Sports, Volume 5, 2017, Issue 1

Editor-in-Chief Eling Douwe de Bruin, ETH Zürich

Special Issue Performance in Soccer

Content Validity and Psychometric Properties of the Nomination Scale for Identifying Football Talent (NSIFT): Application to Coaches, Parents and Players
Alejandro Prieto-Ayuso, Juan Carlos Pastor-Vicedo and Onofre Contreras-Jordán

Poorer Intermittent Sprints Performance in Ramadan-Fasted Muslim Footballers despite Controlling for Pre-Exercise Dietary Intake, Sleep and Training Load
Abdul Rashid Aziz, Ahmad Munir Che Muhamad, Siti Raifana Roslan, Nazirah Ghulam Mohamed, Rabindarjeet Singh and Michael Yong Hwa Chia

Soccer and Relative Age Effect: A Walk among Elite Players and Young Players
Manuel Jacob Sierra-Díaz, Sixto González-Víllora, Juan Carlos Pastor-Vicedo and Jaime Serra-Olivares

Change of Muscle Activity as Well as Kinematic and Kinetic Parameters during Headers after Core Muscle Fatigue
Stephan Becker, Michael Fröhlich, Jens Kelm and Oliver Ludwig

Functional Assessment and Injury Risk in a Professional Soccer Team
Pedro Gómez-Piqueras, Sixto González-Víllora, María del Pilar Sainz de Baranda Andújar and Onofre R. Contreras-Jordán

Seasonal Variation of Agility, Speed and Endurance Performance in Young Elite Soccer Players
Michal Dragijsky, Tomas Maly, Frantisek Zahalka, Egon Kunzmann and Mikulas Hank

Differences in the Dominant and Non-Dominant Knee Valgus Angle in Junior Elite and Amateur Soccer Players after Unilateral Landing
Oliver Ludwig, Steven Simon, Joe Piret, Stephan Becker and Franz Marschall

Functional Movement Screen Scores and Physical Performance among Youth Elite Soccer Players
Bruno Silva, Filipe Manuel Clemente, Miguel Camões and Pedro Bezerra

Body Composition Evaluation Issue among Young Elite Football Players: DXA Assessment
César Leão, Mário Simões, Bruno Silva, Filipe Manuel Clemente, Pedro Bezerra and Miguel Camões

Detection and Selection of Behavioral Patterns Using Theme: A Concrete Example in Grassroots Soccer
Mario Amatria, Daniel Lapresa, Javier Arana, M. Teresa Anguera and Gudberg K. Jonsson

Further Publications

Empirical Prediction of Turnovers in NFL Football
Joel R. Bock

Effect of Number of Players and Maturity on Ball-Drills Training Load in Youth Basketball
Daniele Conte, Terence Favero, Meike Niederhausen, Laura Capranica and Antonio Tessitore

Effect of Post-Exercise Whole Body Vibration with Stretching on Mood State, Fatigue, and Soreness in Collegiate Swimmers
Justin J. Merrigan, Matthew N. Tynan, Jonathan M. Oliver, Andrew R. Jagim and Margaret T. Jones

Sex Differences in Countermovement Jump Phase Characteristics
John J. McMahon, Sophie J. E. Rej and Paul Comfort

Use of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs among Participants in a Mountain Ultramarathon Event
Sonia Martínez, Antoni Aguiló, Carlos Moreno, Leticia Lozano and Pedro Tauler

Between-Session Reliability of Common Strength- and Power-Related Measures in Adolescent Athletes
Christopher Thomas, Thomas Dos’Santos, Paul Comfort and Paul A. Jones

Effect of Ball Weight on Speed, Accuracy, and Mechanics in Cricket Fast Bowling
Katharine L. Wickington and Nicholas P. Linthorne

Neck Cooling Improves Table Tennis Performance amongst Young National Level Players
Terun Desai and Lindsay Bottoms

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Motor Competence for Health, Exercise and Sports Performance across the Lifespan
(Deadline: 30 April 2017)Environment and Sport Performance
(Deadline: 15 June 2017)The Role of Strength on Performance in Athletic Tasks
(Deadline: 4 September 2017)Vitamin D and Athletic Performance
(Deadline: 31 December 2018)To access the full list of Special Issues, please click here

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