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  1. Although recent studies have investigated the effects of flywheel (FW) training on muscle function, the effects of transient FW exercise on jump performance in athletes are unknown. This study examined the eff...

    Authors: Takashi Shimizu, Yosuke Tsuchiya, Hisashi Ueda, Shigeki Izumi and Eisuke Ochi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:9
  2. Breast cancer (BC) is one of the most incident types of cancer among women in the world. Although chemotherapy is an effective way to treat several types of cancer, it may also cause serious complications, inc...

    Authors: Bruna Lorena Soares Cavalcante Sousa, Thiago dos Santos Rosa, Valmir Oliveira Silvino, Esmeralda Maria Lustosa Barros, Hugo de Luca Corrêa, Danilo Marcelo Leite do Prado, Acácio Salvador Veras-Silva, Mariana Duarte de Souza, Carlos Eduardo Batista de Lima, Luciano Fonseca Lemos de Oliveira and Marcos Antonio Pereira dos Santos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:5
  3. Gait asymmetry is often accompanied by the bilateral asymmetry of the lower limbs. The transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) technique is widely used in different populations and scenarios as a potent...

    Authors: I-Lin Wang, Chin-Yi Gu, Tze-Huan Lei, Che-Hsiu Chen, Chih-Hui Chiu and Yu Su
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:176
  4. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that disrupts walking function and results in other debilitating symptoms. This study compares the effects of ‘task-oriente...

    Authors: Zahra Moslemi, Eduardo A. Toledo-Aldana, Bruce Baldwin, Sarah J. Donkers, Janice J. Eng, Prosanta Mondal, Julia O. Totosy de Zepetnek, Josef Buttigieg, Michael C. Levin and Cameron S. Mang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:175
  5. This study aimed to determine the feasibility of a preoperative and postoperative (in- and outpatient) physical rehabilitation program, the Heart-ROCQ-pilot program.

    Authors: Sandra Dijkstra, Johanneke Hartog, Joke Fleer, Pim van der Harst, Lucas H.V. van der Woude and Massimo A. Mariani
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:173
  6. Soccer players often wear light-weighted wearable resistance (WR) attached to different body parts during the warm-up period with the aim to improve measures of physical fitness. However, the effect of WR on p...

    Authors: Mohamed Amine Ltifi, Hassane Zouhal, Ismail Laher, Ayoub Saeidi, Karuppasamy Govindasamy, Urs Granacher, Ridha Aouadi and Abderraouf Ben Abderrahman
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:172
  7. Accurate measurements of muscular performance are important for diagnostics, for example during rehabilitation after traumatic injuries but also in competitive sports. For these purposes, dynamometric devices ...

    Authors: Manfred Zöger, Alfred Nimmerichter, Arnold Baca and Klaus Wirth
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:171
  8. Physical activity is indicated as a treatment for Long COVID, but prevention is unknown. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between physical activity (PA) before and after acute SARS-Cov-2 infect...

    Authors: Juliana Quadros Santos Rocha, Eduardo Lucia Caputo, Yohana Pereira Vieira, Max dos Santos Afonso, Suele Manjourany Silva Duro and Mirelle de Oliveira Saes
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:170
  9. The purpose of this scoping review was to evaluate the current use of technologies in sports settings for training adaptation and injury prevention. The review aimed to map the existing literature, identify ke...

    Authors: André Rebelo, Diogo V. Martinho, João Valente-dos-Santos, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva and Diogo S. Teixeira
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:169
  10. Biofeedback may alter the biomechanics of lower extremities in patients with chronic ankle instability (CAI). We aimed to systematically review the literature on the effect of gait-training and biofeedback on ...

    Authors: Seyed Hamed Mousavi, Fateme Khorramroo, Hooman Minoonejad and Johannes Zwerver
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:168
  11. Static lower extremity alignment (LEA) during normal stance has been used clinically as a tool to determine the presence of known anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) risk factors during dynamic tasks. Previous wo...

    Authors: Mark G.L. Sayers, Robert L. Buhmann, Tyler J. Collings, Daniel B. Mellifont and Max C. Stuelcken
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:167
  12. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an effective methods to improve maximal oxygen uptake. However, there is no definitive conclusion about the specific effectiveness of home-based HIIT. This review inv...

    Authors: Katsunori Tsuji, Yosuke Tsuchiya, Hisashi Ueda and Eisuke Ochi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:166
  13. Lifestyle modifications involving diet and exercise are recommended for patients diagnosed with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The purpose of this review was to systematically evaluate the effect...

    Authors: Sameer Badri Al-Mhanna, Sílvia Rocha-Rodriguesc, Mahaneem Mohamed, Alexios Batrakoulis, Monira I. Aldhahi, Hafeez Abiola Afolabi, Fatma Hilal Yagin, Maha H. Alhussain, Mehmet Gülü, Bishir Daku Abubakar, Wan Syaheedah Wan Ghazali, Abdullah F. Alghannam and Georgian Badicu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:165
  14. Proper nutrition is vital in promoting community health, yet insufficient knowledge and improper dietary practices can lead to deficiencies and diseases. Professional athletes depend on optimal nutrition for t...

    Authors: Amin Hasanpouri, Bita Rahmani, Bahram Jamali Gharakhanlou, Shahabaddin Solaimanian, Saeed Shahsavari, Ahmadreza Rasouli, Saeed Abbasi, Abbas Ebrahimi-Kalan, Tohid Rouzitalab, Zahra Hoseinabadi and Mohammad Reza Shiri-Shahsavar
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:164
  15. To assess physical activity (PA) there is a need of objective, valid and reliable measurement methods like accelerometers. Before these devices can be used for research, they need to be calibrated and validate...

    Authors: Franziska Beck, Isabel Marzi, Alina Eisenreich, Selina Seemüller, Clara Tristram and Anne K. Reimers
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:163
  16. Identifying the characteristics of batting mechanics, such as the proper angle and position of each body segment in youth baseball players, is important for proper instructions. This study aimed to identify th...

    Authors: Toshiharu Tsutsui, Jun Sakata, Wataru Sakamaki, Toshihiro Maemichi and Suguru Torii
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:162
  17. Although exercise has been proposed as an effective intervention for various lifestyle-related diseases and pathological scenarios, few researches assessed the impact of taking exercise on the prevalence of pe...

    Authors: Rongkai Cao, Piaopiao Qiu, Yuan Zhou, Bo Dong, Yucheng Han and Zhen Fan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:161
  18. Complex training is found effective in improving physical performance in various sports. There is a paucity of research evidence comparing the efficacy of complex vs. plyometric training in cricket players. Th...

    Authors: Kamran Ali, Shubham Gupta, Mohammad E. Hussain, Msaad Alzhrani, Md. Dilshad Manzar, Masood Khan and Ahmad H. Alghadir
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:160
  19. The effect of listening to audiobooks, podcasts, and other audio files while walking on gait performance has not been well studied. Although the number of audio users is growing annually. Evidence suggests tha...

    Authors: Aisuluu Atakanova, Thea Laurentius, Cornelius Bollheimer, Frank Hildebrand and Hannah Lena Siebers
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:159
  20. Hip adductor and abductor strength were both reduced in KOA patients. But to date, most of the researches have only focused on quadriceps combined with hip abductor strengthening versus quadriceps strengthening.

    Authors: Jie Qiu, Tiantian Zhou, Huihong Jin, Yujian Pan, Tingting Qian, Chuan Xue, Wen Xia, Haitao Shi and Bingchen An
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:158
  21. Lumbar disk herniation (LDH) is a cause of chronic low back pain (CLBP) treated using physical therapy (PT), including exercise and physical modalities such as ultrasound (US) and short wave diathermy (SWD). D...

    Authors: Selin Ozen, Sukran Guzel, Huma Boluk Senlikci, Sacide Nur Saracgil Cosar and Ebru Selin Selcuk
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:157
  22. Open-heart surgery is considered one of the primary treatments for severe coronary artery stenosis, but it comes with its own set of complications. However, these complications can be reduced through the imple...

    Authors: Neda Ghlichi Moghaddam, Mohammad Namazinia, Fatemeh Hajiabadi and Seyyed Reza Mazlum
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:156
  23. Chronic ankle instability (CAI) is the most common injury in youth sports, which leads to psychological stress from doubting their performance. Cost effective and easy to access tool to reduce the stress among...

    Authors: Vinodhkumar Ramalingam, Soon Keng Cheong and Poh Foong Lee
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:155
  24. Due to climate change and major sport events in hot climate, temperature regulation during exercise is gaining relevance in professional and amateur sports. This study compares the effects of an upper body gar...

    Authors: L. Engeroff, D. Niederer, D. Groneberg, L. Vogt and Tobias Engeroff
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:154
  25. Physical activity has been recommended as an important non-pharmacological therapeutic strategy for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of 12...

    Authors: Tensay Ambelu and Getu Teferi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:153
  26. Injury prevention is essential in running due to the risk of overuse injury development. Tailoring running shoes to individual needs may be a promising strategy to reduce this risk. Novel manufacturing process...

    Authors: Patrick Mai, Leon Robertz, Johanna Robbin, Kevin Bill, Gillian Weir, Markus Kurz, Matthieu B. Trudeau, Karsten Hollander, Joseph Hamill and Steffen Willwacher
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:152
  27. Description of a new surgical procedure (percutaneous lengthening and arthroscopic release, PLAR) that combines all the possible interventions on the iliotibial band (ITB), and evaluates its outcomes in a grou...

    Authors: Juan Arnal-Burró, Carlos Vidal-Fernández, Cristina Igualada-Blazquez, Manuel Cuervas-Mons, Álvaro Martínez-Ayora and Alex Dos Santos-Vaquinhas
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:151
  28. Athletes should be informed of their required energy intake in preparation for sports competitions. However, the environment in which dietary surveys can be conducted to determine the required energy intake fo...

    Authors: Yuka Kurosaka, Takaaki Nagasawa, Kumiko Minato, Tomomi Hasegawa-Tanaka, Hisashi Naito, Sawako Wakui and Shuichi Machida
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:150
  29. Low back pain is common among athletes and it has been shown that postural control is altered in the general population with nonspecific low back pain (NSLBP). Psychological factors may also predispose individ...

    Authors: Zahra Amerian, Shabnam ShahAli, Zahra Sadat Rezaeian and Sanaz Shanbehzadeh
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:149
  30. We examined the effect of the 2000-m ergometer test on gut injury in competitive elite rowers in two different training phases. Given that inflammatory markers during the competitive phase are higher, we hypot...

    Authors: Hanna Dziewiecka, Anna Kasperska, Joanna Ostapiuk–Karolczuk, Justyna Cichoń-Woźniak, Piotr Basta and Anna Skarpańska-Stejnborn
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:148
  31. The present systematic review aimed to discuss the impacts of different triathlon protocols on the level of pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines, as well as biomarkers related to the performance of healthy indi...

    Authors: Matheus Santos de Sousa Fernandes, Jefferson Mariano Gomes, Felipe J. Aidar, Mabliny Thuany, Tayrine Ordonio Filgueira, Raphael Fabrício de Souza, Georgian Badicu, Fatma Hilal Yagin, Gianpiero Greco, Stefania Cataldi, Angela Castoldi, Abdullah F. Alghannam and Fabrício Oliveira Souto
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:147
  32. Soccer is one of the most attractive sports around the globe for children and adolescents, and the benefits of soccer training are often shown. Due to the intermittent character of soccer with random changes b...

    Authors: Rim Dridi, Nadia Dridi, Nabil Gmada, Ismail Laher, Ayoub Saeidi, Urs Granacher and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:146
  33. Exercise intervention research has shown promising results in preventing and reversing the side effects caused by prostate cancer and its’ treatment. However, there are still unanswered questions and the need ...

    Authors: Kira Murphy, Suzanne Denieffe, Bróna Kehoe, Dayle Hacking, Ciaran M. Fairman and Michael Harrison
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:145
  34. Injuries are a common occurrence in military recruit training, however due to differences in the capture of training exposure, injury incidence rates are rarely reported. Our aim was to determine the musculosk...

    Authors: Myles C. Murphy, Joanne Stannard, Vanessa R. Sutton, Patrick J. Owen, Brendon Park, Paola T. Chivers and Nicolas H. Hart
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:144
  35. Substitutions are generally used to promote the match performance of the whole team. This study aimed to analyze the performance of substitute players and explore the performance difference among substitute pl...

    Authors: Pengyu Pan, Fangbin Li, Bo Han, Bo Yuan and Tianbiao Liu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:143
  36. To compare the effect of low-load blood flow restricted resistance training (BFR-RT) versus high-load resistance training (HL-RT) on muscle strength, muscle mass, physical function, patient-reported outcomes, ...

    Authors: Stian Langgård Jørgensen, Signe Kierkegaard-Brøchner, Marie Bagger Bohn, Mathias Høgsholt, Per Aagaard and Inger Mechlenburg
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:141
  37. There is little scientific literature available on the diversity of physiological responses of judokas to anaerobic interval exercises in warm environments. Understanding the dynamics of changes in the concent...

    Authors: Tomasz Pałka, Łukasz Rydzik, Łukasz Tota, Piotr Koteja, Tadeusz Ambroży, Dariusz Mucha, Barbara Szpotowicz-Czech, Grzegorz Lech, Norollah Javdaneh and Wojciech Czarny
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:140
  38. The capabilities of the biomotors are essential to the success of the taekwondo athlete. This study aimed to compare eight weeks of functional training and traditional resistance on the bio-motor capacities of...

    Authors: Leila Khazaei, Abdolhossein Parnow and Sadegh Amani-shalamzari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:139
  39. Taping is a common technique used to address proprioceptive deficits in both healthy and patient population groups. Although there is increasing interest in taping to address proprioceptive deficits, little is...

    Authors: Shashank Ghai, Ishan Ghai and Susanne Narciss
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:138
  40. The large-scale digitalization of healthcare has induced shifts in patient preferences, prompting the introduction of therapies utilizing novel technologies. In this context, the targeted application of these ...

    Authors: Karolina Juszko, Pawel Kiper, Adam Wrzeciono, Błażej Cieślik, Robert Gajda and Joanna Szczepańska-Gieracha
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:137
  41. Dietary patterns that include high-quality and varied food groups have the potential to modulate oxidative status. This research was conducted to determine dietary diversity score (DDS) and food quality score ...

    Authors: Mahsa Zare, Maede Makhtoomi, Fatemeh Mansouri, Mehran Nouri, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Mohammad Hasan Eftekhari, Bahram Pourghassem Gargari and Zainab Shateri
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:136
  42. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a series of 20 whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) sessions and 20 winter swimming sessions on the lipid profile and selected adipokines.

    Authors: Bartłomiej Ptaszek, Szymon Podsiadło, Artur Wójcik, Olga Czerwińska-Ledwig and Aneta Teległów
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:135
  43. Practical blood flow restriction (pBFR) during exercise is a cost-saving alternative to traditional blood flow restriction using pneumatic cuffs, particularly when exercising in a group setting. Depending on t...

    Authors: Robert Bielitzki, Tom Behrendt, Toan Nguyen, Martin Behrens, Victoria Malczewski, Alexander Franz and Lutz Schega
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:134
  44. Various neurocognitive tests have shown that cycling enhances cognitive performance compared to resting. Event-related potentials (ERPs) elicited by an oddball or flanker task have clarified the impact of dual...

    Authors: Hsiao-Lung Chan, Yuan Ouyang, Cheng-Chou Lai, Ming-An Lin, Ya-Ju Chang, Szi-Wen Chen, Jiunn-Woei Liaw and Ling-Fu Meng
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:133
  45. This paper aims to evaluate the contribution quality of table tennis matches comprehensively and explore the ranking characteristics of evaluation results and the rationality of grading. Through the applicatio...

    Authors: Huagen Yin, Xia Chen, Yanxiang Zhou, Jiali Xu and Duo Huang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:132
  46. An emphasis has been given lately towards women’s engagement together with their potential in soccer. As this sport develops with athletes becoming more physically fit and skilled, it is unclear what the conse...

    Authors: Feim Gashi, Tine Kovačič, Ismet Shalaj, Bekim Haxhiu and Arben Boshnjaku
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:131
  47. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are among the most common injuries in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and it is important to investigate the actual nature of the injury because it can impa...

    Authors: Takanobu Saito, Natsuki Matsumura, Shinichi Kawamoto, Naoki Doi, Tomoki Aoyama and Momoko Nagai-Tanima
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:130
  48. To analyze return to work and sports, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after closing-wedge distal femoral osteotomy (CWDFO) for valgus deformity and lateral compartmental osteoarthritis.

    Authors: Qian Fang, Dong Wang, Wenzheng Liu, Wei Lin and Guanglin Wang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:128

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