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Reflections on Motor Development Research Across the 20th Century: Six Empirical Studies That Changed the Field

Jane E. Clark, Farid Bardid, Nancy Getchell, Leah E. Robinson, Nadja Schott, and Jill Whitall

emergence of a new direction for thinking and researching motor development and appeared to set the course for a new era in the history of the field. We have limited our choices to those studies published between 1928 and 1991; that is, from the start of the scientific study of motor development to the

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Kinesiology: Moving Toward Social Justice?

Diane L. Gill

Social Justice? Learn History — Get Social Be Real for Justice First, the question—are we (kinesiology) moving to social justice? I suggest we are moving to social justice as I am moving to cleaning up my cluttered office and home—I know it needs to be done, I want to do it—I need to do it. I sometimes

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Motor Development Research: II. The First Two Decades of the 21st Century Shaping Our Future

Jill Whitall, Farid Bardid, Nancy Getchell, Melissa M. Pangelinan, Leah E. Robinson, Nadja Schott, and Jane E. Clark

Three decades ago, Clark and Whitall ( 1989 ) wrote a paper in which they characterized the history of motor development research from the early baby biographies of the 18 th century to the process-oriented approach of the 1980s as represented by four distinct eras or periods. In the accompanying

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The History and Future of Neuromusculoskeletal Biomechanics

David G. Lloyd, Ilse Jonkers, Scott L. Delp, and Luca Modenese

locomotion and neuromusculoskeletal health. We will very briefly review some of the history of the science that has elucidated the functions of each component; however, the integration of these components is the focus of neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics. Neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics, like many sciences

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The History of FITNESSGRAM ®

Sharon A. Plowman, Charles L. Sterling, Charles B. Corbin, Marilu D. Meredith, Gregory J. Welk, and James R. Morrow Jr.

Initially designed by Charles L. Sterling as a physical fitness “report card” FITNESSGRAM ® / ACTIVITYGRAM ® is now an educational assessment and reporting software program. Based on physiological/epidemiological, behavioral, and pedagogical research, FITNESSGRAM is committed to health-related physical fitness, criterion-referenced standards, an emphasis on physical activity including behavioral based recognitions, and the latest in technology. The evolution of these major concepts is described in this history of FITNESSGRAM.

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College Athletes With Ankle Sprain History Exhibit Greater Fear-Avoidance Beliefs

Megan N. Houston, Johanna M. Hoch, and Matthew C. Hoch

that injury-related fear can affect a range of athletes with various orthopedic conditions. Despite increased fears in other populations, the literature pertaining to injury-related fear in patients with a history of ankle sprain is limited. In a case report, 12 a patient recovering from a medial

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Hockey: A Global History

John Wong

By Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman. Published in 2018 by the University of Illinois Press (582 pp., $125.00 USD, Hardback, $29.95 USD Paperback). Anyone who follows the careers of Steve Hardy and Andrew Holman would know their passion for the history of hockey, and Hockey: A Global

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Landing Stiffness Between Individuals With and Without a History of Low Back Pain

Mark A. Sutherlin, L. Colby Mangum, Shawn Russell, Susan Saliba, Jay Hertel, and Joe M. Hart

clinicians when working with individuals who have a history of LBP. Participation in sport may require individuals to perform landing tasks as part of the activity. Altered landing strategies between individuals with and without both back pain 5 and LBP have previously been reported. 6 , 7 This includes

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Ankle Sprain History Does Not Significantly Alter Single- and Dual-Task Spatiotemporal Gait Mechanics

Sarah B. Willwerth, Landon B. Lempke, Vipul Lugade, William P. Meehan III, David R. Howell, and Alexandra F. DeJong Lempke

characteristic confounders such as sex, sport contact classification, and concussion history group differences have been examined to help ensure valid dual-task gait performance. 19 – 21 The unknown impact of ankle sprain injury history poses an uncertainty surrounding how this factor may confound dual

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“Skinny Little Mexican Kid”: Life History of a Latino Immigrant Preservice Physical Education Teacher

Karen Lux Gaudreault, Martin Vasquez, Christopher Mellor, Emily Mason, and Adriana Lucero

experience teacher preparation programs, and how they conceptualize themselves in the role of educator. The following is a life history of a Latino immigrant preservice teacher (PT) physical education (PE) teacher. Latinx Teachers in General Education One of the minority groups that needs to be heavily