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  1. The postural stability seems to be important in the physical development of the soccer player and the specific tasks related to the game. In addition, it is related to the injury risk and therefore, with the i...

    Authors: Francisco Tomás González-Fernández, Luis Manuel Martínez-Aranda, Moisés Falces-Prieto, Hadi Nobari and Filipe Manuel Clemente
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:45
  2. To combat the spread of SARS-CoV-2, CrossFit® training centers, and fitness studios were closed during the first lockdown in Germany from mid-March until June 2020, and as a result, CrossFit® (CFA) or weightli...

    Authors: Nicole Meier, Till Nägler, Robin Wald and Annette Schmidt
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:44
  3. Musculoskeletal pain and its risk factors are rarely assessed in studies on adolescent athletes. The aim was to identify risk factors at baseline that were associated with the persistence or development of mus...

    Authors: Julia S. Malmborg, Ann Bremander, Stefan Bergman, Emma Haglund and M. Charlotte Olsson
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:43
  4. Sports management and public health physical activity stakeholders need to understand changing patterns of participation to inform the development of sport and physical activity opportunities and strategies. T...

    Authors: Rochelle Eime, Jack Harvey, Melanie Charity, Aurelie Pankowiak and Hans Westerbeek
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:42
  5. Most of the anterior thigh injuries are contusions or strains, however, some of these injuries can be career ending. Early diagnosis and correct treatment are key to successful outcome. Analyzing injury mechan...

    Authors: Lasse Lempainen, Sandra Mechó, Xavier Valle, Stefano Mazzoni, Jose Villalon, Marco Freschi, Luca Stefanini, Alvaro García-Romero-Pérez, Maria Burova, Pavel Pleshkov, Ricard Pruna, Giulio Pasta and Jussi Kosola
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:41
  6. Maximal isokinetic strength ratios of joint flexors and extensors are important parameters to indicate the level of muscular balance at the joint. Further, in combat sports athletes, upper and lower limb muscl...

    Authors: Said El-Ashker, Helmi Chaabene and Olaf Prieske
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:40
  7. Multifarious clinical presentations of traumatic brain injury (TBI) makes detection difficult. Acceptance of the Fencing Response as an indicator of moderate TBI with localization to the brainstem expanded int...

    Authors: Joshua A. Beitchman, Brendan A. Burg, Dylan M. Sabb, Ario H. Hosseini and Jonathan Lifshitz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:39
  8. Blood volume (BV) is a critical factor for physical endurance in chronic stroke patients, while hypervolemia can worsen hypertension in these patients. This prospective study assessed whether rehabilitation co...

    Authors: Chika Sato, Yoshi-ichiro Kamijo, Yuta Sakurai, Shohei Araki, Yuki Sakata, Ayana Ishigame, Kota Murai, Izumi Yoshioka and Fumihiro Tajima
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:38
  9. Only 65% of people return to a level of sport equivalent to that before after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery. Persisting apprehension may in part explain this observation. We aimed to describe charac...

    Authors: Alexandre Martini, Anne Ayala, Marc Lechable, François Rannou, Marie-Martine Lefèvre-Colau and Christelle Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:37
  10. The aim of this study was to analyze athlete-specific psychological strain among Olympic athletes following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Authors: Christophe Lambert, Lisa-Marie Schuetz, Simon Rice, Rosemary Purcell, Theresa Stoll, Martyna Trajdos, Ramona Ritzmann, Anna-Lena Böhm and Martin Walz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:36
  11. Growth can make young athletes more vulnerable to sports injuries. Increased knowledge about injury profile and its predictors is an important part of an overall risk management strategy but few studies have p...

    Authors: Lara Costa e Silva, Júlia Teles and Isabel Fragoso
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:35
  12. Guiding athletes through the rehabilitation process and judging the time at which return to sports can be enabled after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are still challenging processes. The purpose of...

    Authors: Eduard Kurz, René Schwesig, Stefan Pröger, Karl-Stefan Delank and Thomas Bartels
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:34
  13. This study compared the physical demands and effect of field location for different phases of play (offence, defence and contested), and examined the physical and technical demands of successful and unsuccessf...

    Authors: Christopher Wing, Nicolas H. Hart, Fadi Ma’ayah and Kazunori Nosaka
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:33
  14. To evaluate the feasibility of a home-based moderate-to-vigorous intensity, phased (introduction, intermediate, maintenance), exercise prescription in breast cancer patients receiving cardiotoxic neoadjuvant c...

    Authors: Kathleen M. Sturgeon, Amanda M. Smith, Elizabeth H. Federici, Namratha Kodali, Renée Kessler, Edward Wyluda, Leah V. Cream, Bonnie Ky and Kathryn H. Schmitz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:31
  15. Wrestling is considered one of the oldest sports in the world. There is a high rate of injuries in Wrestling. To prevent injuries, it is necessary to identify the risk factors. Despite the functional importanc...

    Authors: Alireza Hoseini, Mostafa Zarei, Hadi Nobari, Fariborz Hovanloo, Hamed Abbasi and Jorge Pérez-Gómez
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:29
  16. The benefits to be obtained from home-based physical therapy programmes are dependent on the proper execution of physiotherapy exercises during unsupervised treatment. Wearable sensors and appropriate movement...

    Authors: Dimitrios-Sokratis Komaris, Georgia Tarfali, Brendan O’Flynn and Salvatore Tedesco
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:28
  17. Ankle sprain is the most common injury in basketball. Chronic ankle instability develops from an acute ankle sprain may cause negative effects on quality of life, ankle functionality or on increasing risk for ...

    Authors: Chiao-I Lin, Frank Mayer and Pia-Maria Wippert
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:27
  18. Tendon-ligament injuries (TLIs), including Achilles tendinopathy, cruciate ligament injury, tennis elbow, rotator cuff injury, patellar tendinopathy, and tibial tendinopathy, are common musculoskeletal soft in...

    Authors: Rui Guo, Aihaiti Aizezi, Yong Fan, Zhe Ji, Wenzong Li, Yongxian Li, Zhigang Wang and Kai Ning
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:26
  19. Lack of the neuromuscular control during locomotion in the knee joint leads to an increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in children. Hence, we aimed to explore the effects of a repetitive, ...

    Authors: Maryam Ghorbani, Rasoul Yaali, Wolfgang I. Schöllhorn, Amir Letafatkar and Hassan Sadeghi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:25
  20. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events and high socioeconomic costs. Despite lifestyle interventions focusing on exercise are effective strategies to improve p...

    Authors: Pauline Bayerle, Arno Kerling, Momme Kück, Simone Rolff, Hedwig Theda Boeck, Thorben Sundermeier, Ralf Ensslen, Uwe Tegtbur, Dirk Lauenstein, Dietmar Böthig, Christoph Bara, Alexander Hanke, Christoph Terkamp, Axel Haverich, Meike Stiesch, Martina de Zwaan…
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:24
  21. Over the last years there have been a wide body of research exploring the best strategies to promote acute enhancements in players’ performance. Despite that, most studies have been focused on adult and elite ...

    Authors: Diogo Coutinho, Eduardo Abade, Bruno Gonçalves, Sara Santos, Wolfgang Schöllhorn and Jaime Sampaio
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:23
  22. To investigate the time-course effects of a self-regulated training session (performed at an rating perceived exertion of 6/10), all-out session, and a control session on the metabolic, hormonal, and brain der...

    Authors: Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Ivo Vieira de Sousa Neto, Nuno Manuel Frade de Sousa, Wellington Martins dos Santos, Jonato Prestes, João Henrique Falk Neto, Fábio H. Dominski, Michael D. Kennedy and Fabricio Azevedo Voltarelli
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:22
  23. The aims of the study were (1) to identify the physical fitness and basic anthropometric characteristics of Polish female basketball players aged 13–15 years, (2) to show the effect of maturity timing on the p...

    Authors: Karol Gryko, Jakub Grzegorz Adamczyk, Anna Kopiczko, Jorge Lorenzo Calvo, Alberto Lorenzo Calvo and Kazimierz Mikołajec
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:21
  24. Sleep disorders are one of the most common and annoying problems among patients with heart failure, which decrease their quality of life. Participation in physical activity is one of the most effective methods...

    Authors: Fatemeh Esnaasharieh, Mahlagha Dehghan and Parvin Mangolian Shahrbabaki
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:20
  25. Face masks are an effective, non-pharmacological strategy to reduce the transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 and other pathogens. However, it is a challenge to keep masks sealed duri...

    Authors: Hoi Lam Ng, Johannes Trefz, Martin Schönfelder and Henning Wackerhage
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:19
  26. Despite the proven benefits of exercise rehabilitation for numerous health conditions, musculoskeletal injuries and recovery from surgery, patient adherence to such programs is reported to often be less than 3...

    Authors: Junsheng L. Teo, Zhen Zheng and Stephen R. Bird
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:18
  27. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause severe physical impairment and a reduced quality of life, and there is limited evidence for any effective intervention. Aerobic exercise may be beneficial for improving symp...

    Authors: Hui Ye, Heng Weng, Yue Xu, Lulu Wang, Qing Wang and Guihua Xu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:17
  28. Low cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is associated with the development of cardiovascular diseases during childhood, adolescence and older ages. The purpose of the study was to investigate associations between ...

    Authors: Garyfallia Pepera, Savvas Hadjiandrea, Ilias Iliadis, Gavin R. H. Sandercock and Ladislav Batalik
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:16
  29. This study compares ball in play (BiP) analyses and both whole game (WG) and quarter averaged data for physical and technical demands of sub-elite Australian football (AF) players competing in the West Austral...

    Authors: Christopher Wing, Nicolas H. Hart, Fadi Ma’ayah and Kazunori Nosaka
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:15
  30. Trunk flexion is a common exercise during daily activities. Flexion relaxation phenomenon (FRP) occurs during forward bending in which there is a sudden silence of erector spinae (ES) muscles. The pattern of f...

    Authors: Marzyeh Ramezani, Amin Kordi Yoosefinejad, Alireza Motealleh and Mohsen Ghofrani-Jahromi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:14
  31. Previous research indicates the high relevance of optimal joint angles for individual isometric strength assessment. The objective was to compare lower limb peak isometric muscle strength abilities at the stro...

    Authors: Andreas Stotz, Ebrahem Maghames, Joel Mason, Andreas Groll and Astrid Zech
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:13
  32. Knee injuries in the lower limbs frequently occur, and lower limb muscles need to be strengthened to reduce injuries. Activating muscles can help strengthen muscles.. This study aimed to determine the squat ex...

    Authors: Joo-Hyun Lee, Soojin Kim, Jihye Heo, Dong-Ho Park and Eunwook Chang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:12
  33. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) may prevent muscle atrophy, accelerate rehabilitation and enhance blood circulation. Yet, one major drawback is that patient compliance is impeded by the discomfort ...

    Authors: J. Flodin, R. Juthberg and P. W. Ackermann
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:11
  34. Improving the quality of functional movements in athletes generally requires additional training targeting specific functional deficiencies. However, well-rounded, traditional strength and conditioning program...

    Authors: Dimitrije Kovac, Zarko Krkeljas and Ranel Venter
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:10
  35. Knowledge on the relationship between fitness center use and long-term members’ subsequent goal achievement is limited. Therefore, the aim was to investigate the prospective association between the use of fitn...

    Authors: Liv Riseth, Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen, Torunn Hatlen Nøst and Aslak Steinsbekk
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:9
  36. For most patients, tennis elbow (TE) resolves within 6 months of onset. For those with persistent and painful TE, nonsurgical treatment options are limited. Thousands of studies have tried to find effective tr...

    Authors: Gershon Zinger, Alexander Bregman, Ori Safran, Shaul Beyth and Amos Peyser
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:8
  37. Exercise-induced muscle damage typically caused by unaccustomed exercise results in pain, soreness, inflammation, and muscle and liver damages. Antioxidant supplementation might be a useful approach to reduce ...

    Authors: Vahid Parvizi Mastali, Rastegar Hoseini and Mohammad Azizi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:7
  38. The physiological effects of physical exercise are ubiquitously reported as beneficial to the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems. Exercise is widely promoted by medical professionals to aid both physic...

    Authors: Sophie Docherty, Rachael Harley, Joseph J. McAuley, Lindsay A. N. Crowe, Carles Pedret, Paul D. Kirwan, Stefan Siebert and Neal L. Millar
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:5
  39. The aim of the investigation was to compare the occurrence of post-activation performance enhancement (PAPE) after drop jumps, or heavy sled towing, and the subsequent effect on repeated sprint ability (RSA).

    Authors: Alessandro M. Zagatto, Gabriel M. Claus, Yago M. Dutra, Rodrigo A. de Poli, Vithor H. F. Lopes, Stuart Goodall, Irineu Loturco and Daniel Boullosa
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:4
  40. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of two competitive field hockey matches, played on consecutive days, on maximal isometric hip adductor and abductor strength, wellness and fatigue.

    Authors: Violeta Sánchez-Migallón, Álvaro López-Samanes, Juan Del Coso, Archit Navandar, Per Aagaard and Víctor Moreno-Pérez
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:3
  41. Success at the elite level in sport is often attributed to physical prowess, technical skill, and mental attitude. However, underpinning these factors are various lifestyle, support and social factors that may...

    Authors: Lauren Burns, Juanita R. Weissensteiner, Marc Cohen and Stephen R. Bird
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:2
  42. Water jumping exercise is an alternative method to achieve maintenance of bone health and reduce exercise injuries. Clarifying the ground reaction force (GRF) of moderate and high cardiopulmonary exercise inte...

    Authors: Kuei-Yu Chien, Wei-Gang Chang, Wan-Chin Chen and Rong-Jun Liou
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:1
  43. Single-limb stance is a demanding postural task featuring a high number of daily living and sporting activities. Thus, it is widely used for training and rehabilitation, as well as for balance assessment. Musc...

    Authors: L. Labanca, M. Ghislieri, M. Knaflitz, G. Barone, L. Bragonzoni, V. Agostini and M. G. Benedetti
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:163
  44. The benefits of resistance training for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are well documented; however, the effects of exercise with different muscle contraction types such as eccentric versus concentric con...

    Authors: Christine Kudiarasu, Wafina Rohadhia, Yoshihiro Katsura, Tomoko Koeda, Favil Singh and Kazunori Nosaka
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:162
  45. Power bursts of hips and ankle plantar flexors are prerequisites to walking propulsion. However, these power bursts are reduced during gait for persons with cerebral palsy (CP) and mainly in the ankle plantar ...

    Authors: Beate Eltarvåg Gjesdal, Silje Mæland, Gavin Williams, Mona Kristin Aaslund, Cecilie Brekke Rygh and Kristoffer Toldnes Cumming
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:160
  46. Musculoskeletal injuries account for 10 million work-limited days per year and often lead to both acute and/or chronic pain, and increased chances of re-injury or permanent disability. Conservative treatment o...

    Authors: Sandra L. Winkler, Anthony E. Urbisci and Thomas M. Best
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 13:159

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