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  1. This study was a part of 16-week sitting light volleyball (SLVB) intervention program which examined the effects of the intervention on the physical and psychological attributes of adults with physical impairm...

    Authors: Ka-Man Leung, Pak-Kwong Chung and William Chu

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:41

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Low back pain (LBP) is a common problem among young basketball players in addition to lower extremity injuries. However, studies that focus on LBP with lower extremity pain are limited. From the perspective of...

    Authors: Yutaka Yabe, Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Takuya Sekiguchi, Haruki Momma, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Kenji Kanazawa, Nobuyuki Itaya, Shinichirou Yoshida, Yasuhito Sogi, Toshihisa Yano, Takahiro Onoki, Eiji Itoi and Ryoichi Nagatomi

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:40

    Content type: Research article

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  3. In the conduct of their daily duties, law enforcement officers (LEO) are often required to perform dynamic, physically demanding tasks with little or no notice, sometimes at maximal levels of exertion. Given t...

    Authors: Colin Tomes, Ben Schram, Rodney Pope and Robin Orr

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:39

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Despite its high risk of injury, many people are still favor trampolining. However, currently there is no consensus as to which type of trampoline and which type of participant is more likely to have a trampol...

    Authors: Janisa Andrea Muljadi, Kornkit Chaijenkij, Alisara Arirachakaran and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:37

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Notwithstanding the well-known benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), adherence to CR remains low, particularly in women. High-intensity interv...

    Authors: Kimberley L. Way, Sol Vidal-Almela, Marja-Leena Keast, Harleen Hans, Andrew L. Pipe and Jennifer L. Reed

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:38

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Compared to injury surveillance in Olympic athletes relatively little literature exists for Paralympic athletes. Injury surveillance data underpin design and evaluation of injury prevention strategies in elite...

    Authors: N. R. Heneghan, L. Heathcote, P. Martin, S. Spencer and A. Rushton

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:36

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Little is known about the effect of exercise in young heart transplant recipients, and results on group level is lacking. This study summarizes the findings of the youngest participants in two previous randomi...

    Authors: Kari Nytrøen, Katrine Rolid, Marianne Yardley and Lars Gullestad

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:35

    Content type: Research article

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  8. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Pedro Pugliesi Abdalla, Anderson dos Santos Carvalho, André Pereira dos Santos, Ana Claudia Rossini Venturini, Thiago Cândido Alves, Jorge Mota and Dalmo Roberto Lopes Machado

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:34

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:29

  9. Decreased oxygenation of muscle may be accentuated during exercise at high altitude. Monitoring the oxygen saturation of muscle (SmO2) during hand grip exercise using near infrared spectroscopy during acute expos...

    Authors: Hayley J. Nell, Laura M. Castelli, Dino Bertani, Aaron A. Jipson, Sean F. Meagher, Luana T. Melo, Karl Zabjek and W. Darlene Reid

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:16

    Content type: Research article

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  10. There is growing interest in assessing psychological well-being in patients after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. It is unknown whether an assessment of psychological outcome in addition to te...

    Authors: Ramana Piussi, Susanne Beischer, Roland Thomeé and Eric Hamrin Senorski

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:32

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The Single leg squat (SLS) is a movement screening test widely used in clinical settings. The SLS is highly subjective in its nature. Objective measures, such as 3D-motion analyses, are seldom used in daily cl...

    Authors: John Ressman, Eva Rasmussen-Barr and Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:31

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Few studies have measured device-based physical activity and sedentary behaviour following a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), with no studies comparing these behaviours between countries using the sam...

    Authors: Nicole Freene, Sabina Borg, Margaret McManus, Tarryn Mair, Ren Tan, Rachel Davey, Birgitta Öberg and Maria Bäck

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:17

    Content type: Research article

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  13. We investigated the feasibility of a 16-week supervised heavy resistance training program with weekly undulating periodization for individuals with persistent non-specific low-back pain (LBP).

    Authors: Svein O. Tjøsvoll, Paul J. Mork, Vegard M. Iversen, Marit B. Rise and Marius S. Fimland

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:30

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Dynamic knee extensor muscle strength is a valid measure among healthy older adults but has not been tested in the sarcopenia condition. This study’s objective was to test the validity of a one-repetition subm...

    Authors: Pedro Pugliesi Abdalla, Anderson dos Santos Carvalho, André Pereira dos Santos, Ana Claudia Rossini Venturini, Thiago Cândido Alves, Jorge Mota and Dalmo Roberto Lopes Machado

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:29

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Exercise is recommended for the treatment and management of low back pain (LBP) and the prevention of chronicity. Exercise adherence has been only modest in intervention studies among people with musculoskelet...

    Authors: Annika Taulaniemi, Markku Kankaanpää, Marjo Rinne, Kari Tokola, Jari Parkkari and Jaana H. Suni

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:28

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Knee Instability (KI) is described as a sense of knee buckling, shifting, or giving way during the weight bearing activities. High prevalence (60–80%) has been reported for KI amongst the patients with knee os...

    Authors: Shirin Assar, Farzaneh Gandomi, Mahsa Mozafari and Freshteh Sohaili

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:27

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The effects of 7 weeks plyometric training on a stable surface and on sand were compared in junior male handball players.

    Authors: Mehrez Hammami, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Souhail Hermassi, Nawel Gaamouri, Ridha Aouadi, Roy J. Shephard and Mohamed Souhaiel Chelly

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:26

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Although numerous studies have reported the effect of inspiratory muscle training for improving exercise performance, the outcome of whether exercise performance is improved by inspiratory muscle training is c...

    Authors: Takeshi Ogawa, Maiko Nagao, Naoto Fujii and Takeshi Nishiyasu

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:25

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Low back pain causes changes in muscle activation patterns. Knowing how different exercises may improve altered muscle activation is useful in the treatment of patients. The aim of the study was to investigate...

    Authors: MohammadBagher Shamsi, Maryam Mirzaei and Mohammad HamediRad

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:24

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Exercise training provides benefits for individuals with cystic fibrosis; however, the optimal program is unclear. High-intensity interval training is safe and effective for improving ‘functional capacity’ in ...

    Authors: Ronen Reuveny, Fred J. DiMenna, Cedric Gunaratnam, Avigdor D. Arad, Gerry N. McElvaney, Davide Susta, Michael Peled and Niall M. Moyna

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:9

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Photobiomodulation (PBMT) is a therapy that uses non-ionising forms of light, including low-level lasers and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that may be capable of modulating cellular activity. Some biological pr...

    Authors: Paulo Roberto Vicente de Paiva, Heliodora Leão Casalechi, Shaiane Silva Tomazoni, Caroline dos Santos Monteiro Machado, Neide Firmo Ribeiro, Amanda Lima Pereira, Marcelo Ferreira Duarte de Oliveira, Marjury Nunes da Silva Alves, Maiara Conceição dos Santos, Inti Ernesto Torrico Takara, Eduardo Foschini Miranda, Paulo de Tarso Camillo de Carvalho and Ernesto Cesar Pinto Leal-Junior

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:23

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Musculoskeletal disorders are highly prevalent among office workers, with strong evidence suggesting that workplace-based resistance training programs can prevent several upper extremity musculoskeletal disord...

    Authors: Atle Hole Saeterbakken, Paula Makrygiannis, Nicolay Stien, Tom Erik Jorung Solstad, Matthew Shaw, Vidar Andersen and Helene Pedersen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:8

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Exercise training is important in the management of adults with chronic pulmonary conditions. However, achieving high intensity exercise may be challenging for this clinical population. There has been clinical...

    Authors: Abbey Sawyer, Vinicius Cavalheri and Kylie Hill

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:22

    Content type: Review

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  24. Recent shoulder injury prevention programs have utilized resistance exercises combined with different forms of instability, with the goal of eliciting functional adaptations and thereby reducing the risk of in...

    Authors: Omar Baritello, Mina Khajooei, Tilman Engel, Stephan Kopinski, Andrew Quarmby, Steffen Mueller and Frank Mayer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:21

    Content type: Research article

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  25. While a number of studies have investigated knee symptoms among elite athletes, few have directly compared the association between engagement in different sports and knee symptoms among young adults in the gen...

    Authors: Lloyd L. Y. Chan, Arnold Y. L. Wong and Maggie H. Wang

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:20

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Hemodialysis is one of the common therapies in patients with end-stage renal disease. Even patients who receive regular treatment suffer from fatigue, which is one of the main factors leading to poor quality o...

    Authors: Farzaneh Salehi, Mahlagha Dehghan, Parvin Mangolian Shahrbabaki and Mohammad Reza Ebadzadeh

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:19

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Low physical performance is a predictor of morbidity and mortality. This study looks at long-term effects of an exercise intervention on maximal step-up height (MSH) in individuals with low physical function. ...

    Authors: Lillemor A. Nyberg, Carl Johan Sundberg, Per Wändell, Jan Kowalski and Mai-Lis Hellénius

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:11

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Hematologic malignancies and their treatments are recognized for their significant long-term adverse effects on health-related quality of life. As a part of cancer treatment, physical exercise is known to impr...

    Authors: Claire Fournié, Nicolas Bouscaren, Georges Dalleau, Victorine Lenclume, Catherine Mohr, Patricia Zunic, Quentin Cabrera and Chantal Verkindt

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:18

    Content type: Study protocol

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  29. In youth, sex-related differences in balance performances have been reported with girls usually outperforming same-aged boys. However, it is not known whether sex also has an influence on learning of a new bal...

    Authors: Simon Schedler, Dennis Brueckner, Rainer Kiss and Thomas Muehlbauer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:15

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Postoperative oedema is a common condition affecting wound healing and function. Traditionally, manual lymphatic drainage is employed to reduce swelling. Kinesiotaping might be an alternative resource-sparing ...

    Authors: Julie Hörmann, Werner Vach, Marcel Jakob, Saskia Seghers and Franziska Saxer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:14

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  31. Well defined constitutional parameters support the physical fatigue resistance in handball to maintain the performance level for the majority of actions. Ideal constitutional conditions are necessary to achiev...

    Authors: D. Ohlendorf, S. Salzer, R. Haensel, J. Rey, L. Maltry, F. Holzgreve, J. Lampe, E. M. Wanke and D. A. Groneberg

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:4

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  32. Rugby is increasingly gaining popularity among school-aged male junior players in countries hardly known for dominating international rugby, such as Zimbabwe. Given rugby combativeness, participating adolescen...

    Authors: Matthew Chiwaridzo, Gillian D. Ferguson and Bouwien C. M. Smits-Engelsman

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:3

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Multicomponent interventions combined with health coaching are widely recommended to improve a healthy lifestyle. The aim of the present study was to analyse the usage and acceptance of a multicomponent interv...

    Authors: Lea Anna Lisa Dejonghe, Kevin Rudolf, Jennifer Becker, Gerrit Stassen, Ingo Froboese and Andrea Schaller

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:2

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in the following sentence on page 8: “In general, knee varus (negative ΔD*) is a much more common deficit than valgus, and a mor...

    Authors: Silvio Lorenzetti, Mira Ostermann, Fabian Zeidler, Pia Zimmer, Lina Jentsch, Renate List, William R. Taylor and Florian Schellenberg

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2018 10:14

  35. Our pilot study has demonstrated improvements in health outcomes through participation in a new sport, light volleyball (LVB), among older adults. In response to the promising results of the LVB pilot study an...

    Authors: Ka Man Leung, Pak-Kwong Chung, Aileen W. K. Chan, Lynda Ransdell, Parco Ming Fai Siu, Ping Sun, Jinjin Yang and Tie Cheng Chen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:6

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. Recent evidence has shown that many patients suffer from persistent pain and impaired function after primary or revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Post-surgical complications may in addition decrease phys...

    Authors: Jesper Bie Larsen, Lisbeth Mogensen, Lars Arendt-Nielsen and Pascal Madeleine

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:5

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Given the multi-modal nature of triathlon (swimming, cycling, running), training for a triathlon event has numerous potential health benefits including physical fitness. However, triathletes also have a high p...

    Authors: Michael D. Kennedy, Camilla J. Knight, Joao Henrique Falk Neto, Katie S. Uzzell and Sara W. Szabo

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 12:1

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  38. There is a high prevalence of women in South Africa with overweight and obesity which is associated with an increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders. Perceived barriers such as lack of time and motivation r...

    Authors: Emmanuel Frimpong, Chloe Dafkin, Janine Donaldson, Aletta Maria Esterhuyse Millen and Rebecca Mary Meiring

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:39

    Content type: Study protocol

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  39. Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is among novel methods for preventing and treating muscle damage and soreness induced by volitional exercise, but little is known about using LLLT before neuromuscular electrical...

    Authors: Ewa Jówko, Maciej Płaszewski, Maciej Cieśliński, Tomasz Sacewicz, Igor Cieśliński and Marta Jarocka

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:38

    Content type: Research article

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  40. It is not clear how physical activity affects body composition in adolescents. Physical activity levels are often reduced during this period, and the relative proportion of body fat mass and lean mass undergo ...

    Authors: Nils Abel Aars, Bjarne K. Jacobsen, Bente Morseth, Nina Emaus and Sameline Grimsgaard

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:37

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Although sports participation leads to important health enhancement for youth with chronic diseases or physical disabilities (CDPD), it may pose an increased risk for injury or illness. This study investigated...

    Authors: Kristel Lankhorst, Janke de Groot, Tim Takken and Frank Backx

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:36

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Current evidence of metabolic health benefits of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) are limited to longer training periods or conducted in overweight youth. This study assessed 1) fasting and postprandial...

    Authors: Emma J. Cockcroft, Bert Bond, Craig A. Williams, Sam Harris, Sarah R. Jackman, Neil Armstrong and Alan R. Barker

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:29

    Content type: Research article

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  43. This study aims to explore exercise therapists’ perspectives on the topic of physical activity promotion (PAP) with a focus on identifying (i) the intervention content and methodological approaches used for pr...

    Authors: Wolfgang Geidl, Judith Wais, Cheyenne Fangmann, Ewnet Demisse, Klaus Pfeifer and Gorden Sudeck

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:28

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs are evidence-based and widely recommended. However, benefits from CR are likely lost among individuals who discontinue their regular exercise routines and healthy habits. O...

    Authors: Pernille Lunde, Asta Bye, Astrid Bergland and Birgitta Blakstad Nilsson

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:34

    Content type: Study protocol

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  45. The organized sports sector has received increased interest as a setting to stimulate physical activity among inactive target groups. To include many inactive people and to obtain population health benefits, i...

    Authors: Linda Ooms, Mette van Kruijsbergen, Dorine Collard, Chantal Leemrijse and Cindy Veenhof

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:33

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Handball is a strenuous body-contact team sport that places high loads on the knee joint. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is one of the most devastating injuries that any handball player can suffer, and ...

    Authors: Igor Setuain, Eder Bikandi, Francisco Antonio Amú Ruiz, Fernando Urtasun and Mikel Izquierdo

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:30

    Content type: Research article

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  47. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of an ACL Kinesio Taping technique (ACL-KT) on knee joint biomechanics during a drop vertical jump (DVJ).

    Authors: Weerawat Limroongreungrat and Chuanpis Boonkerd

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:32

    Content type: Research Article

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  48. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is an acknowledged public health problem. Up to 25% of adult with mTBI present persistent symptoms. Headache, dizziness, nausea and neck pain are the most commonly reported s...

    Authors: Pierre Langevin, Philippe Fait, Pierre Frémont and Jean-Sébastien Roy

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:25

    Content type: Study protocol

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