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A Mixed-Method Study of Athletes’ Experiences With Mindfulness Across Stages of Readiness

Thomas O. Minkler, Sam Zizzi, Blake Costalupes, and D. Jake Follmer

—which are less often discussed compared with the more widely reported benefits ( Farias et al., 2020 ). These gaps in understanding athletes’ previous experiences with and readiness for MBIs may be contributing to the mixed findings, however encouraging, in the literature regarding the effectiveness of

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Perceived Social Support, Reinjury Anxiety, and Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport in Soccer Players

Dale Forsdyke, Daniel Madigan, Adam Gledhill, and Andy Smith

present study was to examine the role of social support in psychological readiness to return to sport following injury in soccer players. In doing so, we aimed to extend previous research by examining whether reinjury anxiety is a mediating/explanatory factor in this relationship. Psychological Readiness

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The Effects of a Field-Based Priming Session on Perceptual, Physiological, and Performance Markers in Female Rugby Sevens Players

Billy R.J. Mason, Andrew J. McKune, Kate L. Pumpa, Jocelyn K. Mara, Alexander C. Engel, Liam P. Kilduff, and Nick B. Ball

across 5 to 6 matches over 2 to 3 days of competition. 1 , 2 This format presents challenges specific to rugby sevens, such as managing fluctuating phases of physiological and psychological readiness to perform throughout a tournament. 1 One strategy often implemented 2 to 3 hours prior to the first

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Effects of an Offshore Sailing Competition on Anthropometry, Muscular Performance, Subjective Wellness, and Salivary Cortisol in Professional Sailors

Kilian Philippe, Thierry Paillard, Olivier Maurelli, Jeremy Moody, and Jacques Prioux

in an optimal state of readiness. Although studies from other team sports have outlined the acute effects of workload (WL) on anthropometrical, physiological, and psychological variables, 2 , 3 the research conducted in a professional offshore crew-sailing environment is scarce. 4 , 5 Moreover

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Relationship Between Wellness Index and Internal Training Load in Soccer: Application of a Machine Learning Model

Enrico Perri, Carlo Simonelli, Alessio Rossi, Athos Trecroci, Giampietro Alberti, and F. Marcello Iaia

. Such an approach may aid the enhancement of training-induced adaptations, maximizing the players’ readiness on MD, as well as potentially reducing the drops in performance and the likelihood of injury occurrence that may be associated with poor wellness scores. Practical Application The current results

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Monitoring Readiness to Train and Perform in Female Football: Current Evidence and Recommendations for Practitioners

Marco Beato, Esben Elholm Madsen, Jo Clubb, Stacey Emmonds, and Peter Krustrup

to stay prepared (psychologically and physically) and in a state of physical and mental health throughout the season and tournaments to compete at a high level 16 ; therefore, the monitoring of players’ readiness is an important task for practitioners. Readiness and wellness are 2 important concepts

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Clinician Impact on Athlete Recovery and Readiness in a 24-Hour Training Cycle

Dana P. Golden and Jay N. Hertel

the athlete as they continuously cycle between readiness and recovery. Considering the training regimen of high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, it is common to train 5–6 days a week plus competition when in season. Yet, the recovery from the end of one training session and preparation

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Assessing Relationships Between Physical Development and Other Indicators of School Readiness Among Preschool Students

Paul M. Wright, Lauriece L. Zittel, Tawanda Gipson, and Crystal Williams

, & Armstrong, 2018 ). However, the primary mandate for early childhood education is to prepare children to enter and thrive in elementary school, that is, to demonstrate school readiness, not to prevent obesity ( Head Start Resource Center, 2011 ). Therefore, the role of physical development as an integrated

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Training Load, Neuromuscular Readiness, and Perceptual Fatigue Profile in Youth Elite Long-Jump Athletes

Alberto Franceschi, Daniele Conte, Marco Airale, and Jaime Sampaio

imposed, the athlete’s readiness, and the risk associated with changes in load, with the ultimate goal of assisting the coaches in their decision-making process. 5 Despite the growing interest on athlete monitoring systems, there is a paucity of real examples of the preparation of elite athletes in

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Monitoring Players’ Readiness Using Predicted Heart-Rate Responses to Soccer Drills

Mathieu Lacome, Ben Simpson, Nick Broad, and Martin Buchheit

players’ fitness, fatigue, and/or readiness to perform. 1 However, typical metrics such as distance covered in different speed zones or heart rate (HR)-related variables analyzed in isolation are often more influenced by contextual variables than players’ training status per se. 2 As such, there is