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European Journal of Sport Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 76)
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 75)
International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 55)
American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 48)
International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation     Open Access   (Followers: 40)
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
ACTIVE : Journal of Physical Education, Sport, Health and Recreation     Open Access   (Followers: 31)
International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
International Journal of Exercise Science     Open Access   (Followers: 25)
International Journal of Sports Science     Open Access   (Followers: 25)
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 25)
International Review for the Sociology of Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Journal of Sport and Health Science     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Comparative Exercise Physiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Sport Psychology in Action     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
International Journal of the History of Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Kinesiology and Sports Science     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Human Kinetics     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Human Sport and Exercise     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Sport Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Advances in Physical Education     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Sport Sciences and Fitness     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
International Sport Coaching Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Soccer & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Sport History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Sport Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Sociology of Sport Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Annals of Applied Sport Science     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Sport Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Sport in History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Isokinetics and Exercise Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Sport History Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
The Sport Psychologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Science and Cycling     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Human Kinetics     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Sport, Business and Management : An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Sport Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Communication & Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Perceptual and Motor Skills     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Sport & Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Journal of the Philosophy of Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Sports Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Physician and Sportsmedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Athletic Enhancement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Sport and Fitness Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Physical Education and Sports     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Intercollegiate Sport     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Sport Management Education Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Applied Sport Management: Research that Matters     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Computer Science in Sport     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Sports Coaching Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Science in Sport and Exercise     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Turfgrass Society Research Journal     Free   (Followers: 5)
Asian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Sports Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Health Promotion & Physical Activity     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Coaching Psykologi : The Danish Journal of Coaching Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Kinesiology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
NINE : A Journal of Baseball History and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Pace Intellectual Property, Sports & Entertainment Law Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
African Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Sport Facilitation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Facta Universitatis, Series : Physical Education and Sport     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Recreation and Sports Science     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Footwear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Sports Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Strategies : A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Quest     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Sports Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Sports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Seton Hall Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
PALAESTRA : Adapted Sport, Physical Education, and Recreational Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Universitatis Comenianae     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Amateur Sport     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Sports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Physical Education and Sport Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Sport, Exercise & Training Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
European Journal for Sport and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Frontiers in Sports and Active Living     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Scandinavian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Physical Activity Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research : Sportwissenschaft     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Sportverletzung · Sportschaden     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Podium Sport, Leisure and Tourism Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sporting Traditions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Arena-Journal of Physical Activities     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista Andaluza de Medicina del Deporte     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Timisoara Physical Education and Rehabilitation Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sport and Art     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sports Medicine International Open     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Physical Education Health and Sport     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Physical Education and Sports Science     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Athlete Development and Experience     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sport Science and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sports Law and Governance Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Reabilitacijos Mokslai : Slauga, Kineziterapija, Ergoterapija     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indonesian Journal of Sport Management     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Football(s) : Histoire, Culture, Économie, Société     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Managing Sport and Leisure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
College Athletics and The Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Movement & Sport Sciences : Science & Motricité     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Cultura, Ciencia y Deporte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Golf Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Educación física y deporte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Kinesiologiae Universitatis Tartuensis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte : International Journal of Medicine and Science of Physical Activity and Sport     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
RBNE - Revista Brasileira de Nutrição Esportiva     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Marquette Sports Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Sportis. Scientific Journal of School Sport, Physical Education and Psychomotricity     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences : Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Sport Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Kinesiology : International Journal of Fundamental and Applied Kinesiology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia y Deporte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Corpoconsciência     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Global Sport Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Science and Medicine in Football     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Arquivos em Movimento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Baltic Journal of Sport and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Laisvalaikio Tyrimai     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Video Journal of Sports Medicine     Open Access  
Forum Kinder- und Jugendsport : Zeitschrift für Forschung, Transfer und Praxisdialog     Hybrid Journal  
SPORTIVE : Journal Of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation     Open Access  
eJRIEPS : Ejournal de la recherche sur l'intervention en éducation physique et sport     Open Access  
SPORT TK-Revista EuroAmericana de Ciencias del Deporte     Open Access  
Juara : Jurnal Olahraga     Open Access  
Arrancada     Open Access  
Al-Rafidain Journal For Sport Sciences     Open Access  
Al.Qadisiya journal for the Sciences of Physical Education     Open Access  
New Approaches in Sport Sciences     Open Access  
Forum for Idræt, Historie og Samfund     Open Access  
Cerdas Sifa Pendidikan : Sport Education     Open Access  
Quality in Sport     Open Access  
Journal of Motor Learning and Development     Hybrid Journal  
Sri Lankan Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine     Open Access  
Sport i Turystyka : Środkowoeuropejskie Czasopismo Naukowe     Open Access  
Revista Intercontinental de Gestão Desportiva     Open Access  
Open Sports Sciences Journal     Open Access  
Ágora para la Educación Física y el Deporte     Open Access  
Journal of Physical Education and Human Movement     Open Access  
Journal of Sports Medicine and Therapy     Open Access  
Turkish Journal of Sport and Exercise     Open Access  
Gelanggang Pendidikan Jasmani Indonesia     Open Access  
Revista Brasileira do Esporte Coletivo     Open Access  
International Journal of Science Culture and Sport     Open Access  
SIPATAHOENAN : South-East Asian Journal for Youth, Sports & Health Education     Open Access  
Research on ٍEducational Sport     Open Access  
Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine     Hybrid Journal  
Conexões     Open Access  
Ulusal Spor Bilimleri Dergisi / Journal of National Sport Sciences     Open Access  
Türkiye Spor Bilimleri Dergisi / Turkish Journal of Sports Science     Open Access  
Spor Eğitim Dergisi     Open Access  
Spor Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi     Open Access  
Spor ve Performans Araştırmaları Dergisi / Ondokuz Mayıs University Journal of Sports and Performance Researches     Open Access  
Spor Bilimleri Dergisi / Hacettepe Journal of Sport Sciences     Open Access  
Jurnal Keolahragaan     Open Access  
Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte     Open Access  
Physical Education of Students     Open Access  
Jendela Olahraga     Open Access  
Jurnal Abdimas     Open Access  
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship     Hybrid Journal  
Retos : Nuevas Tendencias en Educación Física, Deportes y Recreación     Open Access  
Martial Arts Studies     Open Access  
Sportphysio     Hybrid Journal  
Citius, Altius, Fortius     Open Access  
Слобожанський науково-спортивний вісник     Open Access  
Educación Física y Ciencia     Open Access  
RBFF - Revista Brasileira de Futsal e Futebol     Open Access  
Materiales para la historia del deporte     Open Access  
FairPlay, Revista de Filosofia, Ética y Derecho del Deporte     Open Access  
Revista de Artes Marciales Asiáticas     Open Access  
mensch & pferd international     Full-text available via subscription  
RICYDE. Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte     Open Access  
Revista de Psicología del Deporte     Open Access  
MHSalud : Movimiento Humano y Salud     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Psicologia del Deporte     Open Access  
Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie     Hybrid Journal  
Polish Journal of Sport and Tourism     Open Access  
Therapeutic Recreation Journal     Full-text available via subscription  

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Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Universitatis Comenianae
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ISSN (Print) 0520-7371 - ISSN (Online) 2585-8777
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  • Participation and Youth Sport Coaching Good Practice - An Overview and
           Reflection of the Active Sussex Coach Support Officers Scheme

    • Abstract: SummaryIn order to meet a wide variety of social policy objectives (such as health, educational attainment, community cohesion etc.), ensuring wide access to community and youth sport programmes remains an objective of many governments. In the UK, the post 2012 Olympic Legacy Strategy, overseen by Active Partnerships under the auspices of Sport England, promoted Sportivate and Satellite Clubs programmes (aimed at increasing participation levels) through most of the rest of the decade. In order to ensure minimum standards of operation and to develop the skills of the local coaching workforce, Active Sussex (one of the Active Partnerships) commenced a Coach Support Officer (CSO) scheme with the support of the University of Chichester from 2013 to (through various iterations) time of writing. Through a longitudinal reflection/summary of the various interventions and data collection points over the last nine years, we present an overview of this scheme. Further, we outline a clear philosophy, guidelines, and accompanying set of values that extol what can be considered good (best) practice for sustainable community sport and physical activity programmes.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Trunk Rotational Power in Female and Male Athletes of Gymnastics and Dance

    • Abstract: SummaryThis study investigates between-gender differences in trunk rotational power produced at various loads in athletes of gymnastic and dance sports. A group of 24 female and 15 male competitive aerobic and acrobatic gymnasts, ballroom and rock & roll dancers completed two trials of standing trunk rotations at each side with a barbell of different weights (increasing from 1 kg by ~5 kg up to max. of 20 kg) placed on their shoulders. The power produced during trunk rotations was evaluated using the FiTRO Torso Premium. Results showed significantly higher mean power in the acceleration phase of trunk rotations in male than female athletes at loads of 10.5 kg (206.8 ± 22.0 W and 165.4 ± 17.8 W respectively, p = 0.033), 15.5 kg (231.8 ± 27.5 W and 155.6 ± 24.4 W respectively, p = 0.001) and 20 kg (196.9 ± 25.3 W and 111.4 ± 20.9 W respectively, p = 0.001). Similar significant between-gender differences for angular velocity at weights ≥10.5 kg were observed. Alternatively, power and force were greater at lower velocities in male than female athletes. However, some females were able to produce slightly greater power and force at higher velocities in spite of their lower values at lower velocities when compared to males. This may be ascribed to both the genetic predispositions and the specificity of their acrobatic and dance elements including trunk rotations at various velocities under different load conditions.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Heart Disease After Covid: Exacerbated Future Health Risks Aligned to
           Previous and Existing AAS/Androgen Use

    • Abstract: SummaryIn this commentary/short communication we build upon our existing research and viewpoints related to the deleterious effects that AAS/Androgen use has, and the growing body of work and case studies/reports that identify the substantially increased risks that AAS/Androgen use presents to those who have (or have had) COVID-19. We position this commentary/short communication then, as one that builds on our prior calls for public health policy to be in part framed by, or at least to recognise the risks, of AAS/Androgen use. This is of particular contemporary importance now that COVID-19 is endemic, and we report on how long COVID-19 (Post COVID-19 syndrome) can present a wide range of lasting cardiovascular problems, a particular issue given that AAS/Androgen use may well exacerbate future health risks aligned to COVID-19.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Tensiomyography of Selected Upper-Limb Muscles in Crossminton Players

    • Abstract: SummaryBackground: Crossminton is characterized by the repetition of specific one-side movements that is the determining factor of the development of muscle asymmetry and damage to the musculoskeletal system.Aim: The purpose of the study was to identify the lateral symmetry between the dominant and nondominant upper limb of crossminton players and to compare the muscle profile of the players with the recommendation values of tennis players.Methods: Four elite crossminton players with world ranking position in top 10 participated in our study. We used a tensiomyography to measure the occurrence of functional disorders of the upper limb muscles. Tensiomyography measures were obtained for 8 muscles: m. deltoideus posterior, m. deltoideus anterior, m. pectoralis major, m. biceps brachii, m. triceps brachii, m. brachioradialis, m. flexor digitorum, m. extensor digitorum. We represented the parameters of overall lateral symmetry, maximal displacement (Dm) and contraction time (Tc) for each player individually.Results: Individual TMG-derived parameters such as Tc, Dm and lateral symmetry were different between the dominant and non-dominant upper limb. The major finding of this study was that in each crossminton player was found a significantly overall lateral asymmetry of m. triceps brachii. Interestingly, Tc and Dm values were higher in the non-dominant limb in m. triceps brachii compared to the dominant limb for all the crossminton players.Conclusions: According to the results of this study, finding the occurrence of muscle asymmetry between the upper limbs, we recommend carry out regular diagnostics of the musculoskeletal system and the inclusion of compensatory exercises, which would prevent or reduce the occurrence of muscle imbalance.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Physical Activity During Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdowns in Germany – an

    • Abstract: SummaryIn Germany, different ministries are responsible at state level for sport and physical education. The same applies for Covid-19 pandemic decrees. As a result, different rules and regulations have to be followed depending on the place of residence. The same applies to regulations of physical activity in various settings – kindergarten, school, clubs, municipality. The periods of Covid-19 lockdowns have been marked by nationwide closures of kindergartens, schools and in- and outdoor sport facilities. Resulting in an increase in screen time and sedentary activities (Langmeyer et al. 2020) and a notable decrease in children’s daily physical activity to 23.9 minutes (Schmidt et al. 2020). However, during the first lockdown (22. 03. 2020 – 04. 05. 2020), participation in daily activity increased from 108.8 min. per day before the pandemic to 146.8 minutes per day (Schmidt et al. 2021). This development in more casual sporting activities was not sustained into the second lockdown. Daily activity decreased to 62.2 minutes per day (Schmidt et al. 2021). Only organized sport showed a slight increase from 0.0 to 3.7 minutes per day in lockdown two (Schmidt et al. 2021). This was in spite of the fact that high-level athletes were allowed to train and some sport clubs changed to online offerings.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • The Integration of Muscle Strengthening in the Improvement of Muscular and
           Technical Parameters of Young Footballers

    • Abstract: SummaryThe study aimed to evaluate the effect of an integrated muscle strengthening program on the improvement of muscular and technical parameters in young football players.There were two objectives, scientifically to measure the impact of integrated muscle strengthening on young players, and practically to present an educational tool for coaches and students to understand this concept of training. To carry on this research, we proceeded to a development of the 8-week program applied to a sample of 24 well-trained players of the first division under 18 years. The hypotheses put forward, were confirmed through the educational intervention and the results obtained were significant. Our results have increased the importance of strength training integrated into the training of young footballers. The margin progress of the experimental group was significant compared to the control group, and the impact of this concept proved to be positive in the approach to the physical preparation of young footballers. It is recommended to pay attention to the concept of integrated muscle building, with all its technical components.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Rate of Fatigue of Explosive Force of Lower Extremities of Artistic

    • Abstract: SummaryThe aim of our work was to find out the level of explosive force of lower extremities and the rate of muscular fatigue of lower extremities of artistic female gymnasts. The research file consisted of 8 female competitors of B category (year of birth: 2010.5 ± 1.20, physical height 148 ± 10 cm, body weight 36.25 ± 5.44 kg, BMI 16,46 ± 0,68 kg/m2). In our ex post facto research, which took place in gymnastic club PAVLO Trencin, we used measuring device FiTRO Jumper that has been placed on floor exercise. In input and output measurement we found out the parameters of jumps by two standardized tests. The female probands had 2 attempts (IO: 2´) in each motoric test we recorded the better attempt on the tables. We measured the height of upward leap (V.V.) [cm] in vertical jump with countermovement (VVsPP) without swing work of arms. In 10s test of repeated upward leaps without the aid of arms we measured power in active phase of take-off (Pmax) in [W.kg−1] and fatigue index (I.U.) in [%]. Among measurements the female gymnasts underwent the circular training with 10 exercises (IZ: 40 s, IO: 15 s) and acrobatic preparation. For processing of results we used non-parametric Wilcoxon´s T-test and paired T-test in which we found up significance at the level p ≤ 0.01, p ≤ 0.05 and p ≤ 0.10 of statistical significance level. By comparison of obtained results at the beginning of training unit (TJ) in tests of VVsPP (V.V.= 26 ± 2.12 cm), 10s test of repeated upward leaps (Pmax= 40.64 ± 7.6 W.kg−1, I.U.= 23.79 ± 8.01 %) and at the end of TJ in tests of VVsPP (V.V.= 24.08 ± 1.36 cm), of 10 s test of repeated upward leaps (Pmax= 40.71 ± 5.16 W.kg−1, I.U.= 29.46 ± 10.2 %) we found out that the statistical significance was confirmed at the 0.05 % level of statistical significance only in the height of upward jump in VVsPP where significantly lower values were measured at the end of the training unit. Differences in parameters performance and fatigue index did not manifest themselves at the level of statistical significance.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Effects of Static and Dynamic Post-Activation Potentiation Protocols on
           Change of Direction Performance in Adolescent Soccer Players

    • Abstract: SummaryPurpose: The study aimed to investigate the temporal effects of static and dynamic post-activation potentiation (PAP) conditioning activities on agility performance.Material and Methods: Fourteen male adolescent soccer players participated in the study. Participants performed three different conditioning activities randomly on non-consecutive days. Conditioning activities consisted of static, dynamic, and control protocols. The dynamic protocol was performed with the dynamic squat at 85% of 1-repetition maximum while the static protocol was performed 3 repetitions x 3 seconds of the isometric squat. The control protocol only completed a standardized warm-up. After the baseline measurements were taken, all protocols completed the agility test in 15th seconds, 2,4,6,8,10,12,14th minutes. Repeated measures in ANOVA were used to determine differences between PAP protocols and the Bonferroni post hoc test was employed to determine which protocol caused a significant difference.Results: There was no significant difference between protocols in baseline (p<.925, ηp2 = 0.006), however, the control protocol caused a significant difference in 15th seconds and 2nd minutes compared to static and dynamic protocols (p<.001, ηp2 = 0.73, 0.72, respectively). In the 4th and 6th minutes static and dynamic protocols caused a significant difference compared to control (p<.001, ηp2 = 0.46-0.89, respectively), and in the 8th-minute static and dynamic protocols reached the peak performance (p<.001, ηp2 = 0.96). Although in the 10-12-14th minutes static and dynamic protocols’ performance values gradually reduced. However, they always were better compared to the control protocol (p<.001, ηp2 = 0.91-0.93-0.96, respectively).Conclusions: Adolescent soccer players can benefit from both static and dynamic PAP protocols before competition or halftime to improve performance.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Improving Physical Fitness Levels Among 6- and 7-Year-Old Children as a
           Result of Physical and Sports Education

    • Abstract: SummaryThe purpose of the study was to extend knowledge about physical fitness levels and their development among first-grade elementary school students as a result of school physical and sports education. A total of 23 children participated in the study, and nine physical fitness tests were administered to determine their physical fitness levels (Měkota & Blahuš, 1983; Šimonek, 2015). The t test for dependent samples was used to determine changes in physical fitness levels for both sexes. Boys showed significant improvements in the 20-meter dash, repeated routine with a pole, standing long jump and 4 x 10 m shuttle run. Girls showed significant improvements in the 20-meter dash test and a repeated routine with a pole. The results have confirmed the necessity to enhance physical fitness levels in children and systematically develop all motor abilities in physical and sports education classes.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Self-Perceived Fatigue Symptoms After Different Physical Loads in Young

    • Abstract: SummaryThe objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of self-perceived fatigue symptoms during 48 hours after different physical loads in young male boxers. The research sample comprised a total of 21 adolescent male boxers (mean age 14.00±2.05 years), members of the Slovak club named “Best boxing cub” in Devínska Nová Ves (Slovakia). For 48 hours after one-day national championship and five-day training camp, were young male boxers asked to observe symptoms of fatigue on themselves. The level of self-perceived fatigue (S-PF) was measured with the Training Distress Scale (TDS). In young male boxers was found a very low rate of S-PF during 48 hours after the different physical loads. A lower rate of S-PF was declared after the national championship compared to the 5-day training camp. At both events, fatigue was reported with the same three symptoms of muscle soreness, heavy feelings in arms or legs, and lack of energy. Significantly higher S-PF during 48 hours after 5-day training camp compared to national championship was showed in heavy feelings in arms or legs, restless sleep, being unusually tired during the day, and insomnia. No significant differences in overall TDS between different physical loads were found.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Can the Unesco Award be a Facilitator to Change the Quality in
           After-School Programmes' - Visions for Future

    • Abstract: SummaryIn April 2021 the “common welfare oriented sports club culture” has been awarded by German UNESCO intangible cultural heritage (ICH). To maintain this award, there has to be a future vision for the immaterial cultural heritage in terms of inclusive, equal opportunity, high-quality education.In Germany, sports clubs cooperate with (primary) schools in after-school programmes, often organized by the school (ASPO). However, offers of sports clubs are understood as offers for pastime and day-care, on the contrary, offers of other partner of cooperation are regarded as offers of education.During Corona crises grassroots sports in Germany was forbidden and more than that, ASPO and PE were cancelled immediately, with consequences e.g. for common welfare and health. “Existing concepts no longer work!” (Pühse, oral comment Bratislava 2021). P.E. teachers experimented with homework, but failed. However, exercise instructors and coaches came up with new motivating ideas and sports clubs seem to take over the role of high-quality education. Can the UNESCO award be part of a creative change not only for sports club culture but also for ASPO and excessively so to understanding PE in its multi-perspective' Let´s finally consider it in a future workshop, based on scenario, which reflects the relevant developments.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • The Acute Effects of Different Warm-Up Protocols on Some Performance
           Parameters in U11-16 Soccer Players

    • Abstract: SummaryPurpose: The purpose of the study is to examine the acute effects of different warm-up protocols on some physical performance parameters in the Under 11-16 (U11-16) category soccer players.Material and Methods: The participant group of the study consisted of seventy-two male soccer players who regularly train in the U11-16 category. Soccer players randomly and counterbalanced participated in the one of the warm-up protocols of FIFA 11+, HarmoKnee, Dynamic warm-up, or Mixed warm-up on non-consecutive days. After participants performed one of the protocols, their flexibility, vertical jump, 30m sprint, and agility performances were measured. Repeated measures in the ANOVA test were used to determine intra-group differences (U11-U12-U13-U14-U15-U16) and Bonferroni test was used to decide which protocol caused a significant difference.Results: In all underage categories, FIFA 11+, HarmoKnee, and dynamic warm-up caused a significant difference in flexibility, vertical jump, 30 m sprint, and agility compared to Mixed warm-up (p < 0. 05).Conclusions: As a result of the study, it was shown that FIFA 11+, HarmoKnee, and dynamic warm-up protocols acutely caused a positive influence in flexibility, vertical jump, 30 m sprint, and agility in all underage categories. These three warm-up protocols may be used to prevent athletes from warm-up uniformity and monotony and support multidirectional development.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Explosive Power of Lower Limbs of Acrobatic Rock and Roll Dancers

    • Abstract: SummaryAcrobatic rock and roll is dynamic sport dance where explosive power is very important ability.Aim. The aim of the thesis was to determine and compare the level of explosive power of the lower limbs of acrobatic rock and roll dancers. We assume that dancers from couple categories will reach a significantly higher level of explosive power of the lower limbs than dancers from ladies formations.Methods. The research sample consisted of 22 acrobatic rock and roll female dancers. To determine the level of explosive power of the lower limbs, we used a 10 s test on a jump ergometer. We used the non-parametric statistical method Mann Whitney U-test for independent files.Results. The female dancers from couple categories achieved better results in all parameters than dancers from ladies formations. The first examined parameter was the power in the active phase of the take off where the dancers from couples achieved 46.08 ± 5.32 W.kg−1, the dancers from ladies formations reached 38.13 ± 3.63 W.kg−1 (p ≤ 0.01, r = 0.64). The second examined parameter was the height of the jump, where dancers from couples achieved 28.91 ± 2.49 cm, dancers from ladies formations reached 25.92 ± 3.21 cm (p ≤ 0.05, r = 0.48). The last examined parameter was the rebound efficiency, where dancers from couples achieved 177.41 ± 25.62 cm.s−1, dancers from ladies formations reached 138.48 ± 15.96 cm.s−1 (p ≤ 0.01, r = 0.65).Conclusions. In addition to differences in the explosive power of the lower limbs, the results also pointed to the importance of development in all categories. We recommend dancers to include plyometric exercises and repeated rope skipping jumps in the pre-competition and competition period, after completing strength training.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Self-Perceived Fatigue After Motor Abilities Testing in Adolescent Elite
           Tennis Players

    • Abstract: SummaryThe objective of the study was to determine self-perceived fatigue (S-PF) after motor abilities testing (MAT) in adolescent male and female elite tennis players. The research sample comprised of 17 male (mean age of 13.00 ± 1.54 years) and 20 female (mean age of 13.15 ± 1.42 years) adolescent elite tennis players who underwent testing of selected motor abilities in tennis. The level of fatigue in adolescent elite tennis players was measured with the Training Distress Scale (TDS). Both groups of elite tennis players declared the lowest, zero level of S-PF by TDS symptoms as inability to remember things and loose bowels or diarrhoea and significant S-PF during 48 hours after MAT was in both genders felt by lack of energy, feeling of heavy arms and legs, joint stiffness of soreness, and muscle soreness. Boys versus girls experienced significantly higher S-PF in the symptoms as difficulty falling asleep, being unusually tired during the day, joint stiffness of soreness, and ordinary tasks require extra effort. No significant differences were found in overall TDS between males and females adolescent elite tennis players.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Psychical Health and Social Relationships
           Among University Students

    • Abstract: SummaryWe have never faced such a global pandemic as COVID-19 in modern history. It´s important for us to find out how it can affect mental health and social relationships of students. This pandemic has brought us not only the risk of dying from a viral infection, but also brought the enormous psychological pressure on people. Purpose of this study was to determine the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and social relationships of university students.Methods: The research group consisted of 95 students of the Faculty of Sports of the University of Prešov in Prešov (men: n = 62, women: n = 33) with an average age of 22 +/- 6 years. As a method of data collection we used the standardized questionnaire of the World Health Organization - WHOQOL-BREF. Our modified WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire represents a selection of 9 items, six of them represent mental health: (1) Positive feeling (2) Self-esteem (3) Thinking, learning, memory and concentration (4) Bodily image and appearance, (5) Satisfy with you, (6) Negative feelings, and three represent social relationships (7) Personal relationships, (8) Sexual activity, (9) Social support. Due to the extraordinary pandemic situation an online survey was conducted to the students. Students had time to complete the questionnaire from 17.11.2021 to 19.11.2021.Results: Statistical significant difference between periods before and during COVID-19 pandemic was determined using the Wilcoxon paired t test. There were statistically significant differences in the psychological experience and social relationships of university students before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.Conclusion: We recommend monitoring the mental health of university students and raising awareness of various media platforms about psychological problems during a pandemic.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Intraindividual Evaluation of Reaction Time At the Men’s World Athletics
           Championships 1999 - 2019

    • Abstract: SummaryThe aim of the article was the intraindividual evaluation of reaction time at the Men’s World Athletics Championships from 1999 to 2019. We generated the rating of sprinters from the age point of view with comparison of two periods with different false start rules. In the result section, we analysed the sprinters that took part at WCH at least 3 times and appeared in the final. We assessed the reaction speed from the aging point of view, or more different false start judging conditions. The results shows that the stricter start judging rules in sprint disciplines did not have a significant influence on the reaction time. We also confirmed a research that the sprinters over 30 years old sprinters can achieve very low reaction time at the start. Reaction abilities can be improved by regular and systematic training, so it is necessary to pay attention to them in the training process and focus on their monitoring and subsequent improvement.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Analysis of the Professional Competency Indicators of University Physical
           Trainer Students

    • Abstract: SummaryObjective: The main purpose of this study was to analyse the indicators of the professional Competency of University physical Trainer students, and to explore the importance of these professional indicators. By referring to the two international physical fitness education institutions and literature reviews, three important perspectives of professional Competences are: Professional knowledge, Professional skills, Professional attitude, Furthermore, the result of this research was concluded after three integration of opinions.Method : Delphi technique was used to integrate the opinions of fifty-two experts and scholars, and the research results were obtained after three integrations. Among the 52 indicators at the three levels.Result: experts agree that professional attitude is the most important. followed by professional skills, and then professional knowledge. the professional attitude level, “maintaining a positive and enthusiastic professional attitude” was the most important indicator. In the professional skills level, it was noted that “physical fitness training cycle plan design ability”, “physical fitness action correction ability”, “emergency intervention” Ability to adapt” and “ability to use and demonstrate sports equipment” are the most important indicators. In terms of professional knowledge, “customer sports curriculum design” is the most important.Conclusion: this research can provide references for the university in future development of physical trainer’s training program and establish regulations; fitness club hiring process; self-growth in the industry; future researches and studies.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • COVID-19, Public Health Strategies and Post Pandemic AAS/Androgen Use: A
           Commentary/Short Communication

    • Abstract: SummaryIn this commentary/short communication we summarize many recent developments related to public health strategies for COVID-19. At this time, there are a wide range of emerging themes post various lockdown measures that have been reported, such as increased exercise, increased drug use, and various associated declines in mental health and other deleterious effects on eating behaviour patterns. Aligned to this, AAS/Androgen use has increased during and post-lockdowns and we posit, in the context of the aforementioned additional risks that have been reported, that future public health strategies need to demonstrate awareness of increased risk that they (AAS/Androgens) present at this time.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • Post-Pandemic Policy Priorities for Financing Sport and Physical Activity
           in the EU

    • Abstract: SummaryThe most sport-relevant points in a resolution adopted by the European Parliament with regard to the use of post-Covid-19 relief funds from the general budget of the European Union (EU) are highlighted. Members of Parliament (MEPs) have indicated unambiguous preferences for part of the EU funding to be directed towards the need of youth and sport, the latter in particular at grassroots level, and the resolution represents a piece of soft law which should be drawn upon to interpret relevant legal acts such as the relevant financial instrument(s). The article goes on to discuss the implications in relation to traditional sport policies, as opposed to more participation-driven policies following the health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) paradigm.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT
  • The Role of Recreational Sports Activities in Reducing Some Psychological
           Problems Caused by Covid-19 Pandemic

    • Abstract: SummaryThis study is aimed at knowing the role of recreational sports activities in decreasing some psychological problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic among adolescents, and done on a sample of 400 adolescents chosen from the final year of the Intermediate education stage (Hamam bouhjar Middle school - Ain Temouchent state, Sig middle school – Mascara state), the questionnaire was applied as a tool for the study and it consisted of three axes: the axis of aggressive behavior, isolation, and self-confidence, and each axis consists of a group of questions. We used Frequencies, Percentage, and Chi-square goodness of fit test to analyze and interpret the results. In the end, we concluded that recreational sports activities have a role in alleviating some psychological problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in adolescents, and this is based on the results that we have researched which states that recreational sports alleviate the aggressive behavior caused by the COVID-19 and its major role in reducing the weakness of self-confidence caused by COVID-19 among adolescents, as well as mitigating the weakness of self-confidence under the COVID-19 pandemic Finally, the researchers recommend the necessity of practicing recreational sports activities in spare time.
      PubDate: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMT
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