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The Development and Prediction of Athletic Performance in Freestyle Swimming

References Adamczyk JG. The estimation of the rest test usefulness in monitoring the anaerobic capacity of sprinters in athletics. Polish Journal of Sport & Tourism , 2011; 18(3), 214. Anderson M, Hopkins W, Roberts A, and Pyne D. Ability of test measures to predict competitive performance in elite swimmers. Journal of Sports Sciences , 2008; 26: 123-130. Arellano R, Brown P, Cappaert J, and Nelson R. Analysis of 50-m, 100-m and 200-m Freestyle swimmers at the 1992 Olympic Games

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Performance in Team Sports: Identifying the Keys to Success in Soccer

-270. Carling C, Reilly T, Williams A. Performance assessment for field sports: Physiological, psychological and match notational assessment in practice. London: Routledge, 2009. Carling C, Williams A, Reilly T. Handbook of soccer match analysis: a systematic approach to improving performance. London: Routledge, 2005. Carmichael F, Thomas D, Ward R. Production and efficiency in Association Football. J Sports Econ, 2001; 2(3): 228-243. Carmichael F, Thomas D, Ward R. Team performance: the case of

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Coach Mid-Season Replacement and Team Performance in Professional Soccer

References Allen M, Panian SK, Lotz RE. Managerial succession and organizational performance: A recalcitrant problem revisited. Admin Sci Quart , 1979; 24:167-180. Audas R, Dobson S, Goddard, J. Team performance and managerial change in the English Football League. Econ Aff , 1997; 17: 30-36. Audas R, Dobson S, Goddard J. Organizational performance and managerial turnover. Managel Deci Econ , 1999; 20: 305-318. Audas R, Dobson S, Goddard, J. The impact

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Mental Strategies Predict Performance and Satisfaction with Performance Among Soccer Players

Introduction Performance is among key outcomes in sport psychology ( Harmison, 2011 ; Weinberg and Gould, 2007 ) and satisfaction with one’s own performance is a relevant indicator reflecting athletes’ perception of own or team’s level of play ( Nicholls et al., 2012 ). Performance and satisfaction with one’s own performance depend on modifiable factors, such as the use of psychological strategies by athletes ( Gould et al., 1999 ; Krane and Williams, 2006 ). Although cross-sectional associations between the use of psychological strategies and athletes

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Performance Assessment in Water Polo Using Compositional Data Analysis

Introduction Water polo is a sport with a growing worldwide interest, particularly for research purposes, with a noticeable increase in the number of recent publications ( Prieto et al., 2013 ). The available research has tried to identify the performance characteristics of the game for both men´s and women´s competitions ( Escalante et al., 2011 , 2012 ; Lupo et al., 2010 , 2012 ). The main aim of the performance analysis is to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the water polo teams in order to improve their performance ( Carling et al., 2005

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Game Indicators Determining Sports Performance in the NBA

References Akers M, Wolff S, Buttross T. An empirical examination of the factors affecting the success of NCAA division I college basketball teams. Journal of Business and Economic Studies , 1991; 1: 57-71 Csataljay G, James N, Hughes M, Dancs H.Performance indicators that distinguish winning and losing teams in basketball. Int. J Perform Anal Sport , 2009; 9: 60- 66 Durkovic T, Gjergja D, Marelic N, Antekolovic L, Resetar T. The analysis of two groups of basketball teams based on the situational

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Game Performance Versus Competitive Performance in the World Championship of Handball 2011

References Alp I. Performance Evaluation of Goalkeepers of the World Cup. J Sports Sci, 2006; 19(2): 119-125 Anderson TR, Sharp GP. A new measure of football batters using DEA. Ann Oper Res, 1997; 73: 141-155 Barros CP, Assaf A, Sá-Earp F. Brazilian Football League Technical Efficiency: A Simar and Wilson Approach. JSE , 2010; 11(6): 641-651 Boscá JE, Liern V, Martínez A, Sala R. Increasing offensive or defensive efficiency? An analysis of Italian and Spanish football. Omega, 2009

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Changes in Triathletes’ Performance and Body Composition During a Specific Training Period for a Half-Ironman Race

and recreational triathlon ( WTC, 2016 ). High values of maximum oxygen uptake (VO 2max ) and the ventilatory threshold (VT) 2 have been linked to performance levels in ultra-endurance races ( Whyte et al., 2000 ). Furthermore, other performance factors such as core temperature, feeding, hydration and even muscle cramps during the race have been related to performance in long-distance events ( Laursen, 2011 ; Michalczyk et al. 2016 ,). Body composition is also related to performance in endurance sports, including triathlons. An excess of body weight is

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The Structure of Performance of a Sport Rock Climber

, Ortega FB, Jiménez-Pavón D, Gutiérrez A, Castilllo MJ, Ruiz JR. Physiology of sport climbing. Available. Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte , 2009; 9(35): 264 - 298 España-Romero V, Ortega Porcel FB, Artero EG, Jiménez-Pavón D, Gutiérrez Sainz A, Castillo Garzón MJ, Ruiz JR. Climbing time to exhaustion is a determinant of climbing performance in high-level sport climbers. Eur J Appl Physiol , 2009; 107 (5): 517-25 Ferguson RA

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Diurnal Variations in Physical Performance: Are There Morning-to-Evening Differences in Elite Male Handball Players?

evening. Thus, it is important to establish if diurnal variations in performance exist for optimal training approaches and match preparation strategies to be implemented. Chtourou and Souissi (2012) concluded training in the morning could improve morning performance and reduce diurnal fluctuations in performance across the morning and evening. Furthermore, in some cases morning training increases physical performance more than training in the evening ( Chtourou et al., 2012 ). In contrast, chronic training in the evening leads to higher daily variations in physical

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