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Braden Norris

linked to Chapter 6 as a potential area where grassroots can exist. A key component of this handbook is how the chapters work with each other and are discussed multiple times from the concentration being discussed in the specific chapter. There are several chapters that dive into the management of

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Michelle A. Sandrey

imbalances, lack of muscular endurance, and repetitive stress. 1 – 3 Not only is the general population affected by low back pain, but so too are athletes in certain sports that place a greater strain on the spine, such as gymnastics, wrestling, rowing, diving, and football. 4 – 6 As joint mobility in

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Liam Anderson, Graeme L. Close, Ryland Morgans, Catherine Hambly, John Roger Speakman, Barry Drust and James P. Morton

their ability to perform explosive, short duration movements such as diving, catching, and accelerating and decelerating sharply. 1 Indeed, in relation to locomotive match demands, it is well documented that GKs cover 50% of the total distance and <10% of the distance completed within the high

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Anne Z. Beethe, Elizabeth F. Nagle, Mita Lovalekar, Takashi Nagai, Bradley C. Nindl and Christopher Connaboy

transition from FS to combat swimming (CS) and the implications on the previously mentioned factors are still unknown. Special forces operators execute CS as a form of aquatic locomotion while diving below or swimming at the water’s surface (sCS [surface CS]). Performance of this task is reported as highly

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Lindsay E. Kipp, Nicole D. Bolter and Alison Phillips Reichter

Girls participating in aesthetic sports, such as gymnastics, figure skating, and diving, experience a distinctive sporting environment—they are judged on the beauty of their movement, endure pervasive social comparison with competitors and teammates, and wear body-revealing attire. Often embedded

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Hayley Perelman, Joanna Buscemi, Elizabeth Dougherty and Alissa Haedt-Matt

/track and field ( n  = 22), basketball ( n  = 10), soccer ( n  = 18), gymnastics ( n  = 10), tennis ( n  = 3), swimming and diving ( n  = 15), women’s softball ( n  = 4), women’s golf ( n  = 5), women’s volleyball ( n  = 2), and men’s baseball ( n  = 2). The eight Division III sports evaluated were men

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Marco Beato, Stuart A. McErlain-Naylor, Israel Halperin and Antonio Dello Iacono

(7.7% and 8.2%) 0.22–0.20 (small) Cuenca-Fernández et al, 56 2015 14 (10 men and 4 women) trained swimmers 1 × 4 flywheel half squats or 1 × 3 lunges at 85% of 1RM or control 8 min Not reported Differences between flywheel and control  ↑ Dive distance (3.4%) 1.09 (large)  ↑ 5-m performance time (5

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Katie E. McGibbon, Megan E. Shephard, Mark A. Osborne, Kevin G. Thompson and David B. Pyne

and changes can occur prior to the race or mid-race in response to the actions of opponents. Relay leg assignment may also influence whether a swimmer alters their pacing strategy as those positioned on the second to fourth relay legs can watch the race unfold before diving in. It is possible that

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Katja Sonkeng

media representation in France and worldwide. More specifically, Kilcline dives deeper into the contentious relationship between female French track and field runner Marie-José Pérec and the French media and public in his introductory chapter before setting his sight on France ’98 football heroes in

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Philippe Hellard, Robin Pla, Ferran A. Rodríguez, David Simbana and David B. Pyne

, pool vs flume swimming, dive vs wall starts). For the protocols in which gas exchanges were continuously measured, 2 , 3 a constant swimming speed was imposed, as opposed to real competitive conditions. Differences in speed patterns and swimming techniques could modify the metabolic and physiological