Sports, Volume 8, 2020, Issue 9

Cover Story

Article: Reliability of the Polar Vantage M Sports Watch when Measuring Heart Rate at Different Treadmill Exercise Intensities
Mike Climstein, Jessica L. Alder, Alyce M. Brooker, Elissa J. Cartwright, Kevin Kemp-Smith, Vini Simas and James Furness
Sports 2020, 8(9), 117; doi:10.3390/sports8090117


Review: The Application of Critical Power, the Work Capacity above Critical Power (W′), and Its Reconstitution: A Narrative Review of Current Evidence and Implications for Cycling Training Prescription
Alan Chorley and Kevin L. Lamb
Sports 2020, 8(9), 123; doi:10.3390/sports8090123

Review: Isokinetic Dynamometry as a Tool to Predict Shoulder Injury in an Overhead Athlete Population: A Systematic Review
Andrea Bagordo, Kimberly Ciletti, Kevin Kemp-Smith, Vini Simas, Mike Climstein and James Furness
Sports 2020, 8(9), 124; doi:10.3390/sports8090124

Review: Tapering and Peaking Maximal Strength for Powerlifting Performance: A Review
S. Kyle Travis, Iñigo Mujika, Jeremy A. Gentles, Michael H. Stone and Caleb D. Bazyler
Sports 2020, 8(9), 125; doi:10.3390/sports8090125

Article: Changes in Body Composition and Its Relationship to Performance in Elite Female Track and Field Athletes Transitioning to the Senior Division
Yuka Tsukahara, Suguru Torii, Fumihiro Yamasawa, Jun Iwamoto, Takanobu Otsuka, Hideyuki Goto, Torao Kusakabe, Hideo Matsumoto and Takao Akama
Sports 2020, 8(9), 115; doi:10.3390/sports8090115

Article: Physiological and Race Pace Characteristics of Medium and Low-Level Athens Marathon Runners
Aristides Myrkos, Ilias Smilios, Eleni Maria Kokkinou, Evangelos Rousopoulos and Helen Douda
Sports 2020, 8(9), 116; doi:10.3390/sports8090116

Article: Survey of Barbell Trajectory and Kinematics of the Snatch Lift from the 2015 World and 2017 Pan-American Weightlifting Championships
Aaron J. Cunanan, W. Guy Hornsby, Mark A. South, Kristina P. Ushakova, Satoshi Mizuguchi, Kimitake Sato, Kyle C. Pierce and Michael H. Stone
Sports 2020, 8(9), 118; doi:10.3390/sports8090118

Article: Acute Static Stretching Results in Muscle-Specific Alterations amongst the Hamstring Muscles
Manon Riccetti, Jules Opplert, Joao L. Q. Durigan, Carole Cometti and Nicolas Babault
Sports 2020, 8(9), 119; doi:10.3390/sports8090119

Article: Associations between Motor Competence, Physical Self-Perception and Autonomous Motivation for Physical Activity in Children
Ole Kristian Ensrud-Skraastad and Monika Haga
Sports 2020, 8(9), 120; doi:10.3390/sports8090120

Article: The Effect of Resistance Exercise Intensity on Acute Hyperglycemia in Young Adult Males
Evan E. Schick, Luis E. Segura, Shayán Emamjomeh and Joshua A. Cotter
Sports 2020, 8(9), 121; doi:10.3390/sports8090121

Article: The Specificity of Motor Learning Tasks Determines the Kind of Skating Skill Development in Older School-Age Children
Dominik Novak, Adam Tomasek, Patrycja Lipinska and Petr Stastny
Sports 2020, 8(9), 126; doi:10.3390/sports8090126

Article: Effects of an Initial Muscle Strength Level on Sports Performance Changes in Collegiate Soccer Players
Ai Ishida, Kyle Rochau, Kyle P. Findlay, Brandon Devero, Marco Duca and Michael H. Stone
Sports 2020, 8(9), 127; doi:10.3390/sports8090127

Article: Using Velocity to Predict the Maximum Dynamic Strength in the Power Clean
G. Gregory Haff, Amador Garcia-Ramos and Lachlan P. James
Sports 2020, 8(9), 129; doi:10.3390/sports8090129

Article: “It’s Important, but It’s Not Everything”: Practitioners’ Use, Analysis and Perceptions of Fitness Testing in Academy Rugby League
Sam McCormack, Ben Jones, Sean Scantlebury, Dave Rotheram and Kevin Till
Sports 2020, 8(9), 130; doi:10.3390/sports8090130

Correction: Correction: Kaiseler, M., et al. The Impact of an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Course on the Wellbeing of Recovering UK Military Personnel: An Exploratory Study. Sports 2019, 7(5), 112
Mariana Kaiseler, Chris Kay and Jim McKenna
Sports 2020, 8(9), 122; doi:10.3390/sports8090122

Conference Report: International Sport Forum of the Strength & Conditioning Society (SCS) and the European Sport Nutrition Society (ESNS)
Pedro E. Alcaraz, Robert Csapo, Tomás T. Freitas, Elena Marín-Cascales, Anthony J. Blazevich and Antonio Paoli
Sports 2020, 8(9), 128; doi:10.3390/sports8090128

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Vitamin D and Athletic Performance
(Deadline: 31 October 2020)Health-Related Components of Physical Fitness in Individual, Combat and Team Sports
(Deadline: 31 October 2020)

Physiological Responses to Exercise in Extreme Environments in Humans: Cellular and Physiological Adaptations to Extreme Conditions
(Deadline: 15 November 2020)

Periodization and Programming in Sports
(Deadline: 30 November 2020)

Exercise Training and Supplements for Improving Function in Muscular Dystrophy
(Deadline: 30 November 2020)

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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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