ACTA KINESIOLOGICA
International scientific journal of kinesiology
Vol. 18 (2024), Issue 1

The effects of multiple factors on post-activation potentiation and performance enhancement: a narrative review

Eugenio Formiglioa,†, Antonino Pattib,†, Eneko Fernández-Peñac,*, Valerio Giustinob, Domenico Savio Salvatore Vicarid,b, Alessandro Tamassiaa and Marco Gervasia aDepartment of Biomolecular Sciences - Division of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, 61029 Urbino, Italy bSport and Exercise Sciences Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Educational Science and Human Movement, University of Palermo, 90144 Palermo, Italy cDepartment of Physical Education and Sport, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, 01007 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain dDepartment of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, 37124 Verona, Italy † These authors contributed equally as first author

Percentile norms for the 10×5-meters shuttle run test in a large sample of primary school-aged children: A cross-sectional study

Zdenko Klarića, Almin Hopovacb, Lovro Štefanc a’Magistra’ school, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatiab’Ministry of Education’, Bosnia and HerzegovinacFaculty of Sports Studies, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic

Overload knee joint pain in horse riding athletes

Patrycja Bobowika,†,*, Maria Agnieszczaka, Patryk Leguta,Ida Wiszomirskaa, Katarzyna Kaczmarczykaa Faculty of Rehabilitation, Jozef Pilusdski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland † These authors contributed equally as first author

Impact of scientific contributions by Italian researchers in the subfield of ‘Sport Sciences’ using some topic-specific keywords

Gaetano Raiolaa, Giovanni Espositob,*, Tiziana D’Isantob aFaculty of Human, Educational and Sports Sciences, Pegaso University of Naples, Naples, Italy bDepartment of Human, Philosophical and Education Sciences, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy

Exploring Knowledge, Perceptions, and Awareness of the Emerging Role of Basic Kinesiologists among Internal and External Stakeholders in Italy

Felice di Domenicoa, Sara Alibertia*, Francesca D’Eliaa aDepartment of Human, Philosophical and Education Sciences, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy

The effects of resisted sprint training programs on vertical jump, linear sprint and change of direction speed in male soccer players: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Elena Mainer-Pardosa*, Sara Mahmoudzadeh Khalilib, Oscar Villanueva-Guerreroa, Filipe Manuel Clementec,d , Hadi Nobarie,fa Health Sciences Faculty, Universidad San Jorge, Autov A23 km 299, Villanueva de Gállego, 50830 Zaragoza, Spainb Department of Health and Sport Rehabilitation, Faculty of Sport Sciences and Health, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran c Instituto de Telecomunicações, Delegação da Covilhã, Lisboa, Portugal d Escola Superior Desporto e Lazer, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugale Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran f Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain

Changes in eccentric utilization ratio, reactive strength index and leg stiffness in highly trained sprinters between training phases

Michał P. Włodarczyka, Krzysztof Kusya, Jacek Zielińskiaa Human Movement Laboratory “LABTHLETICS” at the Department of Athletics, Strength and Conditioning, Poznan University of Physical Education, ul. Królowej Jadwigi 27/39, 61-871 Poznań, Poland

Insight in perception of pain in sports – selected aspects

Maciej Pawlaka, Monika Chudeckab*, Katarzyna Leźnickaca Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Poznan University of Physical Education, Poznań, PolandbInstitute of Physical Culture Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Szczecin, 71-065 Szczecin, PolandcFaculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdańsk, Poland  

Coping with stress among physically active and inactive students at different educational stages during the pandemic

Katarzyna Kotarskaa,†, Maria A. Nowaka,†, Celina Timoszyk-Tomczakb Department of Physical Culture and Health, University of Szczecin, Polanda Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Psychology, University of Szczecin, Polandb †These authors contributed equally as first author

The prevalence of Constituent Year effect in Youth Olympic Games: implications for talent identification and development in basketball

Dražen Čulara,b,c, Alen Miletića, Matej Babića,d aUniversity of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Split, Croatia bEinstein, Startup for Research, Development, Education, Trade and Services, Split, Croatia cEuropean Institute for Talents, Education, Research & Development, Split, Croatia dUniversity of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, Zagreb, Croatia