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Smith, Anthony S. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2021
Sport coaches can agree that various levels of practice and play contribute significantly to the overall development of a young athlete. Coaches of young athletes need to also address issues related to strength and conditioning as part of the developmental cycle. Unfortunately, many sport coaches are not well trained in the science related to…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Youth Programs, Athletics, Athletes
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Köroglu, Yasar – African Educational Research Journal, 2021
This study was conducted to search the effect of respiratory muscle training on aerobic, anaerobic endurance, and respiratory parameters in primary school students. 32 volunteer students, between the ages of 13-14, participated in this study. The volunteers were divided into experimental (n = 15) and control groups (n = 17). The experimental group…
Descriptors: Metabolism, Muscular Strength, Comparative Analysis, Team Sports
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Marsh, J. Patrick; Petersen, Jeffrey C.; Judge, Lawrence W. – Physical Educator, 2021
The health and athletic performance benefits of strength training for adolescents have increased the demand for the development and use of strength and conditioning facilities (SCFs) within the high school setting. Despite the growing prevalence of these facilities, research on high school SCFs is limited. Therefore, the purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Muscular Strength, Athletics, High School Students
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Brisebois, Matthew; Kamla, Jim; Wu, Chien-Ting; Goins, Justin – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2021
High-Intensity Functional Training (HIFT) has become a popular mode of exercise. HIFT is a training style that involves performance of coordinated, whole-body exercises at high relative intensities. Research has shown that there are numerous health benefits from performing HIFT. This article addresses how to incorporate HIFT into a high school…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Training, Teaching Methods, Exercise
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Lanier, Kacie V.; Killian, Chad M.; Burnett, Richard – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2021
The goal of physical education (PE) is to assist students in the development of physical activity habits that will last a lifetime. To achieve this, PE teachers must shift beyond only teaching sports and games during instructional periods. Strength and conditioning programming is one alternative available to PE teachers. This article provides an…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Health Behavior
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Park, Hyung-Bum; Ahn, Shinhae; Zhang, Weiwei – Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2021
Cognition and action are often intertwined in everyday life. It is thus pivotal to understand how cognitive processes operate with concurrent actions. The present study aims to assess how simple physical effort operationalized as isometric muscle contractions affects visual attention and inhibitory control. In a dual-task paradigm, participants…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Search Strategies, Attention, Interference (Learning)
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Hawks, Steven R.; Elsmore, Elizabeth; Hawks, Jenna L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2021
In tandem with the popularization of yoga, ongoing research suggests a meaningful role for yoga practice in relation to the achievement of numerous health education objectives in a variety of settings among diverse populations. In particular, yoga shows promise as an adjunctive intervention for preventing and/or managing a wide range of chronic…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Activities, Relaxation Training, Health Promotion
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Curtis, James A.; Laus, Joey; Schneider, Sarah L.; Troche, Michelle S. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the relationships of clinical measures of lingual and perihyoid strength with displacement swallowing kinematics and swallowing safety in a heterogenous group of dysphagic adults. Method: A retrospective analysis was completed of videofluoroscopic swallow studies of consecutive dysphagic outpatient…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Adults, Physical Disabilities, Human Body
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Sonoda, Yuma; Yoshida, Nao; Kawami, Kazunori; Kitamura, Akihiro; Ogawa, Nobuhiro; Yamakawa, Isamu; Kim, Hyoh; Sanada, Mitsuru; Imai, Shinji; Urushitani, Makoto – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate a structured approach for effective speech therapy (ST) for dysarthria and speech-related quality of life in patients with sporadic spinocerebellar degeneration (SCD), including cerebellar-type multiple-system atrophy and cerebellar cortical atrophy. Method: Twenty-two patients with SCD…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Speech Impairments, Articulation Impairments, Neurological Impairments
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McEligot, Archana Jaiswal; Mitra, Sinjini; Beam, William – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: We examined differences and associations between physical fitness and behavioral factors with obesity in a multi-ethnic student population. Participants: Study population included non-Hispanic whites (NHW, n = 1,454); Hispanics (n = 1,436) and Asians (n = 1,016) at a metropolitan university from Fall 2006 to Fall 2013. Methods: Analyses…
Descriptors: Obesity, Correlation, College Students, Physical Fitness
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Toptas Demirci, Pervin; Tzarova, Rositza – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2021
In this study was to determine the impact of physical education and sports lesson on the physical capacity of children with special egitime needs and on this basis to outline the main directions for of educational process in secondary schools. Totally, 67 students region Kars in the of Turkey from 22 secondary education school participated in this…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Special Needs Students, Secondary School Students
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Honorato, Renêe de Caldas; Franchini, Emerson; Lara, Jerusa Petrovna Resende; Fonteles, André Igor; Pinto, Julio Cesar Barbosa de Lima; Mortatti, Arnaldo Luis – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare strength-endurance handgrip performance and muscle coactivation between judo athletes and untrained young males. Method: The sample was 38 judo athletes and 38 untrained young males, between 12 and 15 years-old. Maturational status was evaluated by age at peak height velocity. A maximal isometric…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletes, Muscular Strength, Males
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Enes, Alysson; Oneda, Gustavo; Alves, Danilo L.; Palumbo, Diogo de P.; Cruz, Ramon; Moiano Junior, José V. M.; Novack, Luiz F.; Osiecki, Raul – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: To analyze the contribution of physical measures and external load in the match-based internal load of elite soccer players. Methods: Twenty-three elite soccer players (n = 23, age 26.69 ± 3.93 years, body mass 78.04 ± 5.03 kg, height 178.04 ± 5.19 cm, body fat 10.98 ± 1.25%) from a first division soccer team of the Brazilian Championship…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletes, Foreign Countries, Physiology
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Pinoniemi, Bridget K.; Tomkinson, Grant R.; Walch, Tanis J.; Roemmich, James N.; Fitzgerald, John S. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: To estimate temporal trends in broad jump performance for United States youth, a marker of muscular fitness and health. Method: Electronic databases, topical systematic reviews, and personal libraries were systematically searched for studies reporting descriptive standing broad jump data for apparently healthy United States youth (age…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Tests, Muscular Strength, Physical Activities
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Izquierdo-Gomez, Rocío; Esteban-Cornejo, Irene; Cabanas-Sánchez, Veronica; Villagra, Ariel; Veiga, Óscar L.; Martinez-Gómez, David – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: The aim of this study was to examine the bidirectional longitudinal associations of several markers of fatness and physical fitness in adolescents with Down syndrome. Methods: This study comprised a total of 111 adolescents (41 females), aged from 11 to 20 years with complete data at the baseline. We had a drop-out of <10% from the…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Obesity, Down Syndrome, Adolescents
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