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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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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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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

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Ozcan Esen, Ceri Nicholas, Mike Morris and Stephen J. Bailey

and precisely replicated on the subsequent trial. Following the recovery, a 100-m freestyle TT was performed. Participants completed the TTs individually (with no other competitors present). All TTs were commenced with a diving start from diving blocks and were timed with a stopwatch. Measurements

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Dawn Heinecken

explicitly emphasize athletes’ physical and emotional vulnerability. No Limits (dir. Allison Ellwood), for instance, focuses on the death of French free-diver Audrey Mestre and presents her as a victim of her older, domineering husband Pipin Ferreras’ selfish ambition. After his world-record deep dive is

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Jenny McMahon, Camilla J. Knight and Kerry R. McGannon

sports such as diving, football, gymnastics, hockey, netball and track and field athletics. In a different study which focused on the sport of swimming, Stirling and Kerr ( 2007 ) found emotional abuse to most often occur in the coach-athlete relationship ( Kerr & Stirling, 2012 ). Emotional abuse was

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Christine M. Habeeb, Robert C. Eklund and Pete Coffee

a study requiring participants to report their self-efficacy prior to each of four successive trials of a back-diving task to analyze the unique contribution of self-efficacy in the prediction of performance and the unique contribution of performance in the prediction of self-efficacy. Researchers

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Caroline Lisee, Lindsay Slater, Jay Hertel and Joe M. Hart

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I (DI) athletic team. Sport types included soccer (n = 21 males and 2 females), basketball (n = 15 males and 1 female), volleyball (n = 1 female), softball (n = 2 females), rowing (n = 1 female), and diving (n = 1 female). Nonathletes were defined as

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Janet E. Simon, Dustin R. Grooms and Carrie L. Docherty

) for the individuals who had undergone a knee surgery. Table 1 Frequencies of Participant Demographics (N = 100) Sport No knee surgery (n = 57) Knee surgery only (n = 10) Knee surgery and OA (n = 33) Football, n 15 – 15 M diving, n 1 – – W diving, n 1 – – M basketball, n 1 – 4 W basketball, n – – 3