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The effect of attentional focus on running economy
Abstract In research on motor control, the detrimental effect of an internal focus of attention on movement execution of well-learned motor skills is a frequently replicated finding. ThisExpand
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Left-Handedness in Professional and Amateur Tennis
Negative frequency-dependent effects rather than innate predispositions may provide left-handers with an advantage in one-on-one fighting situations. Support mainly comes from cross-sectional studiesExpand
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Visual span and change detection in soccer: An expertise study
There is evidence to suggest that sports experts are able to extract more perceptual information from a single fixation than novices when exposed to meaningful tasks that are specific to their fieldExpand
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Accuracy of Outcome Anticipation, But Not Gaze Behavior, Differs Against Left- and Right-Handed Penalties in Team-Handball Goalkeeping
Low perceptual familiarity with relatively rarer left-handed as opposed to more common right-handed individuals may result in athletes' poorer ability to anticipate the former's action intentions.Expand
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Usefulness of Dismissing and Changing the Coach in Professional Soccer
Whether a coach dismissal during the mid-season has an impact on the subsequent team performance has long been a subject of controversial scientific discussion. Here we find a clear-cut answer toExpand
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The Serve in Professional Men’s Tennis: Effects of Players’ Handedness
The serve is one of the most important strokes in tennis and has often been the subject of sport scientific investigation. Left-handed players are said to have an advantage in tennis, especially whenExpand
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Visual perception in fencing: Do the eye movements of fencers represent their information pickup?
The present study examined whether results of athletes’ eye movements while they observe fencing attacks reflect their actual information pickup by comparing these results with others gained withExpand
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An internal focus of attention is not always as bad as its reputation: how specific aspects of internally focused attention do not hinder running efficiency.
The aim of this study was to examine differentiated effects of internally focused attention in endurance sports. Thirty-two active runners ran 24 min on a treadmill at a fixed speed of moderateExpand
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Effectiveness of Reducing the Risk of Eating-Related Problems Using the German School-Based Intervention Program, “Torera”, for Preadolescent Boys and Girls
Representative surveys indicate that eating disorders are an increasing problem, especially among (pre)adolescents. We assessed the effects of a German school-based primary prevention programExpand
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Finale furioso: referee-biased injury times and their effects on home advantage in football
Abstract The role of referees has become a central issue in the investigation of home advantage. The main aim of this study was a thorough examination of the referee bias concerning injury time inExpand
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