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Megan Colletto and Nancy Rodriguez

purpose of maintaining muscle mass and preventing or slowing the progression of sarcopenia in older persons. Yoga, a mind-body practice, is classified as a form of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and ranked among the top 10 CAM practices used by

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Tarkington J. Newman, Fernando Santos, António Cardoso and Paulo Pereira

, 2018 ). More specifically, multiple sport organizations (e.g., Golf Canada; Camiré, Kendellen, Rathwell, & Charbonneau, 2018 ) have included in their mission statement PYD and life skills development and transfer as crucial for policy, research, and practice. In fact, Newman, Lower-Hoppe, Burch, and

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John J. Smith and Daniel J. Baer

Key Points ▸ Preseason football presents a high injury risk due to high exposure to contact. ▸ We identified a decrease in the total number of lower extremity strains and time-loss lower extremity strains, following NCAA football practice rule changes. ▸ Examination of injury records and

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Miranda Rudnick and Brian Wallace

origins of coaches’ beliefs. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to report boys’ and girls’ high school basketball coaches’ beliefs, combined and contrasting, regarding ankle support practices and how they formed those beliefs. Additional aims were to (a) obtain an estimation of the percentage

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Diane L. Gill

The feminist paradigm has been advocated as an appropriate alternative framework for sport psychology theory and research. The current paper extends the feminist perspective to sport psychology practice, particularly to educational consultation. Application of a feminist perspective to sport psychology practice requires (a) an awareness of relevant gender scholarship and valuing of the female perspective, (b) a shift in focus from the personal to the social, and (c) an egalitarian, process-oriented approach. Applying the feminist perspective implies not only an awareness of relevant sport psychology scholarship but also a commitment to action to educate and empower sport participants.

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Alan J. McCubbin, Gregory R. Cox and Ricardo J.S. Costa

sodium in relation to training, before and after competition. With this in mind, the purpose of this exploratory study was to observe beliefs, information sources, and intended practices of endurance athletes regarding sodium for training and competition. Based on anecdotal evidence, we hypothesized

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Alexander T. Latinjak

who agreed to participate, signed the informed consent form and answered the following question: can you remember and describe a situation, within the past week, when your mind tended to wander during sport practice? The participants were asked to describe the most significant situation they could

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Stephen Pack, Brian Hemmings and Monna Arvinen-Barrow

The maturation processes of applied sport psychologists have received little research attention despite trainees and practitioners having often reported experiencing challenging circumstances when working with clients. Within clinical psychology literature the self-practice of cognitive techniques, alongside self-reflection, has been advocated as a means of addressing such circumstances, and as a significant source of experiential learning. The present study sought to identify the possible types of, and purposes for, self-practice among twelve UK-based sport psychology practitioners. Thematic analysis of semistructured interviews indicated all participants engaged in self-practice for reasons such as managing the self, enhancing understanding of intervention, and legitimising intervention. Some participants also described limitations to self-practice. Subsequently, three overriding themes emerged from analysis: a) the professional practice swamp, b) approaches to, and purposes for, self-practice, and, c) limitations of self-practice. It is concluded that self-practice may provide a means of better understanding self-as-person and self-as-practitioner, and the interplay between both, and is recommended as part of on-going practitioner maturation.

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Diego Munguia-Izquierdo, Carmen Mayolas-Pi, Carlos Peñarrubia-Lozano, Federico Paris-Garcia, Javier Bueno-Antequera, Miguel Angel Oviedo-Caro and Alejandro Legaz-Arrese

last 2 decades. 4 Amateur cycling is one of the most common sport/exercise activities, and its practice has been associated with a significant reduction in all-cause mortality, 5 although the health effects of its high-volume practice are still not clearly defined. Sports performed during adolescence

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Cindy N. Nguyen, Reuben N. Clements, Lucas A. Porter, Nicole E. Clements, Matthew D. Gray, Dustin J. Killian and Russell T. Baker

could occur with repeat administration of the RT clin test, it is important to determine if a practice or learning effect occurs with serial administration. A practice effect may limit the effectiveness of the RT clin test to help guide return to play decisions with repetitive use. A learning effect