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Richard J. Keegan, Lisa M. Barnett, Dean A. Dudley, Richard D. Telford, David R. Lubans, Anna S. Bryant, William M. Roberts, Philip J. Morgan, Natasha K. Schranz, Juanita R. Weissensteiner, Stewart A. Vella, Jo Salmon, Jenny Ziviani, Anthony D. Okely, Nalda Wainwright and John R. Evans

informing the scientific discourse ( Feyerabend, 1975 ; Lakatos, 1970 ). As this research was associated with a national implementation project, the resulting definition and framework had to be amenable with immediate adoption and implementation in Australian schools, community sport settings, elite sport

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Christoph Szedlak, Matthew J. Smith, Bettina Callary and Melissa C. Day

authentic, based on the criteria of relevance, accuracy and credibility. The vignette focused on one main character (Pete), who was an experienced S&C coach. The plot of the vignette included three parts that outlined Pete’s learning about what constitutes impactful S&C coaching practice in an elite sport

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Gavin Breslin, Tandy Haughey, Wesley O’Brien, Laura Caulfield, Alexa Robertson and Martin Lawlor

). The behaviour change wheel: A guide to designing interventions . London, United Kingdom : Silverback . Mind . ( 2014 ). Performance matters in elite sport . https

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Stephen Frawley, Daniel Favaloro and Nico Schulenkorf

.1.67 Fletcher , D. , & Arnold , R. ( 2015 ). Performance leadership and management in elite sport: Current status and future directions . In S. Andersen , B. Houlihan , & L.T. Ronglan (Eds.), Managing elite sport systems: Research and practice (pp.  162 – 181 ). Abingdon, UK : Routledge

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Fraser Carson, Julia Walsh, Luana C. Main and Peter Kremer

). Coaching in high performance sport is complex, with long-term employment dependent on results, player satisfaction and supporter happiness. These coaches are forced to deal with the often uncontrollable, unpredictable, complex and nonlinear nature of elite sport, which can subject them to significant

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Stewart Cotterill

. Cruickshank , A. , & Collins , D. ( 2013 ). Culture change in elite sport performance: An important and unique construct . Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, 9 ( 2 ), 6 – 21 . Department of Health . ( 2009 ). Responsibility and accountability: Moving on for news ways of working to a creative

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Fernando Santos, Leisha Strachan, Daniel Gould, Paulo Pereira and Cláudia Machado

how team leaders are empowered with a specific set of roles and tasks ( Cotterill & Fransen, 2016 ; Fransen et al., 2015 ; Loughead, Hardy, & Eys, 2006 ). However, team leaders’ roles in facilitating PLSD are still unexplored, especially at the elite sport level. The present study examined whether

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Jamie Cleland

impact the terrorist attacks across the north east of the United States (US) on September 11, 2001 (9/11), had on risk management strategies surrounding future elite sport events. The terrorist attack at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich centered on 11 Israeli athletes and coaches being taken hostage by

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Anne Tjønndal

for coaching positions compared to their male counterparts. While male coaches dominate coaching positions in both youth and elite sport, and coach both male and female athletes, very few women coaches are given the opportunity to coach male athletes. Especially in elite sport ( Hovden 2015 ). In this

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Andrew G. Wood, Jamie B. Barker, Martin Turner and Peter Thomson

The application of clinical models in elite sport symbolizes a shift in effective interventions that aim to enhance psychological well-being and performance. The effects of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT; Ellis, 1957 ) on psychological health and athletic performance are receiving