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Return to Perform: Student-Athlete Assessments and Guidelines for Safe Return Back to Sports during the Period of COVID-19

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The purpose of this article is to strongly suggest and offer a pragmatic and stepwise approach that takes into account the ideas and concepts of shared decision making that allows for the “best practices,” pre-participation screenings, evaluations, and stratification flow charts for safe and effective return to play for athletes.
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An Agility Training Continuum for Team Sports: From Cones and Ladders to Small-Sided Games

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Agility is a key and complex concept within team sports performance. Because of its multidimensional nature, agility benefits from perceptual and cognitive skills as well as physical capacity (e.g., ability to exert acceleration, deceleration, and changes of direction). Agility should be integrated in different and complementary ways in team sports training. From more analytical to more ecological tasks, there is a need to comprehend the respective adaptations and identify how to integrate such a spectrum and, eventually, combine them in the training process and manage it accordingly to the player’s needs. Based on this premise, the purpose of this article is to present alternative methods and recommendations that may help to develop agility in field-based invasion sports. The main concepts pertaining to agility and associated capacities will be explored. Afterward, a proposal for a more analytical approach based on the use of cones and ladders will be introduced, as well as approaches based on small-sided games. Finally, an integration of agility training and a combination of approaches will be presented using soccer as an example.

Exploring the Positioning of Sport Science Programs within Intercollegiate Athletics

December 3, 2021

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The purpose of this article is to outline the three general formats in which sports science programs are implemented within intercollegiate athletic departments and to provide pros and cons of each situation.

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Resistance Training for the Older Adult – Progressions to Achieve an Overhead Press

February 4, 2022

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This purpose of this article is to supply personal trainers with resistance training techniques, progressions, and cues that can assist their clients in overcoming sarcopenia and to eventually press to the overhead position pain free and with confidence.

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CSPS Study Guide

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The purpose of this booklet is to assist those preparing for the Certified Special Population Specialist® (CSPS®) exam by describing the content, scope, and distribution of the exam questions.

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EXPREPMAT CSPS

TSAC-F Study Guide

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The purpose of this study guide is to assist those preparing for the Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator® (TSAC-F®) exam by describing the content, scope, and distribution of the exam questions.
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Interval Workouts

June 11, 2021

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This excerpt briefly discusses components of interval workouts, including recommended volume and intensity, to increase overall endurance in athletes.

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Using Questions to Improve Coach Effectiveness

July 1, 2015

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After going to a conference, networking, and returning to your normal schedule and location with all the new ideas, tips, and tricks, what happens then? The purpose of this article is to show how using questions and reflecting can help turn professional development activities into actionable improvements in your coaching practice.

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