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Caroline Lisee, Lindsay Slater, Jay Hertel and Joe M. Hart

-level athlete’s success of returning to competitive sport. Functional performance was also different between men and women. Our results indicate that both strength (range: d  = 0.63–1.54) and hopping performance (range: d  = 1.52–1.68) are greater in males compared with females. Males consistently produce

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Ricardo Ribeiro Agostinete, Santiago Maillane-Vanegas, Kyle R. Lynch, Bruna Turi-Lynch, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva, Eduardo Zapaterra Campos, Suziane Ungari Cayres and Romulo Araújo Fernandes

(BMD), such as gymnastics ( 47 ), football ( 48 ), volleyball ( 31 ), and tennis ( 32 ). However, the effect of sports that involve nonweight-bearing exercises, such as swimming, on bone variables is not clear. Swimming is a recreational and competitive sport performed worldwide. At the age of 10 years

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Nathan Millikan, Dustin R. Grooms, Brett Hoffman and Janet E. Simon

to high competitive sport. 37 Thus, the dependence on the traditional single-leg hop testing using limb symmetry to determine readiness for return to play may be inadequate to provide sufficient data to make return to play decisions, as the testing does not incorporate sufficient cognitive or visual

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João Paulo Limongi França Guilherme, Ekaterina A. Semenova, Hirofumi Zempo, Gabriel L. Martins, Antonio H. Lancha Junior, Eri Miyamoto-Mikami, Hiroshi Kumagai, Takuro Tobina, Keisuke Shiose, Ryo Kakigi, Takamasa Tsuzuki, Noriko Ichinoseki-Sekine, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Hisashi Naito, Oleg V. Borisov, Elena S. Kostryukova, Nikolay A. Kulemin, Andrey K. Larin, Edward V. Generozov, Noriyuki Fuku and Ildus I. Ahmetov

athletes (ie, prize winners in international competitions). The control group was composed of 117 healthy unrelated citizens (66 males and 51 females, mean [SD], age = 47.9 [4.8] y), without any competitive sport experience. This Russian cohort is independent of the one previously published. 10 Molecular

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Craig Parkes and Michael A. Hemphill

suggests that these recruits are more likely to be female, previously participated in activities not associated with competitive sport, and experienced high-quality physical education during the acculturation stage ( Curtner-Smith, 2001 ; Lawson, 1983a , 1983b ). However, there is some evidence to

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Anthony Rossi, Tina Claiborne and Jamie Fetter

screening in this case, provided by this athlete’s institution, led to the diagnosis and treatment of his condition, allowing him to recover and return to competitive sport participation. If the athlete had not received this type of screening before participation, he may have become a victim of sudden

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Gary Allen, Kristy Smith, Brady Tripp, Jason Zaremski and Seth Smith

months after surgery, he underwent a myocardial perfusion stress test. Results revealed no evidence of ischemic coronary artery disease at rest or with exertion. The patient did not return to competitive sport as he graduated from high school, but was cleared for full return to other exertional

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Stine Nylandsted Jensen, Andreas Ivarsson, Johan Fallby and Anne-Marie Elbe

exerts on performance has received considerable attention within the sport psychology literature, and continues to be a major area of interest ( Wilson, Smith, Chattington, Ford, & Marple-Horvat, 2006 ). This interest is undoubtedly associated with the stressful nature of competitive sport, and the

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Judy L. Van Raalte, Lorraine Wilson, Allen Cornelius and Britton W. Brewer

performance . International Sports Journal, 6 , 84 – 91 . Hatzigeorgiadis , A. , Galanis , E. , Zourbanos , N. , & Theodorakis , Y. ( 2014 ). Self-talk and competitive sport performance . Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26 , 82 – 95 . doi:10.1080/10413200.2013.790095 10

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Victoria Fauntroy, Marcie Fyock, Jena Hansen-Honeycutt, Esther Nolton and Jatin P. Ambegaonkar

Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) • C omparison: Athletes participating in competitive sport (ie, team sports) • O utcome(s): Improved overall evaluation Sources of Evidence Searched (Databases) • CINAHL Plus • MEDLINE • PubMed Central • Primo by Ex Libris • Supplementary resources retrieved via