American Journal of Sports Science

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021

  • The Physical Condition in the Physical-Motor Disability, Case of Studies in Elementary Schools

    Daniela Milagros Palacio González, Sara González Santos, Lirian Ruiz Reyes, Alberto Bautista Sánchez Oms

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: Apr. 16, 2021
    Accepted: May 07, 2021
    Published: May 14, 2021
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    Abstract: The research presented is based on the need to apply the contents related to the subject Physical Activity Adapted to Inclusive Physical Education in a coherent and understandable way, offering the possibility of knowing what to do at each moment of the practice of physical activities aimed at children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). A work a... Show More
  • The Influence of Verbal Cues on Drop Jump Landing Strategies in NCAA Division I Soccer Players

    Leland Barker, Scott Bankers, Brooke Farmer, Jake Siedlik, John Harry, Terry L. Grindstaff

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: May 04, 2021
    Accepted: May 19, 2021
    Published: May 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Jump testing to monitor athletic performance and development has become commonplace in the field of strength and conditioning. Verbal cues of jump tests, such as the drop jump, has significant effects on performance metrics and movement strategy. The purpose of this study was to use a force platform analysis to investigate landing depth and global ... Show More
  • Effects of Body Hair on College-Age Males on Body Composition Measurements by BOD POD

    Scott Murr, Alex Hultstrom

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 43-50
    Received: May 21, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2021
    Published: Jun. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Body composition measurements by BOD POD account for the effects of trapped isothermal air in hair on the scalp by having the subject wear a swim cap to compress the hair on the head. However, there are no recommendations that account for the effects of trapped isothermal air in hair elsewhere on the body. The purpose of this investigation was to e... Show More
  • Effectiveness of a Physical Strength Improvement System in School-Age Children Based on the Action Plan of City O

    Ken-ichi Watanabe, Keiko Abe, Takafumi Yamate, Kan-ichi Mimura, Katsunori Fujii

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 51-59
    Received: Jun. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 18, 2021
    Published: Jun. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: For school-age children to live with health and vitality in modern society, they need suitable physical strength and athletic ability, and measurements of physical strength and athletic ability that assesses those abilities are often considered essential. To address the problem of declining physical strength in recent years, City O has adopted an a... Show More