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Josephine Blagrave and Taylor Guy

principles to avoid discrimination and stereotyping. Reflective questions, thinking points, and information related to power imbalances, political climate, and cultural competency are also included. Chapter 3 provides an overview of the different ethical issues that may arise when studying children

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Renate M. Leithäuser

outcomes of a scientist translate successfully into exceptional sporting performance, this brings profile and reputation that can generate more research activity and funding. While this is nice for successful athletes and supporting scientists, it can lead to an imbalance of research output in the various

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Wei-Cheng Chao, Jui-Chi Shih, Kuan-Chung Chen, Ching-Lin Wu, Nai-Yuan Wu and Chien-Sheng Lo

limitations, muscle imbalances, and asymmetries. 5 , 6 Conventionally, it is used to evaluate athletes’ functional movements before the season begins. Previous studies have shown that athletes who recorded lower FMS scores tended to have higher risk of injuries. 7 – 9 In addition to use as a screening tool

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Charles Goulet and Isabelle Rogowski

muscle strength imbalance implied by the weakness of the external rotator muscles compared to the internal rotators is potentially a risk factor for shoulder injury. 6 Additional strength training of the shoulder external rotator muscles is commonly recommended to prevent this shoulder muscle strength

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

one AT did not believe a player’s performance was affected by hydration status and four did not believe electrolyte imbalance affected performance (Table  2 ). There were no significant associations for when ATs believed hydration was most influential. “Other” hydration assessment techniques included

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Rodney Y. L. Wong, Patrick S. H. Yung and H. T. Leong

correlated with the reduction of acromiohumeral distance 7 and that weakness of shoulder external rotators (ER) and muscle imbalance of shoulder internal rotators (IR) and ER were associated with reduction of SAS in volleyball players. 8 Thus, maintenance of the SAS by strengthening the rotator cuff

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Pierre Samozino, Jean Romain Rivière, Jérémy Rossi, Jean-Benoit Morin and Pedro Jimenez-Reyes

movement/contraction velocities. An optimal Fv profile maximizing ballistic performance independently from power capacities exists for each athlete. 1 , 2 , 4 Strength training focusing on improving ballistic performances has been shown to be more effective when aiming at decreasing Fv imbalance, that is

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Jun-Seok Kim, Moon-Hwan Kim, Duk-Hyun Ahn and Jae-Seop Oh

The musculoskeletal disorder of scapular dysfunction is associated with sustained abnormal scapular posture, 1 muscle imbalance in the glenohumeral and scapulothoracic regions, 2 , 3 and repetitive movement with a deviated scapulohumeral rhythm. 4 A winged scapula (WS), which is known as

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Anna C. Gutierrez and Monica R. Lininger

high prevalence of ankle injuries in soccer athletes 1 – 5 makes them one of the best populations to study when attempting to reduce ankle injuries. Specifically, for soccer athletes, clinicians are concerned with lower-extremity (LE) muscular imbalances, 4 , 6 , 12 ROM, 4 , 6 , 8 – 11 and

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Jin Hyuck Lee, Ji Soon Park and Woong Kyo Jeong

loss of normal control of scapular movement and altered resting position. 1 It may be caused by multiple factors 2 , 3 such as nerve palsy, bone injury, soft tissue tightness, and periscapular muscle imbalance. Among them, soft tissue tightness and periscapular muscle imbalance are considered the