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Rugby Sevens

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

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...David Rogers/Getty Images Performance Demands of Rugby Sevens In this chapter, we introduce the sport of Rugby Sevens, which is unique from Rugby Union (chapter 28), the 15-a-side game, and discuss the various performance factors...

Rugby Union

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

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...Hannah Peters/Getty Images Performance Demands of Rugby Union In this section, we introduce the sport of Rugby Union and discuss the various factors of importance for players (and individual positions) and the relative contributions...

Measures of Fitness and Fatigue

Mike McGuigan

Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...Practitioners require objective tests to help them evaluate their training programs, assess their athletes’ training and competition workloads, and monitor their fatigue. However, no single marker or test can do all of these things...

Athlete Monitoring Guidelines for Team Sports

Mike McGuigan

Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...This chapter focuses on athlete monitoring guidelines, approaches, challenges, and solutions in team sports. The general principles discussed in Chapter 8 with respect to individual sport athletes can be applied in team sport environments...

Team Sport Training and Performance

Costas I. Karageorghis

Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, UK. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...I can’t listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.Music has long played a starring role in the on-field drama of team sports. It is woven into the fabric of prominent sports such as soccer, American football...

Tapering for Team Sports

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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...As we have seen in chapter 8, there are some unique aspects of tapering and peaking in team sports that coaches and athletes should always keep in mind. Team sport performance requires a perfect balance between physical, physiological...

Beyond the Major Leagues

Gerard C.S. Mildner

Gerard C. S. Mildner, PhD, has been at Portland State University since 1991. Currently he is associate professor of urban studies and planning and director of the Center for Real Estate. Dr. Mildner has written extensively about real estate and location within cities. He is the author of several book chapters, including one on baseball and basketball stadium ownership and franchise incentives to relocate. He is a member of the Urban Affairs Association. He earned his PhD in economics from New York University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sport and Public Policy : Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives

Human Kinetics, 2011

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...The range of organized sports is much wider than the four major professional team sports that are dominant in the United States: football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. Many sports, such as golf, tennis, and track and field...

Stop and Go

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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...Basketball, field hockey, figure skating, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, and tennis are all considered stop-and-go sports. As diverse as these sports are, athletes participating in them must develop both strength and power as well...

Nutrition for Selected Sports

Glenn Cardwell

Glenn Cardwell is a qualified sports dietitian and an Accredited Practising Dietitian with more than 30 years of experience. He has advised athletes from junior ranks through elite levels, and he has run sports nutrition courses for fitness leaders, personal trainers and university students since 1986. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gold Medal Nutrition

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Athletes will benefit from the guidance of qualified sports nutrition professionals who can advise on their individual energy, nutrient and fluid needs and help develop sport-specific nutritional strategies for training, competition...