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Background: There is a reported mismatch between macronutrient consumption and contemporary macronutrient guidelines in elite standard squash players. Suboptimal dietary practices could be due to a lack of nutrition knowledge among players. Subsequently, the purpose of this study was to assess the ...

Author(s)
Turner, O.; Mitchell, N.; Ruddock, A.; Purvis, A.; Ranchordas, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2021, 18, 46, pp (10 June 2021)
Abstract

The growth of social media has provided sports fans with unprecedented access to information about celebrity athletes' personal and professional lives and the means to communicate to them. To date, fan-athlete interactions on social media have often been viewed as positive, with cited benefits of...

Author(s)
MacPherson, E.; Kerr, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2021, 19, 1, pp 102-119
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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
Citation
Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 2021, 61, 3, pp 420-427
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Little is known about physical, physiological, and psychological performance indicators predicting recreational athletes' performance. This information may motivate players to become more active and inform coaches where to focus to build confidence, cohesion, and cooperation. This study...

Author(s)
Nigg, C. R.; Gessner, A.; Nigg, C.; Giurgiu, M.; Neumann, R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 2020, 50, 4, pp 463-469
Abstract

This study examines the gender representation of action-sports athletes in Red Bull Media House's YouTube videos. A longitudinal analysis of videos from 2008 to 2018 (N = 108) revealed that female athletes in Red Bull Media House receive more representation than what is often documented in the...

Author(s)
Kerns, C. C.; Whiteside, E.
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Media, 2020, 15, 2, pp 51-70
Abstract

Previous research has shown a discrepancy between the coverage of men's and women's sports (Cooky, Messner, & Hextrum, 2013; Duncan & Messner, 1994; Huffman, Tuggle, & Rosengard, 2004; Kian, Vincent, & Mondello, 2008). With the growth of social media, sports networks have new platforms to display...

Author(s)
Sheffer, M. L.
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Media, 2020, 15, 2, pp 31-50
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In elite sport, the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) was invented to tackle cheaters by monitoring closely changes in biological parameters, flagging atypical variations. The hematological module of the ABP was indeed adopted in 2011 by World Athletics (WA). This study estimates the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Faiss, R.; Saugy, J.; Zollinger, A.; Robinson, N.; Schuetz, F.; Saugy, M.; Garnier, P. Y.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Physiology, 2020, 11, February,
Abstract

Public shaming - a common practice with historical roots - is defined as an individual's public communication of disapproval or contempt for the behaviour of another individual. Previous research has explored fans' engagement in public shaming of professional athletes in response to athletes'...

Author(s)
MacPherson, E.; Kerr, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2020, 51,
Abstract

Issues related to social justice and activism have always permeated sports, but recently, due to the high profile cases of several elite-level athletes (i.e., Colin Kaepernick, Megan Rapinoe), these issues have become much more prominent in the contemporary sporting climate. Even though these...

Author(s)
Intosh, A. M.; Martin, E. M.; Kluch, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2020, 51,
Abstract

Contemporary sport culture is characterized as highly masculinized, where female athletes are continually marginalized in traditional media. Despite evidence suggesting that media representation of athletes has a meaningful impact on social outcomes and participation rates of women and girls,...

Author(s)
Yang, E. C. L.; Hayes, M.; Chen, J.; Riot, C.; Khoo-Lattimore, C.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Communication, 2020, 13, 4, pp 670-695

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