Sports, Volume 6, 2018, Issue 2

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

Special Issue Research on High Intensity Functional Training

Article: Are Changes in Physical Work Capacity Induced by High-Intensity Functional Training Related to Changes in Associated Physiologic Measures?
by Derek A. Crawford, Nicholas B. Drake, Michael J. Carper, Justin DeBlauw and Katie M. Heinrich
Sports 2018, 6(2), 26; doi:10.3390/sports6020026

Special Issue Fatigue and Recovery in Football

Article: The Influence of Fatigued Core Muscles on Head Acceleration during Headers in Soccer
by Stephan Becker, Michael Fröhlich, Jens Kelm and Oliver Ludwig
Sports 2018, 6(2), 33; doi:10.3390/sports6020033

Article: Directional Change Mediates the Physiological Response to High-Intensity Shuttle Running in Professional Soccer Players
by Remy Tang, Conall Murtagh, Giles Warrington, Tim Cable, Oliver Morgan, Andrew O’Boyle, Darren Burgess, Ryland Morgans and Barry Drust
Sports 2018, 6(2), 39; doi:10.3390/sports6020039

Article: The Effects of Sleep Extension on Sleep, Performance, Immunity and Physical Stress in Rugby Players
by Richard Swinbourne, Joanna Miller, Daniel Smart, Deborah K. Dulson and Nicholas Gill
Sports 2018, 6(2), 42; doi:10.3390/sports6020042

Article: The Validity of External:Internal Training Load Ratios in Rested and Fatigued Soccer Players
by Ibrahim Akubat, Steve Barrett, Manuel Lapuente Sagarra and Grant Abt
Sports 2018, 6(2), 44; doi:10.3390/sports6020044

Article: Next Day Subjective and Objective Recovery Indices Following Acute Low and High Training Loads in Academy Rugby Union Players
by Mark R. Noon, Rob S. James, Neil D. Clarke, Richard J. Taylor and C. Douglas Thake
Sports 2018, 6(2), 56; doi:10.3390/sports6020056

Special Issue Resistance Exercise for Health, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Muscle Strength

Article: Non-Linear Resistance Training Program Induced Power and Strength but Not Linear Sprint Velocity and Agility Gains in Young Soccer Players
by Matheus Barbalho, Paulo Gentil, Rodolfo Raiol, Fabrício Boscolo Del Vecchio, Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo and Victor Silveira Coswig
Sports 2018, 6(2), 43; doi:10.3390/sports6020043

Further Publications

Article: The Effect of Environmental Conditions on the Physiological Response during a Stand-Up Paddle Surfing Session
by Yair Suari, Ben Schram, Adva Ashkenazi, Hadas Gann-Perkal, Lev Berger, Meshi Reznikov, Shmuel Shomrat and Einat Kodesh
Sports 2018, 6(2), 25; doi:10.3390/sports6020025

Article: A New Approach to EMG Analysis of Closed-Circuit Movements Such as the Flat Bench Press
by Artur Golas, Adam Maszczyk, Petr Stastny, Michal Wilk, Krzysztof Ficek, Robert George Lockie and Adam Zajac
Sports 2018, 6(2), 27; doi:10.3390/sports6020027

Case Report: Relationships between Sprint Ability and Endurance Capacity in Soccer Referees
by Mario Sánchez-García, Javier Sánchez-Sánchez, Alejandro Rodríguez-Fernández, David Solano and Daniel Castillo
Sports 2018, 6(2), 28; doi:10.3390/sports6020028

Article: Inevitable Relative Age Effects in Different Stages of the Selection Process among Male and Female Youth Soccer Players
by Pål Lagestad, Ingebrigt Steen and Terje Dalen
Sports 2018, 6(2), 29; doi:10.3390/sports6020029

Article: Relationships between Linear Speed and Lower-Body Power with Change-of-Direction Speed in National Collegiate Athletic Association Divisions I and II Women Soccer Athletes
by Robert G. Lockie, J. Jay Dawes and Margaret T. Jones
Sports 2018, 6(2), 30; doi:10.3390/sports6020030

Article: The Test-Retest Reliability of New Generation Power Indices of Wingate All-Out Test
by Ozgur Ozkaya, Gorkem Aybars Balci, Hakan As and Emre Vardarli
Sports 2018, 6(2), 31; doi:10.3390/sports6020031

Article: The Role of Visual Feedback on Power Output During Intermittent Wingate Testing in Ice Hockey Players
by Petr Stastny, James J. Tufano, Jan Kregl, Miroslav Petr, Dusan Blazek, Michal Steffl, Robert Roczniok, Milos Fiala, Artur Golas and Piotr Zmijewski
Sports 2018, 6(2), 32; doi:10.3390/sports6020032

Article: A Literature Review Informing an Operational Guideline for Inertial Sensor Propulsion Measurement in Wheelchair Court Sports
by Jonathan B. Shepherd, Daniel A. James, Hugo G. Espinosa, David V. Thiel and David D. Rowlands
Sports 2018, 6(2), 34; doi:10.3390/sports6020034

Article: Analysis of the Relationship between Elite Wrestlers’ Leg Strength and Balance Performance, and Injury History
by Sezen Çimen Polat, Celal Bulgay, İmdat Yarım, Halil İbrahim Cicioğlu and Ebru Çetin
Sports 2018, 6(2), 35; doi:10.3390/sports6020035

Article: Neuromuscular Adaptations Following Training and Protein Supplementation in a Group of Trained Weightlifters
by Christopher Taber, Kevin Carroll, Brad DeWeese, Kimitake Sato, Charles Stuart, Mary Howell, Kenton Hall, Caleb Bazyler and Michael Stone
Sports 2018, 6(2), 37; doi:10.3390/sports6020037

Article: Relative Age Effect in Swedish Male and Female Tennis Players Born in 1998–2001
by Göran Gerdin, Marie Hedberg and Carl-Axel Hageskog
Sports 2018, 6(2), 38; doi:10.3390/sports6020038

Case Report: Exertional Rhabdomyolysis after an Extreme Conditioning Competition: A Case Report
by Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Nuno Manuel Frade de Sousa, Gabriel Veloso Cunha, Jonato Prestes, James W. Navalta and Fabricio Azevedo Voltarelli
Sports 2018, 6(2), 40; doi:10.3390/sports6020040

Article: Understanding Adolescent–Parent Interpersonal Relationships in Youth Sports: A Mixed-Methods Study
by Ausra Lisinskiene, Timothy Guetterman and Saulius Sukys
Sports 2018, 6(2), 41; doi:10.3390/sports6020041

Article: Differences among Three Measures of Reaction Time Based on Hand Laterality in Individual Sports
by Dana Badau, Bilgehan Baydil and Adela Badau
Sports 2018, 6(2), 45; doi:10.3390/sports6020045

Article: Identifying a Test to Monitor Weightlifting Performance in Competitive Male and Female Weightlifters
by S. Kyle Travis, Jacob R. Goodin, George K. Beckham and Caleb D. Bazyler
Sports 2018, 6(2), 46; doi:10.3390/sports6020046

Article: Anthropometric and Physical Performance of Youth Handball Players: The Role of the Relative Age
by Alba Camacho-Cardenosa, Marta Camacho-Cardenosa, Adrián González-Custodio, Ismael Martínez-Guardado, Rafael Timón, Guillermo Olcina and Javier Brazo-Sayavera
Sports 2018, 6(2), 47; doi:10.3390/sports6020047

Article: Flourishing, Affect, and Relative Autonomy in Adult Exercisers: A Within-Person Basic Psychological Need Fulfillment Perspective
by Zişan Kazak Çetinkalp and Marc Lochbaum
Sports 2018, 6(2), 48; doi:10.3390/sports6020048

Article: Perceptions and Determinants of Eating for Health and Performance in High-Level Male Adolescent Rugby Union Players
by Emily G. Stokes, Roger Hughes, David M. Shaw, Helen T. O’Connor and Kathryn L. Beck
Sports 2018, 6(2), 49; doi:10.3390/sports6020049

Article: Knee Angle and Stride Length in Association with Ball Speed in Youth Baseball Pitchers
by Bart van Trigt, Wouter Schallig, Erik van der Graaff, Marco J. M. Hoozemans and Dirkjan Veeger
Sports 2018, 6(2), 51; doi:10.3390/sports6020051

Article: Profiling Shoulder Strength in Competitive Surfers
by James Furness, Ben Schram, Tim Cottman-Fields, Brendan Solia and Josh Secomb
Sports 2018, 6(2), 52; doi:10.3390/sports6020052

Article: The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers
by Joanna Parsonage, Josh Secomb, Rebecca Dowse, Brendon Ferrier, Jeremy Sheppard and Sophia Nimphius
Sports 2018, 6(2), 53; doi:10.3390/sports6020053

Article: A Comparison of Aerobic Fitness Testing on a Swim Bench and Treadmill in a Recreational Surfing Cohort: A Pilot Study
by Hamzeh Khundaqji, Enad Samain, Mike Climstein, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing and James Furness
Sports 2018, 6(2), 54; doi:10.3390/sports6020054

Article: Effects of Reflection to Improve Goal-Directed Self-Talk on Endurance Performance
by Alexander T. Latinjak, Bernat de las Heras, Arnau Sacot, David Fernandez, Daniel Robinson and Andrew M. Lane
Sports 2018, 6(2), 55; doi:10.3390/sports6020055

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Improving Practice and Performance in Basketball
(Deadline: 31 July 2018)Exercise Physiology and Sport Psychology in Competition Sports
(Deadline: 30 August 2018)Strength Training in Sprint Sports
(Deadline: 31 August 2018)

Assessment and Development of Change of Direction Speed and Agility
(Deadline: 15 September 2018)

Emotions in Sports and Exercise
(Deadline: 30 September 2018)

Kinetic Assessment of Vertical Jumping: Application to Training and Monitoring Athletes
(Deadline: 30 September 2018)

Exercise Training and Supplements for Improving Function in Muscular Dystrophy
(Deadline: 15 October 2018)

Physiological Responses During Exercise
(Deadline: 30 October 2018)

Maximising Triathlon Health and Performance: the State of the Art
(Deadline: 31 October 2018)

Fatigue and Recovery in Football
(Deadline: 31 October 2018)

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