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Stewart A. Vella

-home brochure. Nine Norwegian elite sport high schools participated in the intervention, with seven schools acting as a control group. Results showed that intensive multicomponent, multilevel intervention can prevent new cases of eating disorders among female high school athletes ( Martinsen et al., 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Matt Greig, Hannah Emmerson and John McCreadie

analysis, and the widespread use of this technology in elite sport have typically been associated with performance metrics. 14 – 16 However, the opportunity to collect multiplanar acceleration data at a relatively high frequency, but with far greater ecological validity than laboratory-based paradigms

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Carl Foster

very selectively, usually only 10% to 15% of training volume. If not VO 2 max, or lactate threshold or the economy of running, 14 – 16 surely something that scientists could measure must provide the definitive answer that allows them to understand elite sport performance and give us the ability to

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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