In 2016, the city of Rio de Janeiro held the Olympic Games, 4 years after London and 8 years after Beijing. In the months leading up to the Olympic Games, there was an intensive discussion in the society about the “legacy” of this event. Regarding legacy, the promotion of sports participation among

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Zoë A. Poucher, Katherine A. Tamminen and Gretchen Kerr

, this study adopted a qualitative approach from a critical realist perspective to explore the experiences of providing and receiving support between female Olympians and their main support providers surrounding the Rio Olympic Games. Social support is a multidimensional construct ( Cobb, 1976 ; Cutrona

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Sherry Robertson and Margo Mountjoy

Details of Artistic Swimming Sport governing body FINA Size of sport governing body (number of national federations) 207 First year at Olympic games 1984 Number of competitive events at World Championships 9 a Number of athletes at Olympic games 72 Gender: F, MX F + MX Events at Olympic games: I/D/T I + D

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David Simbaña Escobar, Philippe Hellard, David B. Pyne and Ludovic Seifert

. An analysis of male and female Olympic finalists in the 200 m events . Can J Sport Sci . 1992 ; 17 ( 2 ): 104 – 109 . PubMed doi:10.1080/02640410802641400 2. Arellano R , Brown P . Analysis of 50, 100, and 200 m freestyle swimmers at the 1992 Olympic Games . J Appl Biomech . 1994 ; 10 ( 2

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Louise M. Burke and Peter Peeling

the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games required 17 races over an 8-day program, while Usain Bolt raced seven times in 7 days, including twice in the same session at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games). In some cases, the interval between competitive bouts is measured in hours and may fall within the half-life of a

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Louise M. Burke, Linda M. Castell, Douglas J. Casa, Graeme L. Close, Ricardo J. S. Costa, Ben Desbrow, Shona L. Halson, Dana M. Lis, Anna K. Melin, Peter Peeling, Philo U. Saunders, Gary J. Slater, Jennifer Sygo, Oliver C. Witard, Stéphane Bermon and Trent Stellingwerff

, such as may be encountered in high-level competition (e.g., 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha or 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games), strategies for hyperhydration and precooling prior to events may provide an additional advantage. Table  3 summarizes some of the events in Athletics in which within

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

incidence and associated downturns in exercise performance, interruptions in training, missed competitive events, and the risk of serious medical complications. Clarsen et al. ( 2014 ) undertook a questionnaire study for athletes preparing for the Olympic Games; of the 36% of athletes with health problems

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Jill L. McNitt-Gray

Olympic Games in Atlanta and the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, successful performance of the double-back somersault performed at the end of a tumbling sequence is the culmination of horizontal momentum effectively generated during the run-up and hurdle phases, the angular momentum generated during the

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Luis Rodriguez and Santiago Veiga

Open water swimming events have become much more popular since the 10-km races were included in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. As a result, the number of open water competitions and international swimmers competing in those events has notably increased. 1 For example, the number of

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Ida A. Heikura, Louise M. Burke, Dan Bergland, Arja L.T. Uusitalo, Antti A. Mero and Trent Stellingwerff

major strength of the current study is that it was conducted during the preparation period for the 2016 Olympic Games and thus, unlike several other previous studies, reflects the true training characteristics and altitude camp outcomes of elite athlete in preparation for a major competition. The sample