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  1. To clarify does physical performance affect success in highest-level soccer, the purpose of the present study was to identify differences in technical-tactical performance (TP) between teams covering high and ...

    Authors: Toni Modric, James J. Malone, Sime Versic, Marcin Andrzejewski, Paweł Chmura, Marek Konefał, Patrik Drid and Damir Sekulic
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:179
  2. The decline in adropin over the aging process is associated with cardiometabolic risks, and resistance training may affect this decline. We hypothesized that elastic band resistance training (EBRT) would be an...

    Authors: Akbar Azamian Jazi, Esmaeil Moradi Sarteshnizi, Mahshid Fathi and Zahra Azamian Jazi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:178
  3. Spinal unloading in microgravity is associated with stature increments, back pain, intervertebral disc (IVD) swelling and impaired spinal kinematics. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of latera...

    Authors: D. Marcos-Lorenzo, T. Frett, A. Gil-Martinez, M. Speer, J. Swanenburg and D. A. Green
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:177
  4. So far there is no study comparing two distinct exercise interventions in people with visual impairment. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of two exercise programs on health-related fitness, quality of ...

    Authors: Rafael B. P. da Silva, Eduardo L Caputo, Natan Feter and Felipe F Reichert
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:176
  5. In recent years, moderate physical activity has attracted the attention of experts and women as a way to cope with premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Studies investigated the effects of exercise on PMS, but only a f...

    Authors: Rika Kawabe, Chang Yu Chen, Saori Morino, Kohei Mukaiyama, Yuki Shinohara, Masaya Kato, Hiroki Shimizu, Kanako Shimoura, Momoko Nagai-Tanima and Tomoki Aoyama
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:175
  6. The movement of targeted subjects can be calculated using the frame subtraction method. However, the validity of this evaluation method of dynamic postural stability has not been clarified yet. This study aime...

    Authors: Megumi Ota, Hiroshige Tateuchi, Takaya Hashiguchi, Karen Fujiwara, Ayano Sasaki, Kiseki Okumura and Noriaki Ichihashi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:174
  7. During incremental exercise (Inc-Ex), the mean response time (MRT) of oxygen uptake (V̇O2) represents the time delay before changes in muscle V̇O2 reflect at the mouth level. MRT calculation by linear regression ...

    Authors: Kazuyuki Kominami and Masatoshi Akino
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:173
  8. Eating disorders (EDs) are an increasingly recognized concern in professional sports. Previous studies suggests that both female gender and endurance sports put athletes at risk. Female elite cyclists are henc...

    Authors: C Koppenburg, F Saxer, W Vach, D Lüchtenberg and A Goesele
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:172
  9. Authors: Callum J. McCaskie, Marc Sim, Robert U. Newton, Jarryd Heasman, Brent Rogalski and Nicolas H. Hart
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:171

    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:168

  10. To verify (1) the association between classic and specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) with body composition, hydration, and physical performance in older adults with and without sarcopenia; (2...

    Authors: Ana Claudia Rossini-Venturini, Pedro Pugliesi Abdalla, Priscila Giacomo Fassini, André Pereira dos Santos, Márcio Fernando Tasinafo Junior, Thiago Cândido Alves, Euripedes Barsanulfo Gonçalves Gomide, Tatiane Lopes de Pontes, Karina Pfrimer, Eduardo Ferriolli, Jorge Mota, Maria Reyes Beltran-Valls and Dalmo Roberto Lopes Machado
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:170
  11. Few studies have considered the relationship between risk factors, physical activity and sedentary behaviour in people with heart disease. Here we examine the independent relationship of device-measured physic...

    Authors: Nicole Freene, Margaret McManus, Tarryn Mair, Ren Tan and Rachel Davey
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:169
  12. Physical demands and injury rates differ between elite female and male Australian Football (AF) players. To improve understanding of contributing physical factors to these differences, the purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Callum J. McCaskie, Marc Sim, Robert U. Newton, Jarryd Heasman, Brent Rogalski and Nicolas H. Hart
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:168

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:171

  13. Impaired quality of life (QOL) including reduced physical fitness is a recognized late effect of hemopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). Guided exercise and mindfulness-based stress management (MBSM) programs ...

    Authors: David D. F. Ma, Kate Fennessy and David Kliman
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:167
  14. Temporal biomechanical and physiological responses to physical activity vary between individual hamstrings components as well as between exercises, suggesting that hamstring muscles operate differently, and ov...

    Authors: Eleftherios Kellis and Anthony J. Blazevich
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:166
  15. Water polo is unique among aquatic—and generally other—sports as it includes cyclic elements typical in swimming and acyclic elements occurring mainly in ball games. Moreover, water polo demands high level of ...

    Authors: Péter Fritz, Réka Fritz, Lívia Mayer, Boglárka Németh, Judit Ressinka, Pongrác Ács and Csilla Oláh
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:165
  16. Sports science research in elite female Gaelic team sports has increased in recent years, but still a large disparity exists between the volume of studies involving male and female players. As a consequence of...

    Authors: John David Duggan, Kieran Collins and Karen Keane
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:164
  17. Recently, a novel method for improving movement quality called open-ended augmented feedback has been introduced. However, the effects of using such feedback in a training intervention have not yet been examin...

    Authors: N. Stien, V. Andersen, G. H. Engelsrud, T. E. J. Solstad and A. H. Saeterbakken
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:163
  18. To investigate the functional status and recording the most common injuries of the upper limb in male Greek boxing squad in comparison to the general population.

    Authors: Vasileios Giannatos, Andreas Panagopoulos, Panagiotis Antzoulas, Savvas I. Giakoumakis, John Lakoumentas and Antonis Kouzelis
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:162
  19. Ballistic and heavy-resistance exercises may potentially enhance lower body power, which is paramount for the punching performance of amateur boxers. This study aimed to determine the acute effects of ballist...

    Authors: Wenjuan Yi, Chao Chen, Zixiang Zhou, Weijia Cui and Dexin Wang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:161
  20. Jumping and specific multidirectional repeated sprint ability are important in basketball. The objective of this study was to assess the contributions of 8-week combined versus single-mode training programs ba...

    Authors: Seifeddine Brini, Daniel Boullosa, Julio Calleja-González, Daniel J. van den Hoek, Hadi Nobari and Filipe Manuel Clemente
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:160
  21. Due to the absence of evidence in the literature on Paralympic Powerlifting the present study investigated various methods to assess bench press maximum repetition and the way each method influences the measur...

    Authors: Felipe J. Aidar, Ciro José Brito, Dihogo Gama de Matos, Levy Anthony S. de Oliveira, Rapahel Fabrício de Souza, Paulo Francisco de Almeida-Neto, Breno Guilherme de Araújo Tinoco Cabral, Henrique P. Neiva, Frederico Ribeiro Neto, Victor Machado Reis, Daniel A. Marinho, Mário C. Marques, Filipe Manuel Clemente and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:159
  22. This study aimed to examine the effects of two high-intensity interval training programs (HIIT) on maximal aerobic velocity (MAV), hematological variations and muscle damage markers in young healthy adults. Tw...

    Authors: Fatma Rhibi, Abderraouf Ben Abderrahman, Jacques Prioux, Cain C. T. Clark, Benoît Bideau, Sophia Besbes, Anthony C. Hackney, Urs Granacher and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:158
  23. Frequent dieting is common in athletes attempting to achieve a body composition perceived to improve performance. Excessive dieting may indicate disordered eating (DE) behaviors and can result in clinical eati...

    Authors: Austin J. Graybeal, Andreas Kreutzer, Jada L. Willis, Robyn Braun-Trocchio, Kamiah Moss and Meena Shah
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:157
  24. This study examined the contextual factors associated with psychological need satisfaction (PNS) and the predictability of the PNS components, together with the contextual factors, on the developmental outcome...

    Authors: Tefera Tadesse, Aemero Asmamaw, Sirak H/Mariam and Beshir Edo
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:156
  25. Knowledge regarding adherence is necessary to improve the specificity of exercise interventions during cancer treatment. We aimed to determine adherence to resistance and endurance training interventions in pa...

    Authors: Hannah L. Brooke, Anne-Sophie Mazzoni, Laurien M. Buffart, Sveinung Berntsen, Karin Nordin and Ingrid Demmelmaier
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:155
  26. Prior to exercise, a warm-up routine has been suggested to be an imperative factor in task readiness with the anticipation that it will enhance performance. One of the key benefits of a warm-up is the increase...

    Authors: Gavin Cowper, Stuart Goodall, Kirsty Hicks, Louise Burnie and Marc Briggs
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:154
  27. The aim of the study was to check the changes in the level of physical fitness and body composition after a directed training process in cadets—pilots, in relation to control group.

    Authors: Adam Prokopczyk and Zbigniew Wochyński
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:153
  28. 3 × 3 basketball games are characterized by high-intensity accelerations and decelerations, and a high number of changes of direction and jumps. It is played in tournament form with multiple games per day. The...

    Authors: C. Willberg, B. Wieland, L. Rettenmaier, M. Behringer and K. Zentgraf
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:152
  29. Research focuses heavily upon the effect of strength and power training on change of direction performance. The objective of this scoping review is to highlight alternative approaches to training change of dir...

    Authors: Robert Buhmann, Max Stuelcken and Mark Sayers
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:151
  30. The association of the reactive strength index (RSI) during single-limb vertical continuous jumps (SVCJs) with single-limb hop tests in athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is unclea...

    Authors: Kenji Hirohata, Junya Aizawa, Takehiro Ohmi, Shunsuke Ohji, Sho Mitomo, Toshiyuki Ohara, Hideyuki Koga, Kazuyoshi Yagishita, Tetsuya Jinno and Atsushi Okawa
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:150
  31. A significant challenge that non-elite collegiate triathletes encounter during competition is the decline in running performance immediately after cycling. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine...

    Authors: J. A. Stewart, E. K. Merritt, D. E. Lidstone, J. M. McBride and K. A. Zwetsloot
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:149
  32. Popularity of rock climbing is steadily increasing. With its inclusion in the Olympic Games this will likely continue. Injuries from rock climbing are also increasing. The most common injury is to the flexor p...

    Authors: Robin Larsson, Lena Nordeman and Christina Blomdahl
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:148
  33. Both aerobic exercise and whey protein can improve glucose regulation. The purpose of this study was to investigate how a single bout of vigorous-intensity aerobic exercise and whey protein, independently, as ...

    Authors: Ryan A. Gordon, Emily L. Zumbro, Todd J. Castleberry, Matthew L. Sokoloski, Matthew F. Brisebois, Christopher J. Irvine, Anthony A. Duplanty and Vic Ben-Ezra
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:147
  34. The aim of this study was (i) provide reference data of metabolic power-based measures during professional football matches; and to (ii) analyze the between-position and between-halves differences of power-bas...

    Authors: Zeki Akyildiz, Erhan Çene, Coşkun Parim, Onat Çetin, Çağatay Turan, Yılmaz Yüksel, Rui Silva, Ana Filipa Silva and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:146
  35. The aim of this study was to analyze incidences and sport-specific injury patterns among users of a bodyweight-based training method instructed by a smartphone app (Freeletics Bodyweight App).

    Authors: G. Hertel, A. Hochrein, C. Suren, P. Minzlaff, I. J. Banke, J. Willers, R. von Eisenhart-Rothe and P. M. Prodinger
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:145
  36. Sixty million golfers around the world play golf. Golf injuries are most frequently located in the spine, elbow, wrist, hand and shoulder. Those injuries are often seen in golfers with more playing hours and s...

    Authors: S. Gladdines, A. L. von Gerhardt, E. Verhagen, A. Beumer and D. Eygendaal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:144
  37. Both able-bodied and Class 7 para-table tennis players compete while standing, but do they use the same techniques to hit the ball? This case study examined the shoulder joint kinematics of a highly skilled pa...

    Authors: Pui Wah Kong and Jia Wen Yam
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:143
  38. The advent of power meters for running has raised the interest of athletes and coaches in new ways of assessing changes in running performance. The aim of this study is to determine the changes in power-relate...

    Authors: Antonio Cartón-Llorente, Luis E. Roche-Seruendo, Elena Mainer-Pardos, Hadi Nobari, Alberto Rubio-Peirotén, Diego Jaén-Carrillo and Felipe García-Pinillos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:142
  39. The health of wheelchair users’ upper limbs is directly related to their quality of life. Moreover, para-sport athletes are subjected to a dual load on their upper extremities from competition and daily life, ...

    Authors: Masafumi Sakai, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Yukiyo Shimizu, Yoshikazu Okamoto and Takahito Nakajima
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:141
  40. Proficiency in gross motor skills (GMS) lays the foundation for developing more complex motor skills. Improving these motor skills may provide enhanced opportunities for the development of a variety of percept...

    Authors: Sen Li, Yang Song, Zhidong Cai and Qingwen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:140
  41. Athletic underperformance is characterized by fatigue and an inability to sustain a consistent exercise workload. We describe five elite swimmers with prolonged fatigue and athletic underperformance. Based on ...

    Authors: Lindsay S. Petracek, Ella F. Eastin, Ian R. Rowe and Peter C. Rowe
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:139
  42. The purpose of the study was: (i) to analyze the relationships of physiological and locomotor demands between small-sided games (3v3 and 5v5) and official matches (11v11); (ii) to analyze the relationships bet...

    Authors: Filipe Manuel Clemente, Ana Filipa Silva, Adam Kawczyński, Mehmet Yıldız, Yung-Sheng Chen, Sabri Birlik, Hadi Nobari and Zeki Akyildiz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:138
  43. Respiratory disorders result in rehospitalization and premature death of patients with cervical spinal cord injuries (CSCI). Community game-based respiratory muscle training (RMT) programs could reduce seconda...

    Authors: Dongheon Kang, Jiyoung Park and Seon-Deok Eun
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:137
  44. Injuries within law enforcement are a significant issue as they increase organisational costs and workforce strain. As one of the biggest risk factors of future injury is previous injury, minimising injuries s...

    Authors: Danny J. Maupin, Elisa F. D. Canetti, Ben Schram, Robert G. Lockie, J. Jay Dawes, Joseph M. Dulla and Rob M. Orr
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:136
  45. Secondary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are a relevant clinical concern after surgical treatment of a primary ACL rupture. However, there is a lack of scientific evidence related to the role of mus...

    Authors: Marlene Mauch, Ramona Ritzmann, Christophe Lambert, Markus Wenning, Clara Ebner, Leonie Hartl, Albrecht H. Heitner, Jochen Paul and Christoph Centner
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:135
  46. Patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) are characterized by different levels of physical capacity, which depends not only on the anatomical advancement of atherosclerosis, but also on the individual cardi...

    Authors: Małgorzata Kurpaska, Paweł Krzesiński, Grzegorz Gielerak, Karina Gołębiewska and Katarzyna Piotrowicz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:134
  47. Physical activity is essential to maternal and infant health. Healthcare professionals should inform pregnant women about benefits of physical activity to prevent possible health issues. Those recommendations ...

    Authors: Leona Cilar Budler and Marko Budler
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:133
  48. Heading is an integral part of football and frequent media reports and previous studies about potential danger of heading and head trauma in football fuelled discussions. Epidemiological data and video analyse...

    Authors: Johannes Weber, Andreas Ernstberger, Claus Reinsberger, Daniel Popp, Michael Nerlich, Volker Alt and Werner Krutsch
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:132
  49. Reliable and valid instruments are needed to estimate physical activity levels. The aim was to culturally adapt the “Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity” (RAPA) into Hungarian and to investigate the validity...

    Authors: Erika Viktória Miszory, Alexandra Makai, Annamária Pakai and Melinda Járomi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:131
  50. The objective of this systematic review is to investigate the effects of different methods of resistance training (RT) on functional capacity in older adults. A systematic literature search was conducted using...

    Authors: Liam T. Pearson, David G. Behm, Stuart Goodall, Rachel Mason, Samuel Stuart and Gill Barry
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:129

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