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Nick Wadsworth

on the road and at the Olympic Games . Ethics & Behavior, 16 ( 1 ), 25 – 40 . doi:10.1207/s15327019eb1601_4 10.1207/s15327019eb1601_4 Howells , K. ( 2017 ). Butterflies, magic carpets, and scary wild animals: An intervention with a young gymnast . Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Michelle Seanor, Robert J. Schinke, Natalia B. Stambulova, Kristoffer Henriksen, Dave Ross and Cole Giffin

were marked by training focused on technical development that taught athletes sport-specific skills. The later years armed elite athletes with competition tactics tailored to success in high-performance contexts such as world championships and the Olympic Games. Researchers have since proposed both

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David Geard, Amanda L. Rebar, Peter Reaburn and Rylee A. Dionigi

, & Brisswalter, 2012 ). Endurance-trained masters athletes compete in long and short distance swimming, running, and cycling contests well into their 80s and 90s ( Ransdell et al., 2009 ), and at levels that can surpass the most elite performances from the earliest Olympic Games ( Tanaka & Seals, 2008

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Daniel Birrer

and the Olympic Games. Approximately 1 year after he had to end his season because of NFOR/OTS, Greg was rowing his first competition after the OTS. In that year, he received 14 hr of counseling spread over 10 sessions. Nevertheless, the return to training and competition took longer than he expected

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James Hardy, Nikos Comoutos and Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis

sports (e.g., gymnasts, wrestlers, divers, skiers) and different competition levels (e.g., Olympic games, Pan-American games) we became aware that better performers use self-talk more frequently in both training and competition and report less frequent use of negative self-talk as compared to poorer

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Shani Pitcho-Prelorentzos and Michal Mahat-Shamir

confronted with the severity and the consequences of their sport-related injury, which they had refused to acknowledge otherwise. They basically tell you that you cannot [compete] anymore. That’s it, it’s over for you. No Olympic games. . . . My personal trainer had told me that he believes in me but that

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Alessandro Quartiroli, Sharon M. Knight, Edward F. Etzel and Rebecca A. Zakrajsek

-size ethical dilemmas: Issues and challenges for sport psychology consultants on the road and at the Olympic Games . Ethics & Behavior, 16 , 25 – 40 . doi:10.1207/s15327019eb1601_4 10.1207/s15327019eb1601_4 Handcock , M.S. , & Gile , K.J. ( 2011 ). Comment: On the concept of snowball sampling

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Leisha Strachan, Tara-Leigh McHugh and Courtney Mason

: Agenda 21 and the commodification of Indigenous culture in Olympic Games . Public , 27 ( 53 ), 22 – 34 . doi:10.1386/public.27.53.22_1 10.1386/public.27.53.22_1 Fraser-Thomas , J.L. , Côté , J. , & Deakin , J. ( 2005 ). Youth sport programs: An avenue to foster positive youth development

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Julia Allain, Gordon A. Bloom and Wade D. Gilbert

.3.229 Gould , D. , & Maynard , I. ( 2009 ). Psychological preparation for the Olympic Games . Journal of Sport Sciences, 27 , 1393 – 1408 . doi:10.1080/02640410903081845 10.1080/02640410903081845 Harvey , S. , Lyle , J.W.B. , & Muir , B. ( 2015 ). Naturalistic decision making in high

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Mary Jo Kane and Nicole LaVoi

competition than at any time in our nation’s history ( Acosta & Carpenter, 2014 ). In the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, female athletes represented 47% of all sport participants ( International Olympic Committee, 2016 ). Fan interest is also on the rise as witnessed by the popularity of the Women