Sports, Volume 7, 2019, Issue 2

Cover Story

Rate of Force Development and Muscle Architecture after Fast and Slow Velocity Eccentric Training
Angeliki-Nikoletta Stasinaki, Nikolaos Zaras, Spyridon Methenitis, Gregory Bogdanis and Gerasimos Terzis
Sports 2019, 7(2), 41; doi:10.3390/sports7020041

Featured Papers

The Magical Horizontal Force Muscle? A Preliminary Study Examining the “Force-Vector” Theory
David A. Fitzpatrick, Giuseppe Cimadoro and Daniel J. Cleather
Sports 2019, 7(2), 30; doi:10.3390/sports7020030

Physical Qualities Pertaining to Shorter and Longer Change-of-Direction Speed Test Performance in Men and Women
Robert G. Lockie, Brett K. Post and J. Jay Dawes
Sports 2019, 7(2), 45; doi:10.3390/sports7020045

A Comparative Study of Fitness Levels among Norwegian Youth in 1988 and 2001
Kari Aaberge and Asgeir Mamen
Sports 2019, 7(2), 50; doi:10.3390/sports7020050


The Multimodal Nature of High-Intensity Functional Training: Potential Applications to Improve Sport Performance
Joao Henrique Falk Neto and Michael D. Kennedy
Sports 2019, 7(2), 33; doi:10.3390/sports7020033

Keto-Adaptation and Endurance Exercise Capacity, Fatigue Recovery, and Exercise-Induced Muscle and Organ Damage Prevention: A Narrative Review
Sihui Ma and Katsuhiko Suzuki
Sports 2019, 7(2), 40; doi:10.3390/sports7020040


VO2FITTING: A Free and Open-Source Software for Modelling Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Swimming and other Exercise Modalities
Rodrigo Zacca, Rui Azevedo, Pedro Figueiredo, João Paulo Vilas-Boas, Flávio A. de S. Castro, David B. Pyne and Ricardo J. Fernandes
Sports 2019, 7(2), 31; doi:10.3390/sports7020031

Kinetic Analysis of Swimming Flip-Turn Push-Off Techniques
Wendi Weimar, Andrea Sumner, Braden Romer, John Fox, Jared Rehm, Brandi Decoux and Jay Patel
Sports 2019, 7(2), 32; doi:10.3390/sports7020032

Relationships between Anxiety, Emotional Intelligence, and Motivational Climate among Adolescent Football Players
Manuel Castro-Sánchez, Félix Zurita-Ortega, José Luis Ubago-Jiménez, Gabriel González-Valero, Eduardo García-Mármol and Ramón Chacón-Cuberos
Sports 2019, 7(2), 34; doi:10.3390/sports7020034

Monitoring Training Load, Well-Being, Heart Rate Variability, and Competitive Performance of a Functional-Fitness Female Athlete: A Case Study
Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Nuno Manuel Frade de Sousa, Jonato Prestes, Yuri Feito, Carlos Ernesto and Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli
Sports 2019, 7(2), 35; doi:10.3390/sports7020035

Acute Effect of Kettlebell Swings on Sprint Performance
Kishen Kartages, Guy C. Wilson, Che Fornusek, Mark Halaki and Daniel A. Hackett
Sports 2019, 7(2), 36; doi:10.3390/sports7020036

The Influence of Countermovement Jump Protocol on Reactive Strength Index Modified and Flight Time: Contraction Time in Collegiate Basketball Players
Aaron Heishman, Brady Brown, Bryce Daub, Ryan Miller, Eduardo Freitas and Michael Bemben
Sports 2019, 7(2), 37; doi:10.3390/sports7020037

Physical Fitness and Anthropometric Measures of Young Brazilian Judo and Wrestling Athletes and Its Relations to Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Vitor Marques, Victor Coswig, Ricardo Viana, Acácia Leal, Fagner Alves, Ana Alves, Gabriela Teles, Carlos Vieira, Maria Silva, Douglas Santos and Paulo Gentil
Sports 2019, 7(2), 38; doi:10.3390/sports7020038

Gastrocnemius Medialis Architectural Properties at Rest and During Stretching in Female Athletes with Different Flexibility Training Background
Olyvia Donti, Ioli Panidis, Gerasimos Terzis and Gregory C. Bogdanis
Sports 2019, 7(2), 39; doi:10.3390/sports7020039

An Analysis Model for Studying the Determinants of Throwing Scoring Actions During Standing Judo
Xian Mayo, Xurxo Dopico-Calvo and Eliseo Iglesias-Soler
Sports 2019, 7(2), 42; doi:10.3390/sports7020042

Effect of Hip Flexion Angle on the Hamstring to Quadriceps Strength Ratio
Eleftherios Kellis, Athanasios Ellinoudis and Nikolaos Kofotolis
Sports 2019, 7(2), 43; doi:10.3390/sports7020043

Physical Fitness Characteristics of High-level Youth Football Players: Influence of Playing Position
David Bujnovky, Tomas Maly, Kevin R. Ford, Dai Sugimoto, Egon Kunzmann, Mikulas Hank and Frantisek Zahalka
Sports 2019, 7(2), 46; doi:10.3390/sports7020046

Acute Effects of Ballistic and Non-ballistic Bench Press on Plyometric Push-up Performance
David Bodden, Timothy J. Suchomel, Ally Lates, Nicholas Anagnost, Matthew F. Moran and Christopher B. Taber
Sports 2019, 7(2), 47; doi:10.3390/sports7020047

Effect of Thoracic Gas Volume Changes on Body Composition Assessed by Air Displacement Plethysmography after Rapid Weight Loss and Regain in Elite Collegiate Wrestlers
Emi Kondo, Keisuke Shiose, Yosuke Yamada, Takuya Osawa, Hiroyuki Sagayama, Keiko Motonaga, Shiori Ouchi, Akiko Kamei, Kohei Nakajima, Hideyuki Takahashi and Koji Okamura
Sports 2019, 7(2), 48; doi:10.3390/sports7020048

Profiling Isokinetic Strength of Shoulder Rotator Muscles in Adolescent Asymptomatic Male Volleyball Players
Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira, Valentine Zimermann Vargas, Rodrigo Luiz Vancini and Marilia Santos Andrade
Sports 2019, 7(2), 49; doi:10.3390/sports7020049

Effects of Eight Weeks of High Intensity Functional Training on Glucose Control and Body Composition among Overweight and Obese Adults
Yuri Feito, Pratik Patel, Andrea Sal Redondo and Katie M. Heinrich
Sports 2019, 7(2), 51; doi:10.3390/sports7020051

Investigation of the Exercise Dependence of Athletes Doing Kickboxing, Taekwondo, and Muay Thai
Serdar Orhan, Ali Serdar Yücel, Bootan Jawhar Sadeq and Ebru Orhan
Sports 2019, 7(2), 52; doi:10.3390/sports7020052

Epidemiology of Sports Related Concussion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: A Cross-Sectional Study
Matthew Spano, Donald A Risucci, Mill Etienne and Kristina H. Petersen
Sports 2019, 7(2), 53; doi:10.3390/sports7020053

Brief Report

Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Practice in Elite 24-Hour Ultramarathon Runners: A Brief Report
Roberto Citarella, Leila Itani, Vito Intini, Gregorio Zucchinali, Stefano Scevaroli, Dima Kreidieh, Hana Tannir, Dana El Masri and Marwan El Ghoch
Sports 2019, 7(2), 44; doi:10.3390/sports7020044

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Motivational Theories in Physical Activity and Competitive Sports
(Deadline: 15 April 2019)Exercise in Aging
(Deadline: 30 April 2019)
Psychophysiological Response in Sports
(Deadline: 30 April 2019)
Strength Training in Sprint Sports
(Deadline: 30 April 2019)
Research on Neuromuscular Function, Recovery and Physiological Adaptation
(Deadline: 31 May 2019)
Biological Relationship between Skeletal Muscle and Whole-Body Health
(Deadline: 31 May 2019)
Training Process in Soccer Players
(Deadline: 31 May 2019)
Skeletal Muscle Metabolism in Exercise
(Deadline: 31 May 2019)
Intersection of Sport, Physical Activity and Human Health
(Deadline: 31 May 2019)
Obesity, Diet and Exercise
(Deadline: 31 May 2019)
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