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The Young Athlete

Robert M Malina

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PhD, FACSM Research Professor Tarleton State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claude Bouchard

PhD, FACSM Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oded Bar-Or

MD, FACSM Director Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre McMaster University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity

Human Kinetics, 2004

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...Sport is perhaps the most visible form of physical activity and is also an important source of physical activity for many children and adolescents. Participation in sport at the community level is a feature of daily living for many children...

Antebellum Health Reforms and Sporting Forms, 1820–1860

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:The importance of antebellum health reformers in promoting a positive attitude about exercise and sportThe role of both women and men in advocating sport and physical...

Working With Elite Athletes in Israel

Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook

...In this chapter, we will discuss how sport psychology services can help elite athletes in Israel to overcome some of the regional and professional challenges they must face. More specifically, the purposes of this chapter areto outline...

Expertise in Sport Judges and Referees

Expert Performance in Sports : Advances in Research on Sport Expertise

Human Kinetics, 2003

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...Diane Ste-MarieExpertise has been studied within many domains and with a variety of approaches (refer to books by Ericsson, 1996; Starkes & Allard, 1993). Chase and Simon (1973) and DeGroot (1965) led the field by studying chess players...

Gymnastics

Katharine M. Nohr

Katharine M. Nohr, the author of Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation: The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention, is a principal for Nohr Sports Risk Management, LLC, providing career longevity and reputation risk management training to professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation : The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention

Human Kinetics, 2009

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...© Photodisc/Getty ImagesIt’s hard to be humble when you can jump, stunt, and tumble!Gymnastics, if not done safely, can be a dangerous sport in which catastrophic injuries can occur, resulting in insurance claims and lawsuits. USA...

The Feminine Side

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Rarely is a black woman called anything but strong when times get tough. That’s because the description fits. Black women, as a whole, have required more strength than any human being in this country with the possible exception of Native...

Physical Training and Young Athletes

Robin S. Vealey

Robin S. Vealey, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health at Miami University in Ohio, where she has worked for more than 30 years. She has dedicated nearly her entire adult life to youth sports, whether as a coach, administrator, educator, researcher, or consultant. She is internationally known for her research on the psychological aspects of youth sport and coaching effectiveness. Vealey, who has authored three books, has won several professional awards throughout her academic career, including being named a fellow by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa A. Chase

Melissa A. Chase, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health at Miami University in Ohio, where she has worked for two decades. She specializes in research about coaching efficacy and self-efficacy in children interested in increasing motivation and effectiveness, and she has presented her research across the United States and internationally. She was named a fellow by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and SHAPE America and is a certified consultant in sport psychology as recognized by AASP. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Best Practice for Youth Sport

Human Kinetics, 2016

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...In this chapter, you’ll learnthe positive effects of physical training on kids,how overintensity leads to disordered eating and drug use in youth athletes, andphysical training guidelines for young athletes.“Child Bodybuilding: How Jacked...

American Sport and Social Change During the Early Progressive Era, 1890–1900

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:The Progressive reformers’ vision of American society and the reactions of alternative groupsThe changes wrought in American culture by industrialization and the need...

Tapering for Sprint and Power Events

Iñigo Mujika

Iñigo Mujika, PhD, is a lecturer in the department of physiology, faculty of medicine and odontology, at the University of the Basque Country in Leioa, Spain. Previously, Mujika was also the head of the department of research and development at the Spanish professional football team Athletic Club Bilbao. As a researcher, sport science practitioner, and coach, Mujika is widely considered one of the most respected experts on tapering and peaking for optimal performance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance

Human Kinetics, 2009

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...Although the scientific knowledge about tapering and peaking for sprint and power events is less complete than that regarding endurance events, some valuable information has emerged in the last few years that can contribute to better...

Strength and Power

Heidi Skolnik

Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., a nutrition consulting practice. She has master’s degrees in exercise science and human nutrition. She is also a New York State certified nutritionist, a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a certified ACSM health fitness instructor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrea Chernus

Andrea Chernus, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and New York State certified dietitian and nutritionist. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Columbia University in New York. She maintains a full-time private practice on the upper west side in New York City, where she sees many athletes and performers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance

Human Kinetics, 2015

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...Baseball, diving, football, gymnastics, cheerleading, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling are all considered strength and power sports. Strength and power athletes range from some of the largest athletes to some...