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Kristi A. Allain

ongoing rationalization of the sport of curling and its link to a new curling culture that resembles the corporeal style of other men’s professional sports. Next, I will describe the study’s methods of data collection and analysis and discuss the data’s findings about the ways that later-life curlers have

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Travis R. Bell and Karen L. Hartman

sport organizations rely on digital platforms to distribute news and information regarding their daily actions ( Schwartz & Vogan, 2017 ; Sherwood, Nicholson, & Marjoribanks, 2017 ). In 2016, the National Basketball Association became the first professional sports league to have over one billion likes

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Beth A. Cianfrone, Jessica R. Braunstein-Minkove and Alyssa L. Tavormina

a recommended channel for ticket sales. Limitations and Future Research There are limitations to the research that should be noted. For Phase 1, with a 1-month time frame, the in-season professional sports were baseball (major and minor leagues), the Women’s National Basketball Association, Major

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Maurice Vergeer and Leon Mulder

/correlation analysis for the behavioral sciences . Mahwah, NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum . Couvelaere , V. , & Richelieu , A. ( 2005 ). Brand strategy in professional sports: The case of French soccer teams . European Sport Management Quarterly, 5 ( 1 ), 23 – 46 . doi:10.1080/16184740500089524 10

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John Valentine

established “connections between professional sports and national identities.” 27 As early as 1958 one-tenth of the CBC television schedule was dedicated to sports and by 1961 CBC English television aired more than eight-hundred hours of sporting content, more than any other network in North America. 28 The

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Kari Stefansen, Gerd Marie Solstad, Åse Strandbu and Maria Hansen

the differences in context and methodology between these two studies, we may hypothesize that coaches’ ethical standards have changed during the last two decades, especially in elite or professional sports. Only a few studies on athletes’ perspectives on CASRs have been conducted to date. Johansson

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Brendan H. Lazarus, William G. Hopkins, Andrew M. Stewart and Robert J. Aughey

. Sports Sci . 2013 ; 26 : 1 – 4 . 30. Smith DR , Ciacciarelli A , Serzan J , Lambert D . Travel and the home advantage in professional sports . Sociol Sport J . 2000 ; 17 : 364 – 385 . doi:10.1123/ssj.17.4.364 10.1123/ssj.17.4.364 31. Muhm JM , Rock PB , McMullin DL , et

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Jenny H. Conviser, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Riley Nickols

and psychotherapy. Mental strains and disorders in professional sports. Challenge and answer to societal changes . European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 261 , 182 – 185 . PubMed doi:10.1007/s00406-011-0239-x 10.1007/s00406-011-0239-x Martinsen , M. , & Sundgot-Borgen , J

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Irineu Loturco, Timothy Suchomel, Chris Bishop, Ronaldo Kobal, Lucas A. Pereira and Michael McGuigan

), practitioners can use mean power, mean propulsive power, or peak power to estimate and define the optimum power zones, in both JS and HS exercises. Practical Applications Frequent monitoring of athletes’ performance is essential in professional sports, serving as a basis for adjusting training loads and methods

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Sarah Kölling, Rob Duffield, Daniel Erlacher, Ranel Venter and Shona L. Halson

behind this challenging factor and can be addressed with sleep hygiene strategies (see below). Travel and Jet Lag Given the competition demands of most professional sports, regular short-haul (domestic) and long-haul (international) travel is a necessity. While competition itself is a factor in disturbed