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The Injury Rate in NBA Players Did Not Increase Following Return to Play After the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order

Michael Cahill, Hayden P. Baker, Cody Lee, Manoj Reddy, Daniel Portney, and Aravind Athiviraham

On March 11, 2020 the NBA suspended the 2019–2020 season with approximately 17 to 18 games remaining following a Utah Jazz player testing positive with COVID-19. Suspension of play out of concern regarding rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States was widespread and not limited to the NBA

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Prevalence of COVID-19 Anxiety in Division I Student-Athletes

Victoria Sanborn, Lauren Todd, Hanna Schmetzer, Nasha Manitkul-Davis, John Updegraff, and John Gunstad

/or negative perspective of athletic career status endorse higher levels of anxiety and depression, the impact of COVID-19 on such factors may lead to increased rates of psychological symptoms. The COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with increased psychological symptoms in the general population

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Australian Football in America During COVID-19

James Bingaman

sports networks like Entertainment and Sports Programming Network and Fox Sports since the 1990s, the sport enjoyed unparalleled attention in the United States during the spring of 2020 as the Australian Football League (AFL) decided to continue playing games amid the outbreak of COVID-19 ( Barrett, 2020

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Decreases in Performance Observed After COVID-19 Infection in High School Female Soccer Players

Andrew Wilson, Lynette M. Carlson, Colton Norton, and W. David Bruce

Key Points ▸ Female high school soccer sprint performance decreased after COVID-19 infection. ▸ COVID− group increased sprint distances 8.43% versus COVID+ group’s decrease of 21.13%. ▸ Female high school soccer players decrease total distance run per game after COVID-19. In late 2019, the novel

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Critical Pause: Athletes’ Stories of Lockdown During COVID-19

Gabriella Whitcomb-Khan, Nick Wadsworth, Kristin McGinty-Minister, Stewart Bicker, Laura Swettenham, and David Tod

critical moment that athletes have recently faced is lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many countries adopted varying context-specific, complex, and rapidly evolving responses, causing confusion and stress worldwide ( Alderwick et al., 2020 ; BBC Sport, 2020 ). The turbulence between science and

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Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on Sport Coaches

Anthony Battaglia and Gretchen Kerr

The global health crisis created by the COVID-19 1 pandemic has challenged nearly every sector of society ( World Health Organization, 2020 ). As a result of the rapid transmission rate of COVID-19, a global public health mitigation strategy was enforced, promoting physical distancing and

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Sport4Change: Adapting to COVID-19 Through Innovation

Mitchell McSweeney, Per G. Svensson, and Michael L. Naraine

, Bangladesh, and Jamaica. But, all that positive momentum had suddenly, abruptly ceased. Why? The COVID-19 global health pandemic. COVID-19 had affected various social, political, and economic elements around the world, as well as impacted the lives of individuals, communities, and organizations, and S4C was

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Efficacy of Yoga for COVID-19 Stress Prophylaxis

Sudeep Mitra, Mousumi Mitra, Purna Nandi, Madhumita Pandey, Mousumi Chakrabarty, Mantu Saha, and Dilip Kumar Nandi

Stress is one of the major factors that initiate depression and anxiety, and long-term exposure to epidemics or natural disasters intensifies the level of dysthymia. 1 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic generated by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) is a worldwide health

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Television Viewing Time, Overweight, Obesity, and Severe COVID-19: A Brief Report From UK Biobank

Malik Hamrouni, Matthew J. Roberts, and Nicolette C. Bishop

Overweight and obesity are risk factors for severe COVID-19. 1 However, the risk among individuals with excess weight is not homogenous. Yates et al. found that brisk walking pace—indicative of higher physical fitness—was associated with lower odds of severe COVID-19 regardless of body mass index

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COVID-19 and Youth Sports: Psychological, Developmental, and Economic Impacts

Jimmy Sanderson and Katie Brown

The global pandemic stemming from the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has drastically altered sport in unprecedented ways. While every segment of the sport industry has been impacted, in terms of breadth, the youth sports sector is arguably the most significantly affected. For instance