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Cameron T. Gibbons, Polemnia G. Amazeen and Aaron D. Likens

difficulties of rising from chairs whose height was too low (30 and 40 cm in Kawagoe, Tajima, & Chosa, 2000 ; also see Schenkman, Riley, & Pieper, 1996 ; Weiner, Long, Hughes, Chandler, & Studenski, 1993 ; Yamada & Demura, 2004 ) and the recruitment of the arms to assist in the transition to standing when

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Stephen M. Glass, Christopher K. Rhea, Matthew W. Wittstein, Scott E. Ross, John P. Florian and F.J. Haran

transition to a terrestrial environment. More importantly, the extent to which any observed changes are maladaptive for the terrestrial environment is unknown. Postural control is a commonly observed outcome in the assessment of sensorimotor function and spatial orientation. 17 In healthy adults and under

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Emily J. Sleeman and Noora J. Ronkainen

to influence coaches’ visions of players’ broader developmental pathways. Gledhill and Harwood ( 2015 ) found that, only a few years ago, the prioritization of education over sport was emphasized by social agents (parents, teachers, and coaches) in youth female players’ lives. However, the transition

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Thelma S. Horn

participation. But, what should we focus on in our future research efforts? Examining Developmental Transition Periods Given that children’s youth sport experiences occur during some very formative years in their physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development, the first recommendation is that our future

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April Henning and Jörg Krieger

. 75 Rather, the IAAF defined the trust funds as a “soft transition” from amateur to professional sport. Significantly, the IAAF Council also invited active athletes for the first time to a Council meeting to hear their opinions on the trust funds. The four athletes voiced discontent with the trust

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Wouter Schallig, Tim Veneman, Dionne A. Noordhof, José A. Rodríguez-Marroyo, John P. Porcari, Jos J. de Koning and Carl Foster

feedforward and feedback control. 7 There is no distinct transition between the feedforward and feedback regulation but, rather, a continuous integration of these 2 components. 7 , 8 The selection of a certain pacing strategy is, according to the anticipatory model, 7 based on an unconscious feedforward

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Rajni Rai, Michelle I. Jongenelis, Ben Jackson, Robert U. Newton and Simone Pettigrew

adults fail to meet the recommended levels ( Hallal et al., 2012 ). In Australia, the context of this study, almost two thirds (65%) of older adults do not engage in sufficient levels of physical activity ( Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2015 ). Retirement is a life transition that can bring about both

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Thomas P. Oates

two of Jay-Z’s basketball-related ventures, both of which he undertook in 2003, the year he announced his retirement as a hip hop artist to focus on business interests. During that year of transition, Jay-Z organized a team for the Entertainer’s Basketball Classic (EBC) in Harlem’s Rucker Park, and he

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Jennifer K. Sansom and Beverly D. Ulrich

develop normally, whereas the lower body decreases in relative size and ability to support their weight ( Ounpuu, Thomson, Davis, & DeLuca, 2000 ). In adolescence and young adulthood, ∼50% of individuals with MMC who had limited ambulation ability in childhood typically transition to use of a wheelchair

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Scott Douglas, William R. Falcão and Gordon A. Bloom

during an accident while in college. He was introduced to adapted sport during his hospital rehabilitation and transitioned into adapted sport after trying out a custom-built sports wheelchair. Coach Blair started training and competing at the Paralympic level after becoming a student-athlete in college