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Sarah Oxford and Fiona McLachlan

comment in depth about young women’s opportunities to participate in sport in Colombia outside of SDP or about the nexus between elite sport and SDP. The Colombian women's national football team has gained international recognition but support internally is limited. When asked about their performance in

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Trygve B. Broch and Eivind Å. Skille

Institutionalization of an elite sport organization in Norway: The case of “Olympiatoppen” . Sociology of Sport Journal, 23 ( 3 ), 293 – 313 . doi:10.1123/ssj.23.3.293 10.1123/ssj.23.3.293 Bairner , A. ( 2015 ). Assessing the sociology of sport: On national identity and nationalism . International Review for

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Mike Stoker, Ian Maynard, Joanne Butt, Kate Hays and Paul Hughes

by recording a baseline for each condition and using the average across these six conditions to form the final baseline. Likewise, athletes can be asked to compete at unusual times in major competitions, so this variable reflects the reality of elite sport. Future Research Methods for monitoring how

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Christina A. Geithner, Claire E. Molenaar, Tommy Henriksson, Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund and Kajsa Gilenstam

). Relative age effects: An inevitable consequence of elite sport? Sportwiss, 40 , 26 – 30 . doi:10.1007/s12662-009-0095-2 10.1007/s12662-009-0095-2 Barnsley , R.H. , & Thompson , A.H. ( 1988 ). Birthdate and success in minor hockey: The key to the NHL . Canadian Journal of Behavioral Sciences

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Hugh Gilmore, Stephen Shannon, Gerard Leavey, Martin Dempster, Shane Gallagher and Gavin Breslin

blood flow and up-regulated muscle protein synthesis ( Yu et al., 2014 ). As such, AAS are efficacious in increasing muscular size, performance, and aesthetics, and consequently, are prevalent in elite sport and professional bodybuilding (i.e., collective estimate of 13.4%; Sagoe, Modle, Andreassen

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Bo Li, Olan K.M. Scott, Stirling Sharpe, Qingru Xu and Michael Naraine

Australia (e.g.,  Fynes-Clinton, 2016 ). In this somewhat patriotic frame, the Australian media is uniting the Australian people. Sport has been used as a soft-power resource in recent decades, and states have been increasingly motivated to invest in elite sport, including staging mega international

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Line D. Danielsen, Rune Giske, Derek M. Peters and Rune Høigaard

). Educational research: Planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research . Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson . Cruickshank , A. , & Collins , D. ( 2012 ). Culture change in elite sport performance teams: Examining and advancing effectiveness in the new era . Journal of Applied

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Sarah Kölling, Rob Duffield, Daniel Erlacher, Ranel Venter and Shona L. Halson

of the importance of regular sleep habits and increase the awareness of the mutual relationship between training stress and sufficient recovery. References 1. Gupta L , Morgan K , Gilchrist S . Does elite sport degrade sleep quality? A: a systematic review . Sports Med . 2017 ; 47 : 1317

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Mayur K. Ranchordas, George King, Mitchell Russell, Anthony Lynn and Mark Russell

The prevalence of caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine; C 8 H 10 N 4 O 2 ) usage within elite sport is high, with 75% of athletes having reported its use prior to and/or during competition ( Del Coso et al., 2011 ). The ergogenicity of moderate caffeine doses (i.e., up to 3 mg/kg body mass [BM]) is

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Andressa Silva, Fernanda V. Narciso, Igor Soalheiro, Fernanda Viegas, Luísa S.N. Freitas, Adriano Lima, Bruno A. Leite, Haroldo C. Aleixo, Rob Duffield and Marco T. de Mello

.04.017 21550729 21. Samuels C . Sleep, recovery, and performance: the new frontier in high-performance athletics . Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am . 2009 ; 20 ( 1 ): 149 – 159 . PubMed ID: 19084768 doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2008.10.009 19084768 22. Gupta L , Morgan K , Gilchrist S . Does elite sport degrade