. 10 The presented case discusses a unique presentation of AKI in a young, healthy high school athlete participating in a team sport. The information in this report can contribute to the sports medicine community by raising awareness of this condition and bringing it to the forefront of differential
Tessa Portlock, Natalie A. Hunt, Jason L. Zaremski, Asim Merchant, and Patricia M. Tripp
Damien Clement and Monna Arvinen-Barrow
includes the “athlete’s voice” was a master’s thesis. It focused on the lived experiences of an elite slopestyle skier and the members of her performance management team during injury rehabilitation. 8 Since the current study focuses on the experiences of former high school athletes, it is important to
Tsz Lun (Alan) Chu, Bailey Sommerfeld, and Tao Zhang
techniques) are insufficient ( Granz et al., 2019 ; Maslach & Leiter, 2007 ). Applying the DMSP’s categorization and definition, we focused on high school athletes, who constitute the largest youth athlete population in the United States, across the specializing and investment years. In the United States
Alyson Hansbarger, Ryan Thomson, Jamie L. Mansell, and Ryan T. Tierney
concussion education improves previous injury disclosure high school athletes. Clinical Scenario In the year 2017, 2.5 million high school athletes reported sustaining at least one activity- or sport-related concussion. 1 Concussions are brain injuries caused by biomechanical forces applied to the head or
Diana M. Doumas and Nadine R. Mastroleo
& Maughan, 2006 ) or eligibility to participate in sports ( Grossbard et al., 2009 ). In addition, similar to patterns found in the general high school population, alcohol use among high school athletes escalates throughout high school, with the heaviest use reported by seniors ( Fredricks & Eccles, 2006
Brock McMullen, Hester L. Henderson, Donna Harp Ziegenfuss, and Maria Newton
this research with high school athletes would increase our theoretical understanding of the tripartite model of efficacy beliefs by determining how RISE perceptions are developed in a novel age group. Also, practically, coaches would benefit from knowing how their behaviors have the potential to
Gregory J. Welk, Charles B. Corbin, and Lisa A. Lewis
The Physical Self-Perception Profile (3) assesses perceptions of sport competence, physical conditioning, strength, and body attractiveness. Originally validated with college students, the profile has subsequently been adapted for use with younger children (13) and older adults (2) but not with teenage or athletic populations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factor validity of the children’s version of the Physical Self-Perception Profile (C-PSPP) for high school athletes (N = 542). The C-PSPP was given to athletes (both boys and girls) from a variety of competitive sports. The internal reliability of the subscales was good for both sexes (alphas = .73 to .83), with the exception of the Sport scale for the males (alpha = .64). A clear four-factor structure was evident, though cross loadings existed for males on the Sport scale. Results indicate that teenage athletes have strong physical self-perceptions compared to other populations, particularly regarding skill performance and conditioning.
Molly Yanity and Aimee C. Edmondson
Coverage of the recruitment of high school athletes has exploded in the last decade as the advent of the Internet turned a once-obscure type of coverage into a multimillion-dollar industry. The demand for information about college football recruits has led to new ethical challenges for Web-based publications. This survey of sport media identifies some of the ethical challenges associated with such coverage and proposes a code of ethics for Web-based media outlets. Media covering high school recruiting can use these guidelines to gain and maintain credibility, to uphold a high level of ethics, and to avoid restrictions or rules mandated by an outside source in a specialized beat where high school students are the primary subjects.
Charles B. Corbin, Steven A. Feyrer-Melk, Craig Phelps, and Lisa Lewis
A group of 1,680 high school athletes were studied to determine factors associated with anabolic steroid use. A questionnaire assessed personal factors and steroid use, behavior of others and steroid use, and availability of anabolic steroids. Use rates were 1.1% for females and 2.4% for males. Steroids were more readily available to males, who also reported knowing more steroid users than did females. Older athletes were more likely to consider steroid use, but differences in use rate were not significant from Grade 8 to 12. Using discriminant analysis, significant differences (p < .001) were found for profiles of steroid users and nonusers for both males and females. For both males and females, personal factors such as having considered steroid use, a willingness to use them if they were legal, and a willingness to use them if they could insure success in sports were the most useful in classifying athletes as steroid users versus nonusers.
J. L. Mayhew, Chad D. Kerksick, Doug Lentz, John S. Ware, and David L. Mayhew
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of repetitions to fatigue (RTF) for estimating one-repetition maximum (1-RM) bench press performance in male high school athletes. Members of high school athletic teams (N = 213, age = 16.3 ± 1.1 yrs, weight = 79.9 ± 16.7 kg) from four states were tested for 1-RM bench press and RTF after completing 4–6 weeks of resistance training. A new equation for use with male high school athletes was developed from a random sample of 180 participants; it appears to have excellent predictive potential (r = 0.96, SEE = 4.5 kg) and cross-validated well on a subsample (n = 33) from this population (r = 0.98, t = 0.64). Therefore, RTF can be used with acceptable accuracy to estimate maximal strength in the majority of adolescent male athletes who need to handle excessively heavy weights.