Sports, Volume 7, 2019, Issue 4

Cover Story

Does Perception of Motor Competence Mediate Associations between Motor Competence and Physical Activity in Early Years Children?
Charlotte J. S. Hall, Emma L. J. Eyre, Samuel W. Oxford and Michael J. Duncan
Sports 2019, 7(4), 77; doi:10.3390/sports7040077

Featured Paper

Fatigue-Mediated Loss of Complexity is Contraction-Type Dependent in Vastus Lateralis Electromyographic Signals
Luis R. Hernandez and Clayton L. Camic
Sports 2019, 7(4), 78; doi:10.3390/sports7040078


The Effects of a Physically Active Lifestyle on the Health of Former Professional Football Players
Tuba Melekoğlu, Erdi Sezgin, Ali Işın and Ayşen Türk
Sports 2019, 7(4), 75; doi:10.3390/sports7040075

Is the Bike Segment of Modern Olympic Triathlon More a Transition towards Running in Males than It Is in Females?
Maria Francesca Piacentini, Luca A Bianchini, Carlo Minganti, Marco Sias, Andrea Di Castro and Veronica Vleck
Sports 2019, 7(4), 76; doi:10.3390/sports7040076

Age-Related Differences in the Physical and Physiological Demands during Small-Sided Games with Floaters
Alberto Rábano-Muñoz, Jose Asian-Clemente, Eduardo Sáez de Villarreal, Jack Nayler and Bernardo Requena
Sports 2019, 7(4), 79; doi:10.3390/sports7040079

Effects of 7-Week Hip Thrust Versus Back Squat Resistance Training on Performance in Adolescent Female Soccer Players
Jaime González-García, Esther Morencos, Carlos Balsalobre-Fernández, Ángel Cuéllar-Rayo and Blanca Romero-Moraleda
Sports 2019, 7(4), 80; doi:10.3390/sports7040080

Effects of Short Practice of Climbing on Barriers Self-Efficacy within a Physical Education and Sport Intervention in Germany
Mirko Krüger and Christiane Seng
Sports 2019, 7(4), 81; doi:10.3390/sports7040081

Effects of a 2-km Swim on Markers of Cycling Performance in Elite Age-Group Triathletes
Jeffrey Rothschild and George H. Crocker
Sports 2019, 7(4), 82; doi:10.3390/sports7040082

Young Pacific Male Rugby Players’ Perceptions and Experiences of Mental Wellbeing
Caleb Marsters and Jemaima Tiatia-Seath
Sports 2019, 7(4), 83; doi:10.3390/sports7040083

Cherry Gel Supplementation Does Not Attenuate Subjective Muscle Soreness or Alter Wellbeing Following a Match in a Team of Professional Rugby Union players: A Pilot Study
Joe Kupusarevic, Kevin McShane and Tom Clifford
Sports 2019, 7(4), 84; doi:10.3390/sports7040084

The Dose Response for Sprint Interval Training Interventions May Affect the Time Course of Aerobic Training Adaptations
Dominic O’Connor and John K. Malone
Sports 2019, 7(4), 85; doi:10.3390/sports7040085

Performance and Participation in the ‘Vasaloppet’ Cross-Country Skiing Race during a Century
Nastja Romancuk, Pantelis T. Nikolaidis, Elias Villiger, Hamdi Chtourou, Thomas Rosemann and Beat Knechtle
Sports 2019, 7(4), 86; doi:10.3390/sports7040086

The Relationship of Age and BMI with Physical Fitness in Futsal Players
Pantelis T. Nikolaidis, Hamdi Chtourou, Gema Torres-Luque, Thomas Rosemann and Beat Knechtle
Sports 2019, 7(4), 87; doi:10.3390/sports7040087

Cross-Sectional Investigation of Stress Fractures in German Elite Triathletes
Pauline Neidel, Petra Wolfram, Thilo Hotfiel, Martin Engelhardt, Rainer Koch, Geoffrey Lee and Stefan Zwingenberger
Sports 2019, 7(4), 88; doi:10.3390/sports7040088

Working Memory Training in Professional Football Players: A Small-Scale Descriptive Feasibility Study—The Importance of Personality, Psychological Well-Being, and Motivational Factors
Dymphie In de Braek, Kay Deckers, Timo Kleinhesselink, Leonie Banning and Rudolf Ponds
Sports 2019, 7(4), 89; doi:10.3390/sports7040089

Activity Profile, Heart Rate, Technical Involvement, and Perceived Intensity and Fun in U13 Male and Female Team Handball Players: Effect of Game Format
Mads Madsen, Georgios Ermidis, Vincenzo Rago, Kristoffer Surrow, Jeppe F. Vigh-Larsen, Morten B. Randers, Peter Krustrup and Malte N. Larsen
Sports 2019, 7(4), 90; doi:10.3390/sports7040090

Relative Age Effect is Modulated by Playing Position but is Not Related to Competitive Success in Elite Under-19 Handball Athletes
Fabiano S. Fonseca, Lucas S. Figueiredo, Petrus Gantois, Dalton de Lima-Junior and Leonardo S. Fortes
Sports 2019, 7(4), 91; doi:10.3390/sports7040091

‘Perhaps a Bit Different to What We Did Twenty Years Ago’: Senior Teachers’ Perceptions of Outdoor Adventure within Primary Education in England
Chris Webber and Ashley Hardwell
Sports 2019, 7(4), 92; doi:10.3390/sports7040092

Physiological Performance Measures as Indicators of CrossFit® Performance
Joshua D. Dexheimer, E. Todd Schroeder, Brandon J. Sawyer, Robert W. Pettitt, Arnel L. Aguinaldo and William A. Torrence
Sports 2019, 7(4), 93; doi:10.3390/sports7040093

Peak Power Output Is Similarly Recovered After Three- and Five-Days’ Rest Following Sprint Interval Training in Young and Older Adults
Zerbu Yasar, Susan Dewhurst and Lawrence D. Hayes
Sports 2019, 7(4), 94; doi:10.3390/sports7040094

The Effects of Acute Caffeine Supplementation on Performance in Trained CrossFit Athletes
Jesse A. Stein, Melitza Ramirez and Katie M. Heinrich
Sports 2019, 7(4), 95; doi:10.3390/sports7040095

Special Issues Open for Submissions

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)

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