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Kathy Babiak, Lucie Thibault and Annick Willem

related increase in focus of the academic literature on the topic. The scholarship on IORs in sport management has emerged as a growing field of inquiry with researchers exploring a range of issues and industry contexts from nonprofit collaboration in community or elite sport, to public

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Lynley Ingerson and Michael L. Naraine

.statista.com ). Prior to the development of the Buffalo Entertainment Center (BEC), the largest indoor stadium in Buffalo currently holds less than 15,000 seats. The new versatile BEC will be owned and controlled by the Braves and provides a much needed high tech facility for elite sport, entertainment, and conventions

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Hannah Butler-Coyne, Vaithehy Shanmuganathan-Felton and Jamie Taylor

, retirement and “struggling in silence” were all referenced as particular “pressure points” impacting on athletes’ mental health. The research led to the development of the Performance Matters: Mental Health in Elite Sport report, accessible in the public domain. In response, governing bodies from targeted

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Kristoffer Henriksen

Context As a practitioner, I work in Team Denmark, the Danish national elite-sport institute, and have done so for approximately 10 years. I have provided sport psychology support at a range of international events including two Olympic Games. Team Denmark provides financial and expert support for

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Courteney L. Benjamin, William M. Adams, Ryan M. Curtis, Yasuki Sekiguchi, Gabrielle E.W. Giersch and Douglas J. Casa

; Weitzman, 1976 ). Previous literature has pointed to the relationship of elite sport and sleep quality ( Gupta, Morgan, & Gilchrist, 2017 ), indicating that travel ( Richmond et al., 2007 ), training schedule ( Juliff et al., 2015 ), competition ( Juliff et al., 2015 ), and sport type led to a decrement in

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Breanna Drew and James Matthews

, Seligman, & McBride, 2011 ); secondary education ( Boniwell & Ryan, 2012 ) and elite sport ( Fletcher & Sarkar, 2016 ). These programmes typically focus on personal characteristics (e.g., optimism and self-regulation), a facilitative social environment (e.g., information rich feedback, encouragement of

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Martin J. Turner, Stuart Carrington and Anthony Miller

Elite Sport,” 2017 ). Some authors ( Hughes & Leavey, 2012 ) posit that athletes are at greater risk of mental illness due to the contextual demands of sport such as the requirement for high effort, great investment of time, and high exertion of energy, leading to loss of autonomy and disempowerment

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Nick Wadsworth

). Furthermore, it can often be the case that the high level of commitment involved with elite sport and the facilitating role parents adopt might inhibit young athletes from disclosing their experiences ( Stirling, 2011 ), and it is particularly common in gymnastics for the athletes to develop a “code of

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Steve Barrett

/decelerations. The current study showed good validity for RT data in comparison to PED using a system which has been shown valid and reliable. 1 , 3 , 7 However, this may not be reflective of all specifications of MEMS devices used within elite sport due to manufacturers’ algorithms/software updates. 12

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Iñigo Mujika and Ritva S. Taipale

scientists over the years are women (36 out of 196), and a simple count of female and male authors in the first 5 issues of IJSPP published in 2019 indicates that only 13% were women. While the world of elite sport is evolving and women have achieved leadership positions in both coaching and science