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International Sport Coaching Journal

DIGEST VOLUME 6, ISSUE #3

for coach development? Ten coaches at an elite sport school in Norway attended the program over a season, and afterwards they were asked whether the learning material had contributed to their knowledge of need-supportive skills. Thematic analysis of the interviews revealed visualization, awareness

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Claire-Marie Roberts and Jacky Forsyth

performance psychology support. In addition, the unique quandary of female athletes who decide to become a mother during an athletic career creates a significant interruption to their career trajectory, bringing with it a unique set of demands that requires coping processes to allow a return to elite sport

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Nick Wadsworth, Ben Paszkowec and Martin Eubank

identity altogether ( Brown & Potrac 2009 ), which can lead to depression ( Wood, Harrison, & Kucharska, 2017 ), distress, helplessness, and isolation when experiencing critical moments ( Nesti et al., 2012 ) or when forced to disengage from elite sport ( Lavallee, Nesti, Borkoles, Cockerill, & Edge, 2000

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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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International Sport Coaching Journal

DIGEST VOLUME 7, ISSUE #1

moments. Such information can be important for the development of appropriate coaching education curriculum according to game demands specificities. Practitioner Perceptions of Evidence-Based Practice in Elite Sport in the United States of America Fullaghar, H., Harper, L., Govus, A., McCunn, R

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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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Danielle Peers, Timothy Konoval and Rebecca Marsh Naturkach

discursively absent because they are not imagined or welcomed within the program. The inclusion of para-athletes in primarily athletic discourses was also evident on some DSO websites. Global Wheelchair Athletics adopts an entirely elite sport discourse throughout its website, while making it clear that it

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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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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

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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