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Joseph J. Matthews, Edward N. Stanhope, Mark S. Godwin, Matthew E.J. Holmes and Guilherme G. Artioli

). Whereas in judo, multiple-bout tournaments are held frequently, which results in the need to make weight on a fortnightly or monthly basis ( Artioli et al., 2010b ). This presents different patterns of weight-management behaviors, which may influence RWL and RWG. The acute effects of RWL alone reduce

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Tanya McGuane, Stephen Shannon, Lee-Ann Sharp, Martin Dempster and Gavin Breslin

). Weight-management techniques adopted by jockeys include limiting food intake, promoting a negative energy ratio, increasing fluid loss by wearing a “sweat suit,” spending prolonged time in saunas, and abusing diuretics and/or laxatives ( Leydon & Wall, 2002 ; McGregor, 2007 ; Speed, Seedsman, Morris

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James Annesi

research designs in the presently understudied area. Methods Participants Participants were enrollees of a pediatric weight-management clinic with a focus on managing weight in adolescents with severe obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m 2 ) using both nonsurgical and surgical methods. A total of 4 adolescents were

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Colleen McConnell, Alyssa McPherson and Kathleen Woolf

consumption may put marching artists at risk for poor B-vitamin status. Additionally, the fiber in whole grains is important for weight management and chronic disease reduction in athletes ( Manore, 2013 , 2015 ). Only 2% of participants met the sodium upper guideline (≤1.1 gram/1,000 kcal) and 7% met the

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Hanan A. Alfawaz, Soundararajan Krishnaswamy, Latifah Al-Faifi, Halima Ali Bin Atta, Mohammad Al-Shayaa, Saad A. Alghanim and Nasser M. Al-Daghri

lifestyle changes. The popularity of dietary supplements for weight management has increased, and a wide variety of these products are available over the counter ( Rios-Hoyo & Gutierrez-Salmean, 2016 ). Despite the absence of a compelling research evidence indicating that a specific supplement use will

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Ben-El Berkovich, Aliza H. Stark, Alon Eliakim, Dan Nemet and Tali Sinai

, S. , Solis , M.Y. , & Lancha , A.H. , Jr. ( 2010a ). The need of a weight management control program in judo: A proposal based on the successful case of wrestling . Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 7 , 15 . doi:10.1186/1550-2783-7-15 10.1186/1550-2783-7-15 Artioli

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Matthew R. Nagy, Molly P. O’Sullivan, Shannon S. Block, Trevor R. Tooley, Leah E. Robinson, Natalie Colabianchi and Rebecca E. Hasson

weight management programs that may be hesitant to incorporate moderate- to high-intensity aerobic exercise for fear of negatively impacting affective responses and psychological outcomes in this population. In combination with dietary modification, if OW/OB children are able to tolerate 40 minutes of

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Faye Prior, Margaret Coffey, Anna Robins and Penny Cook

trainer service (20.1%), or a weight management service (17.3%). The most common reasons for referral were for having multiple (≥3) health conditions (33%), being overweight or obese (17.6%), having a musculoskeletal condition (16.1%), or existing cardiovascular disease or significant risk factors (14

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You Fu and Ryan D. Burns

yielded significantly higher levels of enjoyment compared with traditional tag games. 15 AVGs have also been effectively implemented in other contexts. Within the context of a 16-week randomized pediatric weight management program, Trost et al 16 found that children receiving AVG participated in higher

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Damir Zubac, Drazen Cular and Uros Marusic

explanation by a trained dietitian on how to document dietary intake. To remove possible confounding factors of weight-loss habits, a validated questionnaire on weight management and supplement consumption was given to all athletes. 21 Based on their previous weight-management history (time span from