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Lori Gano-Overway, Pete Van Mullem, Melissa Long, Melissa Thompson, Bob Benham, Christine Bolger, Andrew Driska, Anthony Moreno and Dan Schuster

athletic experiences. These standards were accepted by over 100 sport organizations ranging from youth to elite sport organizations and spanning regional and national organizations ( National Association for Sport and Physical Education, 2006 ). To ensure the national standards contained the most current

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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

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Ben J. Lee and Charles Douglas Thake

populations as diverse at elite sport, recovery from stroke, 21 and recovery from knee surgery 22 as well as those suffering with knee osteoarthritis. 4 For example, Takacs et al 4 investigated the effects of walking at 5% increments of LBPP (0%–30% BWS) on subjective knee pain as assessed via Visual

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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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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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Holly Thorpe, Julie Brice and Anna Rolleston

Samoan athletes, and the first and second authors (H.T. and J.B.) identified the need to focus on the unexpected intersections between Māori and (to a lesser extent due to numbers) Samoan culture and elite sport. But, with two white women conducting the interviews and first phase of analysis, we

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Gareth J. Jones, Katie Misener, Per G. Svensson, Elizabeth Taylor and Moonsup Hyun

elite sport policy (e.g.,  Misener & Doherty, 2013 ; O’Boyle & Shilbury, 2016 ), sport tourism ( Lorgnier & Su, 2014 ), professional and commercial sport ( Kolyperas, Anagnostopoulos, Chadwick, & Sparks, 2016 ), and sport events and tourism ( Bell & Gallimore, 2015 ). Consistent with trends observed in

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Adam Love and Seungmo Kim

into the development of elite athletes ( De Bosscher, Bingham, Shibil, van Bottenburg, & De Knop, 2008 ). Given the high stakes involved in elite sport, researchers have focused substantial attention on investigating factors that impact athletic performance. Specifically, sport psychology researchers

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Ashley M. Duguay, Todd M. Loughead and James M. Cook

collective efficacy and team identification among players and coaches. Shared leadership has also been identified as a resilient characteristic of elite sport teams ( Morgan, Fletcher, & Sarkar, 2013 ) and as a psychological process underpinning team resilience in elite sport ( Morgan, Fletcher, & Sharkar

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Kristoffer Henriksen, Louise Kamuk Storm, Natalia Stambulova, Nicklas Pyrdol and Carsten Hvid Larsen

considerations. More specifically, the guide had four main parts. We asked the SPPs to describe a specific example of (a) successful and (b) less successful interventions in youth competitive sport, and (c) successful and (d) less successful interventions in senior elite sport. We finished by asking for their