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Baseball

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

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...Rob Tringali/MLB photos via Getty Images Performance Demands of Baseball In this chapter, we turn our focus to the sport of baseball. Beginning with the physical demands of the game that are required for success, we break down the game...

Motivation in Sport and Exercise From an Achievement Goal Theory Perspective: After 30 Years, Where Are We?

Glyn C. Roberts

Glyn C. Roberts, PhD, has been a professor of psychology at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences since 1998. He was a professor of sport psychology in the department of kinesiology at the University of Illinois. His research has focused on the motivational determinants of achievement, and he has been particularly concerned with the motivation of children in the competitive sport experience. Dr. Roberts has focused on how coaches coach and how the climate the coach creates affects the motivation, achievement, and persistence of children and adolescents. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise

Human Kinetics, 2012

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... assessments can have deleterious effects on motivation (e.g., Butler, 1987, 1988; Covington & Omelich, 1984; Jagacinski & Nicholls, 1984; Nicholls, 1989; Treasure, 1997; Treasure & Roberts, 2001a). But the mere availability of normative social...

Psychological Skills

Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2012

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... of these, and still others prefer to use an approach known as performance profiling (Butler, & Hardy, 1992). In performance profiling, athletes are asked to compare their mental skills with those of an elite performer in their sport...

Sport Media

Robert E. Baker

Robert E. Baker, EdD, is an associate professor, the coordinator of sport management, and the founding director of the Center for Sport Management at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Baker has decades of experience working in the sport industry and more than 13 years in higher education. Baker, along with coauthor Craig Esherick and Dr. Pamela Hudson Baker, works in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State on the implementation of projects using sport for development, peace, and diplomatic purposes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Craig Esherick

Craig Esherick, JD, is an assistant professor of sport management and associate director of the Center for Sport Management at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Esherick has a varied background in the sport industry, having spent 25 years coaching basketball at various levels, including serving as a high school assistant coach, an assistant coach for the 1988 Olympic team, and the head coach at Georgetown University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Sport Management

Human Kinetics, 2013

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... Many do not have big television rights deals with national networks, so they offer fans online streaming of their games. For example, the Horizon League, which features a 2010 and 2011 NCAA men’s basketball championship finalist in Butler...

Somatic Growth

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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... during the first three years of life. Canadian Journal of Public Health 76:191–194. GE Butler, M McKie, SG Ratcliffe (1990) The cyclical nature of prepubertal growth. Annals of Human Biology 17: 177–198. WA Calder (1987) Scaling energetics...