George Andronikos

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Dr George Andronikos

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Investigating the Impact of Early Specialization on Career Progression in Football

Journal Article
Morrice, E., & Andronikos, G. (2021)
Investigating the Impact of Early Specialization on Career Progression in Football. International Journal of Sport and Society: Annual Review, 12(2), 167-184. https://doi.org/10.18848/2152-7857/cgp/v12i02/167-184
The current study aimed to investigate the relationship between early specialization and career progression in football (soccer). Young footballers are often motivated to spec...

Factors contributing to the quality of the junior-to-senior transition in Greek athletes

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Westbury, T., Brazo-Sayavera, J., Olivares, P. R., & Martindale, R. J. J. (in press)
Factors contributing to the quality of the junior-to-senior transition in Greek athletes. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197X.2021.1891116
The aim of this study was to investigate which factors contribute to the quality of the junior-to-senior transition (JST) which includes adjustment to senior level, sport and ...

Relationship between the talent development environment and motivation, commitment, and confidence

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Souglis, A., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2021)
Relationship between the talent development environment and motivation, commitment, and confidence. Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 21(1), 208-217. https://doi.org/10.7752/jpes.2021.01028
Introduction: Examining the influence of the talent development environment on athletes is crucial for understanding sport participation and the identifying the characteristic...

Investigating the Talent Development Environment in Scottish Football: a Comparison between Elite and Grassroots Academies

Presentation / Conference
Taylor, D., Armatas, V., & Andronikos, G. (2020, November)
Investigating the Talent Development Environment in Scottish Football: a Comparison between Elite and Grassroots Academies. Paper presented at 3rd International e-Congress on Functional Rehabilitation of Injuries in Athletes and Trainees, Online
The Talent Development Environment (TDE) refers to the organised system influencing the progression of players and it is a crucial part of the development pathway. The purpose...

Final Report: Insight To Parents Of Performance Pathway Athletes In Scotland

Report
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Andronikos, G., & English, C. (2020)
Final Report: Insight To Parents Of Performance Pathway Athletes In Scotland. Edinburgh: Sportscotland Institute of Sport

An Investigation of the Talent Development Pathway in Scottish Female Football

Presentation / Conference
Simpson, D., & Andronikos, G. (2020, June)
An Investigation of the Talent Development Pathway in Scottish Female Football. Presented at International Conference on Sport Society, Online
Literature in talent development for female sports is sparse and assumes applicability from existing male talent development research. The purpose of this study was to gain an...

The examination of mental toughness, sleep, mood and injury rates in an Arctic ultra-marathon

Journal Article
Graham, S. M., Martindale, R. J. J., McKinley, M., Connaboy, C., Andronikos, G., & Susmarski, A. (2021)
The examination of mental toughness, sleep, mood and injury rates in an Arctic ultra-marathon. European Journal of Sport Science, 21(1), 100-106. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2020.1733670
There is scarcity of research examining the physiological and psychological effects of ultra-endurance racing on athletes in extreme conditions. The purpose of the current stu...

Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athlete's Perspective

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. (2019)
Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athlete's Perspective. Athens Journal of Sports, 6(4), 195-214. https://doi.org/10.30958/ajspo.6-4-2
Limited studies have investigated the experiences of athletes who did not "make it" to elite level. To target this research gap, this study accessed and investigated this hard...

Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athletes’ Perspective

Presentation / Conference
Andronikos, G., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. (2019, May)
Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athletes’ Perspective. Presented at 19th International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing and Social Aspects
Limited studies have investigated the experiences of athletes who did not ‘make it’ to elite level. To target this research gap, this study accessed and investigated this hard...

The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport

Thesis
Andronikos, G. The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1253325
While much of the ‘sport transitions’ literature focusses on the ‘end of career’, research focussing on within career transitions in sport has identified a number of challengi...

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