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Oceania Highlights w/Rugby Review

Martin @OSIC- Articles of Interest

Here are some articles that might be of interest:

Apple Macs Can get viruses as security myth busted by experts

Mathew Vaea of Samoa Assocaition of Sports and National Olympic Committee will be speaking at the 2017 Pacific Update Conference. 2PM session (2b) on 20th of June.
Main sessions will be streamed online

What if you could track your star players for 24 hours and see what they had for their meals and when they last went to New Zealand?? Not so far off in the distant future

Esports Update

Drug abuse in esports

Olympian Tommie Smith on Ali's legacy

Inspiration from American football player Andrew Hawkins


Differences in life expectancy between olympic high jumpers, discus throwers, marathon and 100 meter runners

Career Performance Trajectories in Track and Field Jumping Events from Youth to Senior Success: The Importance of Learning and Development

Stress reactivity and personality in extreme sport athletes: the psychobiology of base  jumpers


Advanced magnetic resonance imaging and neuropsychological assessment for detecting brain injury in a prospective cohort of university amateur boxers

Exergaming boxing versus heavy bag boxing: are these equipotent for individuals with spinal cord injury?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: The unknown disease

Potential Long-Term Consequences of Concussive and Subconcussive Injury


Nonhealing, progressive stress fractures of the foot in a 13-year-old basketball player: is vitamin K deficiency a risk factor?

Adequacy of the Ultra-Short-Term HRV to Assess Adaptive Processes in Youth Female Basketball Players

Session-RPE for quantifying the load of different youth basketball training sessions

Characteristics of upper extremity's muscle strength in Turkish national wheelchair basketball players team


A comparative study of dynamic soft tissue mobilization vs. passive stretching technique to improve the flexibility of hamstrings in cricket players

Pink cricket balls may be visually challenging at sunset

Bowled over by cricket: impact of tape-ball injuries on the eyes

Incidence and prevalence of elite male cricket injuries using updated consensus definitions

Novel coaching cricket bat: can it be used to enhance the backlift and performance of junior cricket batsmen?


Game-based situation awareness training for child and adult cyclists

The Role of Autonomous and Controlled Motivation in Exercise Intentions of Participants in a Mass Cycling Event

The effect of an interactive cycling training on cognitive functioning in older adults with mild dementia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Cardiorespiratory fitness and aerobic performance adaptations to a 4-week sprint interval training in young healthy untrained females

Decreased compliance in the deep and superficial conduit veins of the upper arm during prolonged cycling exercise


Perceptions of football players regarding injury risk factors and prevention strategies. effects of sex and event type on head impact in collegiate soccer

A Comparison of Players' and coaches' perceptions of the coach-created motivational climate within youth soccer teams

"It was only a mild concussion": Exploring the description of sports concussion in online news articles

Immediate effect of ankle balance taping on dynamic and static balance of soccer players with acute ankle sprain

Post activation potentiation in elite young soccer players

Effect of a specialized injury prevention program on static balance, dynamic balance and kicking accuracy of young soccer players

More Than the Win: The Relation between Appetitive Competition Motivation, Socialization, and Gender Role Orientation in Women's Football

RUGBY/Rugby League
Reducing musculoskeletal injury and concussion risk in schoolboy rugby players with a pre-activity movement control exercise programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial

The worst case scenario: locomotor and collision demands of the longest periods of game play in professional rugby union

Do players and staff sleep more during the pre- or competitive season of elite rugby league?

Movement demands and running intensities of semi-professional rugby league players during A 9's Tournament: a case study

Monitoring training load and fatigue in rugby sevens players
Women referees' experiences officiating Rugby Union

Double -trouble : negotiating gender and sexuality in post-colonial women's rugby in FijiThe effect of contextual factors on physiological and activity profiles in International Women’s Rugby Seven

We're, like, a cute rugby team': how whiteness and heterosexuality shape women's sense of belonging in Rugby Union

Sport Management
Grey Is the new black: advancing understanding of new advancing understanding of new organizational forms and blurring sector boundaries in sport management

Epistemic communities and knowledge-based professional networks in sport policy and governance : a case study of Canadian sport for life leadership

Collaborative Advantages: the role of interorganizational partnerships for youth sport nonprofit organizations

Sports and Health
Digital support interventions for the self-management of low back Pain: a systematic review

Should exercises be painful in the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Health, fitness, food trends of 2017

Moral attitudes predict cheating and gamesmanship behaviors among competitive tennis players

"Neural efficiency" of athletes' brain during visuo-spatial Task: an FMRI study on table tennis players

The effect of a sequential structure of practice for the training of perceptual-cognitive skills in tennis

Spiral fracture of the humerus after a tennis serve

A low dose caffeine and carbohydrate supplement does not improve Athletic performance during volleyball competition.

Anthropometric and physical characteristics allow differentiation of young female volleyball players according to playing position and level of expertise

Analysis of setting efficacy in young male and female volleyball players

Virtual Reality

Kia announces next-generation technologies for the advancement of virtual reality with `OZO Reality` vision and partner ecosystem

Why virtual reality won't transform sports viewin

Almost at the track, via virtual reality experience ; organizers and partner create immersive system for fans to watch races





Martin V Burrows Jr,
Oceania Sport Information Centre

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