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Nutritionmma-2.Pdf, Drew Griffiths 2016 Macro Business

Nutritionmma-2.Pdf, Drew Griffiths

Drew Griffiths

Draft of a Sports Nutrition book, written specifically for combat sports but applicable to all.


Energy Management Mechanisms Employed At The Human-Material Interface Of Traditional And Minimalist Shod Running, Nadine M. Lippa 2016 University of Southern Mississippi

Energy Management Mechanisms Employed At The Human-Material Interface Of Traditional And Minimalist Shod Running, Nadine M. Lippa

Dissertations

From recreational to elite athletes, greater than 50% of runners sustain overuse injuries each year, prompting substantial research efforts to identify causes of—and solutions to—the high injury rate. Different shoe types and material property degradation have been related to injury. Two popular footwear types are traditional shoes with thick graded soles and minimalist running footwear with thinner foam and/or non-graded soles. Notwithstanding 45 years of significant modifications to shoe design features, gained knowledge in kinesiology, and advanced technologies in polymer science, runner injury rates have not decreased and EVA foam has remained the primary running shoe midsole ...


The Westerville Naturals Baseball Team & Otterbein Health And Sport Sciences, Student Project, Kenleigh J. Immel, Jason Combs, Adam Collier, Taylor Lindsey, Christian Brett 2016 Otterbein University

The Westerville Naturals Baseball Team & Otterbein Health And Sport Sciences, Student Project, Kenleigh J. Immel, Jason Combs, Adam Collier, Taylor Lindsey, Christian Brett

SYE Legacies: Student Group Projects

We had the privilege to give back to our community in the form of manual labor. The Westerville Naturals baseball team needed a hand moving gravel in order to store a shed behind their field. The team provided a gator to transport the gravel from the parking lot to the field. The objective was to scoop shovels full of gravel into the back of the gator. We took multiple trips to load the five tons of gravel and transport it to the new location. Once moved, the sheds needed a facelift so it was decided to paint the sheds. We ...


Hydration Status, Habits, And Knowledge Of Collegiate Cross Country Runners, Laura J. Comee 2016 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University

Hydration Status, Habits, And Knowledge Of Collegiate Cross Country Runners, Laura J. Comee

Celebrating Scholarship & Creativity Day

Abstract: Dehydration exceeding 2% loss of body mass can cause decreased cognitive and physical performance in endurance athletes. While many runners carry water bottles with them, most do not know their sweat rate or fluid recommendations, increasing the risk for heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. Purpose: To assess hydration status, habits, and knowledge of collegiate cross country runners. Methods: Institutional Review Board approval was obtained and subjects completed informed consents. Thirty-three female and twenty-five male Division III collegiate runners participated in the study. Hydration status was assessed measuring the specific gravity of three urine samples one each before a ...


Hydration And Fluid Replacement Knowledge In High School Football Athletes, Megan Anderson 2016 Cedarville University

Hydration And Fluid Replacement Knowledge In High School Football Athletes, Megan Anderson

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge of hydration and fluid replacement among high school football players. Secondary purposes of this investigation included identifying the athletes’ current sources of nutrition information and to identify the players’ perception of the adequacy of their fluid intake and barriers that prevent them from obtaining enough fluid before, during, and after exercise. A total of 29 athletes completed the survey. The mean ages of the athletes participated in this study was 16.4 years. The mean number of seasons played on the high school football team was 3.1 seasons ...


Predictive Value Of The Functional Movement Screen As It Relates To Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Daniel A. Herring, Kyle D. Cherry, Hannah L. Stedge 2016 Cedarville University

Predictive Value Of The Functional Movement Screen As It Relates To Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Daniel A. Herring, Kyle D. Cherry, Hannah L. Stedge

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Introduction: Anterior cruciate ligament injuries occur over 200,000 times annually in the United States alone (Brophy, et al. 2009). This injury strains the healthcare system and affects the players, teams, parents, and the organization they are a part of. There have been, however, clinically researched risk factors that predispose athletes to ACL injury (Gignac, et al. 2015; Laible, et al. 2014). As a result, there is a clinical need for an effective screening tool to identify those athletes at risk for ACL injury. The Functional Movement Screen has been shown to be an effective screening tool for detecting athletes ...


Risk Factors For Concussion In Collegiate Ncaa Division Ii Men's And Women's Soccer Athletes, Isaac S. Beckler, Michael S. Weller 2016 Cedarville University

Risk Factors For Concussion In Collegiate Ncaa Division Ii Men's And Women's Soccer Athletes, Isaac S. Beckler, Michael S. Weller

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Background: Certain risk factors may predispose athletes to an increased risk of concussion.

Purpose: To identify risk factors for concussion among men's and women's college soccer athletes, and determine the likelihood of concussion based on those risk factors.

Methods: A short electronic survey was sent out to NCAA Division II universities in Ohio. Survey questions included demographics, soccer-related questions, and concussion-related questions. Participants were women's and men's soccer athletes participating in either varsity or junior varsity soccer at their respective universities.

Results: Of the concussions sustained while playing soccer, 29.4% of female participants sustaining a ...


The Impact Of A Child-Centered, Mastery Movement Program On Physical Activity Levels, Motor Skill Development And Cognitive Function In Young Children, Joshua Glenn Anderson 2016 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Impact Of A Child-Centered, Mastery Movement Program On Physical Activity Levels, Motor Skill Development And Cognitive Function In Young Children, Joshua Glenn Anderson

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

Purpose: To determine the association between physical activity and cognition in preschool children. Methods: Participants were 18 young children (3–5 years old) enrolled in a Head Start preschool program. Physical activity was assessed using an Actigraph accelerometer placed on the child’s hip. The device was worn at school for at least three hours on three separate days during the week. Accelerometer data were categorized as sedentary or active (light, moderate, and vigorous intensity). Cognitive function, specifically working memory, was assessed using the Corsi Block-Tapping Test. The number of buttons in the sequence that were correctly pressed (taps correct ...


Identification Of Kinematic And Kinetic Injury Risk Predictors In Division I Football Athletes, Corbin M. Rasmussen, Guilherme M. Cesar, Shinya Takahashi 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Identification Of Kinematic And Kinetic Injury Risk Predictors In Division I Football Athletes, Corbin M. Rasmussen, Guilherme M. Cesar, Shinya Takahashi

UCARE Research Products

biomechanical patterns and insufficiencies that may influence risk of ligamentous injury, such as an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. One kinematic pattern that has been identified as detrimental to ACL integrity is frontal plane knee collapse (valgus) during jumping and landing tasks.1 Inter-limb differences in force generation have also been connected to the occurrence of lower extremity injury.2 It is not known, however, whether these patterns contribute to the occurrence of lower extremity (LE) non-contact soft-tissue injury. The counter-movement vertical jump (CMVJ) is one way to simultaneously screen for knee collapse and asymmetrical force production patterns. This method ...


Effect Of Breathing Apparatus On The Patterns Of Response For Physiological Variables During An Incremental Test To Exhaustion, Rachel Lechtenberger, Kristen C. Cochrane, Terry J. Housh 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Effect Of Breathing Apparatus On The Patterns Of Response For Physiological Variables During An Incremental Test To Exhaustion, Rachel Lechtenberger, Kristen C. Cochrane, Terry J. Housh

UCARE Research Products

During running exercise, trained runners will utilize both nasal and oral breathing mechanisms. However, during most clinical running tests, the breathing apparatus blocks the nasal pathway, therefore only allowing oral breathing. It has been suggested that a breathing apparatus that allows both nasal and oral breathing may provide an environment that is more similar to running outside of a lab setting. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the patterns of responses for physiological variables during an incremental treadmill running exercise test to exhaustion utilizing both a traditional mouth piece (MP) and breathing mask (MSK) apparatus. METHODS: 16 ...


The Effect Of Luck On The Retention Of Head Coaches In The Nfl, Alexander Steen 2016 Liberty University

The Effect Of Luck On The Retention Of Head Coaches In The Nfl, Alexander Steen

Masters Theses

his investigation considers the impact of the concept of luck on coaching retention in the National Football League (NFL). The head coach of an NFL team is often under intense scrutiny to perform in a high profile position. Due to a small inventory of games each season, there is the potential for luck to influence whether or not a season is viewed a success. This study seeks to measure the impact of luck for a given NFL team while attempting to correlate with the retention or release of the head coach.


Clinical Methods To Quantify Trunk Mobility In An Elite Male Surfing Population, James Furness, Mike Climstein, Allan Abbott, Wayne F. Hing 2016 Bond University

Clinical Methods To Quantify Trunk Mobility In An Elite Male Surfing Population, James Furness, Mike Climstein, Allan Abbott, Wayne F. Hing

Michael Climstein

Background: Thoracic mobility in the sagittal and horizontal planes are key requirements in the sport of surfing; however to date the normal values of these movements have not yet been quantified in a surfing population.
Objectives:To develop a reliable method to quantify thoracic mobility in the sagittal plane; to assess the reliability of an existing thoracic rotation method, and quantify thoracic mobility in an elite male surfing population.
Design: Clinical Measurement, reliability and comparative study.
Methods: A total of 30 subjects were used to determine the reliability component. 15 elite surfers were used as part of a comparative analysis ...


The Health Habits And Physical Activity Of Student Truck Drivers, Shalace Rose, Janet Wojcik 2016 Winthrop University

The Health Habits And Physical Activity Of Student Truck Drivers, Shalace Rose, Janet Wojcik

The Winthrop McNair Research Bulletin

This study examined health habits and physical activity levels of student truck drivers to determine if they are already at risk of developing health conditions that are shown in the truck driving industry. Student truck drivers from a technical college (N=52) participated in this study. They completed a modified version of a truck driver survey from the Transport Engineering Research Limited in New Zealand (2008). Questions regarding the students’ health habits, physical activity (PA), and wellness in the workplace were included in the anonymous questionnaire. The mean age was 35 +/- 11.03 years. Mean body mass index was 29 ...


Effects Of Isolated Core Stability Training On Standing Static Postural Control, Recovery Of Standing Postural Control And Kicking Velocity In Soccer Athletes, Ali El-Kerdi 2016 Seton Hall University

Effects Of Isolated Core Stability Training On Standing Static Postural Control, Recovery Of Standing Postural Control And Kicking Velocity In Soccer Athletes, Ali El-Kerdi

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

BACKGROUND: About 1/3 of injuries are non-contact in nature and half of these involve the LE’s. There are numerous anatomical and physiological mechanisms and systems involved in stabilizing the trunk for movement of the lower extremities. The ability of the trunk to maintain the position and motion of the trunk over the pelvis and LE’s is predominantly accomplished via quick postural responses to internal and external forces. These pre-programed postural responses are integrated within the neuromuscular system. It is theorized that poor core stability is a result of a failure in the neuromuscular system to support the ...


Using Mixed Methods To Measure The Perception Of Community Capacity In An Academic–Community Partnership For A Walking Intervention, Charkarra Anderson-Lewis, Diana Castellanos, Arnecca Byrd, Karen Zynda, Alicia Sample, Vickie Reed, Mary Beard, Latessa Minor, Kathleen Yadrick 2016 University of Southern Mississippi

Using Mixed Methods To Measure The Perception Of Community Capacity In An Academic–Community Partnership For A Walking Intervention, Charkarra Anderson-Lewis, Diana Castellanos, Arnecca Byrd, Karen Zynda, Alicia Sample, Vickie Reed, Mary Beard, Latessa Minor, Kathleen Yadrick

Diana Cuy Castellanos

H.U.B. City Steps is a 5-year community-based participatory research walking intervention designed to help lower blood pressure in a majority African American population in southern Mississippi via community collaboration and capacity building, increased walking, culturally tailored health education sessions, and motivational interviewing. Building community capacity for physical activity is a key component of this intervention. Qualitative and quantitative methods have been used to assess how project stakeholders perceive the community capacity-building efforts of the project. This article illustrates the baseline results of this mixed methods approach from the perspective of three groups of stakeholders: project researchers and staff ...


The Effects Of Two Equal-Volume Training Protocols Upon Strength, Body Composition And Salivary Hormones In Male Rugby Union Players, Blair Crewther, Taati Heke, Justin Keogh 2016 Institute of Sport – National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

The Effects Of Two Equal-Volume Training Protocols Upon Strength, Body Composition And Salivary Hormones In Male Rugby Union Players, Blair Crewther, Taati Heke, Justin Keogh

Justin Keogh

This study examined the effects of two equal-volume resistance-training protocols upon strength, body composition and salivary hormones in male rugby union players. Using a crossover design, 24 male rugby players completed a 4-week full-body (FB) and split-body (SB) training protocol of equal volume during the competitive season. One repetition maximum (1RM) strength, body composition via skinfold measurements and salivary testosterone (T) and cortisol (C) concentrations were assessed pre and post training. The FB and SB protocols improved upper (7.3% and 7.4%) and lower body 1RM strength (7.4% and 5.4%), whilst reducing body fat (-0.9% and ...


The Effects Of Two Equal-Volume Training Protocols Upon Strength, Body Composition And Salivary Hormones In Male Rugby Union Players, Blair Crewther, Taati Heke, Justin Keogh 2016 Institute of Sport – National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

The Effects Of Two Equal-Volume Training Protocols Upon Strength, Body Composition And Salivary Hormones In Male Rugby Union Players, Blair Crewther, Taati Heke, Justin Keogh

Justin Keogh

This study examined the effects of two equal-volume resistance-training protocols upon strength, body composition and salivary hormones in male rugby union players. Using a crossover design, 24 male rugby players completed a 4-week full-body (FB) and split-body (SB) training protocol of equal volume during the competitive season. One repetition maximum (1RM) strength, body composition via skinfold measurements and salivary testosterone (T) and cortisol (C) concentrations were assessed pre and post training. The FB and SB protocols improved upper (7.3% and 7.4%) and lower body 1RM strength (7.4% and 5.4%), whilst reducing body fat (-0.9% and ...


Prolonged “Chair” Sitting - Detrimental To Workplace Health, Philip W. Scruggs 2016 University of Idaho

Prolonged “Chair” Sitting - Detrimental To Workplace Health, Philip W. Scruggs

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Session participants and the presenter will share, discuss and challenge experiences and insights of successes and challenges with policy (e.g., faculty and staff activity participation), environmental (e.g., sit-stand desks, walking meetings, active deliveries, etc.) and cultural (e.g., physical activity as a legitimate workplace behavior) changes for a healthy active workplace.


Understanding And Managing Organizational Politics, Robert C. Schneider 2016 The College at Brockport

Understanding And Managing Organizational Politics, Robert C. Schneider

Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education Presentations and Papers

The aim of this paper is to present a basis for an understanding of organizational politics and provide various approaches to decreasing its presence and generally negative effects on the organization. Self-interest is a common component of organizational politics and is represented by members’ interests to preserve one’s career (Vigoda, 2000) and to advance one’s career (Randall, Cropanzano, Borman, & Birjulin, 1999). The negative effects of organizational politics can ultimately undermine the overall goals of the organization and include: the playing of favorites (Malik, Danish, & Ghafoor, 2009); poor organizational citizenship behaviors (Chang, et al., 2009); the decline in job satisfaction and increases of job stress (Miller, Rutherford, & Kolodinsky, 2008; an indifferent employee attitude, and poor job performance (Witt, Andrews, & Kacmar, 2000); disruption of return on employee investment (Hochwarter, Kacmar, Perrewe ...


Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing For Predicting Sports Performance And Talent Identification: Consensus Statement., Nick Webborn, Alun Williams, Mike McNamee, Claude Bouchard, Yannis Pitsiladis, Ildus Ahmetov, Euan Ashley, Nuala Byrne, Silvia Camporesi, Malcolm Collins, Paul Dijkstra, Nir Eynon, Noryuki Fuku, Fleur Garton, Nils Noppe, Soren Holm, Jane Kaye, Vassilis Klissouras, Alejandro Lucia, Kamiel Maase, Colin Moran, Kathryn North, Fabio Pigozzi, Guan Wang 2016 University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing For Predicting Sports Performance And Talent Identification: Consensus Statement., Nick Webborn, Alun Williams, Mike Mcnamee, Claude Bouchard, Yannis Pitsiladis, Ildus Ahmetov, Euan Ashley, Nuala Byrne, Silvia Camporesi, Malcolm Collins, Paul Dijkstra, Nir Eynon, Noryuki Fuku, Fleur Garton, Nils Noppe, Soren Holm, Jane Kaye, Vassilis Klissouras, Alejandro Lucia, Kamiel Maase, Colin Moran, Kathryn North, Fabio Pigozzi, Guan Wang

Nuala Byrne

The general consensus among sport and exercise genetics researchers is that genetic tests have no role to play in talent identification or the individualised prescription of training to maximise performance. Despite the lack of evidence, recent years have witnessed the rise of an emerging market of direct-to-consumer marketing (DTC) tests that claim to be able to identify children's athletic talents. Targeted consumers include mainly coaches and parents. There is concern among the scientific community that the current level of knowledge is being misrepresented for commercial purposes. There remains a lack of universally accepted guidelines and legislation for DTC testing ...


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