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  1. Diagnosing chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is still a challenge. An increase in intramuscular pressure during and following exercise is accepted as the diagnostic standard. However, neither the ...

    Authors: Heinz Lohrer, Jochen Klein, Tanja Nauck and Tobias Schönberg

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:21

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  2. It is unknown how diaphragm training combined with electrical stimulation affects pain, function, static stability, and balance in athletes with chronic low back pain (CLBP). This study aimed to explore the ef...

    Authors: Khadijeh Otadi, Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari, Shahriar Sharify, Zahra Fakhari, Hadi Sarafraz, Amir Aria and Omid Rasouli

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:20

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  3. To assess physical activity (PA), a comparative measurement – evaluating one’s own PA compared to others – may be an appropriate method. In previous studies, the use of comparative measurements led to an effec...

    Authors: Katharina Diehl, Alessia Brassat and Jennifer Hilger-Kolb

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:19

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  4. The effect of exercise on the microvasculature of patients with suspected coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD), assessed by reactive hyperemia peripheral arterial tonometry (RH-PAT; EndoPAT), is unknown. T...

    Authors: Massimo Nardone, Steven Miner, Mary McCarthy and Heather Edgell

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:18

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  5. Individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) have problems in everyday tasks such as walking and climbing stairs due to a combination of neuromuscular impairments such as spasticity, muscle weakness, reduced joint fle...

    Authors: Pedro Valadão, Harri Piitulainen, Eero A. Haapala, Tiina Parviainen, Janne Avela and Taija Finni

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Obesity and physical inactivity are major global public health concerns, both of which increase the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Regulation of glucose homeostasis involves cross-talk between...

    Authors: Marja A. Heiskanen, Sanna M. Honkala, Jaakko Hentilä, Ronja Ojala, Riikka Lautamäki, Kalle Koskensalo, Martin S. Lietzén, Virva Saunavaara, Jani Saunavaara, Mika Helmiö, Eliisa Löyttyniemi, Lauri Nummenmaa, Maria C. Collado, Tarja Malm, Leo Lahti, Kirsi H. Pietiläinen…

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:16

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  7. Physical training is recommended in various national and international guidelines for patients with cancer. Observational studies have shown that physical activity leads to reduced recurrence and mortality rat...

    Authors: Roberto Falz, René Thieme, Uwe Tegtbur, Christian Bischoff, Christian Leps, Peter Hillemanns, Kay Kohlhaw, Jürgen Klempnauer, Florian Lordick, Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Bahriye Aktas, Jürgen Weitz, Ulrich Bork, Pauline Wimberger, Christian Thomas, Ronald Biemann…

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:15

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  8. Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most promising areas in medicine with many possibilities for improving health and wellness. Already today, diagnostic decision support systems may help patients to es...

    Authors: Lia Rigamonti, Katharina Estel, Tobias Gehlen, Bernd Wolfarth, James B. Lawrence and David A. Back

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:13

    Content type: Technical advance

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  9. Numerous studies have demonstrated that the addition of blood flow restriction (BFR) to low-load (LL) resistance exercise leads to elevated levels of muscle hypertrophy and strength gains. In terms of main und...

    Authors: Benedikt Lauber, Daniel König, Albert Gollhofer and Christoph Centner

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:12

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  10. Gymnastics training enhances the development of postural control in children and adolescents. In competitive gymnastics, the training regimen is specific to the given gymnastic discipline and is usually follow...

    Authors: Agnieszka Opala-Berdzik, Magdalena Głowacka and Grzegorz Juras

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:11

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  11. Generalized joint hypermobility is defined as an excessive range of motion in several joints. Having joint hypermobility is not a pathology, but when associated with pain and other symptoms, it might affect he...

    Authors: Gere Luder, Daniel Aeberli, Christine Mueller Mebes, Bettina Haupt-Bertschy, Jean-Pierre Baeyens and Martin L. Verra

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:10

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  12. Although joint flexibility is important for human locomotion, the determinants of joint flexibility are not fully understood. In this study, we examined the relationship between dorsiflexion flexibility and pl...

    Authors: Tadashi Suga, Masafumi Terada, Keigo Tomoo, Yuto Miyake, Takahiro Tanaka, Hiromasa Ueno, Akinori Nagano and Tadao Isaka

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:8

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  13. Computerized stabilometry has been utilized to investigate the effect of vision on the neuromechanisms of human postural control. However, this approach lacks operational methods to quantify visual dependency ...

    Authors: Alessander Danna-dos-Santos, Maria M. Ribeiro dos Santos, Alessandra T. Magalhães, Vinicius S. Cardoso, Patricia Driusso, Luis Mochizuki and Adriana M. Degani

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:7

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  14. HIIT has recently been widely used for health promotion in healthy people and patients with chronic diseases. Exercise can help SUD reduce drug cravings, enhance mental health and return to normal life. Howeve...

    Authors: Yang Yan-guang, Chen Jing-yi, Pang Xiao-Wu, Shen Meng-lu, Yang Su-yong, Xu Ding, Xiao Ke, Wang Tian-yuan, Wang Jia-bin and Zhu Dong

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:6

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  15. The aim is to investigate to what extent the different oral protections compared to the habitual occlusion affect the upper body posture in statics and during taekwondo-specific movement.

    Authors: Daniela Ohlendorf, Mara Romdhane, Christoph Lehmann, Sebastian Lehmann, Stefan Kopp, Christian Maurer-Grubinger, Gerhard Oremek, David A. Groneberg and Eileen M. Wanke

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:5

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  16. Maximal aerobic capacity, e.g. maximal oxygen uptake (V̇O2max), is not constant, and it has a time-dependent variation based on the condition of individual. On the other hand, arterial properties play an importan...

    Authors: Takanobu Okamoto, Ryota Kobayashi, Yuto Hashimoto, Naoki Kikuchi and Shigehiko Ogoh

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:4

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  17. Ultrasonography is an emerging non-invasive bedside tool for muscle quantity/quality assessment; Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) is an alternative non-invasive bedside measure of body composition, recom...

    Authors: Carly Welch, Zeinab Majid, Isabelle Andrews, Zaki Hassan-Smith, Vicky Kamwa, Hannah Picton, Daisy Wilson and Thomas A. Jackson

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:3

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  18. When studying the quality of sleep in relation to athletic performance, the athlete’s chronotype and habitual time consider important factors. We aim to investigate the sleep quality and athletes’ performance ...

    Authors: Seung-Taek Lim, Do-Yoon Kim, Hyeong-Tae Kwon and Eunjae Lee

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:2

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  19. Few nutritional markers reflect the hypermetabolic state of athletes with high levels of skeletal muscle. Although branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) play crucial roles in protein metabolism in skeletal muscle,...

    Authors: Katsuhiko Tsunekawa, Ryutaro Matsumoto, Kazumi Ushiki, Larasati Martha, Yoshifumi Shoho, Yoshimaro Yanagawa, Hirotaka Ishigaki, Akihiro Yoshida, Osamu Araki, Kiyomi Nakajima, Takao Kimura and Masami Murakami

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:1

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  20. Whole body vibration (WBV) training as an intervention method can cure chronic low back pain (CLBP). Different WBV parameters exert different effects on lumbar-abdominal muscle performance. Currently, there is...

    Authors: Yulin Dong, Huifang Wang, Yan Zhu, Binglin Chen, Yili Zheng, Xiaochen Liu, Jun Qiao and Xueqiang Wang

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:78

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  21. The recovery of muscle function after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction is most commonly reported as limb-to-limb differences using the Limb Symmetry Index (LSI), which is not free from limita...

    Authors: Ramana Piussi, Daniel Broman, Erik Musslinder, Susanne Beischer, Roland Thomeé and Eric Hamrin Senorski

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:77

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  22. This study addressed the lack of data on the effect of warm-up (WU) duration in hot-dry climate (~ 30 °C; ~ 18% RH), on thermoregulation, muscular power-output, and fatigue after specific soccer repeated-sprin...

    Authors: Mohamed Frikha, Nesrine Chaâri, Noureddine Ben Said and Mohammed Shaab Alibrahim

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:76

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  23. Empirical data have suggested that mind-body practices that originated in Eastern traditions can cause desirable changes to psychological traits, the brain, somatic physiological functions, etc. Martial arts i...

    Authors: Hiromitsu Miyata, Daisuke Kobayashi, Akifumi Sonoda, Hibiki Motoike and Saki Akatsuka

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:75

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  24. Although studies have reported the sex differences in injury patterns among recreational skiers, the findings are still conflicting. This study aims to analyse the sex differences of orthopaedic knee injuries ...

    Authors: Huijuan Shi, Yanfang Jiang, Shuang Ren, Xiaoqing Hu, Hongshi Huang and Yingfang Ao

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:74

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  25. The Lower (YBT-LQ) and Upper (YBT-UQ) Quarter Y Balance Test have been widely used for the assessment of dynamic balance and shoulder mobility/stability, respectively. However, investigations on the validity o...

    Authors: Gerrit Schwiertz, Rainer Beurskens and Thomas Muehlbauer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:73

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  26. Severe and early quadriceps weakness (QW) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), which is caused by acute inflammation resulting from surgical trauma and tourniquet-induced ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury, can ...

    Authors: Yusuke Kubo, Shuhei Sugiyama, Rie Takachu, Takeshi Sugiura, Masahiro Sawada, Kaori Kobori and Makoto Kobori

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:72

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  27. Cross-sectional studies have shown that balance performance can be challenged by the level of task difficulty (e.g., varying stance conditions, sensory manipulations). However, it remains unclear whether the a...

    Authors: Simon Schedler, Florian Tenelsen, Laura Wich and Thomas Muehlbauer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:71

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  28. The maximal lactate steady state (MLSS) is defined as the highest workload that can be maintained for a longer period of time without continued blood lactate (LA) accumulation. MLSS is one of the physiological...

    Authors: Kamila Płoszczyca, Dominik Jazic, Zofia Piotrowicz, Małgorzata Chalimoniuk, Józef Langfort and Miłosz Czuba

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:70

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  29. Traumatic dental injuries are one of the most important problems with major physical, aesthetic, psychological, social, functional and therapeutic problems that adversely affect the quality of life of children...

    Authors: Maryam Farhadian, Sima Torkaman and Farzad Mojarad

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:69

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  30. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are of major concern in sports. As mostly young and active individuals are affected there is an emphasis on the rapid and safe return to sports (RTS). Strengthening th...

    Authors: J. Riesterer, M. Mauch, J. Paul, D. Gehring, R. Ritzmann and M. Wenning

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:68

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  31. Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) is associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) among people living with HIV (PLWHIV). Although physical activity is recommended for improving bone health in patients with reduc...

    Authors: Enock M. Chisati, Demitri Constantinou and Fanuel Lampiao

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:67

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  32. Motor imagery training might be helpful in stroke rehabilitation. This study explored if a single session of motor imagery (MI) training induces performance changes in mental chronometry (MC), motor execution,...

    Authors: Joachim Liepert, Jana Stürner, Imke Büsching, Aida Sehle and Mircea A. Schoenfeld

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:66

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  33. The aim of this study was to compare the postural control of the Poland national women’s volleyball team players with a control group of non-training young women. It was hypothesized that volleyball players us...

    Authors: Dorota Borzucka, Krzysztof Kręcisz, Zbigniew Rektor and Michał Kuczyński

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:65

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  34. The optimal time-response window for photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) using low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and/or light emitting diodes therapy (LEDT) combined with static magnetic fields (sMF) before physica...

    Authors: Ernesto Cesar Pinto Leal-Junior, Marcelo Ferreira Duarte de Oliveira, Jon Joensen, Martin Bjørn Stausholm, Jan Magnus Bjordal and Shaiane Silva Tomazoni

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:64

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  35. Older people with chronic musculoskeletal pain are at risk of falls. This study aimed to investigate the effects of exergaming on pain and postural control in older people with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Se...

    Authors: Jae-Llane Ditchburn, Paul van Schaik, John Dixon, Alasdair MacSween and Denis Martin

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:63

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  36. Behavior change interventions have the potential to have a transformative effect on the health of populations. Allied health professionals have a key role to play in delivering these interventions. However, tr...

    Authors: James Matthews, Amanda M. Hall and Alison Keogh

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:62

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  37. High load (HL: > 85% of one repetition maximum (1RM)) squats with maximal intended velocity contractions (MIVC) combined with football sessions can be considered a relevant and time-efficient practice for main...

    Authors: Edvard H. Sagelv, Sigurd Pedersen, Lars Petter R. Nilsen, Andrea Casolo, Boye Welde, Morten B. Randers and Svein Arne Pettersen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:61

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  38. The biomechanical background of the transitory force decrease following a sudden reduction in the stimulation frequency under selected experimental conditions was studied on fast resistant motor units (MUs) of...

    Authors: Joanna Rakoczy, Katarzyna Kryściak, Hanna Drzymała-Celichowska, Rositsa Raikova and Jan Celichowski

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:60

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  39. African American (AA) women have a higher prevalence of obesity and related metabolic dysfunction and lower level of physical activity compared to white counterparts. Determining feasible exercise alternatives...

    Authors: Avigdor D. Arad, Jeanine B. Albu and Fred J. DiMenna

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:59

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  40. Since 2004, Sport Waikato has delivered Project Energize, a through-school nutrition and physical activity program to primary schools in the Waikato. As part of the program’s continued assessment and quality c...

    Authors: Carolyn Cairncross, Victor Obolonkin, Tara Coppinger and Elaine Rush

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:58

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  41. Anterior cruciate ligament trauma is one of the most common knee injuries in professional athletes. This study aimed to investigate the effects of kinesio taping on kinesiophobia, balance, and functional perfo...

    Authors: Milad Gholami, Fahimeh Kamali, Maryam Mirzeai, Alireza Motealleh and MohammadBagher Shamsi

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:57

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  42. The study aimed to translate the foot function index (FFI) questionnaire to Thai and to determine psychometric properties of the questionnaire among individuals with plantar foot complaints.

    Authors: Sunee Bovonsunthonchai, Suthasinee Thong-On, Roongtiwa Vachalathiti, Warinda Intiravoranont, Sarawut Suwannarat and Richard Smith

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:56

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  43. The prevalence of obesity in childhood is increasing worldwide and may be affected by genetic factors and the lifestyle (exercise, nutrition behavior) of expectant parents. Lifestyle factors affect adipokines,...

    Authors: Nina Ferrari, Laura Schmitz, Nikola Schmidt, Esther Mahabir, Patricia Van de Vondel, Waltraut M. Merz, Walter Lehmacher, Stephanie Stock, Konrad Brockmeier, Regina Ensenauer, Tanja Fehm and Christine Joisten

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:55

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  44. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect on physical performance of combining whole-body vibration exercise (WBV) with parathyroid hormone 1–34 (teriparatide) compared to teriparatide alone.

    Authors: Ditte Beck Jepsen, Tahir Masud, Anders Holsgaard-Larsen, Stinus Hansen, Niklas Rye Jørgensen and Jesper Ryg

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:54

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  45. Adjuvant therapy may cause multiple sideeffects on long term health, including reduced cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in patients with breast cancer (1, 2). However, there is currently limited knowledge regar...

    Authors: Tor Helge Wiestad, Truls Raastad, Karin Nordin, Helena Igelström, Anna Henriksson, Ingrid Demmelmaier and Sveinung Berntsen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:53

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  46. The rising prevalence of childhood obesity in developing and developed countries poses a major public health challenge to policy makers and an effective strategy to promote physical activity among adolescents ...

    Authors: Jia Jia LEE, Nivedita Vikas NADKARNI, Irene TEO and Semra OZDEMIR

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:52

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  47. The patellofemoral joint (PFJ) provides extremely low kinetic friction, which results in optimal arthrokinematic motion quality. Previous research showed that these friction-reducing properties may be diminish...

    Authors: Ewelina Ołowiana, Noelle Selkow, Kevin Laudner, Daniel Puciato and Dawid Bączkowicz

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:51

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  48. Olympic handball is a sport mainly focused on executing throwing and passing techniques with the throwing arm. Functional specialization due to the unilateral characteristic and dominance of the throwing arm m...

    Authors: Julian Bauer, Simon Schedler, Stephan Fischer and Thomas Muehlbauer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:50

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