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Jeffrey G. Williams, Lauryn Darnall and Conrad Schumann

Key Points ▸ Spinal range of motion among players is suspected to be compensatory to tightness in the posterior shoulder. ▸ No studies have tested this relationship. ▸ No relationship was observed between thoracolumbar and glenohumeral ranges of motion. Throwing a baseball demands properly

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Walter Gantz, Lawrence A. Wenner, Christina Carrico and Matthew Knorr

This paper describes the role of televised sports in married life. It documents how adults integrate televised sports into their relationship with their spouse and evaluate its impact on that relationship. Telephone interviews were conducted with 399 married adults residing in San Francisco and Indianapolis. Respondents were asked about their own TV sports viewing behaviors as well as those of their spouse. Televised sports appears to play a generally positive albeit small role in marital life. TV sports viewing often is a shared activity and does not appear to trigger many scheduling or TV viewing conflicts. And, when such conflicts occur, they appear to be resolved amicably and easily. It may be that accommodations for differing interests in TV sports are resolved early in a marital relationship, along with other accommodations that marriage often dictates.

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Tammy Horne and Albert V. Carron

Three major issues were examined in the present study: (a) the variables discriminating between compatible and incompatible coach-athlete dyads; (b) the relationship between coach-athlete compatibility and athlete performance; and (c) the relationship between compatibility and athlete satisfaction. Subjects were 77 coach-athlete dyads from female intercollegiate teams. Compatibility was assessed using a sport-adapted version of Schutz's (1966) Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO-B) scale and Chelladurai and Saleh's (1980) Leadership Scale for Sports (LSS). Self-ratings of the quality of the coach-athlete relationship, athlete performance, and satisfaction with the coach's leadership were obtained. There were two variables that significantly discriminated between compatible and incompatible dyads. The sole variable predicting athletes' performance perceptions was the score reflecting discrepancy between athlete perceptions and preferences on the LSS reward dimension. Variables predicting athlete satisfaction were discrepancy between athlete perceptions and preferences on the LSS dimensions of training, reward, and social support. Recommendations for future research in this area are discussed.

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Christopher R. Hill, Deborah L. Feltz, Stephen Samendinger and Karin A. Pfeiffer

the literature have also highlighted the importance of varying types of self-efficacy beliefs in relationship to PA during both childhood and adolescence ( Van Der Horst, Paw, Twisk, & Van Mechelen, 2007 ; Voskuil & Robbins, 2015 ). However, the literature examining BSE beliefs in adolescents is

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Teun van Erp, Carl Foster and Jos J. de Koning

) or the rating of perceived exertion (RPE) to quantify TL. Heart rate is frequently used to determine TL because the technology is widely available, noninvasive, and inexpensive. The use of HR monitoring during exercise is based on the nearly linear relationship between HR and oxygen consumption

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Sofie Kent, Kieran Kingston and Kyle F. Paradis

) posit that the passion-burnout relationship is underpinned by the internalization and integration processes within self-determination theory ( Deci & Ryan, 2000a ). Specifically, Curran et al. ( 2011 ) suggested that obsessively passionate individuals who experience negative emotional consequences from

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Thilo Kunkel, Daniel C. Funk and Daniel Lock

associations linked to a brand ( Gladden & Funk, 2001 , 2002 ; Kunkel, Funk, et al., 2014 ). Although each set of brand associations is conceptually distinct, a formal relationship exists in which the league acts as a master brand and teams operate as a set of sub-brands ( Kunkel et al., 2013 ). The

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Jordan L. Fox, Cody J. O’Grady and Aaron T. Scanlan

dictated by internal workloads, it is the external workload that must be manipulated by basketball practitioners to bring about the desired responses in players. Consequently, understanding the dose–response relationships between external and internal workloads is important in delivering the appropriate

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Chris Knoester and Theo Randolph

, 2016 ). Yet, it is rare for sport studies research to focus on father-child interactions and their implications for health and father-child relationships ( Coakley, 2011 ; Kay, 2006 ; Messner & Musto, 2014 ). This is surprising, considering the unique and central role of sports interactions as part

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Ansley E. Swann, Rachel R. Kleis and Johanna M. Hoch

population. 10 While there is limited research evaluating the relationship between resilience and self-reported function after musculoskeletal injury, there have been studies that have examined this relationship in the patients who have undergone total joint arthroplasty. Therefore, the purpose of this