Sports, Volume 8, 2020, Issue 4

Cover Story

Article: Effects of a Traditional versus an Alter-native Strengthening Exercise Program on Shoulder Pain, Function and Physical Performance in Individuals with Subacromial Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Simon Schedler, Dennis Brueckner, Marco Hagen and Thomas Muehlbauer
Sports 2020, 8(4), 48; doi:10.3390/sports8040048

Featured Papers

Article: Effects of One Versus Two Doses of a Multi-Ingredient Pre-Workout Supplement on Metabolic Factors and Perceived Exertion during Moderate-Intensity Running in Females
Jamie R. Erickson, Clayton L. Camic, Andrew R. Jagim, Paige M. Pellersels, Glenn A. Wright, Shaine E. Henert and Carl Foster
Sports 2020, 8(4), 52; doi:10.3390/sports8040052

Case Report: “Paralympic Brain”. Compensation and Reor-ganization of a Damaged Human Brain with Intensive Physical Training
Kimitaka Nakazawa, Hiroki Obata, Daichi Nozaki, Shintaro Uehara and Pablo Celnik
Sports 2020, 8(4), 46; doi:10.3390/sports8040046


Review: Are Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Stress Greater in Isometric or in Dynamic Resistance Exercise?
Anastasios Kounoupis, Stavros Papadopoulos, Nikiforos Galanis, Konstantina Dipla and And-reas Zafeiridis
Sports 2020, 8(4), 41; doi:10.3390/sports8040041

Article: Movement Competency Training Delivery: At School or Online? A Pilot Study of High-School Athletes
Simon A. Rogers, Peter Hassmén, Alexandra H. Roberts, Alison Alcock, Wendy L. Gilleard and John S. Warmenhoven
Sports 2020, 8(4), 39; doi:10.3390/sports8040039

Article: Daily School Physical Activity from before to after Puberty Improves Bone Mass and a Musculoskeletal Composite Risk Score for Frac-ture
Felix Cronholm, Erik Lindgren, Björn E. Rosengren, Magnus Dencker, Caroline Karlsson and Magnus K. Karlsson
Sports 2020, 8(4), 40; doi:10.3390/sports8040040

Article: Effect of Two Strength Training Models on Muscle Power and Strength in Elite Women’s Football Players
Martin Pacholek and Erika Zemková
Sports 2020, 8(4), 42; doi:10.3390/sports8040042

Article: Different Lower-Limb Setup Positions Do Not Consistently Change Backstroke Start Time to 10 m
Gordon E. Barkwell and James P. Dickey
Sports 2020, 8(4), 43; doi:10.3390/sports8040043

Article: Ultramarathon Plasma Metabolomics: Phosphatidylcholine Levels Associated with Running Performance
Tracy B. Høeg, Kenneth Chmiel, Alexandra E. Warrick, Sandra L. Taylor and Robert H. Weiss
Sports 2020, 8(4), 44; doi:10.3390/sports8040044

Article: A Cluster Set Protocol in the Half Squat Exercise Reduces Mechanical Fatigue and Lactate Concentrations in Comparison with a Traditional Set Configuration
Daniel Varela-Olalla, Alejandro Romero-Caballero, Juan Del Campo-Vecino and Carlos Bal-salobre-Fernández
Sports 2020, 8(4), 45; doi:10.3390/sports8040045

Article: Relationship of Performance Measures and Muscle Activity between a 180° Change of Direction Task and Different Countermovement Jumps
Hallvard Nygaard Falch, Håvard Guldteig Rædergård and Roland Van den Tillaar
Sports 2020, 8(4), 47; doi:10.3390/sports8040047

Article: The Federated Practice of Soccer Influences Hamstring Flexibility in Healthy Adolescents: Role of Age and Weight Status
Jesús Gustavo Ponce-González, José V. Gutiérrez-Manzanedo, Guillermo De Castro-Maqueda, Victor Jose Fernández-Torres and Jorge R. Fernández-Santos
Sports 2020, 8(4), 49; doi:10.3390/sports8040049

Article: Reliability of Change of Direction and Agility Assessments in Youth Soccer Players
James H. Dugdale, Dajo Sanders and Angus M. Hunter
Sports 2020, 8(4), 51; doi:10.3390/sports8040051

Article: Acute Caffeine Supplementation Does Not Improve Performance in Trained CrossFit®Athletes
Jesse A. Stein, Melitza Ramirez and Katie M. Heinrich
Sports 2020, 8(4), 54; doi:10.3390/sports8040054

Article: Backward Running: Acute Effects on Sprint Performance in Preadolescent Boys
Dimitrios Petrakis, Eleni Bassa, Anastasia Papavasileiou, Anthi Xenofondos and Dimitrios A. Patikas
Sports 2020, 8(4), 55; doi:10.3390/sports8040055

Article: Presenting Health Status in Children Using a Radar Plot
Asgeir Mamen, Lars Erik Braaum and Per Morten Fredriksen
Sports 2020, 8(4), 53; doi:10.3390/sports8040053

Editorial: Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context
John Allan, Ashley Hardwell, Chris Kay, Suzanne Peacock, Melissa Hart, Michelle Dillon and Eric Brymer
Sports 2020, 8(4), 50; doi:10.3390/sports8040050

Editorial: Strategies and Solutions for Team Sports Athletes in Isolation due to COVID-19
Igor Jukic, Julio Calleja-González, Francesc Cos, Francesco Cuzzolin, Jesús Olmo, Nicolas Ter-rados, Nenad Njaradi, Roberto Sassi, Bernardo Requena, Luka Milanovic, Ivan Krakan, Kostas Chatzichristos and Pedro E. Alcaraz
Sports 2020, 8(4), 56; doi:10.3390/sports8040056

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Physiology of Paddle Sports
(Deadline: 15 May 2020)

Physical Performance in Team Sports
(Deadline: 15 May 2020)

Selected Papers from the 9th Greek Conference of Biochemistry and Physiology of Exercise
(Deadline: 31 May 2020)

Hydration in Sport and Exercise
(Deadline: 31 May 2020)

Detection of Physiological Parameters in Hu-mans during Exercise
(Deadline: 31 May 2020)

To access the full list of Special Issues, please click here

Recent Special Issue Reprints

Improving Practice and Performance in Basketball
Aaron Scanlan and Vincent Dalbo (Eds.)
ISBN 978-3-03921-694-9 (Pbk); ISBN 978-3-03921-695-6 (PDF)
doi: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-695-6

Strength and Conditioning
Lee E. Brown (Ed.)
ISBN 978-3-03842-346-1 (Pbk); ISBN 978-3-03842-347-8 (PDF)
doi: 10.3390/books978-3-03842-347-8


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