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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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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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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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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