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Alex C. Gang

economies as the book’s editors and authors delve into the past, present, and future of the environment encompassing each domestic sport market. The editors’ and contributing authors’ understanding of a leading economy is not confined to the traditional conception of developed countries mostly located in

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Claudio M. Rocha

seem to be present in developing countries, during the bid competition (2007–2009), the international economic scenario was favorable to Brazil. In 2008, the most recent global economic crisis erupted, hitting harder in the United States and Europe. A group of developing countries—the BRICs (Brazil

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Bettina Callary and Brian Gearity

developers and researchers with important insights to share. Thus, we included a larger number of Insights manuscripts that speak to the vision of coach development. The special issue includes articles from five countries (mostly English-speaking, Western, and developed countries). While this is

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Ophir Sefiha

from developing countries, they experience heightened scrutiny both for their status as high profile athletes (which can easily be revoked) and their race. A major strength of this book is Mwaniki’s ability to highlight the ways that these various statuses intersect and play out across different times

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Adolescents: National Trends From the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 1999−2007 Richard Lowry * Sarah M. Lee * Janet E. Fulton * Laura Kann * 1 2009 6 s1 S36 S45 10.1123/jpah.6.s1.s36 Test-Retest Repeatability and Relative Validity of the Global Physical Activity Questionnaire in a Developing

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Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell and Brad Millington

so-called “developed” versus “developingcountries and illustrated the political challenges that this divide presents. Some have argued that industrial nations of the global North, who benefited most from the carbon producing activities that led to climate change, bear the greatest responsibility

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Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes, Xuemei Sui, Bruna Camilo Turi-Lynch, Steven N. Blair, Rômulo Araújo Fernandes, Jamile Sanches Codogno and Henrique Luiz Monteiro

behavioral variables and health outcomes are scarce in developing countries, such as Brazil (the biggest Latin-American nation), which can be considered an important gap in the literature. In addition, to the best of our knowledge, there is no prospective study investigating the association of TV viewing and

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Vinícius Y.B. Suetake, Emerson Franchini, Bruna T.C. Saraiva, Anne K.F. da Silva, Aline F.B. Bernardo, Rayane L. Gomes, Luiz Carlos M. Vanderlei and Diego G.D. Christofaro

the parasympathetic pathway ( P  < .03) ( 47 ). Radtke et al ( 34 ) in a study with Swiss children and adolescents, considered a developed country, observed that young people who participated in a large volume of sports activities presented a better autonomic nervous system compared with their low

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Jamile S. Codogno, Henrique L. Monteiro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Romulo A. Fernandes, Subhash Pokhrel and Nana Anokye

developed countries, evidence shows that between 1% and 2.6% of all health care costs are due to physical inactivity ( Pratt, Norris, Lobelo, Roux, & Wang, 2014 ), while in emergent countries, it is estimated that physical inactivity is responsible for 1% of overall costs in primary health care ( Codogno et

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André O. Werneck, Adewale L. Oyeyemi, Rômulo A. Fernandes, Marcelo Romanzini, Enio R.V. Ronque, Edilson S. Cyrino, Luís B. Sardinha and Danilo R. Silva

first identify subgroups of adolescents at greatest risk, that is, those who are more likely to be inactive and sedentary. Developing countries have specific social, economic, cultural, and even geographic characteristics, and thus, surveillance and national plans on PA and sedentary behavior should