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Stewart Cotterill, Richard Cheetham and Katrien Fransen

some studies have considered the nature of the captain’s position and the role that he or she fulfills, no studies have really considered the interaction between the captain and the coach. This is strange, as in many professional sports the captain is selected by and “managed” by the coach. This

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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

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Chadron Hazelbaker and Matthew Martin

Revenues $3 million $1.7 million Total Sport Expenses $3.7 million $2.1 million Title IX In the United States, the late 1950s and early 1960s was a period of great social change. In the wake of athletes like Jackie Robinson and Althea Gibson breaking color barriers in American professional sports, the

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Kim Gammage, Rachel Arnold, Nicole Bolter, Angela Coppola, Thomas Curran, Lori Dithurbide, Karl Erickson, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Luc Martin and Kathleen Wilson

empirically based leadership development programs in sport. Fransen, K., Haslam, S.A., Mallet, C.J., Steffens, N.K., Peters, K., & Boen, F. (2017). Is perceived athlete leadership quality related to team effectiveness? A comparison of three professional sports teams. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

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Alessandra Madia Mantovani, Manoel Carlos Spiguel de Lima, Luis Alberto Gobbo, Enio Ricardo Vaz Ronque, Marcelo Romanzini, Bruna Camilo Turi-Lynch, Jamile Sanches Codogno and Rômulo Araújo Fernandes

effects on bone matrix. The engagement in nonprofessional sports might be responsible for the lower biomechanical strain on the skeleton than training routines observed in professional sports, leading to lower potential to stimulate the male skeleton. Among women, it is important to stimulate additional

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Kayla E. Boehm, Blaine C. Long, Mitchell T. Millar and Kevin C. Miller

, performing arts, professional sports, secondary school, secondary school/clinical outreach, and sports medicine/clinical outreach. Given that other credentialed health care professionals utilize KTT, we utilized a snowball data collection method, requesting the ATs have their coworkers or colleagues (e

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Thilo Kunkel, Daniel C. Funk and Daniel Lock

]). Independent of their ownership structure, leagues provide a tournament in which teams compete, govern all involved parties (e.g., players and sponsors), and oversee strategic management and marketing directions, such as rule changes and promotions. As a result, “professional sports teams cannot compete