American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
A special issue of American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Deadline for manuscript submissions: (September 30, 2014)
Chief Guest Editor
Pedro Gil MadronaFaculty of Education Albacete, University of Castilla La Mancha, SpainEmail: Pedro.Gil@uclm.es
The objective of this case is to present the audience different theoretical and empirical work on the development and acquisition of social skills and social values through the practice of physical and sports activities character. The research work will host institutional education and after-school contexts: schools in kindergarten, primary and secondary schools and sports clubs.
Deadline for manuscript submissions: (February 28, 2014)
Dr Daniel Berdejo-del-FresnoThe Football Association (England)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Amador J. Lara-SánchezUniversity of Jaén (Spain)Email: email@example.com
Dr Antonio TessitoreUniversity of Rome “Foro Italico” (Italy)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Futsal is the format of Small Sided Football that is recognised and supported by FIFA and UEFA with World and African, Asian, American (North and Central and South), Oceanian and European Championships for Club and National Teams.
The name “Futsal” simply combines the Spanish words for “Hall” – Sala and “Football” – Fútbol into futsal. It is a five-a-side game, played with hockey sized goals and a smaller ball with a reduced bounce.
Futsal is also the World’s fastest growing indoor sport. In fact, the IOC are in talks deciding if Futsal becomes an Olympic Sport or not for the next Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) or in 2020. Futsal was developed in Brasil and Uruguay in the 1930s and 1940s as a solution to the lack of available football fields. Since the beginnings Futsal has been very popular in South America, Portugal, Spain and Italy. In the last decade, Futsal has increased a lot in Asian countries such as Iran, Japan, Kuwait...
However, there is a lack of scientific papers about futsal in English language. Only a couple of authors (one Spanish and one Italian) have published some futsal articles in English. On the contrary, there are hundreds of papers, articles and documents about futsal written in Portuguese, Spanish or Italian. This fact is not helping to develop futsal in the right way, as many international coaches, S&C coaches, physiotherapists, doctors cannot understand those language. Therefore, if we want to develop futsal as a professional sport, we need to be able to increase the level in futsal in all the fields. The only way to get that objective is trying to get as many as possible articles in English, since that language is the international one.
Deadline for manuscript submissions: (January 31, 2014)
Dr. Indranil MannaDepartment of Physiology, Midnapore CollegeEmail: Indranil_manna@yahoo.com
Dr Reza NuriDepartment of Exercise Physiology, Kish International Campus (International branch of University of Tehran), University of Tehran, Kish Island, IranEmail: email@example.com
Dr. Johnny PaduloFaculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of “Tor Vergata” Rome, ItalyEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
In a major attempt to emphasize the importance of research and evidence-based practical information in advancing all aspects of the Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children, the American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine published a Special Issue on February, 2014. Childhood obesity is a condition in which excess body fat negatively related with the child's health or well being. Due to the increasing trend of obesity in children and its adverse health effects it is emerging as a serious public health problem. In order to prevent obesity in children it would be fruitful to perform a population wide evaluation of the dietary intake in relation to physical activity.In order to help children, parents, educators, students, coaches, researchers and practitioners seek assistance from the vast amount of technical information that is available in the form of books, journals or websites. This special issue of the American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine published articles original research and specific reviews that enriches the current understanding of Role of Exercise in Prevention of Obesity in Children.
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