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cultural comparison of physical fitness in multi-sport and single-sport athletes

Masaya Sakihana

cultural comparison of physical fitness in multi-sport and single-sport athletes

by Masaya Sakihana

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical fitness -- Social aspects.,
  • High school athletes -- United States -- Attitudes.,
  • High school athletes -- Japan -- Attitudes.,
  • Soccer players -- United States -- Attitudes.,
  • Soccer players -- Japan -- Attitudes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Masaya Sakihana.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 88 leaves :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22373721M

    The following is an exclusive excerpt from the book NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments, published by Human text and images provided by Human Kinetics. Sport performance is highly dependent on the health- and skill-related components of fitness (power, speed, agility, reaction time, balance, and Body Composition coordination) in addition to the athlete’s technique and level of. The design of training programs for single-sport athletes will typically include an appropriate phase of physical preparation before the onset of a competitive phase. However, for youth who participate in multiple sports, competitive seasons may run synonymously (i.e., 2 winter sports) or overlap (e.g., a fall, winter, and spring sport).

      Thus, sports club participation may capture an important part of children’s level of physical activity. The high rates in sports club participation may be in part due to rather low membership fees, which vary between 0 and Euro per year for children, and 0 and Euros per year for adults. When sports _____, athletes develop abilities and forms of social and cultural capital that lead to career opportunities and success. Expand a person's overall development Akihiro is an American from a high-income family of mixed Japanese and Native American ancestry.

      A common dilemma at the high school level is the splintering of coaches from different sports when it comes to strength training for the multi-sport athlete. Unfortunately, we still have coaches who refuse to work in concert with each other on this vital training variable and do so at their athletes expense. McConatha). She also co-edits two book series with Meyer & Meyer Sports: Sport, Culture & Society and Healthy Aging & Fitness. Sport | Fitne SS | Culture 12 Sport FitneSS Culture 9 ISBN: $ US/£ /E 19,95 ar_Umschlag_SportFitnessCulture_indd 1


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Ithaca College Digital Commons @ IC Ithaca College Theses A cultural comparison of physical fitness in multi-sport and single-sport athletes Masaya Sakihana Ithaca College FoAuthor: Masaya Sakihana.

The purpose of this study was to examine whether or not playing multiple sports throughout the course of one year provides greater physical fitness benefits to the athlete than playing a single-sport. A comparison of physical fitness between high school athletes in Japan and the US was made to examine the effect of different school athletic programs and : Masaya Sakihana.

New Study Reveals Whether Multi-Sport or Single-Sport Athletes Have a Better Chance For Success A new study—the largest of its kind on the topic—has the answer.

0 Shares Share on Facebook. While many young athletes believe that focusing on a single sport is important for advancing into collegiate and professional athletics, for most, it is probably doing more harm than good.

In conclusion, keeping athletes as healthy as possible, for as long as possible, and enjoying their sport should be the ultimate goal. What do the winners of the Masters Tournament and the Women’s World Cup have in common. One shocking response - Basketball. Jordan Spieth and members of the Women’s U.S.

National soccer team accredit a large chunk of their renowned athletic success to being multi-sport athletes until high school or college age. Jordan enjoyed playing basketball with his brother Steven, and was also a.

A cultural comparison of physical fitness in multi-sport and single-sport athletes / Article. Masaya. Sakihana "December " Includes abstract. Includes bibliographical references (leaves ).

The athletes who are genetically gifted can still benefit greatly from participating in many different sports. Because the majority of our youth athletes can benefit greatly from multi-sport participation, it is important to create a department philosophy and culture that encourages our students to.

Disability and Sports. Rio – Paralympic Games, September ; The Paralympic Games and the Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, by Sir Philip Craven UNESCO. Social comparison is a process in which self-appraisals are formed and involves evaluating one’s skills, attributes, belongings, and so forth compared with those of others.

Social Comparison Theory Social comparison theory, proposed by Leon Festinger instates that individuals have an innate drive to maintain stable and accurate appraisals of themselves and do so [ ]. Single sport participation is rising among young athletes.

Many youngsters are not sampling other activities, and instead are focusing only on one in hopes of rising to levels of high performance in that sport.

The main force driving this specialization is the cultural perception that getting an early start will help youngsters reach their full potential in the chosen activity. Additionally, this study provided a first-ever cultural comparison of fitness between Japanese and U.S.

high school athletes. High school-aged soccer players were tested in Japan (n = 15) and in the U.S. (n = 28) in the 20 m shuttle run, 30 m sprint, standing long jump.

Single sport advocates often define success by the number of athletes who become members of the elite traveling, high school, or college team. The Argument for Generalization. Supporters of multi-sport athletes argue that exposing children to diverse skills and sports as children helps develop a well-rounded athlete.

Previous research has indicated poor physical fitness in youth athletes as a risk factor for sports-related injuries (Carter and Micheli, ). Regarding alpine ski racing, Raschner et al.

(   The Multi-Sport Athlete vs. The One Sport Athlete I’ve known kids that had the ability to play multiple sports, choose a single sport, and ended up not continuing on in college for one reason or another.

All in all, its more about physical development, its about the metal side of it too as an athlete. The more different kinds of. Masaya Sakihana has written: 'A cultural comparison of physical fitness in multi-sport and single-sport athletes' -- subject(s): Attitudes, High school athletes, Physical fitness, Soccer players.

Sports programs promote responsible socia lbehaviors and greater academic success, confidence in one's physical abilities, appreciation of personal health and fitness, and strong social bonds with individuals and institutions.

In addition, sports play a special role for minority adolescents in comparison to their "White" majority counterparts. As a former physical educator, coach, competitive athlete, and parent of two competitive athletes, the positive aspects of athletic sports participation is a focus having deep meaning for me.

Yes. Or in this interview with Tim Corbin, coach of NCAA Champion Vanderbilt Baseball, on why he chooses multi-sport athletes over single sport kids.

Or Ashton Eaton, world record holder and gold medalist in the decathlon, who never participated in 6 of the 10 required decathlon events until he got to the University of Oregon. Professional athletes need to be fully dedicated to their sport to be all, it takes hard work, determination, strong fitness, and passion to reach the pinnacle of professional.

These sports, games, and activities sometimes depend on the culture in which they're based or were based in the past. It's a fascinating topic, so let's step back through time as we explore it.

Sports are deeply embedded in the American culture and institutions. The culture is created and reinforced through the participation in sport in the following ways The manifest functions of sport in a society are represented by physical fitness and the socialization of individuals to the value of hard work, team work (cooperation) and.

Avoid Burning Out: Playing multiple sports allows young athletes to change gears, to not focus all of their attention and energy on one sport all of the time. This keeps them interested and passionate about what they are playing.

Field Vision: Vision is a key part of sports and something that is very difficult to teach. Multi-sport athletes. High school students sampling different sports each season, appears to be a diminishing reality. Many may know the stories of athletes like Steve Nash and Wayne Gretzky, who played a number of sports as a youth, and specialized in a sport later in life.

But, when we look to our high school athletes today, it seems more are focusing.