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Ben T. Stephenson, Christof A. Leicht, Keith Tolfrey and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

-monitoring tools in national swimmers . Int J Sports Physiol Perform . 2017 ; 12 ( suppl 2 ): S2-95 – S2-100 . doi:10.1123/ijspp.2016-0406 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0406 27. Gupta L , Morgan K , Gilchrist S . Does elite sport degrade sleep quality? A systematic review . Sports Med . 2017 ; 47 : 1317 – 1333

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Marcus Börjesson, Carolina Lundqvist, Henrik Gustafsson and Paul Davis

– 166 . PubMed ID: 18937102 doi:10.1080/10615800802020643 10.1080/10615800802020643 Hanton , S. , Fletcher , D. , & Coughlan , G. ( 2005 ). Stress in elite sport performers: A comparative study of competitive and organizational stressors . Journal of Sports Sciences, 23 ( 10 ), 1129 – 1141

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Fernando Santos, Daniel Gould and Leisha Strachan

), 147 – 161 . doi:10.1123/iscj.2016-0009 10.1123/iscj.2016-0009 Strachan , L. , Côté , J. , & Deakin , J. ( 2011 ). A new view: Exploring positive youth development in elite sport contexts . Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 3 ( 1 ), 9 – 32 . doi:10

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Sadjad Soltanzadeh and Mitchell Mooney

. PubMed doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172565 10.1371/journal.pone.0172565 Mooney , M. , Charlton , P. , Soltanzadeh , S. , & Drew , M. ( 2017 ). Who ‘owns’ the injury or illness? Who ‘owns’ performance? Applying systems thinking to integrate health and performance in elite sport . British Journal of

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Asunción Ferri-Morales, Marcus Vinicius Nascimento-Ferreira, Dimitris Vlachopoulos, Esther Ubago-Guisado, Ana Torres-Costoso, Augusto Cesar F. De Moraes, Alan R. Barker, Luis A. Moreno, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaino and Luis Gracia-Marco

, et al . Body fat measurement in elite sport climbers: comparison of skinfold thickness equations with dual energy X-ray absorptiometry . J Sports Sci . 2009 ; 27 ( 5 ): 469 – 77 . PubMed doi:10.1080/02640410802603863 10.1080/02640410802603863 15. Fields DA , Goran MI , McCrory MA . Body

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Blake D. McLean, Donald Strack, Jennifer Russell and Aaron J. Coutts

) into elite sport is now commonplace internationally, serving to close the gap between academic research and industry practices. 11 , 58 – 63 Collaborations between the NBA, NBPA, and multiple research centers (including teams and external/independent research groups) is needed to better understand the

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Peter Hastie

performers got to play on the elite-sport stage to remember that each one experienced physical education at some stage of their schooling. Indeed, as Kohl and Cook ( 2013 , p. 199) remind us, “physical education as part of education provides the only opportunity for all children to learn about physical

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Adam J. Zemski, Shelley E. Keating, Elizabeth M. Broad and Gary J. Slater

) is able to quantify whole body and regional bone mass, FFM, and FM, and is becoming more accessible and popular as a technique to monitor body composition in athletic populations ( Meyer et al., 2013 ; Nana et al., 2015 ). However, DXA does have some limitations for application in an elite sport

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Mathieu Lacome, Simon Avrillon, Yannick Cholley, Ben M. Simpson, Gael Guilhem and Martin Buchheit

future hamstring strain injury than those with longer fascicle length. 7 Although more evidences in a wide range of elite sport populations are still missing, this pioneer work demonstrated that both muscle strength and architecture might play a role in hamstring susceptibility to be injured. Although

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Erik Sesbreno, Gary Slater, Margo Mountjoy and Stuart D.R. Galloway

The assessment of body composition is common in sports given the association with performance. In many elite sport programs, fat mass (FM) is monitored given the negative implications of excessive fat on power to weight ratio, hydrodynamic drag, and performance scores ( Claessens et al., 1994