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  1. While reading the literature, it is seen that there are not enough studies on the motivation of disabled individuals to participate in sports. This study aims to examine the sports participation motivations of...

    Authors: Erdem Ayyildiz, Dicle Aras, Fatma Hilal Yagin, Mehmet Gülü, Hakan Yapici and Reem Alwhaibi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:56
  2. Pilates is becoming increasingly popular amongst a wide range of people and is gaining more attention. It is also an effective means of physical rehabilitation. The aim of this systematic review is to explore ...

    Authors: Fangyi Li, Roxana Dev Omar Dev, Kim Geok Soh, Chen Wang and Yubin Yuan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:55
  3. Previous studies reported that poor sleep quality (PSQ) was associated with musculoskeletal pains (MSP) and poor physical performance in athletes.

    Authors: Jerson Mekoulou Ndongo, Elysée Claude Bika Lele, Hassane Malam Moussa Ahmet, Wiliam Richard Guessogo, Mbang Biang Wiliam, Jessica Guyot, Vianey Rozand, Ahmadou, Clarisse Noel Ayina Ayina, Loick Pradel Kojom Foko, Nathalie Barth, Bienvenu Bongue, Abdoulaye Ba, Abdoulaye Samb, Fréderic Roche, Samuel Honoré Mandengue…
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:54
  4. Understanding the hip adduction and abduction strength in female soccer players is crucial for performance enhancement and injury prevention. This study compares the strength profiles in these muscle groups be...

    Authors: Eloy Jaenada-Carrilero, Juan Vicente-Mampel, Luis Baraja-Vegas, Kristian Thorborg, Eloína Valero-Merlos, Paula Blanco-Gímenez, Pedro Gargallo and Iker J. Bautista
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:53
  5. Dynamic knee valgus (DKV) accompanied by poor balance is the cause of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in athletes, and the identification and correction of these factors are always of interest to resea...

    Authors: Mohadeseh Rostami, Parisa Sedaghati and Hassan Daneshmandi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:52
  6. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended for patients with cardiovascular disease. However, the participation and completion rates for hospital-based CR are low, and home-based CR has been suggested as an al...

    Authors: Mi Kyung Lee, Chan Joo Lee, Seon Young Goo, Tae Ho Lee, Jin Young Moon, Jiyoung Jung, Min Jung Kim, Sang Hee Shin, Jong Nam Kim, Sung Nim Han, Jung Eun Lee, Jong Young Lee, Ick-Mo Chung and Justin Y. Jeon
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:51
  7. The influence of genetic polymorphisms on athletic performance has been widely explored. This study investigated the interactions between the polymorphisms ACTN3 (R577X), ACE (I/D), BDKRB2 (-9/+9), and AGT (M/T) ...

    Authors: Severino Leão de Albuquerque-Neto, Marcos Antonio Pereira dos Santos, Valmir Oliveira Silvino, Jose Juan Blanco Herrera, Thiago Santos Rosa, Glauber Castelo Branco Silva, Bruno Pena Couto, Cirley Pinheiro Ferreira, Alexandre Sérgio Silva, Sandro Soares de Almeida and Gislane Ferreira de Melo
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:50
  8. Team management, especially player selection, rotation, and availability, are critical issues when dealing with the high demands of modern training and gameplay. As such, research continuously seeks ways to im...

    Authors: Paweł Chmura, Michał Kołodziejczyk, Marcin Andrzejewski, Jan Chmura, Andrzej Rokita, Adrian Drożdżowski, Krzysztof Maćkała and Marek Konefał
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:49
  9. The problem of overweight obesity and decrease in muscle strength among university students has become an indisputable fact. In this study, a comprehensive index reflecting obesity degree a body shape index (A...

    Authors: Qing Pi, Jiali Xu, Mian Sha and Xiangdong Liu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:48
  10. The COVID-19 pandemic was associated with limited physical activity (PA) of most of the world’s population. This cross-sectional prospective study aimed to assess the levels of PA of university students in Pol...

    Authors: D. Líška, S. Rutkowski, L. Oplatková, J. Sýkora, M. Pupiš, J. Novák, E. Urbářová, A. Rutkowska, A. Busch and Alena Kobesova
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:47
  11. To examine the prevalence of mental health problems (depression, anxiety, and stress), sleep quality, and disability due to overuse injuries in advanced and elite rock-climbers. The rock-climbers were compared...

    Authors: Fredrik Identeg, Isabel Nigicser, Klara Edlund, Niklas Forsberg, Mikael Sansone, Ulrika Tranaeus and Henrik Hedelin
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:46
  12. The primary aim of this study was to examine the relationship between maximal oxygen update (V̇O2max) and within-set fatigue and between-set recovery during resistance exercise in men and women.

    Authors: Tommy R. Lundberg, Gustav Larsson, Rasmus Alstermark, Mirko Mandić and Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalo
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:45
  13. Ultrasonographic structural abnormalities are regarded as one of the risk factors of elbow injuries. Elbow injuries are commonly associated with decreased shoulder/elbow range of motion (ROM). The purpose of t...

    Authors: Yi Lu, Poyu Chen, Wen-Yi Chou, Cheng-Pang Yang, Huan Sheu, Hao-Che Tang, Chun-Jui Weng and Joe Chih-Hao Chiu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:44
  14. The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the organized training of softball players, similar to the abrupt cessation of sports participation that can happen after an injury. Thus, the COVID-19 pandemic offers a uniqu...

    Authors: Giorgio Zeppieri Jr., Cheng-Ju Hung, Marissa Pazik, Michael Moser, Kevin Farmer and Federico Pozzi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:43
  15. It has been reported that the way we breathe (whether through the nose or mouth) can influence many aspects of our health and to some extent, sport performance. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ac...

    Authors: František Lörinczi, Marián Vanderka, Drahomíra Lörincziová and Mehdi Kushkestani
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:42
  16. Respiratory health is a critical determinant of athletic performance, and the utilization of restorative strategies, such as strategic napping, may offer a competitive edge to athletes. This study investigates...

    Authors: Ahmet Kurtoğlu, Özgür Eken, Engin Aydın, Bekir Çar and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:41
  17. The Lower Quarter Y Balance Test (YBT-LQ) has been widely used to assess dynamic balance in various populations. Dynamic balance in flexible flatfoot populations is one of the risk factors for lower extremity ...

    Authors: Yalin Zheng, Renzhi Feng, Weiyin Hu and Peng Huang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:40
  18. The effects of exercise on cognitive functions and general brain health have been increasingly studied. Such studies conducted among athletes are very important to understanding the effects of different exerci...

    Authors: Yusuf Buzdagli, Murat Ozan, Nurcan Baygutalp, Furkan Oget, Raci Karayigit, Neslihan Yuce, Emirhan Kan, Fatih Baygutalp, Halil Ucar and Yusuf Buzdağlı
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:39
  19. Hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease affect the activities of daily living at varying degree. While the effects of aerobic exercise on functional capacity are well-documented, the extent o...

    Authors: Anupa Rijal, Tara Ballav Adhikari, Sarmila Dhakal, Mathias Maagaard, Reza Piri, Emil Eik Nielsen, Dinesh Neupane, Janus Christian Jakobsen and Michael Hecht Olsen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:38
  20. High level of physical fitness is a paramount soccer performance factor. As such, developing key components of physical fitness such as sprinting, jumping, and change of direction (CoD) at an early age empower...

    Authors: Senda Sammoud, Yassine Negra, Raja Bouguezzi, Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo, Jason Moran, Chris Bishop and Helmi Chaabene
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:37
  21. The maximal lactate steady state, abbreviated as MLSS, is the maximal exercise intensity where the concentration of earlobe capillary or arterial blood lactate remains constant over time. In the late 1970s and...

    Authors: Hermann Heck and Henning Wackerhage
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:36
  22. An injury can significantly harm both individual and team performance. One of the most important risk factors for sports-related injuries, especially non-collision injuries, is fatigue. It seems that poor prop...

    Authors: Parisa Sayyadi, Hooman Minoonejad, Foad Seidi, Rahman Shikhhoseini and Ramin Arghadeh
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:35
  23. Phase angle (PhA) is a prognostic marker of all-cause mortality in chronic kidney disease. However, no study has investigated this marker as a predictor of exercise intolerance in hemodialysis (HD) patients. T...

    Authors: Davi de Souza Francisco, Igor Gutierrez Moraes, Camila Porto Brito, Renato Fraga Righetti and Wellington Pereira Yamaguti
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:34
  24. The Post-COVID-19 syndrome (PCS), which can occur after acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection, leads to restrictions in everyday activity. Our study assessed the impact of an online-guided interve...

    Authors: Arno Kerling, Sebastian Beyer, Meike Dirks, Michèle Scharbau, Ann-Katrin Hennemann, Alexandra Dopfer-Jablonka, Viktoria Lampe, Jakob Heinrich Wolfgang Salzmann, Uwe Tegtbur, Nora Drick, Isabell Pink and Sven Haufe
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:33
  25. This study aimed to determine changes of modifiable injury risk factors and fatigue parameters during a mesocycle (4 months of the competitive season) in semi-professional female field hockey players (Spanish ...

    Authors: Violeta Sánchez-Migallón, Víctor Moreno-Pérez, Pablo Terrón-Manrique, Vicente Fernández-Ruiz, Catherine Blake, Archit Navandar and Álvaro López Samanes
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:32
  26. As the state of satisfaction and flow involved in the physical activity (PA) determines future training commitment, it is undoubtedly very important to study the factors influencing the attractiveness of PA. O...

    Authors: Jacek Polechoński, Bartosz Szczechowicz, Jakub Ryśnik and Rajmund Tomik
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:31
  27. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first reported in December 2019 and the first case in Korea was confirmed on January 20, 2020. Due to the absence of therapeutic agents and vaccines, the Korean governme...

    Authors: JooYong Park, Jaemyung Kim, Jihyun Kang, Jaesung Choi, Ji-Eun Kim, Kyung-Joon Min, Seong-Woo Choi, Joo-Youn Cho, Miyoung Lee and Ji-Yeob Choi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:30
  28. Prediction models have gained immense importance in various fields for decision-making purposes. In the context of tennis, relying solely on the probability of winning a single match may not be sufficient for ...

    Authors: Abdullah M. Almarashi, Muhammad Daniyal and Farrukh Jamal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:28
  29. This study aimed to assess the effects of a training program, considering an ecological/holistic perspective, on both tactical behavior (i.e., principles of play; PP) and psychological aspects (i.e., emotional...

    Authors: Juan M. Tassi, Hadi Nobari, Jesús Diaz García, Ana Rubio, Miguel Ángel López Gajardo, David Manzano and Tomás García-Calvo
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:27
  30. Kiteboarding (kitesurfing on water and snowkiting) is a fairly new sport and is defined as a high-risk sport. The injury rate has been reported to be between 6 and 9 per 1000 h. The aim of the study was to ide...

    Authors: Venke Torland, Øyvind Thomassen and Øyvind Østerås
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:26
  31. Phosphocreatine dynamics provide the gold standard evaluation of in-vivo mitochondrial function and is tightly coupled with oxygen availability. Low mitochondrial oxidative capacity has been associated with he...

    Authors: Kevin Maliszewski, Andri Feldmann, Kevin K. McCully and Ross Julian
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:25
  32. To assess the effectiveness of exercise and education in addition to standard care (SC) compared to SC alone in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) during 24 months follow-up.

    Authors: Inga Krauss, Inka Roesel, Peter Martus, Marco Giurgiu and Gerhard Mueller
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:24
  33. This study aimed to investigate the effects of caffeine ingestion on anaerobic performance and muscle activity in young athletes. In this randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study, ten highly trai...

    Authors: Leila Ghazaleh, Anita Enayati, Maryam Delfan, Sobhan Bamdad, Ismail Laher, Urs Granacher and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:23
  34. Standard care for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries often includes surgical reconstruction of the ACL. However, two randomized controlled trials [1, 2] (RCT) concluded that conservative treatment does not...

    Authors: Annemie Smeets, Feryal Ghafelzadeh Ahwaz, Stijn Bogaerts, Pieter Berger and Koen Peers
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:22
  35. This study analyzed how Video Assistant Referee (VAR), introduced to improve the accuracy of referee decisions in football, changes the magnitude and direction of home advantage and referee bias in the Turkish...

    Authors: Ali Işın and Qing Yi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:21
  36. Youth swimming performance is determined by several physiological, biomechanical and anthropometric characteristics. This review aimed to identify physical performance determinants of youth swimming performanc...

    Authors: Todd Price, Giuseppe Cimadoro and Hayley S Legg
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:20
  37. The ketogenic diet (KD) is the most popular carbohydrate restriction strategy for endurance athletes. However, because the primary goal of employing the KD is to gain a competitive advantage in competition, en...

    Authors: Austin J. Graybeal, Andreas Kreutzer, Kamiah Moss and Meena Shah
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:19
  38. There is a need to establish the prevalence of self-reported physical symptoms such as pain in professional gamers (PGs) and to analyse whether there are correlations between lifestyle factors and self-reporte...

    Authors: Staffan Ekefjärd, Ramana Piussi and Eric Hamrin Senorski
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:18
  39. Volleyball, with its unique calendar structure, presents distinct challenges in training and competition scheduling. Like many team sports, volleyball features an unconventional schedule with brief off-season ...

    Authors: André Rebelo, João R. Pereira, Paulo Cunha, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva and João Valente-dos-Santos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:17
  40. The ability to obtain dynamic movement assessments using force plate technology holds the promise of providing more detailed knowledge of the strength, balance and forces generated by active-duty military pers...

    Authors: Trevor Barrett, Robert Faulk, Army Master Sergeant, Jill Boberg, Matthew Bartels, Marine Lieutenant Colonel and Leslie A. Saxon
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:16
  41. Patients with heart failure often suffer from sleep disorders. Due to the side effects of medications used to treat this disorder, non-pharmacological methods may be used to improve these patients’ sleep quali...

    Authors: Mohsen Arezomand, Mahlagha Dehghan, Zahra Ebrahimi Rigi, Farhad Fatehi and Parvin Mangolian Shahrbabaki
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:15
  42. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been shown to enhance cardiovascular health. However, there is a lack of research investigating the specific cardiovascular effects of different HIIT training modes....

    Authors: Tianjiao Wang, Jun Mao, Shumin Bo, Li Zhang and Qing Li
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:14
  43. Exercise induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) causes inspiratory distress in the upper airway in many adolescent athletes. The nature of EILO is not fully understood, and effective management strategies are la...

    Authors: Liv-Jorunn Kolnes, Trine Stensrud and Oddbjørn Klomsten Andersen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:13
  44. In deep gluteal syndrome (DGS), the piriformis muscle could impinge the sciatic nerve. The FAIR (flexion adduction internal rotation) test is a provocation test used to identify sciatic nerve irritation caused...

    Authors: MohammadBagher Shamsi, Maryam Mirzaei and Kevork Hopayian
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:12
  45. The scientific literature questions the impact of stretching exercises performed immediately before muscle strengthening exercises on different components of musculoskeletal physical fitness. Pilates is a phys...

    Authors: Alex Lopes dos Reis, Laís Campos de Oliveira and Raphael Gonçalves de Oliveira
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:11
  46. Interventions that are co-created with end-users, and that are informed by behavior change or implementation theories, support implementation in real world settings. However, injury prevention programs for you...

    Authors: Eva Ageberg, Sofia Bunke, Jennie Linnéll and Karin Moesch
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:10
  47. It is widely acknowledged that aerobic exercise and strength training are crucial components of most workout programs. However, there is no consensus as to whether the effectiveness of exercises is affected by...

    Authors: Umut Canli and Monira I. Aldhahi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:8
  48. The muscle strength of the lower extremity extensors can be evaluated in the closed kinetic chain (CKC) during unilateral or bilateral conditions. Factors such as the mass and length of the muscle, joint angle...

    Authors: Jaroslaw Kabacinski, Michal Murawa, Tadeusz Wojtkowiak, Krzysztof Mackala and Lechoslaw B. Dworak
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:7
  49. The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy and test-retest reliability of a wearable inertial measurement unit (IMU) system for gait analysis in healthy female compared to a gold-standard optoelectronic ...

    Authors: Yi He, Yuxia Chen, Li Tang, Jing Chen, Jing Tang, Xiaoxuan Yang, Songchuan Su, Chen Zhao and Nong Xiao
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:2

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