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Exercise across the lifespan

Call for Papers open until 31 May 2023. Focus on physical activity, aging, children, adolescents and the elderly.

Evidencing the impact of diet on sports performance

This Article Collection in BMC Sports Science, Medicine, and Rehabilitation showcases research on the importance of diet and nutrition on exercise and sports performance.

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An assessment of current concussion identification and diagnosis methods in sports settings: a systematic review


Physical activity during pregnancy: a systematic review for the assessment of current evidence with future recommendations

'Such a massive part of rehab is between the ears'; barriers to and facilitators of ACL reconstruction rehabilitation: a qualitative focus group analysis

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BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation is an open access, peer reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of sports medicine and the exercise sciences, including rehabilitation, traumatology, cardiology, physiology, and nutrition.

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