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Kelsey Lucca, David Gire, Rachel Horton and Jessica A. Sommerville

which features of early persistence are most predictive of later learning outcomes Using Automated Measures of Force and Motion to Study Persistence: A Case Study In what follows, we present a case study from our lab that highlights how automated measures of force and motion can be used to better

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Thomas Cattagni, Vincent Gremeaux and Romuald Lepers

with very high fitness levels. This case study aimed to present and compare some physiological characteristics of a champion female master runner (called DL in this study) with those of females of the same age. Materials and Methods Subject At the time of the evaluation (June 2017), DL was 83 years old

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I-Min Lee, Eric J. Shiroma, Kelly R. Evenson, Masamitsu Kamada, Andrea Z. LaCroix and Julie E. Buring

 al., 2014 ). What unique information can these next generation studies provide, and what are some challenges? The WHS may be useful as a case study to examine several of these issues. First, devices are able to provide more precise measurements in such studies, compared with self-reports. The present study

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Estela Farías-Torbidoni, Demir Barić and Sebastià Mas-Alòs

.1007/s00267-010-9606-z 10.1007/s00267-010-9606-z 9. Barić D , Anić P , Bedoya AM . Segmenting protected area visitors by activities: a case study in Paklenica National Park, Croatia . Eur J Toursim Res . 2016 ; 13 : 103 – 121 . 10. Jette M , Sidney K , Blumchen G . Metabolic

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Shaunna M. Burke, Jennifer Brunet, Amanda Wurz, Christina Butler and Andrea Utley

recreational cycling over a 3-month period as a result of receiving a bicycle from Cyclist Fighting Cancer. Methods The present study was guided by a multiple case study approach ( Stake, 2005 ), which enabled an in-depth understanding of the complex and multidimensional processes underpinning childhood cancer

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Donna L. Goodwin and Amanda Ebert

significance for people” ( Smith et al., 2009 , p. 13). The study was also framed as an instrumental or particularistic case study ( Stake, 2006 ; Yin, 2014 ). The context of the study was an after-school physical activity and exercise transition program for disabled children from separate (disability only

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Nessan Costello, Jim McKenna, Louise Sutton, Kevin Deighton and Ben Jones

interventions to be successful within the challenging environment of professional sport ( Coutts 2016 ; Jones et al., 2017a ). The purpose of this case study was to demonstrate how the Behaviour Change Wheel (BCW; Michie et al., 2014 ) was used to design and implement a successful nutritional intervention

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In the article by Pedlar CR, Whyte GP, Burden R, et al, “A Case Study of an Iron-Deficient Female Olympic 1500-m Runner,” in Int J Sport Physiol Perform. 8(6), p. 696, we printed an incorrect version of Figure 1, without the ×’s and +’s referred to in the caption. Please see below for the correct version of the figure, along with the caption.

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Marie Dunford and Charlotte Saunders

The determination of blood glucose response to various carbohydrate foods may help athletes in their choice of preexercise feedings. This case study documented the postprandial glycemic responses of three male endurance athletes at rest after ingestion of 50-gram portions of three carbohydrate foods: graham crackers, orange juice, and oatmeal. Plasma glucose response differed in each subject for each test food. Two of the three subjects exhibited similar glycemic responses, but not to the same test food. Future studies will clarify the relationship between carbohydrate ingestion and postprandial glucose response.

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Thomas D. Brown

Numerical approximation of the solutions to continuum mechanics boundary value problems, by means of finite element analysis, has proven to be of incalculable benefit to the field of musculoskeletal biomechanics. This article briefly outlines the conceptual basis of finite element analysis and discusses a number of the key technical considerations involved, specifically from the standpoint of effective modeling of musculoskeletal structures. The process of conceiving, developing, validating, parametrically exercising, and interpreting the results of musculoskeletal finite element models is described. Pertinent case study examples are presented from two series of finite element models, one involving total hip implant dislocation and the other involving femoral head osteonecrosis.