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Group Career Coaching – A Critical Pedagogical Approach

Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (in press)
Group Career Coaching – A Critical Pedagogical Approach. Journal for Specialists in Group Work,
The field of career development has been focused on one-to-one practice but recent years have seen a growth in the need for alternative approaches which are more effective at ...

The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults

Journal Article
Adamson, S., Kavaliauskas, M., Lorimer, R., & Babraj, J. (2020)
The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(2), 454. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17020454
Exercise is a powerful tool for improving health in older adults, but the minimum frequency required is not known. This study sought to determine the effect of training freque...

Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training

Journal Article
Thom, G., Kavaliauskas, M., & Babraj, J. (2019)
Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1635650
In adolescent soccer, 23% of the distance covers happens at speeds above onset of blood lactate accumulation which suggests that lactate kinetics may be important for soccer p...

The Talent Development Environment Questionnaire as a Tool to Drive Excellence in Elite Sport Environments

Journal Article
Hall, A., Jones, L., & Martindale, R. (2019)
The Talent Development Environment Questionnaire as a Tool to Drive Excellence in Elite Sport Environments. International Sport Coaching Journal / ISCJ, 6(2), 187-198
Currently, little work has evaluated the impact of interventions within talent development environments (TDEs). This study is the first of its kind to evaluate the efficacy o...

Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction

Journal Article
Li, C., Martindale, R., & Sun, Y. (2019)
Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(18), 2057-2065. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1620979
Although the talent development environment and mental toughness are critical for athletes to realise their athletic potential, there is a dearth of literature on whether the ...

Workloads of Competitive Surfing: Work-to-Relief Ratios, Surf-Break Demands, and Updated Analysis

Journal Article
Farley, O. R., Secomb, J. L., Raymond, E. R., Lundgren, L. E., Ferrier, B. K., Abbiss, C. R., & Sheppard, J. M. (2018)
Workloads of Competitive Surfing: Work-to-Relief Ratios, Surf-Break Demands, and Updated Analysis. Journal of strength and conditioning research, 32(10), 2939-2948. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000002659
The study provides an in-depth descriptive and quantitative time-motion analysis of competitive surfing, using Global PositioningSystem (GPS) units and video synchronization, ...

Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review

Journal Article
Ludwig, K., Arthur, R., Sculthorpe, N., Fountain, H., & Buchan, D. S. (2018)
Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 6(9), https://doi.org/10.2196/10799
BACKGROUND: The use of text messages (short message service, SMS) to change physical activity and sedentary behavior in youth is of interest due to the need for novel, more ef...

Sport officials' strategies for managing interactions with players: Face-work on the front-stage

Journal Article
Cunningham, I., Simmons, P., & Mascarenhas, D. (2018)
Sport officials' strategies for managing interactions with players: Face-work on the front-stage. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 39, 154-162. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.08.009
Communication is central to managing perceptions of fairness and performance in sport officiating. Most of the few studies that focus on sport official communication have been...

The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers

Journal Article
Parsonage, J., Secomb, J., Dowse, R., Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., & Nimphius, S. (2018)
The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers. Sports, 6(2), 53. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6020053
The primary purpose of this study was to investigate gender differences in the dynamic strength index (DSI): an assessment of upper-body dynamic strength relative to maximal i...

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment

Thesis
English, C. V. A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978840
It may be argued that there are fewer sporting environments where politics and sport are so intertwined, however having undergone significant socio-political changes and devel...

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