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Research on Positive Youth Development-focused Coach Education Programs: Future Pathways and Applications

Fernando Santos, Daniel Gould, and Leisha Strachan

effectively (e.g.,  Santos, Camiré, & Campos, 2016 ). Coach education programs (i.e., including formal and informal coach education opportunities) should provide guidance for youth sport coaches and help them overcome challenges that prevent or interfere with coaching for PYD outcomes ( Newman, Ortega, Lower

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Erratum. School Administrators’ Perspectives on and Support for Physical Education

Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

TO OUR READERS: An error appeared in the ahead-of-print version of the following article: Kinder, C.J., McNamara, S.W.T., Woods, A.M., Mueller, A., Ryba, K., & Richards, K.A. School administrators’ perspectives on and support for physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

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Sport Concussion Education and Prevention

Charles H. Tator

There has been a remarkable increase in the past 10 years in the awareness of concussion in the sports and recreation communities. Just as sport participants, their families, coaches, trainers, and sports organizations now know more about concussions, health care professionals are also better prepared to diagnose and manage concussions. As has been stated in the formal articles in this special issue on sport-related concussion, education about concussion is one of the most important aspects of concussion prevention, with the others being data collection, program evaluation, improved engineering, and introduction and enforcement of rules. Unfortunately, the incidence of concussion appears to be rising in many sports and thus, additional sports-specific strategies are required to reduce the incidence, short-term effects, and long term consequences of concussion. Enhanced educational strategies are required to ensure that individual participants, sports organizations, and health care professionals recognize concussions and manage them proficiently according to internationally recognized guidelines. Therefore, this paper serves as a “brief report” on a few important aspects of concussion education and prevention.

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Techniques of Power in Physical Education and the Underrepresentation of Women in Leadership

Louisa A. Webb and Doune Macdonald

In a research project investigating the underrepresentation of women in leadership in physical education within the context of workplace cultures and teachers’ lives and careers, subtle effects of power were found to be influential. This article outlines the analytical framework that was used for the discourse analysis of interviews from this research based on the work of Gore (1998), Wright (2000), and Foucault. Seventeen teachers (7 male and 10 female) were interviewed and the data analyzed through discourse analysis using eight techniques of power described by Gore that are pertinent to educational and physical education settings. These techniques explained the colonization of space by dominant masculinities, the male gaze on female bodies, gendered expectations of behavior and appearance, dominant discourses of male leadership, and exclusion from male-dominated networks that all contributed toward the underrepresentation of women in leadership in physical education.

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Nonoperative Treatment of a Patient With Shoulder Pain and a History of Sternoclavicular Fracture-Dislocation

Federico Jose Villalba and Melina Soledad Martínez

Key Points ▸ The global incidence of sternoclavicular injuries is lower than 1%. ▸ There are no therapeutic approaches or rehabilitation protocols established for this condition. ▸ A treatment based on exercises and education improved subjective and objective measurements. Shoulder pain is the

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The Evolution of the Athletic Training Profession

Eleni Diakogeorgiou, R. Richard Ray Jr., Sara Brown, Jay Hertel, and Douglas J. Casa

Academic Discipline of Physical Education , which provides a compelling reason to include athletic training in this special issue on the current status of the academic discipline of kinesiology. The evolution of athletic training and athletic training education is very closely related to the evolution of

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Modifying Effects of Sex, Age, and Education on 22-Year Trajectory of Leisure-Time Physical Activity in a Canadian Cohort

Tracie A. Barnett, Lise Gauvin, Cora L. Craig, and Peter T. Katzmarzyk


We investigated the population trajectory of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) in adults age 18 to 60 y (n = 881), who were recruited in 1981 for the Canada Fitness Survey and followed-up through the Campbell’s Survey on Well-Being (1988) and the Physical Activity Longitudinal Study (2002/04).


Data on involvement in LTPA were collected by questionnaire and used to estimate average daily energy expenditure (EE) (kcal · kg-1 · d-1) during leisure time. Growth trajectory modeling was used to describe the overall population trajectory of LTPA and the extent to which average trajectories varied between sub-groups defined by age, sex, and education.


The population trajectory of LTPA over time was modified by baseline age, but not by sex or by level of education. Disparities in LTPA related to sex and education persisted over two decades.


This longitudinal investigation improves our understanding of the processes underlying patterns of LTPA in adults.

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The Nature of Sports Coach Development in China: What Are We Trying to Achieve?

Shiyang Li, Howie J. Carson, and Dave Collins

Globally, coach education and continuous professional development have been a significant focus of discussion and research as coaching becomes increasingly recognized as a profession in its own right. Such discussion is truly worldwide (e.g.,  Callary & Gearity, 2019b ), including in the United

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Posthospital Falls Prevention Intervention: A Mixed-Methods Study

Emma Renehan, Claudia Meyer, Rohan A. Elliott, Frances Batchelor, Catherine Said, Terry Haines, and Dianne Goeman

-inducing drugs (FRIDs; Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, 2009 ) that may impair balance and coordination and/or promote sedation ( Milos et al., 2014 ). Education is a further important component of multifactorial programs addressing low levels of falls and falls prevention knowledge

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Making Sense of Coach Development Worldwide During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Bettina Callary, Abbe Brady, Cameron Kiosoglous, Pekka Clewer, Rui Resende, Tammy Mehrtens, Matthew Wilkie, and Rita Horvath

participants from over 27 countries who applied and were chosen based on their involvement in coach development either as a university professor involved in coach development, a National Sport Federation, or a National Multisport Organization director of coach education ( Nippon Sport Science University, 2018