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Jupil Ko, Erik Wikstrom, Yumeng Li, Michelle Weber and Cathleen N. Brown

Balance impairments are linked to an increased risk of injury in those with a history of a lateral ankle sprain and chronic ankle instability (CAI). 1 , 2 The Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT) is one of the most common dynamic balance tests used to identify balance deficits in individuals with

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Nili Steinberg, Roger Adams, Moshe Ayalon, Nadav Dotan, Shiri Bretter and Gordon Waddington

in daily activities, exercise, and sports, proprioceptive information from lower limb mechanoreceptors is typically available while in weight-bearing (WB) positions. Ankle proprioception has been tested in a variety of ways, 6 with various methodologies that have been used to measure proprioceptive

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Stephanie C. Field, Christina B. Esposito Bosma and Viviene A. Temple

The Test of Gross Motor Development–Second Edition (TGMD-2; Ulrich, 2000 ) has been one of the most widely used process-orientated measures of motor skill proficiency, with more than 1,000 citations in the international literature since it was published. Attaching meaning to raw TGMD-2 scores has

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Yaohui He, Phillip Ward and Xiaozan Wang

teachers content knowledge and by assessing their knowledge using written tests ( Kim, Lee, Ward, & Li, 2015 ). Ball, Thames, and Phelps ( 2008 ) in mathematics and Ward ( 2009 ) in physical education have differentiated domains of content knowledge. Ball et al. ( 2008 ) began by distinguishing between

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Barıs Seven, Gamze Cobanoglu, Deran Oskay and Nevin Atalay-Guzel

and researchers information about effectiveness of their rehabilitation protocol or helps diagnosis of various neuromuscular and somatosensorial disorders. 4 , 5 One of the frequently used methods is manual muscle testing because it is easy and fast to use in clinics. However, it is a subjective

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Kamila Grandolfi, Vandre Sosciarelli and Marcos Polito

The development of muscular strength can be measured by a 1-repetition maximum (1RM) test. 1 Nevertheless, previous studies have shown that some individuals can lift higher loads when 1RM tests are repeated between 1 and 4 days. 2 This is explained by the neural coordination between the motor

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Mark G.L. Sayers and Stephen Bishop

measure of performance. 18 – 22 These studies have suggested that utilizing an explosive medicine ball push-press (MBP-P) test simulates the actions and velocities of sport-specific actions undertaken in a variety of ball sports. However, a confounding aspect within most of these studies has been the

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Kate M. Sansum, Max E. Weston, Bert Bond, Emma J. Cockcroft, Amy O’Connor, Owen W. Tomlinson, Craig A. Williams and Alan R. Barker

attainment of V ˙ O 2 max ( 36 ). However, as only between 10% and 50% of children display a plateau across different testing protocols ( 5 , 29 , 30 , 33 ), and the reasons behind this still being unclear, the term V ˙ O 2 peak is routinely used to denote the highest V ˙ O 2 recorded without a

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David B. Creel, Leslie M. Schuh, Robert L. Newton Jr, Joseph J. Stote and Brenda M. Cacucci

have primarily used 6-minute walk tests. 1 – 3 This type of testing is appealing because it requires little equipment, and improvements can easily be communicated to patients. From an empirical perspective, graded exercise testing holds advantages over 6-minute walk tests. During graded treadmill

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Michael J.A. Speranza, Tim J. Gabbett, David A. Greene, Rich D. Johnston, Andrew D. Townshend and Brett O’Farrell

elements of resistance training and aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, as well as rugby-league-specific drills. All participants were free from injury and midway through a 15-week preseason training program when they undertook muscle-strength and -power testing and tackling assessments. All players