Volume 4 Issue 1 

Volume 4 Issue 1 

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Research Article
The Contribution of Soccer Games and Practices to Achieving Recommended Physical Activity in Boys and GirlsDona L. Tomlin, Talita L. Nell, Y. Kara Schaefer, David G. Trill1, Patti-Jean Naylor*Soccer is a popular sport with children and is a potential vehicle for increasing physical activity. The current study aims to investigate the contributions of children’s soccer practices and games to recommended physical activity (PA) levels. Further, we will examine gender differences and whether team size affects PA accumulation. Sixty-two (33 boys, 29 girls; 8.5 ± 0.6 years) soccer players from 7 six-a-side soccer teams wore Actigraph GT1M accelerometers during one practice and one game.

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Review Article
On The Measurement of Running Style 1: Risks and Benefits in Transitioning To Barefoot/Minimal Footwear Running
M. Daumer* PhD, C. Kleinmond PhD, C. Stolle MSC, C. Lederer PhD, M. Hilgers MD, M. Walther MDThe individual running style has an impact both on running performance and on running injury risk. The runner aiming to improve his running style finds himself confronted with contradicting recommendations from the literature and there exist even smartphone apps, social platforms, video tools etc. claiming to coach the runner towards a healthier running style. The goal of this paper is to present quantitative estimates for the risks and benefits in transitioning to barefoot/minimal footwear running from our recent cross-sectional on-line study.
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