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Paul Baar and Theo Wubbels

Internationally, very little research has been done into peer aggression and victimization in sports clubs. For this exploratory study, 98 coaches from various sports were interviewed in depth about their views on peer aggression and victimization and their ways of handling these issues. To put the coaches’ views and practices in perspective, they were contrasted with those of a reference group of 96 elementary school teachers and analyzed qualitatively. The interviews demonstrated that sports coaches currently were unaware of the construct of peer aggression, were unable to estimate the actual extent of peer aggression and victimization at their clubs, and were likely to overestimate their own impact, control, and effectiveness in handling the issue. This study underlines the need for coaches to develop their skills in recognizing and handling peer aggression and victimization and the need to develop sports-club-specific observation instruments and peer aggression programs.

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Ellinor Klockare, Luke F. Olsson, Henrik Gustafsson, Carolina Lundqvist, and Andrew P. Hill

skills in order to safeguard athlete welfare while maximizing their performance. With this in mind, the current study gathers the views of sport psychology consultants, who identified themselves as having worked with perfectionistic athletes, with the aim of sharing professional experiences and promoting

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Malik Hamrouni, Matthew J. Roberts, and Nicolette C. Bishop

activity has been promoted for protection against COVID-19, 4 , 5 research into the role of sedentary behavior—defined as activities in a seated, reclined, or lying posture with low energy expenditure—is limited. Television (TV) viewing is considered a significant component of leisure-time sedentary

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John Stoszkowski and Hans Amato

date: namely, bioenergetics and the impact of energy metabolism. First, we provide an outline of the bioenergetic view, with a focus on energy metabolism and mitochondrial function and the influence they may have on coach learning and development, offering insight into how and why energetic status

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Kozue Ando, Takahiro Sato, Emma V. Richardson, Takafumi Tomura, Yu Furuta, Haruka Kasahara, and Takahiko Nishijima

( Richards et al., 2014 ). The purpose of this study was to analyze professional Japanese female soccer athletes’ views on second career development and perceived support from one professional team of the WE League. The central questions were as follows: (a) What were professional athletes’ aspirations for

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Nicky Lewis, Walter Gantz, and Lawrence A. Wenner

consistently among the most viewed television programs every year ( Nielsen, 2018 ), and in the age of binge-watching and time-shifting ( Merrill & Rubenking, 2019 ), most sporting events are still viewed live and in real time. Devoting ≥2 hr to a leisure activity such as this can be quite challenging as there

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Kirsten Frandsen

The article presents a theoretical discussion of the entertainment value inherent to viewing televised sports. By combining different theories that consider sports events and television as essentially presentational symbolic forms, sports as a game phenomenon, and sports events as rituals, one obtains a more elaborate understanding of the potential attractions related to watching sports. The author argues that because of the very nature of sports, it becomes crucial to give prominence to a conception of the audience as active and meaning producing. In order to understand and acquire knowledge about both these meaning-producing processes, and the more general significance of televised sports, a comprehensive, rather than a purely individual, approach is required. Knowledge sharing and discussion of the implications of the acts on the field are, among various social groups, as important as the viewing experience itself.

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Lindsey Brett, Victoria Traynor, Paul Stapley, and Shahla Meedya

. This was achieved through the means of interviews. The aim of the qualitative component of the study was to gain insights into staff and family carers views, attitude and opinions of physical exercise, and the feasibility of conducting such an intervention on a sustained basis in nursing homes. Design

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Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes, Xuemei Sui, Bruna Camilo Turi-Lynch, Steven N. Blair, Rômulo Araújo Fernandes, Jamile Sanches Codogno, and Henrique Luiz Monteiro

, & Chinapaw, 2011 ). It can be commonly interpreted as physical inactivity; however, sedentary behavior is not physical inactivity by a different name ( van der Ploeg & Hillsdon, 2017 ). Although television (TV) viewing may not be considered a proxy of overall sedentary behavior, it is the most common

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André O. Werneck, Edilson S. Cyrino, Paul J. Collings, Enio R.V. Ronque, Célia L. Szwarcwald, Luís B. Sardinha, and Danilo R. Silva

equivalents while in a sitting or reclining posture, 2 has been shown to exhibit associations with cardiovascular disease and mortality. 3 , 4 Levels of television (TV) viewing are known to be high in Brazilian adults, 5 but the population distribution of TV viewing has not thoroughly been investigated