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James Hardy, Nikos Comoutos and Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis

) showed improved tennis volley execution. When positive and negative self-talk was targeted, Rushall, Hall, Roux, Sasseville, and Rushall ( 1988 ) revealed enhanced cross-country skiing performance, and Van Raalte et al.’s ( 1995 ) data yielded superior dart throwing accuracy for positive self

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Nathan Hall, Brent Bradford, José da Costa and Daniel B. Robinson

in their sport. This is true, for example, for local provincial sport associations or sporting organizations related to cycling, inline skating and skateboarding, curling, and cross-country skiing. These suggestions may both reduce the perceived cost barrier and the perception of other barriers for

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Sunita Potgieter, Hattie H. Wright and Carine Smith

ergogenic effect under actual competition and field conditions, when additional factors come into play. This is supported by the similarly small performance benefit (∼4%) reported for an 8-km cross-country skiing time trial after ingestion of an identical dose to the one used in this study ( Stadheim et

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Peter Peeling, Martyn J. Binnie, Paul S.R. Goods, Marc Sim and Louise M. Burke

numerous exercise modalities (i.e., cycling, running, rowing, cross-country skiing, and swimming). Studies reporting benefits typically used caffeine dosages of 3–6 mg/kg of body mass (BM), in the form of anhydrous caffeine (i.e., pill or powder form), consumed ∼60 min prior to exercise ( Ganio et

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Louise M. Burke and Peter Peeling

was shown to be equally effective, when repeated, 24 hr apart, to enhance the performance of two cross-country ski time-trials ( Stadheim et al., 2014 ). This benefit occurred despite increased muscle damage and soreness from the first bout, attributed to the greater exercise effort made possible by

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Stiliani Ani Chroni, Frank Abrahamsen, Eivind Skille and Liv Hemmestad

(as communicated in demands and provisions from above), may have an impact on their stress perceptions, evaluations, and consequent actions. Recently, Hansen and Andersen ( 2014 ) described coaches and support personnel for the cross-country ski athletes of Norway, as ‘sense-givers’ who influence

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Andre Koka and Heino Sildala

students were engaged in the following activities: team sports (e.g., basketball, volleyball, and football); track and field athletics; and winter sports (e.g., cross-country skiing and skating). Assessment was based on students’ activity (diligence) in classes, their effort, and personal development. All

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Iñigo Mujika, Shona Halson, Louise M. Burke, Gloria Balagué and Damian Farrow

of elite sports, including cross-country skiing and biathlon, 21 , 22 cycling, 23 – 26 kayaking, 27 , 28 orienteering, 29 sprinting, 30 swimming, 31 , 32 and tennis. 33 Depending on the event and the prevailing philosophies in a sport, coaches and athletes may plan for single, double, or

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Iva Obrusnikova, Haley M. Novak and Albert R. Cavalier

prevented her from being regularly employed. In addition to her mild ID, Kate was diagnosed with mild hearing loss during a Special Olympics screening 4 years prior to the study. Approximately, 6 months prior to the study, she was involved in a Special Olympics cross-country ski program, but her interest in