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Sport Science

Haff, G Gregory PhD, CSCS, FNSCA

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181d59c74
Columns: Roundtable Discussion
Abstract

SPORT SCIENCE IS A VALUABLE PROFESSION THAT IS OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD. THIS UNIQUE DISCIPLINE CAN EXERT A GREAT IMPACT ON PERFORMANCE DURING SPORTING EVENTS. THIS ROUNDTABLE IS DESIGNED TO CLARIFY SEVERAL KEY CONCEPTS CENTRAL TO UNDERSTANDING WHAT SPORT SCIENCE IS AND HOW TO BECOME A SPORT SCIENTIST.

Author Information

David Bishopis currently an associate professor at the Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, in Verona, Italy.

Jay Hoffmanis professor and the chair of the Department of Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey.

Naoki Kawamoriis currently a sport scientist at the Japan Institute of Sports Sciences in Tokyo, Japan.

Robert U. Newtonis currently foundation professor of Exercise and Sport Science at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Bill Sandsis the recovery center leader and sport scientist at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Mike Stoneis currently the Exercise and Sports Science Laboratory Director in the Department of Kinesiology, Leisure, and Sport Science at East Tennessee State University.

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