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Øyvind Sandbakk

, developing sport-specific benchmarks, and providing a framework for load management, training prescription, and recovery strategies. Although some of these solutions provide helpful scientifically backed decision support, others give nonvalidated information that can either confuse or lead to wrong decision

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Hannah Butler-Coyne, Vaithehy Shanmuganathan-Felton and Jamie Taylor

, & Stanimirovic, 2015 ). Unique emotional “ups and downs,” pressures of competitive sport, stress of daily training, consequences of physical injuries, aging and transition (e.g., leaving and retirement), sport-specific challenges (e.g., team membership, aesthetic determinants) as well as stigma and media

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Sophia Nimphius

In reflection on the numerous studies investigating differences in athletic performance and risk of injury in male and female athletes, I question whether a lack of control or consideration of physical capacity (eg, strength) or skill (eg, sport-specific or movement skill) potentially confounds

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Bradley S. Beardt, Myranda R. McCollum, Taylour J. Hinshaw, Jacob S. Layer, Margaret A. Wilson, Qin Zhu and Boyi Dai

previously utilized double-leg drop-jump as the screening task may also be improved to better simulate sport-specific movements. 20 Previously, investigators have observed different lower-extremity biomechanics between a double-leg drop-jump task and sport-specific jump-landing or cutting tasks. 21 , 22 Fox

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Daniel J. Madigan, Thomas Curran, Joachim Stoeber, Andrew P. Hill, Martin M. Smith and Louis Passfield

). Reflecting this feature of perfectionism, athletes have been found to report higher levels of perfectionism in sport than in other domains of their life ( Dunn, Gotwals, & Dunn, 2005 ). Adopting sport-specific models and measures also show greater explanatory utility for sports outcomes than general measures

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Chun-Hao Wang and Kuo-Cheng Tu

which the target is most likely to occur ( Anzeneder & Bosel, 1998 ; Lum, Enns, & Pratt, 2002 ). Following this logic, we adopted a modified attentional cueing paradigm involving sport-specific information to further explore the neural mechanism underlying sport-related anticipation. To better

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Megan M. Buning

, I had to ask myself what makes this book unique. With the growing popularity of mental training, consumers are faced with deciding between sport-specific, autobiographical style, “lessons learned,” and books written by individuals with little to no formal training in the field. After a quick review

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in sport-specific gratitude and whether it would predict sport-specific and global indicators of well-being, controlling for general gratitude. In addition, the authors compared results from two different cultures (United States and Taiwan). Sample 1 included current and former collegiate athletes in

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Melissa Theige and Shannon David

emphasized proprioception and sport-specific movement. Patients completed treatment within 9–16 wk depending on speed of progress. The dancer was examined using a Sahrmann analysis to identify deficits in movement patterns believed to have contributed to her labral pathology. Identification of improper

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Kim Gammage, Rachel Arnold, Nicole Bolter, Lori Dithurbide, Karl Erickson, Blair Evans, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Eric Martin and Kathleen Wilson

influence a variety of sport-related outcomes. One dimension of perfectionism typically related to positive outcomes in sport is perfectionistic strivings or setting high personal performance standards. An individual’s personal strivings may influence sport-specific activity engagement. Furthermore, this