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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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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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Øyvind Skattebo and Thomas Losnegard

performance enhancement in elite sport provides useful information for coaches and scientists to evaluate the magnitude and meaningfulness of different types of interventions (training, tapering, ergogenic aids, etc). The smallest worthwhile enhancement is considered to be 0.3 times the standard deviation of

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Nathan A. Lewis, Andrew J. Simpkin, Sarah Moseley, Gareth Turner, Mark Homer, Ann Redgrave, Charles R. Pedlar and Richard Burden

free oxygen radicals defense (FORD; a measure of plasma antioxidant capacity), to be repeatable, 15 clinically useful in elite sport, 6 , 16 and possess validity in terms of capturing acute changes in OS in elite endurance athletes. 17 In this observational study, we analyzed longitudinal data from

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Philp Sullivan, Jessica Murphy and Mishka Blacker

). Editorial: Mental health challenges in elite sport: Balancing risk with reward . Frontiers in Psychology, 8 , 1 – 4 . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01892 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01892 Miller , P.S. , & Kerr , G. ( 2002 ). The athletic, academic and social experiences of intercollegiate student

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Steve M. Smith, Stewart T. Cotterill and Hazel Brown

). Organizational psychology in elite sport: Its emergence, application and future . Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10 ( 4 ), 427 – 434 . doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2009.03.009 10.1016/j.psychsport.2009.03.009 Gould , D. , Greenleaf , C. , Chung , Y. , & Guinan , D. ( 2002 ). A survey of US Atlanta

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Adam Grainger, Paul Comfort and Shane Heffernan

WBC following “elite” RU training recovery 13 and therefore warrants investigation. As the majority of rugby research on this topic has focused on WBC, investigating PBC is warranted, particularly considering that it is of more practical tool for elite sport due to cost and portability. Therefore

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Sergio Lara-Bercial, A.J. Rankin-Wright, Jason Tee, Fieke Rongen, Tom Mitchell, Mike Ashford, David Piggott and Kevin Till

relationships (CASR) have been framed predominantly by a sexual abuse discourse. Informed by Foucault’s discourse analysis, this study was designed to explore how discourses regarding performance enhancement in elite-sport and coaching, and romantic love, frame female elite-athletes’ experiences with CASR. Four

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Jordan D. Herbison, Luc J. Martin and Mustafa Sarkar

on various environmental demands that an individual may encounter (for a review, see Sarkar & Fletcher, 2014 ). In elite sport, developing expertise requires athletes to dedicate considerable time and effort to training and demonstrate a willingness to engage in competitive, comparison

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Patrick Ward, Aaron J. Coutts, Ricard Pruna and Alan McCall

individualize the training program as available approaches to make inferences at the individual level are not well described in the literature. A number of statistical approaches have been reported to identify individual differences across periods of time in physical therapy, exercise, and elite sport. 8 – 11