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1. Developmental perspective on coaching youth soccer.

In this article, youth soccer is divided into four age groups, each reflecting what is developmentally appropriate for that given age. It is important for physical educators and coaches to note the psychomotor, cognitive, and psychosocial differences between ages, as this will impact practice...

Author(s) : Hellinger, A.; Haibach-Beach, P.

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance 2021 Vol.92 No.4 pp.48-51 ref.9

2. A proposal of establishing area consortia for regional revitalization by golf.

Author(s) : Kobayashi, K.; Kita, T.; Oishi, J.

Publisher : Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.227-230 ref.7

3. Provide a "risk security net" utilizing the fan club of sports teams.

Author(s) : Kogure, Y.; Kawakami, Y.

Publisher : Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.231-234 ref.6

4. Sale of charity sports shirts for the purpose of donating to medical professionals.

Author(s) : Kanie, K.; Suzuki, R.; Kurachi, H.; Nakajima, M.; Yamashiro, H.; Kusanagi, K.

Publisher : Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.235-238 ref.4

6. Risk and enabling environments in sport: systematic doping as harm reduction.

Doping and the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) are often considered and discussed as a separate issue from other types of substance use, by sporting bodies, politicians, the media, and athletes who use drugs themselves. However, perceptions and understandings of substance use in the sport ...

Author(s) : Henning, A.; McLean, K.; Andreasson, J.; Dimeo, P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : International Journal of Drug Policy 2021 Vol.91

7. The effect of informal gatherings on sustainable participation in leisure sport activities: the case of South Korea.

Do informal gatherings with members in group leisure sports increase satisfaction and sustainable participation? The purpose of this study was to investigate the moderating role of informal gatherings with regard to self-determined motivation (SDM), leisure satisfaction (LS), and intention to...

Author(s) : Lee KyungYur; Park SangHyeon

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.59

8. Determining factors of psychological performance and differences among age categories in youth football players.

Within the determining factors of psychological performance, mental toughness is considered a multidimensional factor, comprising cognitive, affective, and behavioural components together with self-confidence, which is related to success in sports performance as well as psychological health and...

Author(s) : Benítez-Sillero, J. de D.; Martínez-Aranda, L. M.; Sanz-Matesanz, M.; Domínguez-Escribano, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.62

9. Gender marginalization in sports participation through advertising: the case of Nike.

The sport sector functions as a site of health-promotion by encouraging and enabling individuals to invest in their health and giving them tools to do so. This investment is often initiated by, or altered by, role modeling, or seeing other individuals engaging in sport. This could include family or ...

Author(s) : Rasmussen, K.; Dufur, M. J.; Cope, M. R.; Pierce, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.15 ref.66

10. Chinese martial arts and the Olympics: analysing the policy of the International Wushu Federation.

The International Wushu Federation (IWUF) has been striving to get wushu (Chinese martial arts) into the Olympics for over three decades. As these efforts have not been successful to date, a study was set up to identify and evaluate the IWUF's underlying 'Olympic policy' assumptions. A theory-based ...

Author(s) : Han QingSong; Theeboom, M.; Zhu Dong

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.603-624 ref.many

11. Why Russians love the Olympic Games: how individual values and nationalism motivate attitudes towards the Olympics.

In modern Russia, the Olympic Games are associated with nationalism. However, an opportunity to experience nationalistic pride may not be the only reason for people to like the event. The philosophy of Olympism portrays sport as an instrument to promote universal solidarity and internationalism,...

Author(s) : Khaptsova, A.; Fruchtmann, J.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.625-640 ref.many

12. African footballers' wives: "those paid dollars and pounds, their head is not five!".

Marrying a footballer may be perceived as exotic, going by the popularity of footballers, but as some studies note, coping with lives of footballers who migrate frequently is challenging. Life as the wife of an itinerant footballer involves frequent relocations. But most of these studies rarely...

Author(s) : Onwumechili, C.; Akpan, U.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.641-657 ref.many

13. 'It's not like she's from another planet': undoing gender/redoing policy in mixed football.

Competitive sport is often a gender-segregated activity underpinned by binary thinking that associates sporting talent with masculinity. In response to political, internal and grassroots activism, the English Football Association conducted a series of pilots to ascertain whether they should raise...

Author(s) : Hills, L. A.; Maitland, A.; Croston, A.; Horne, S.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.658-676 ref.32

14. Sport and British Jewish identity.

This article examines the relationship between sport and Jewish identity. The experiences of Jewish people have rarely been considered in previous sport-related research which has typically focused on 'Black' and South Asian individuals, sports clubs, and organisations. Drawing on data generated...

Author(s) : Dart, J.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.677-694 ref.42

15. From non-runner to parkrunner: subjective athletic identity and experience of parkrun.

Parkrun is a mass sporting community event which presents itself as a global social movement that aims to create a healthier and happier population. Existing research has explored the impact of parkrun on physical and mental wellbeing, and the mechanisms through which it may change physical...

Author(s) : Bowness, J.; McKendrick, J.; Tulle, E.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.695-718 ref.many

16. 'The fog soon clears': bodily negotiations, embodied understandings, competent body action and 'brain injuries' in boxing.

Boxing is 'all about bodies'; beautiful bodies, broken bodies and, sometimes, brain-damaged bodies. And while a lot of research has explored the physiological side of 'punch drunk' syndrome, far less work has attempted to consider how boxers experience brain injuries. Perhaps surprisingly,...

Author(s) : Matthews, C. R.

Publisher : Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : International Review for the Sociology of Sport 2021 Vol.56 No.5 pp.719-738 ref.many

17. Nicotine supplementation enhances simulated game performance of archery athletes.

Background: Nicotine is beneficial to mood, arousal and cognition in humans. Due to the importance of cognitive functioning for archery athletes, we investigated the effects of nicotine supplementation on the cognitive abilities, heart rate variability (HRV), and sport performance of professional...

Author(s) : Hung BaoLien; Chen LiJung; Chen YiYing; Ou JhihBang; Fang ShihHua

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2021 Vol.18 No.16 pp.(18 February 2021) ref.69

18. Longitudinal associations between team sport participation and substance use in adolescents and young adults.

Background: Team sport participation contributes to positive outcomes, including increased physical activity, better mental health, and enhanced social engagement. However, longitudinal studies show that team sport participation during adolescence is also associated with unhealthy lifestyle habits, ...

Author(s) : Murray, R. M.; Sabiston, C. M.; Doré, I.; Bélanger, M.; O'Loughlin, J. L.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Addictive Behaviors 2021 Vol.116

19. The effects of an integrative training program on elite young soccer players' physical performance.

BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a short duration and low weekly frequency integrative program on sprint, agility and jump performance in elite youth soccer players. METHODS: Twenty-eight elite youth soccer players, members of two professional clubs, playing in...

Author(s) : Karydopoulos, C.; Kapralos, D.; Kouidi, E.; Michailidis, Y.; Metaxas, T.

Publisher : Edizioni Minerva Medica, Torino, Italy

Journal article : Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 2021 Vol.61 No.3 pp.335-342

20. Running-related injuries in Portuguese trail runners: a retrospective cohort study.

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to characterize trail running injuries within a cohort of Portuguese male and female recreational trail running athletes. METHODS: The study was retrospective (12 months), with data collected through an online survey. A total of 719 athletes participated...

Author(s) : Matos, S.; Silva, B.; Clemente, F. M.; Pereira, J.

Publisher : Edizioni Minerva Medica, Torino, Italy

Journal article : Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 2021 Vol.61 No.3 pp.420-427

21. Recreational swimming as a physical aspect of wellness and its impact on health tourism.

Changes in Fitness index values, monitored by the Urho Kaleva Kekkonen (UKK) Walking test, were examined in this study due to its practical application in the assessment of aerobic capacity, especially after planned wellness activities of moderate intensity. This research is designed as a...

Author(s) : Nićiforović, J.; Stajić, D.

Publisher : Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia

Journal article : Hotel and Tourism Management 2021 Vol.9 No.1 pp.135-144 ref.44

22. Purchasing protection: outdoor companies and the authentication of technology use in nature-based tourism.

Different views exist within the outdoor industry regarding the appropriateness of technology use in nature-based tourism. However, there is a lack of attention to outdoor companies' views in academic literature. We begin to address this gap by examining outdoor companies' websites. Results...

Author(s) : Nagle, D. S.; Vidon, E. S.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Sustainable Tourism 2021 Vol.29 No.8 pp.1253-1269 ref.155

23. Insider perspectives on the sustainability of the Malaysian and Singaporean paralympic movements.

The paper reports on in-depth qualitative interviews with six participants involved in the Paralympic movement: One past and three present Para-athletes as well as high-ranking administrative representatives from both National Paralympic Committees of Malaysia and Singapore. These insiders share...

Author(s) : Brooke, M.; Khoo, S.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.42

24. Tennis coaches' perceptions of COVID-19 impact on their health and professional activity: a multi-cultural approach.

Tennis coaches are facing considerable challenges as the game is disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The long tradition of tennis in the Latin American region and in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking European countries makes comparing these regions particularly interesting. The purpose of this...

Author(s) : Crespo, M.; Martínez-Gallego, R.; Ramón-Llin, J.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.36

25. The impact of urban recreation environment on residents' happiness - based on a case study in China.

Rapid urbanization promotes the expansion of urban tourism and recreation functions, but it also brings many problems, which affect residents' happiness. Previous studies have emphasized the direct impact of urban recreation environment on happiness, and few have explored the indirect impact of...

Author(s) : Kang Lei; Yang ZhaoPing; Han Fang

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.46