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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. The aims of the study were to: (i) compare accumulated load and wellness between starters and non-starters of a European professional soccer team; (ii) analyze the relationships between wellness and load measu...

    Authors: Rafael Oliveira, Rui Canário-Lemos, Ryland Morgans, Tiago Rafael-Moreira, José Vilaça-Alves and João Paulo Brito
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:129
  4. 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
  5. Currently, technical and tactical analysis has become an indispensable task for sport in many countries. Many studies analysed players’ specific technical and tactical factors, but it is rare to quantitatively...

    Authors: Qing Yang, Mu-zi Li, Zheng Zhou and Hui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:127
  6. This study aimed to evaluate the physiological and metabolic adaptations to an eight-week running intervention with whole-body electromyostimulation (wbEMS) compared to running without wbEMS.

    Authors: Anne Krause, Nicolas Walser, Christoph Centner, Daniel Memmert, Ivo da Mota de Moreia and Ramona Ritzmann
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:126
  7. One of the most popular varieties of rugby is Rugby Union, in which a team consists of 15 players. Rugby Union is a full-contact sport, and players must demonstrate strength, endurance, speed and agility. Duri...

    Authors: Maciej Śliż, Wojciech Paśko, Bartosz Dziadek, Łukasz Godek, Katarzyna Bliźniak, Élvio Rúbio Gouveia and Krzysztof Przednowek
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:125
  8. The health benefits of regular physical activity (PA) are well documented. However, several people in both developed and developing countries do not meet PA recommendations. Health professionals are believed t...

    Authors: Emeka Bowamou Christian-Khalifa, Nkodila Natuhoyila Aliocha, Nkiama Ekisawa Constant, Divengi Nzambi Jean-Paul, Kintoki Vita Eleuthère, Longo-Mbenza Benjamin, M’buyamba-Kabangu Jean-Réné and Kianu Phanzu Bernard
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:124
  9. Regarding their skill levels, badminton players present different movement patterns during front and right lunging. The main objective of this study was to compare the mechanical energy transfers attributable ...

    Authors: Soheila Safavi, Rahman Sheikhhoseini and Sajjad Abdollahi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:123
  10. Elite swimmers may be predisposed to disturbances in the range of motion (ROM) of hip joints and spinal curvatures, which are a factor that induces body’s compensatory mechanisms that may have an impact on spo...

    Authors: Anna Zwierzchowska, Eliza Gawel, Jakub Karpinski, Adam Maszczyk and Aleksandra Zebrowska
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:122
  11. Current research on athletic performance focuses on genetic variants that contribute significantly to individuals’ performance. ACTN3 rs1815739 and PPARA-α rs4253778 gene polymorphisms are variants frequently ass...

    Authors: Celal Bulgay, Ladislav Cepicka, Metin Dalip, Selin Yıldırım, Halil İ. Ceylan, Özlem Ö. Yılmaz, Korkut Ulucan, Georgian Badicu and Mesut Cerit
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:121
  12. Performance of the central nervous system (CNS) in increased and decreasing muscle force around the ankle joint is essential for upright tasks of daily living. Previous studies have shown altered CNS control w...

    Authors: Qiliang Xiong, Jieyi Mo, Chen Yi, Shaofeng Jiang and Yuan liu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:120
  13. April-May 2021 Shanghai city was under strict lockdown. Soccer players suffered from the restrictions, being unable to train and have a social life. The aim of this study was to compare differences in daytime ...

    Authors: Songhui You and Antonio Cicchella
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:119
  14. Overhead squat assessment (OHSA) is a pre-activity dynamic movement analysis tool used to define deviations from an ideal motion pattern which known as compensation. Compensatory movements may result from abno...

    Authors: Ozan Sever, Rıdvan Kır, Cihan Baykal, Zeki Akyildiz and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:118
  15. The intricate nature of an athlete's abilities evolves dynamically with the enhancement of motor skills. Hence the study sought to investigate the impact of a tailored four-week exercise program`encompassing e...

    Authors: Sonakshi Sehgal, Aksh Chahal, Vandana Esht, Mohammed M. Alshehri, Rashid Ali Beg, Mohammad Abu Shaphe, Ramzi Abdu Alajam, Faizan Z. Kashoo, Ahmad H. Alghadir and Masood Khan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:117
  16. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is an aggressive neoplasm, with surgical resection and adjuvant chemotherapy the only curative treatment. Treatment-related toxicities place a considerable burden on pat...

    Authors: Malcolm Brown, Dominic O’Connor, Richard Turkington, Martin Eatock, Rebecca Vince, Claire Hulme, Roy Bowdery, Rebecca Robinson, Jonathan Wadsley, Anthony Maraveyas and Gillian Prue
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:116
  17. People with physical disabilities and/or chronic diseases tend to have an inactive lifestyle. Monitoring physical activity levels is important to provide insight on how much and what types of activities people...

    Authors: Pim Brandenbarg, Femke Hoekstra, Ioulia Barakou, Bregje L. Seves, Florentina J. Hettinga, Trynke Hoekstra, Lucas H. V van der Woude, Rienk Dekker and Leonie A. Krops
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:115
  18. Lumbar spine injuries in fast bowlers account for the greatest missed playing time in cricket. A range of extrinsic and intrinsic variables are hypothesised to be associated with low back pain and lumbar spine...

    Authors: Patrick Farhart, David Beakley, Ashish Diwan, Rob Duffield, Elizabeth Pickering Rodriguez, Uphar Chamoli and Mark Watsford
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:114
  19. Following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), many athletes do not return to their sport, often driven by concerns about re-injury. Psychological support strategies might help, but are not routin...

    Authors: Magnus Ringberg, Ann Catrine Eldh, Clare L Ardern and Joanna Kvist
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:113
  20. Abdominal bracing is a maneuver widely used by rehabilitation specialists and sports trainers to improve spinal stability. This study aimed to investigate how lifting tasks with and without abdominal bracing a...

    Authors: Martin Sembera, Andrew Busch, Alena Kobesova, Barbora Hanychova, Jan Sulc and Pavel Kolar
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:112
  21. Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is technically challenging due to mispositioned tunnels, bone loss, and tunnel enlargement, which may compromise graft fixation and result in failure. T...

    Authors: Sumin Lim, Ki-Hoon Park, Do Young Park, Tae Hun Kim, Jeong-Hyun Koh and Jun Young Chung
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:111
  22. Lower limb malalignment is associated with gait kinematics, but there is limited information on the relationship between gait kinematics and tibial torsion in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA). This st...

    Authors: Chen Huang, Ping-Keung Chan, Kwong-Yuen Chiu, Chun-Hoi Yan, Shun-Shing Yeung, Christopher Wai-Keung Lai, Aaron Kam-Lun Leung and Siu Ngor Fu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:110
  23. Short-track speed skating movement involves asymmetric overloading of the lower left side of the body. The gluteus maximus fatigue limits the physical and mental athletic capacity to perform set tasks. A possi...

    Authors: Mariusz Konieczny, Elżbieta Skorupska, Przemysław Domaszewski, Paweł Pakosz, Marta Skulska and Pablo Herrero
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:109
  24. Esport players require a high number of action moves per minute to play, with substantial contractions of the wrist extensor muscles. Players frequently suffer from acute fatigue. The purpose of this study was...

    Authors: Joanne DiFrancisco-Donoghue, Alexander Rothstein, Min-Kyung Jung, Hallie Zwibel and William G Werner
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:108
  25. The vertical jump can be analyzed based on the flight time achieved by the individual. This measurement can be obtained using a force platform or a three-dimensional infrared camera system, but such equipment ...

    Authors: Luis C. Caseiro-Filho, Carlos E. Girasol, Mateus L. Rinaldi, Tenysson W. Lemos and Rinaldo R. J. Guirro
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:107
  26. To evaluate the effects of different warm-up methods on the acute effect of lower limb explosive strength with the help of a reticulated meta-analysis system and to track the optimal method.

    Authors: F. Y. Li, C. G. Guo, H. S. Li, H. R. Xu and P. Sun
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:106
  27. Survival training can provide a unique setting for scientific examination of human stress responses and physical performance in a realistic operational military context. The aim of the present study was to obs...

    Authors: Tommi Ojanen, Kai Pihlainen, Jussi Yli-Renko, Jani P. Vaara, Tarja Nykänen, Risto Heikkinen and Heikki Kyröläinen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:105
  28. Inter-joint coordination is an important factor affecting postural stability, and its variability increases after fatigue. This study aimed to investigate the coordination pattern of lower limb joints during t...

    Authors: Jian He, Dongwei Liu, Meijin Hou, Anhua Luo, Shuhao Wang and Ye Ma
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:104
  29. The effectiveness of strength training with free-weight vs. machine equipment is heavily debated. Thus, the purpose of this meta-analysis was to summarize the data on the effect of free-weight versus machine-b...

    Authors: Markus E. Haugen, Fredrik T. Vårvik, Stian Larsen, Arvid S. Haugen, Roland van den Tillaar and Thomas Bjørnsen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:103
  30. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints affecting many individuals. The McGill Pain Questionnaire is used in various clinical settings to assess different types of pain and one of the most extensive...

    Authors: Amna Sharif, Fareeha Amjad, Syed Asadullah Arslan and Ashfaq Ahmad
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:102
  31. The objective of this study was to establish the criterion-related validity of the session-rating of perceived exertion (s-RPE) method in adolescent athletes.

    Authors: Haochong Liu, Wenpu Yang, Haoyang Liu, Dapeng Bao, Yixiong Cui, Indy Man Kit Ho and Qian Li
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:101
  32. Generalised joint hypermobility (GJH) has been associated with an increased risk of suffering an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. Patients with GJH exhibit lower muscle strength and poorer scores for p...

    Authors: Jakob Lindskog, Ramana Piussi, Rebecca Simonson, Johan Högberg, Kristian Samuelsson, Roland Thomeé, David Sundemo and Eric Hamrin Senorski
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:100
  33. Long exhausted running causes pain at the lateral femoral epicondyle for some runners. The pain has been revealed to be related to the behavior of the iliotibial band (ITB) during running. The purpose of this ...

    Authors: Shane Fei Chen, Yan Wang, Fangbo Bing and Ming Zhang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:99
  34. Cardiac rehabilitation is a key component of secondary prevention, but uptake is often low, and motivation to pursue exercise and lifestyle changes may be lacking in patients who have suffered from acute myoca...

    Authors: Nina Serves, Lionel Pazart, Damien Gabriel, Laurent Mourot and Fiona Ecarnot
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:98
  35. Breast cancer patients are recommended to engage in regular exercise. In developing countries, where there is a lack of facilities to offer specialized, supervised exercise for this population, regularly exerc...

    Authors: Vahid Farajivafa, Nasim Khosravi, Nilofar Rezaee, Maryam Koosha and Shahpar Haghighat
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:96
  36. Muscle contraction type in resistance exercise training may confer benefits besides strength in individuals with osteoarthritis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks. The purpose of the study was to explore w...

    Authors: Heather K. Vincent, Sharareh Sharififar, Christian McLaren, James May and Kevin R. Vincent
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:95
  37. In the period between 2020 and 2023, during the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, many countries released their restriction measures so that individuals were able to begin practicing physical exerc...

    Authors: Lucas Guilherme Oliveira da Silva, Tatiane Silva de Souza, Camila Réquia Silva, Flávia Figueiredo Freua, Lucas Barqueiro Medeiro da Silva, Yara Juliano, Luiz Henrique Silva Nali, Luiz Carlos Hespanhol Jr. and Ana Paula Ribeiro
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:94
  38. A large number of previous studies have examined how different neurofeedback-based techniques may influence motor learning. However, only a few studies attempted to compare the effects of these different techn...

    Authors: Sana Afrash, Esmaeel Saemi, Anmin Gong and Mohammadreza Doustan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:93
  39. Eating disorders negatively influence athletes’ health and performance. To achieve a high level of performance and conform to cultural expectations regarding an athletic body type, female athletes often restri...

    Authors: Joanna Borowiec, Adrianna Banio-Krajnik, Ewa Malchrowicz-Mośko and Adam Kantanista
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:91
  40. Physical activity (PA) in school-aged children is imperative for physical and mental development. However, there has been reduced PA among children in recent years owing to environmental changes, resulting in ...

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa, Megumi Fujimoto and Toshiki Katsura
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:90
  41. Ingestion of low-glycemic index (GI) isomaltulose (ISO) not only suppresses subsequent carbohydrate (CHO) oxidation but also inversely retains more CHO after prolonged endurance exercise. Therefore, ISO intake...

    Authors: Naoko Onuma, Daisuke Shindo, Eriko Matsuo, Miki Sakazaki, Yukie Nagai and Kentaro Yamanaka
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:89
  42. Chronic ankle instability (CAI) is a form of musculoskeletal disease that can occur after a lateral ankle sprain, and it is characterized by pain, recurrent ankle sprains, a feeling of “giving way” at the ankl...

    Authors: Jingwang Tan, Jiatao Li, Jianbin Lei, Shuyi Lu, Yongjian Feng, Tao Ma, Lijiang Luan, Roger Adams, Yagang Song, Jia Han and Yu Zou
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:88
  43. Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is diagnosed by the continuous laryngoscopy during exercise (CLE) test. Whether or how much CLE test scores vary over time is unknown. This study aimed to compare ...

    Authors: Tommie Irewall, Catharina Bäcklund, Estelle Naumburg, Marie Ryding and Nikolai Stenfors
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:87
  44. Foot strike pattern (FSP) is defined by the way the foot makes initial ground contact and is influenced by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. This study investigated the effect of running speed on asymmetries of...

    Authors: Stanislav Dimitri Siegel, Joel Mason, Daniel Hamacher, Anna Lina Rahlf and Astrid Zech
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:86
  45. The main aim of this paper is to present the feasibility of rigorously designed multiple N-of-1 design in prosthetics research. While research of adequate power and high quality is often lacking in rehabilitat...

    Authors: Rémi Klotz, Guilhem Emile, Jean-Christophe Daviet, Mathieu De Sèze, Julien Godet, Renaud Urbinelli and Agata Krasny-Pacini
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:85
  46. Wheelchair basketball is an adaptation of pedestrian basketball and one of the most popular Paralympic sports worldwide. The epidemiology of health problems in wheelchair basketball has been prospectively stud...

    Authors: Moritz Weith, Astrid Junge, Tim Rolvien, Sascha Kluge and Karsten Hollander
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:84
  47. Heat stress during aerobic exercise training may offer an additional stimulus to improve cardiovascular function and performance in a cool-temperate environment. However, there is a paucity of information on t...

    Authors: Alexs A. Matias, Isabelle F. Albin, Leah Glickman, Peter A. Califano, Justin M. Faller, Gwenael Layec and Stephen J. Ives
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:83
  48. The positive effects of Pilates and slow-controlled breathing exercises on health are examined in different studies. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of 10-week equipment-based Pilates, ...

    Authors: Songül Adıgüzel, Dicle Aras, Mehmet Gülü, Monira I. Aldhahi, Abdulfattah S. Alqahtani and Sameer Badri AL-Mhanna
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:82

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