Citations with the tag: INDIVIDUAL sports

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  • Teamless, but not sportless.
     // Current Health 1; Oct97, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p12 

    Provides information on sports that do not need to be played by a team. Effect which sports can have on your body and mind; Reference to some sports which do not need a team; Reaction of several children to the idea of competing. INSET: Plan it out..

    Branigin, John // Indianapolis Monthly; May2001 City Guide, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p88 

    Focuses on the sports events in Indianapolis, Indiana. Competition for titles in conventional Olympic sports; Effect of sports on economy and civic programs; Arrival of sports franchisers. INSET: INSIDER INFORMATION..

  • Construct Validity of the Anxiety Rating Scale-2 with Individual Sport Athletes.
    Russell, William D.; Cox, Richard H. // Journal of Sport Behavior; Dec2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p379 

    The Anxiety Rating Scale-2 (ARS-2) is a shortened version of the Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 (CSAI-2) that has recently displayed greater concurrent validity than the initial Anxiety Rating Scale (Cox & Robb, 1999). It was the purpose of this investigation to further determine the...

  • Playing Alone.
    Chiarella, Tom // Esquire; May2001, Vol. 135 Issue 5, p62 

    Presents an article on singleton, or playing golf alone. Views on playing the sport alone.

  • Kickturns.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p14 

    This article offers tips on how to execute kickturns in skateboarding. Kickturns allow a skateboarder to turn the board in a small space because they are sharp and quick. They can also be used instead of pushing off to move the board forward. A kickturn begins like a wheelie stop. To move...

  • Got Bike?
    Youngblood, Joe // Teen Ink; May2002, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p54 

    The author considers mountain biking as the best individual sport ever created. He describes the feeling when racing down a trail small enough for the biker and the bike's bar-ends. Also described is an incident where biking accident will likely occur. He ponders on the probable effect of such...

  • Call of the snowbikers: Look ma, no wheels!
    Marcus, Mary Brophy // U.S. News & World Report; 12/20/99, Vol. 127 Issue 24, p65 

    Discusses the growing interest in the United States for snowbiking. Description of snowbikes and snowbiking; Reasons for the appeal; Risk of accidents; Participation by those with physical disabilities.

  • Lonely at the Top.
    McDonald, Cara // Indianapolis Monthly; Jul2004, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p110 

    Serious rock-climbing is largely an individual sport. It's not a sport for team players. As such, it tends not to attract the average athlete, appealing instead to risk-takers, ascetics, scruffy extreme-sport types who live to climb, who drive endless miles to competitions and sleep in their...

  • Dropping in.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p23 

    This article offers tips on how to execute the dropping in trick in skateboarding. Wedge the rear truck against the coping. Place the weight on the rear foot on the kicktail. Put the front foot over the front truck but do not press down. Lean forward and push down with the front foot. Crouch...

  • On the ramp.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p24 

    This article offers tips on how skateboarders can improve their comfort and grace on the ramps. A fakie is done by gliding up the ramp with normal footing and then sliding back down with the opposite foot leading. Practicing fakies will improve balance. Ramps change even the simplest skating...

  • All together now!
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p30 

    This article provides information on the combination of tricks in skateboarding. The ultimate goal of learning tricks is to perform them in a series called a combination, or combo. In skating competitions, combos score big points. A combo can mean doing more than one trick while in the air. For...

  • What is skateboarding?
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p4 

    This article defines skateboarding. Skateboarding, or skating, is a sport that involves performing tricks, or moves, on a board that has four wheels. it is an individual sport, which means that skateboarders, or skaters, perform alone. Most skaters get together with their friends to practice...

  • Getting started.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p10 

    This article offers tips on how to get started for skateboarding. Once the proper equipment is complete, one can start moving on his board. The key is to take things slowly. One must not feel frustrated if he cannot do incredible tricks after only a few weeks. First, a skateboarder need to learn...

  • Stop it!
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p12 

    This article offers tips on how to stop a skateboard. There are several ways to stop, including dragging one foot along the ground or even stepping off the board completely. The most precise stops are the wheelie stop and the skidding stop. Wheelie stops are done by slamming down the tail of the...

  • Flip tricks.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p22 

    This article provides information on the flip tricks in skateboarding. Flip tricks are a big part of streetstyle skating. These tricks all begin the same say--with an ollie. Once the skater and board are in the air, however, the trick can go anywhere. The skater decides how to spin and flip the...

  • Talking About Training: Choosing a Coach.
    Jonas, Steven // AMAA Journal; Spring2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p17 

    The article offers tips on coaching in sports. Athletes are advised to set a goal before choosing and hiring a coach. According to the article, a coach's most important characteristic is the ability to understand the client. Compared to team sports where the primary goal is to win with the coach...

    Jošt, Bojan // Sport: Revija Za Teoreticna in Prakticna Vprasanja Sporta; 2010, Vol. 58 Issue 3/4, p142 

    The training of elite athletes in individual sports calls for an ever more specific approach. This involves the use of special training methods and equipment which can influence the development of the movement technique which is, namely, the key area of an athlete's competitive performance. In...

    CORBA, JOZEF // Pravnik; 2012, Vol. 151 Issue 11, p1223 

    The article is dealing with respective ways of resolving disputes arising in sport. First, it analyses the disputes arising within the frame of a particular sport game or individual sport performance and later the disputes arising outside a concrete sport game or performance. It points to the...

  • Outer limits.
    Hamilton, Kendall; Miller, Susan // Newsweek; 6/19/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 25, p78 

    Looks at the interest in extreme sports and reports that more athletes are getting involved in these activities. Corran Addison, who broke his back kayaking over the edge of a mountain flume; Surfers Laird Hamilton and Buzzy Kerbox; Marshall Ulrich; Plans for the ESPN Extreme Games.

  • School of Skate.
    Hamilton, Kendall; Miller, Susan // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3; 1/12/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 16, p2 

    The article discusses the introduction of skateboarding in sports education for children. Physical education instructor Richard Cendali of the Douglass Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado is the first instructor to teach skateboarding. For the past decade, children have become more interested...

  • Winged Migration.
    Habib, Daniel G.; Yen, Yi-Wyn // Sports Illustrated; 10/11/2004, Vol. 101 Issue 14, pA13 

    This article focuses on the paragliding flight across the Grand Canyon by Will Gadd, who became the first person to accomplish the feat."I have a lot of flying dreams," says Will Gadd, "and this is as close as I can come in real life." For the last 10 years Gadd, who is 37 and lives in Canmore,...

  • Position determines how well you anticipate.
    Tyson, Pete // Handball; Aug2007, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p64 

    The article presents an instructional overview of handball, focusing on what a handball player should do once the other player is playing the ball. Topics include an emphasis on watching the ball, anticipating shot placement, foot position, and maintaining good position on the court. Also...

  • Delta missed, the archer didn't.
    Tyson, Pete // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 04/05/99, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p25 

    Reports on the success that Canadian archery champion Sean O'Neill had at the Las Vegas Open held in March 1999. This third-place finish at the world-championship-qualifying event; Problems he had with lost luggage; Prize money he received.

  • Leaving the Nest.
    Tyson, Pete // Atlanta; Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p44 

    The article presents the author's views on treatment given to individual sports stars and sports teams in Atlanta, Georgia. The author states that Atlanta does not do well with individual sports stars. He states that Atlanta treats sports teams nicely, and the baseball team Atlanta Braves is the...

    Křen, Filip; Kudláček, Michal; Wąsowicz, Wojciech; Groffik, Dorota; Frömel, Karel // Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis. Gymnica; 2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p43 

    BACKGROUND: The prevalence of physical activity (PA) depends greatly on the options of executing preferable and favorite PA. Objective information about individual preferences in types of PA can support successful integration of adolescents into regular participation in PA. Defining the role of...

    B., William; L., Tanner // Weekly Reader News - Senior; 5/9/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 28, p2 

    The article presents the views of readers in the U.S. on whether children should play individual sports in gym class. A reader from New Jersey says sports teaches children to cooperate with each other. One reader from Texas says group sports make children feel on a lower skill level than some...

    Madden, Stephen // Bicycling; Oct2006, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p16 

    The article discusses cycling with friends and the camaraderie that it builds. When asked to defend the sport from accusations of it being irrelevant, the author did not know how to respond because it is something that he enjoys and loves. He says that groups of cyclists enjoy the sport and keep...

    Merayo, Eduardo Valcarce // Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte; Jun2011, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p7 

    The purpose of this study was to determinate levels of stress and recovery in athletes, both general and specific sports. The sample consisted of 46 subjects male athletes, (26 tem sport athlete, and 20 individual sport athlete). Aged between 14-48 years (M=24, 35 SD= 0, 72) all from the...

    Ermis, Egemen; Imamoglu, Osman // International Journal of Academic Research; Sep2013, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p174 

    The purpose of this study is to research the effect of sport on the multiple intelligences of university students. 1580 students studying at different departments at Ondokuz Mayis University and Ondokuz Mayis Vocational Police High School during the Academic Year 2010-11 participated in the...

  • Individual Sports Nicknames.
    Ermis, Egemen; Imamoglu, Osman // Valoda: Valoda Dazadu Kurturu Konteksta; 2012, Issue 12, p432 

    Thearticle is devoted to the study of individual sports nicknames (based on sport Latvian and Russian sites, such as;;;; Sports nicknames are individual and group nominations. They function in a sports...

  • Getting some air.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p26 

    This article provides information on the aerial tricks in skateboarding. Vertical skating is all about getting the skateboard in the air. Aerial tricks, or tricks performed in midair, are among the most difficult and exciting in skating. Spinning in midair is a big part of doing aerial tricks....

  • Grab tricks.
    Crossingham, John // Skateboarding in Action; 2002, p28 

    This article provides information on the grab tricks in skateboarding. The number of grab tricks in skating is endless. These tricks are called grab tricks because the skater grabs the board with one or both hands while in the air. A skateboarder can do grab tricks after an ollie on a flat...

    Crossingham, John; Kalman, Bobbie // Extreme Climbing; 2004, p4 

    This article features the sport of rock climbing. In this sport people make their way up rock faces, or vertical surfaces, by gripping the rock with their hands and by balancing on their feet. Rock climbing is an individual sport but most rock climbers climb with a partner or in a group....

  • Going for Gold.
    McCormack, Fiona // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 9/20/2004, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports on the 2004 Summer Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece. Number of countries which participated in the Olympics; Countries which won the most medals; Medal won by U.S. women sports teams; Information on U.S. athletes who won gold medals in individual sports events; List of countries...

  • "The Athlete Versus the Jock".
    McCormack, Fiona // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology; Oct2009, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p680 

    The article presents a study which aims to explore the relationships between objective sport participation, subjective sport identities and mental health. The study included a total of 791 undergraduate students who completed a series of questions assessing depression, suicide attempts,...

  • An Analysis of Spectator Motives in an Individual Combat Sport: A Study of Mixed Martial Arts Fans.
    Seungmo Kim; Greenwell, T. Christopher; Andrew, Damon P. S.; Lee, Janghyuk; Mahony, Daniel F. // Sport Marketing Quarterly; 2008, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p109 

    The purpose of this study was to examine customers of an emerging spectator sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Whereas conventional sport spectator motivation research has typically examined motivations of spectators attending established team sports, this study is distinctive in that it applies...

  • Promotion Mechanisms on the PGA TOUR.
    Rhoads, Thomas A. // Southern Economic Journal; Jul2010, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p126 

    The dynamics of screening talent and promoting an athlete to a major team sports league is not entirely different from that of a major individual sports league. While talent is assessed through mechanisms offering more or less observations, coaching decisions and team quality that can affect...

  • The Differences in Coaching Behaviors between Individual and Team Sports at College Varsity level.
    Zeng, Howard Z.; Leung, Raymond W.; Wei Bian; Wenhao Liu // Asian Journal of Physical Education & Recreation; Nov2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p35 

    This study examined the differences in coaching behaviors between individual sports (ISs) and team sports (TSs). Participants were head-coaches of ten varsity teams from a college in the USA. Twenty practice sessions (two practices per coach) were videotaped and the Arizona State University...

    Videmšek, Mateja; Pišot, Rado; Flisek, Mojmir; Pustovrh, Janez // Sport: Revija Za Teoreticna in Prakticna Vprasanja Sporta; 2010, Vol. 58 Issue 3/4, p126 

    Cross-country skiing has become an increasingly popular outdoor sport activity of adults in winter time. Due to the many positive effects of this type of sport on a human being it is only reasonable that children should also become familiar with it. Teaching of this sport must first and foremost...

  • The Centenarian File - 1910 & 1911 - Part Three.
    Sayenga, Don // Amateur Wrestling News; 6/15/2011, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p19 

    The article describes the history of the development of amateur wrestling from 1910 to 1911. This started as an individual sport where no fixed rule about the components of the team existed yet. The Western Intercollegiate Gymnastic Association was created as sponsor of an open winter gym meet....

  • Handball: a means to an end.
    Giannamore, Chris // Handball; Aug2007, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p34 

    The article presents a description of the author's introduction and involvement with handball. His first coach was Ralph Weil, a world champion handball player. The author works for Restoration Ministries, a place that helps people who struggle with alcohol and drug addictions. The author...

  • Reducing Uncertainty for College Students Making the Transition Between High School and Collegiate Individual Events Competition.
    Littlefield, Robert S.; Larson-Casselton, Cindy // Forensic; Summer2004, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p1 

    This study explores the transition experienced by students as they move between high school and collegiate individual events competition. Surveys were gathered from 273 individual events contestants at six collegiate forensic tournaments held throughout the central United States. The findings...

  • TV Sports Viewers - Who Are They?: A Norwegian Case Study.
    Solberg, Harry Arne; Hammervold, Randi // NORDICOM Review; Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p95 

    This article reports on empirical data from Norway which indicates that popular sports contests are also popular TV programmes. Individual sports, such as biathlon and crosscountry skiing headed the popularity list, while football and ski-jumping came joint third. However, although football...

  • The Relationship Between Leadership Coaching Style and Team Cohesion in Team and Individual Sports.
    Sarpira, Maryam; Khodayari, Abbas; Mohammadi, Sardar // Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences; Nov2012, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p297 

    The present study aims to review the relationship between coaching leadership style and Team cohesion. The subjects of the study were all the elite athletes of team and individual disciplines in Tabriz in 2011 that would be sent to the provincial championships. 250 athletes were randomly...

  • Bireysel ve takım sporcularının müsabaka öncesi ve sonrası durumluk ve sürekli kaygı düzeylerinin karşılaÅŸtırılması.
    Cıvan, Adem; Ari, Ramazan; Görücü, Alpaslan; Özdemır, Mehmet // International Journal of Human Sciences; 2010, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p193 

    The purpose of the present research is to determine the pre and post game state and trait anxiety levels of individual and team athletes. The research sample includes 107 females and 289 males, a total of 396 athletes from various sports (individual sports, racket sports and team sports) who...

    Makarowski, Ryszard // Research in Kinesiology; 2013, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p138 

    Aggression is a process, and aggressiveness is a feature of character. This article contains comprehensive data about Aggressiveness in Sport Questionnaire, that comprises three scales: 1) „ Go-ahead" i.e. persistently pursue a goal regardless of appearing obstacles 2) „Tripping someone...

  • Relationship Between Choice Reaction Time and Expertise in Team and Individualsports: A Gender Differences Approach.
    Heirani, Ali; VaziniTaher, Amir; Soori, Zahra; Rahmani, Moslem // Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences; Aug2012, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p344 

    Experts in sport benefit from some cognitive mechanisms and strategies which enables them to reduce response times and increase response accuracy.Reaction time is mediated by different factors including type of sport that athlete is participating in and expertise status. The present study aimed...

  • A Study and Comparison of the Effect of Team Sports (Soccer and Volleyball) and Individual Sports (Table Tennis and Badminton) on Depression among High School Students.
    Mohammadi, Majid // Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences; 2011, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p1005 

    The present research studies and compares the effect of participating in team sports (soccer and volleyball) and individual sports (table tennis and badminton) on depression among high school students of Khoramdareh City in the period of 2006-2007. Research method is semi-empirical and the...

  • Comparing Iranian National Individual Sports Athletes' Strategies of Coping with Stress.
    Panahi, Mehriyeh; Ramazani- Nejad, Rahim // Annals of Biological Research; 2011, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p135 

    The purpose of this study was to compare the strategies of coping with stress among elite athletes in Iran national individual sports and also male and female athletes in different age groups. The sampling approach was census reporting and of 340 national athletes in 23 sport fields, 276...

  • Who's the most versatile athlete we've produced?
    Milne, Chris // New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine; Winter2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p61 

    The article features several persons who may be considered as New Zealand's most versatile athletes. As a criteria for versatility, athletes are assessed for the skill set and energy systems they use at high levels in team and individual sports. Outstanding individuals who have shown versatility...

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