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Mathieu Lacome, Ben Simpson, Nick Broad and Martin Buchheit

physiological responses (or more simply generic models of work efficiency, ie, output/cost relationships) may represent the first advances to assess training status from data collected routinely in elite players. The simplest way to assess players’ locomotor work efficiency is likely to use ratios between

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Jaimie A. Roper, Ryan T. Roemmich, Mark D. Tillman, Matthew J. Terza and Chris J. Hass

The mechanics of human gait require control of movement in all 3 anatomical planes in order to safely and efficiently navigate our environment. Movements in the sagittal plane are often the primary focus of locomotor research because walking most commonly occurs with a forward orientation and many

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Paulo Felipe Ribeiro Bandeira, Michael Duncan, Maria Luiza Pessoa, Ívina Soares, Larissa da Silva, Jorge Mota and Clarice Martins

; Ulrich, 2000 ) is one of the most frequently used assessments to evaluate process-oriented FMS during childhood and adolescence ( Klingberg et al., 2019 ), and involves a comprehensive battery of movement skills comprising both locomotor, the skills used for the purpose of transporting the body through

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Judith Jiménez-Díaz, Karla Chaves-Castro and Walter Salazar

Motor competence (MC) can be commonly defined as proficiency in fundamental motor skills (FMS), which regularly includes locomotor and object control skills. 1 A broader concept of MC is the performance in all forms of goal-directed motor tasks that need coordination and control of the human body

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Iñigo Mujika

team sports; the impact of soccer training and match play on sleep, perceived exertion, and wellness; postmatch recovery strategies; players’ neuromuscular function and locomotor activities; match performance metrics in able-bodied and cerebral palsy players; and testing eccentric hamstring strength

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Wesley J. Wilson

curriculum implementation. The chapters include assessment options and activity adaptation ideas for each of the teaching units, meeting the needs of a wide range of ability levels. Chapter 9 covers basic skills with 10 units such as balance, body awareness, and locomotor and object control skills. Chapter

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.1123/pes.24.3.409 Locomotive and Non-Locomotive Activity as Determined by Triaxial Accelerometry and Physical Fitness in Japanese Preschool Children Chiaki Tanaka * Yuki Hikihara * Kazunori Ohkawara * Shigeho Tanaka * 8 2012 24 3 420 434 10.1123/pes.24.3.420 Effects of Locomotor Skill Program on

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Xiangli Gu, Senlin Chen and Xiaoxia Zhang

competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. Fundamental motor skills (locomotor and object control) PE Metrics motor skill assessment—kindergarten Standard 2: The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and

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Mark S. Dyreson

). In the blink of an evolutionary eye, from the perspective of geological and biological time, Heinrich’s ( 2002 ) “super endurance predators” clambered to the apex of the food chain. They were performance optimizers of the first order. The Rise of Locomotor Cultures How, in the period of human history

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Dale B. Read, Ben Jones, Sean Williams, Padraic J. Phibbs, Josh D. Darrall-Jones, Greg A.B. Roe, Jonathon J.S. Weakley, Andrew Rock and Kevin Till

corroborate similar findings from senior rugby union. 6 The lower locomotor activities in forwards are likely because of the higher collision rates (0.56 [0.23] vs 0.36 [0.17] n·min −1 , ES = 0.99), 7 differences in player physical characteristics, 8 , 9 and tactical roles they undertake 10 compared with