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Rory Mack, Jeff Breckon, Joanne Butt, and Ian Maynard

The relationship between sport psychology practitioners and their athlete clients is consistently recognized as very important for the outcomes of sport psychology consultancy (e.g.,  Andersen & Speed, 2010 ; Petitpas et al., 1999 ; Sharp et al., 2015 ). Nevertheless, what is required in the

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Edgar Schwarz, Liam D. Harper, Rob Duffield, Robert McCunn, Andrew Govus, Sabrina Skorski, and Hugh H.K. Fullagar

suggested to include the collated integration of athlete and coach values, practitioner expertise, and research evidence to inform the decision-making process, including the planning, delivery, and reflection on practice to improve performance. 3 , 4 This process of EBP involves collating the knowledge and

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Rena M.G. Curvey, Shannon C. White, Emily A. Murphy, Travis R. Scheadler, Myles T. Englis, Laura L. Phelps, and Candice N. Hargons

and physical activity. The central tenets of CSP align with the aforementioned philosophy concerning cultural competence, with the subsequent goals being to (a) reveal the cultural standpoint of each participant, (b) understand the role of the researcher/practitioner and what cultural lens they

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Salma Alabdulwahed, Natalia Galán-López, Tom Hill, Lewis J. James, Bryna Catherine Rose Chrismas, Sebastien Racinais, Trent Stellingwerff, Diogo V. Leal, Matheus Hausen, Karim Chamari, Hugh H.K. Fullagar, Christopher Esh, and Lee Taylor

Olympics to date 12 ). Consequently, understanding the magnitude, nuances, and real/perceived barriers of this evidence-to-practice disconnect for HA, and associated nutritional strategies, in elite athletes and practitioners, appears prudent. These data could guide practice itself alongside practitioner

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Areeya Jirathananuwat and Krit Pongpirul

the health care sector, nurses could have either clinical or management roles, or even both, depending on their job description. 12 In this context, a nurse clinical practitioner (NCP) usually refers to a young individual who has more clinical roles but less professional experience, whereas a nurse

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Nick Wadsworth, Hayley McEwan, Moira Lafferty, Martin Eubank, and David Tod

Applied sport psychology practitioners are one of the key instruments to successful service delivery within elite sporting environments ( Poczwardowski, 2017 ). In turn, the development of competence as an applied practitioner is directly related to the person behind the practitioner

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Stewart Cotterill

nature of these challenges in the sport lend them to engagement with sport psychology, and sport psychology practitioners. While this is the case, sport psychology provision in cricket has lagged behind many other sports and domains, particularly in comparison with Olympic sports in the United Kingdom

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Ross C. Brownson, Cheryl M. Kelly, Amy A. Eyler, Cheryl Carnoske, Lisa Grost, Susan L. Handy, Jay E. Maddock, Delores Pluto, Brian A. Ritacco, James F. Sallis, and Thomas L. Schmid


Environmental and policy approaches are promising strategies to raise population-wide rates of physical activity; yet, little attention has been paid to the development and prioritization of a research agenda on these topics that will have relevance for both researchers and practitioners.


Using input from hundreds of researchers and practitioners, a research agenda was developed for promoting physical activity through environmental and policy interventions. Concept mapping was used to develop the agenda.


Among those who brainstormed ideas, 42% were researchers and 33% were practitioners. The data formed a concept map with 9 distinct clusters. Based on ratings by both researchers and practitioners, the policy research cluster on city planning and design emerged as the most important, with economic evaluation second.


Our research agenda sets the stage for new inquiries to better understand the environmental and policy influences on physical activity.

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Kristoffer Henriksen, Louise Kamuk Storm, Natalia Stambulova, Nicklas Pyrdol, and Carsten Hvid Larsen

Context-driven practice is a recognized trend in contemporary sport psychology ( Schinke, McGannon, Parham, & Lane, 2012 ). A recent Special Issue of Journal of Sport Psychology in Action ( Schinke & Stambulova, 2017 ) focuses on the practitioners’ experiences of working in different contexts and

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Dafne Pires Pinto, Pedro Vieira Sarmet Moreira, and Luciano Luporini Menegaldo

the role of regular physical and mental practice on motor control and motor execution strategies. Regular Yoga practitioners undergo body and mind exercises, which facilitate and actively stabilize mechanically unstable positions, such as single-leg stance, while the upper body assumes unusual