Sports, Volume 5, 2017, Issue 4

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

Special Issue The Role of Strength on Performance in Athletic Tasks

Article: Influence of Dynamic Strength Index on Countermovement Jump Force-, Power-, Velocity-, and Displacement-Time Curves
by John J. McMahon, Paul A. Jones, Thomas Dos’Santos and Paul Comfort
Sports 2017, 5(4), 72; doi:10.3390/sports5040072

Article: Maximum Strength, Rate of Force Development, Jump Height, and Peak Power Alterations in Weightlifters across Five Months of Training
by W. Guy Hornsby, Jeremy A. Gentles, Christopher J. MacDonald, Satoshi Mizuguchi, Michael W. Ramsey and Michael H. Stone
Sports 2017, 5(4), 78; doi:10.3390/sports5040078

Article: Effect of a Hexagonal Barbell on the Mechanical Demand of Deadlift Performance
by Jason Lake, Freddie Duncan, Matt Jackson and David Naworynsky
Sports 2017, 5(4), 82; doi:10.3390/sports5040082

Article: Effects of a Six-Week Strength Training Programme on Change of Direction Performance in Youth Team Sport Athletes
by Frank A. Bourgeois, Paul Gamble, Nic D. Gill and Mike R. McGuigan
Sports 2017, 5(4), 83; doi:10.3390/sports5040083

Special Issue Brain Activity in Sports and Exercise

Article: Executive Function and the P300 after Treadmill Exercise and Futsal in College Soccer Players
by Junyeon Won, Shanshan Wu, Hongquing Ji, J. Carson Smith and Jungjun Park
Sports 2017, 5(4), 73; doi:10.3390/sports5040073

Article: To Take the Stairs or Not to Take the Stairs? Employing the Reflective–Impulsive Model to Predict Spontaneous Physical Activity
by Marcos Daou, Keith R. Lohse and Matthew W. Miller
Sports 2017, 5(4), 75; doi:10.3390/sports5040075

Special Issue Motor Competence for Health, Exercise and Sports Performance across the Lifespan

Article: The Relationship between Actual Fundamental Motor Skill Proficiency, Perceived Motor Skill Confidence and Competence, and Physical Activity in 8–12-Year-Old Irish Female Youth
by Orlagh Farmer, Sarahjane Belton and Wesley O’Brien
Sports 2017, 5(4), 74; doi:10.3390/sports5040074

Article: The Age-Related Association of Movement in Irish Adolescent Youth
by Diarmuid Lester, Bronagh McGrane, Sarahjane Belton, Michael J. Duncan, Fiona C. Chambers and Wesley O’Brien
Sports 2017, 5(4), 77; doi:10.3390/sports5040077

Special Issue Clinical and Sports Nutrition

Article: Red Spinach Extract Increases Ventilatory Threshold during Graded Exercise Testing
by Angelique N. Moore, Cody T. Haun, Wesley C. Kephart, Angelia M. Holland, Christopher B. Mobley, David D. Pascoe, Michael D. Roberts and Jeffrey S. Martin
Sports 2017, 5(4), 80; doi:10.3390/sports5040080

Article: Residents of Central Queensland, Australia Are Aware of Healthy Eating Practices but Consume Unhealthy Diets
by Vincent J. Dalbo, Matthew I. Hiskens, Masaru Teramoto, Michael I. Kingsley, Kaelin C. Young and Aaron T. Scanlan
Sports 2017, 5(4), 94; doi:10.3390/sports5040094

Special Issue Exercise and Chronic Disease

Article: Organized Sport Participation and Physical Activity Levels among Adolescents with Functional Limitations
by Kwok Ng, Pauli Rintala, Yeshayahu Hutzler, Sami Kokko and Jorma Tynjälä
Sports 2017, 5(4), 81; doi:10.3390/sports5040081

Special Issue Improving Practice and Performance in Basketball

Article: Variability of Jump Kinetics Related to Training Load in Elite Female Basketball
by Jan Legg, David B. Pyne, Stuart Semple and Nick Ball
Sports 2017, 5(4), 85; doi:10.3390/sports5040085

Article: Team Performance Indicators Explain Outcome during Women’s Basketball Matches at the Olympic Games
by Anthony S. Leicht, Miguel A. Gomez and Carl T. Woods
Sports 2017, 5(4), 96; doi:10.3390/sports5040096

Further Publications

Article: Do Bodybuilders Use Evidence-Based Nutrition Strategies to Manipulate Physique?
by Lachlan Mitchell, Daniel Hackett, Janelle Gifford, Frederico Estermann and Helen O’Connor
Sports 2017, 5(4), 76; doi:10.3390/sports5040076

Review: Quality of Life and Breast Cancer: How Can Mind–Body Exercise Therapies Help? An Overview Study
by Anne Marie Lunde Husebø and Tormod Lunde Husebø
Sports 2017, 5(4), 79; doi:10.3390/sports5040079

Article: Effects of Rule Changes on Game-Related Statistics in Men’s Water Polo Matches
by Joaquin Madera, Victor Tella and Jose M. Saavedra
Sports 2017, 5(4), 84; doi:10.3390/sports5040084

Discussion: Current Research and Statistical Practices in Sport Science and a Need for Change
by Jake R. Bernards, Kimitake Sato, G. Gregory Haff and Caleb D. Bazyler
Sports 2017, 5(4), 87; doi:10.3390/sports5040087

Article: Comparison of the Relationship between Lying and Standing Ultrasonography Measures of Muscle Morphology with Isometric and Dynamic Force Production Capabilities
by John P. Wagle, Kevin M. Carroll, Aaron J. Cunanan, Christopher B. Taber, Alexander Wetmore, Garett E. Bingham, Brad H. DeWeese, Kimitake Sato, Charles A. Stuart and Michael H. Stone
Sports 2017, 5(4), 88; doi:10.3390/sports5040088

Article: Four Weeks of Off-Season Training Improves Peak Oxygen Consumption in Female Field Hockey Players
by Lindsey T. Funch, Erik Lind, Larissa True, Deborah Van Langen, John T. Foley and James F. Hokanson
Sports 2017, 5(4), 89; doi:10.3390/sports5040089

Article: Interrepetition Rest Set Lacks the V-Shape Systolic Pressure Response Advantage during Resistance Exercise
by Xian Mayo, Eliseo Iglesias-Soler, J. Derek Kingsley and Xurxo Dopico
Sports 2017, 5(4), 90; doi:10.3390/sports5040090

Article: The Relationship between Trail Running Withdrawals and Race Topography
by Antonini Philippe Roberta, Rochat Nadège, Crettaz Von Roten Fabienne and Hauw Denis
Sports 2017, 5(4), 91; doi:10.3390/sports5040091

Article: The Relative Age Effect, Height and Weight Characteristics among Lower and Upper Secondary School Athletes in Norway and Sweden
by Stig Arve Sæther, Tomas Peterson and Vazjwar Matin
Sports 2017, 5(4), 92; doi:10.3390/sports5040092

Erratum: Erratum: Robinson, L.E., et al. Development of a Digital-Based Instrument to Assess Perceived Motor Competence in Children: Face Validity, Test–Retest Reliability, and Internal Consistency. Sports2017, 5, 48
by Sports Editorial Office
Sports 2017, 5(4), 93; doi:10.3390/sports5040093

Article: Associations between Thermal and Physiological Responses of Human Body during Exercise
by Suleyman Zora, Gorkem Aybars Balci, Muzaffer Colakoglu and Tahsin Basaran
Sports 2017, 5(4), 97; doi:10.3390/sports5040097

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