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Changwook Kim, Jinwon Kim, and Seongsoo Jang

cluster development strategies for improving community resilience. To address our research objectives, we applied spatial econometric methods and visualization analytics to macro-level secondary data of sport clusters and community resilience across 3,108 counties in the contiguous United States. This

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Bradley Fawver, Garrett F. Beatty, John T. Roman, and Kevin Kurtz

deterioration of the youth sport climate in the United States and increased dropout rates ( Rottensteiner, Konttinen, & Laakso, 2015 ). How do coaches develop the necessary skills to impart positive benefits to youth athletes? Unfortunately, answering that question in the United States is challenging given that

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Christina Yannetsos, Mario C. Pacheco, and Danny G. Thomas

annual rate of occurrence of 300,000 in those ages 15–24 in the United States. 1 Despite a growing public concern relating to the epidemiology of concussion, few studies have focused specifically on concussion in Judo. While the incidence of head injury in judo is unknown, it is estimated that head

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Ray M. Merrill

In the United States, an increase in leisure-time physical activity occurred from 1997 through 2016, for both adult men (17.2%) and women (25.6%). 1 Greater leisure-time physical activity is associated with better health, quality of life, and longevity. 2 – 7 Being physically active also lowers

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Aishwarya Ramachandran and Conor Heffernan

’s correspondence and interaction with American physical culturists, the article discusses the emergence and growth of global interwar body cultures between India and the United States. Furthermore, it examines a growing convergence of interest in muscular forms of masculinity appreciated by Iyer and his American

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Phillip Ward, Hal A. Lawson, Hans van der Mars, and Murray F. Mitchell

, teacher education programs, doctoral programs, and salient public policies? This special issue of JTPE is an invitation to explore this question in the unique context provided by the United States. The author–contributors of this special issue were invited to identify, describe, and justify what needs

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Ali Brian, Farid Bardid, Lisa M. Barnett, Frederik J.A. Deconinck, Matthieu Lenoir, and Jacqueline D. Goodway

during throw). Depending upon the geographical region, process-oriented or product-oriented measures may be more prevalent. For instance, process-oriented assessments such as the Test of Gross Motor Development, 2nd Edition (TGMD-2; Ulrich, 2000 ) are typically used in the United States (US) while

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Eugene C. Fitzhugh, Jerry Everett, and Linda Daugherty

Compared with other regions in the country, the Southeast United States of America (US) is lacking in a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly transportation infrastructure. 1 As a result of this low level of active transportation infrastructure, the built environment of the Southeast US tends to

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John D. Omura, Geoffrey P. Whitfield, Tiffany J. Chen, Eric T. Hyde, Emily N. Ussery, Kathleen B. Watson, and Susan A. Carlson

understanding which populations are most at risk because of low physical activity levels and related health outcomes. 4 To this end, physical activity has been assessed in several surveillance systems in the United States and other countries over many years. Evidence demonstrating the health benefits of

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Christopher R. Barnhill, W. Andrew Czekanski, and Adam G. Pfleegor

their interest in issues surrounding sports or perceived job opportunities. Outside of the United States, Sibson ( 2010 ) indicated passion and interest as important factors along with career opportunities. Compared with the surveys in the United States, prestige and salary were less important for