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Coutinho, Diogo; Gonçalves, Bruno; Travassos, Bruno; Folgado, Hugo; Figueira, Bruno; Sampaio, Jaime – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: This study aimed to compare players' performances when manipulating the external markings of the pitch during football small-sided games. Methods: Ten under-15 players performed a 5-a-side (plus goalkeepers) under three conditions: (i) Lines, the game was played in a pitch in which the external boundaries were painted with full lines;…
Descriptors: Youth, Athletics, Team Sports, Teamwork
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Orr, Krystn; Evans, M. Blair; Tamminen, Katherine A.; Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Kelly P. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: Recreational sport programs are a critical but overlooked pathway for enhancing social participation of emerging adults with disabilities. Specifically, the experiences of recreational sport program members are important for continued community engagement among emerging adults. To address this gap, this scoping review examined the…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Athletics, Young Adults, Disabilities
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Waddell, Morgan L.; Amazeen, Eric L. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The current study investigated the effect of attention on heaviness perception and its physiological and kinematic contributions. Method: Participants lifted objects that varied in mass and volume while their muscle activity and movement were recorded. Participants were instructed to pay attention to their arm (internal) or the object…
Descriptors: Kinesthetic Perception, Athletics, Scientific Concepts, Human Body
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Detanico, Daniele; Kons, Rafael Lima; Fukuda, David Hideyoshi; Teixeira, Anderson Santiago – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: To determine the individual contributions of chronological age, somatic maturation, body size and composition, and training experience as indicators of performance in neuromuscular and judo-specific assessments in young athletes. Methods: Sixty-six youth judo athletes performed anthropometric measurements, neuromuscular tests--standing…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Age Differences, Maturity (Individuals)
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Roberts, Jonathan R.; Osei-Owusu, Paul; Mears, Aimee C.; Harland, Andrew R. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The decision by the International Football Association Board in 2004 to approve the use of artificial surfaces in elite football (soccer) competitions remains controversial amongst many players, managers and coaching staff. The aim of this study was to conduct a comprehensive assessment of players' opinions to better understand the…
Descriptors: Athletes, Opinions, Team Sports, Facilities
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Fisher, Kevin M.; Fairbrother, Jeffrey T. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: Golf coaches may recommend "blind" putting drills in which golfers close their eyes to improve their feel. Research on specificity of learning suggests, however, that adding or removing a source of sensory information after practicing under differing circumstances can cause performance decrements. Specificity of learning is also…
Descriptors: Drills (Practice), Athletics, Athletes, Training
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Farias, Cláudio; Wallhead, Tristan; Mesquita, Isabel – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: This longitudinal study provided a retrospective examination of the impact of student participation in a year-long Sport Education curricular experience on physical literacy development. A focus was placed on students' reported motivation, attitudes and disposition to participate in physical education (PE) and sport, and their…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes
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Doncaster, Greg; Page, Richard; White, Paul; Svenson, Robert; Twist, Craig – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the physical match profiles of professional soccer players using 3 and 5 min fixed and rolling averages as well as fixed 1 min averages, with considerations to training prescription. Methods: Twenty-nine professional U23 soccer outfield players competed across 17 competitive matches during the…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletes, Athletics, Competition
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Çakir-Atabek, Hayriye; Aygün, Cihan; Dokumaci, Bircan – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The current study aimed to investigate the exercise intensity and exercise characteristics of active video games (AVGs) by measuring various physiological responses, and to test whether AVGs can be used in components of training in sports branches. Methods: Twenty-two male athletes with good aerobic fitness level (age = 20.6 [plus or…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, Video Games, Training, Athletics
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Deshayes, Maxime; Zory, Raphaël; Seitchik, Allison E.; Chalabaev, Aïna; Clément-Guillotin, Corentin – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: Inducing a negative stereotype toward women usually leads to a decrease in women performance and an increase in men performance. These effects were observed during technical tasks. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of this sex stereotype during a non-technical muscular endurance task. The perception of effort,…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Comparative Analysis, Sex Stereotypes, Females
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Murtagh, Conall F.; Naughton, Robert J.; McRobert, Allistair P.; O'Boyle, Andrew; Morgans, Ryland; Drust, Barry; Erskine, Robert M. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: The powerful activity profile of elite soccer match play has not been documented appropriately to inform specific maximal power assessment and development criteria. The aims of the current study were to develop a reliable soccer-specific powerful action (SSPA) notational analysis coding system that could be used to compare frequency and…
Descriptors: Athletics, Team Sports, Coding, Youth Programs
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Julio, Ursula F.; Panissa, Valéria L. G.; Cury, Rubiana L.; Agostinho, Marcus F.; Esteves, João V. D. C.; Franchini, Emerson – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study compared the energy system contributions and relationship between mechanical and energy system variables in upper and lower body Wingate tests (WAnT) in judo athletes. Method: Eleven male judo athletes (18 ± 1 years, 174.3 ± 5.3 cm, 72.6 ± 9.9 kg, 11.8 ± 1.7% body fat) attended two laboratory sessions to perform two WAnT (upper…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Athletes, Tests, Correlation
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Gillen, Zachary M.; Shoemaker, Marni E.; McKay, Brianna D.; Cramer, Joel T. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine magnitudes of differences for anthropometric and athletic performance scores between high school and elite college-level American football players. Method: Participants included high school-age (n = 3,666) athletes who participated in American football combines, as well as elite college-level (n…
Descriptors: High School Students, Athletes, Athletics, Team Sports
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Phillips Reichter, Alison; Weiss, Maureen R. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: The purposes of the present study were to (a) compare context-specific conceptions of friendship quality in youth sport and music, and (b) determine how friendship quality is related to motivational beliefs in sport and music. Method: Adolescents (N = 366; M[subscript age] = 12.9, SD = 1.0) who were involved in both organized sport and…
Descriptors: Friendship, Athletics, Adolescent Attitudes, Self Esteem
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Psycharakis, Stelios G.; Eagle, Shawn R.; Moir, Gavin L.; Rawcliffe, Alex; Mckenzie, Clive; Graham, Scott M.; Lamont, Hugh S.; Connaboy, Chris – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: A vertical jump (VJ) is a common task performed in several sports, with the height achieved correlated to skilled performance. Loaded VJs are often used in the training of recreational and professional athletes. The bilateral deficit (BLD), which refers to the difference between the heights achieved by a bilateral jump and the sum of two…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Performance, Athletics, Body Weight
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