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Salomé Aubert, Julien Aucouturier, Jeremy Vanhelst, Alicia Fillon, Pauline Genin, Caroline Ganière, Corinne Praznoczy, Benjamin Larras, Julien Schipman, Martine Duclos and David Thivel

middle-income families can also access several financial aids for the payment of the registration of children and youth to sports clubs or federations, and for the purchase of their sports equipment. 40 , 41 It is hoped that the nomination of Paris as the future host of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games

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Steve M. Smith, Stewart T. Cotterill and Hazel Brown

the factors identified in the current study in a larger participant population. References Arnold , R. , Hewton , E. , & Fletcher , D. ( 2015 ). Preparing our greatest team: The design and delivery of a preparation camp for the London 2012 Olympic Games . Sport, Business and Management, 5

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Mickaël Campo, Diane Mackie, Stéphane Champely, Marie-Françoise Lacassagne, Julien Pellet and Benoit Louvet

During international competitions such as World Cups or Olympic Games, members of national teams interact and compete with members of other national teams with whom they have much in common: they are all skilled athletes of the same sport. When thinking about other soccer players, a member of the

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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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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