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Tan Leng Goh and Kristin Scrabis-Fletcher

teachers, administrators, and other school-based resources) to overcome possible barriers in implementing effective and sustainable school-based PA programs. According to Webster, Beets, et al. ( 2015 ), forming communities of practice (CoP) is a strategy for bridging the external–internal resources to

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Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Richard F. MacLehose, Allison W. Watts, Marla E. Eisenberg, Melissa N. Laska and Nicole Larson

rates of engagement in, and responsiveness to, standard weight management, 4 , 16 and there are few effective weight gain prevention strategies currently available for young adults. 4 Yoga is a practice that involves physical movement, strengthening and stretching activities, focused breathing

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Dawn M. Emerson, Toni M. Torres-McGehee, Susan W. Yeargin, Kyle Dolan and Kelcey K. deWeber

cooling. Average sweat rates during ice hockey practices vary across collegiate (0.8 L/hr), 3 elite juniors (1.5 and 1.8 L/hr), 1 , 4 and professional players (2.1 to 2.5 L/hr). 2 Further, goalies often have the highest practice sweat rates, ranging from 1.7 to 2.9 L/hr. 1 , 2 , 4 Moderate- to high

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Ayoub Asadi, Alireza Farsi, Behrouz Abdoli, Esmaeel Saemi and Jared M. Porter

is the topic of self-controlled practice. Adopting the method of self-controlled practice is a strategy in which the learner has some control over one or more practice variables ( Sanli, Patterson, Bray, & Lee, 2013 ). For example, if an individual is performing a new exercise, the instructor may

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Hairui Liu, Wei Wang, Chunhe Zhang and Peter A. Hastie

A typical lesson sequence in a physical education unit following a skill-focused instructional approach (SI) consists of an introductory activity and skill/drill practices, aimed at developing or improving techniques, followed by game play (either small sided or full sided). This model places

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Amber M. Leiker, Anupriya Pathania, Matthew W. Miller and Keith R. Lohse

practice statistically increased interest/enjoyment, which is considered the direct measure of intrinsic motivation. However, perceived-competence, effort, and pressure/tension subscales showed no difference. Other studies have found increased learning concurrent to increased motivation using other scales

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Daniel Wixey, Knud Ryom and Kieran Kingston

, this paper will seek to challenge the elite youth soccer coach to reflect upon their own practice and to consider the implications that early specialisation can have on the well-being of their young players. Early specialisation is conceptualised as (a) an early start age in a single sport; (b

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Graeme G. Sorbie, Fergal M. Grace, Yaodong Gu, Julien S. Baker and Ukadike C. Ugbolue

have also been investigated, with the main purpose of evaluating lower back pain. 20 , 21 Both of these investigations found increased muscular fatigue in the erector spinae muscle after performing a specific sporting technique. Horton et al 3 investigated the effect that a golf practice session has

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Femke van Abswoude, John van der Kamp and Bert Steenbergen

the larger group of children with low motor abilities. A recent meta-analysis showed that effective motor interventions in children with DCD included task-specific practice with an emphasis on enhancing children’s problem-solving ability and the provision of feedback ( Smits-Engelsman et al., 2013

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Alfredo Bravo-Sánchez, Pablo Abián, Filipa Sousa, Fernando Jimenez and Javier Abián-Vicén

number of older adults who practice sports, including badminton, and the number of international competitions for this age group are increasing in those societies with the longest average life expectancy ( Kubo, Kanehisa, Miyatani, Tachi, & Fukunaga, 2003 ). As a consequence, injuries from overuse, which