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  1. In Latin American dance sport (LD), the shoulder girdle and the torso area are particularly stressed due to the dance style specific requirements. The aim of the study was to define differences in various danc...

    Authors: Eileen M. Wanke, Manja Mörl-Kreitschmann, Fabian Holzgreve, David Groneberg and Daniela Ohlendorf
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:66
  2. Post-activation potentiation performance (PAPE) is a physiological phenomenon that has been studied numerously but the researchers are still seeking for the optimal application methods. The accommodating resis...

    Authors: Sebastian Masel and Marcin Maciejczyk
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:65
  3. Group-based exercise programs account for nearly half of exercise therapy services provided in German medical rehabilitation facilities. However, information about necessary therapist competencies for the succ...

    Authors: André Arik Schuber, Madeleine Gernert and Andrea Schaller
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:64
  4. Inflammatory joint diseases (IJD) are accompanied by an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is a modifiable CVD risk factor and low levels of CRF associate with an e...

    Authors: Kristine Røren Nordén, Anne Grete Semb, Hanne Dagfinrud, Jonny Hisdal, Sigrid Ødegård, Joseph Sexton, Camilla Fongen, Jon Skandsen, Thalita Blanck, George S. Metsios and Anne Therese Tveter
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:63
  5. This study aimed to investigate the effects of a combined home-based exercise program on potential indicators of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in overweight middle-aged men during home quarantine ...

    Authors: Bakhtyar Tartibian, Noushin Azadpour, Rasoul Eslami and Sirwan Mohammad Amini Khayat
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:61
  6. Neck pain has a high prevalence and socioeconomic impact worldwide. The Back School consists of programs that include exercises and educational interventions to treat back pain. Accordingly, the main objective...

    Authors: Pablo Hernandez-Lucas, Raquel Leirós-Rodríguez, Juan Lopez-Barreiro and José L. García-Soidán
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:60
  7. Acute exercise is one factor that increases blood homocysteine levels, and elevated homocysteine levels cause oxidative stress. Albumin, which is abundant in blood, is an antioxidant, and the redox state of al...

    Authors: Akiho Shinagawa, Tomoki Yamazaki, Ayako Minematsu, Naho Serizawa, Yuri Hosoi, Yusuke Ninomiya, Yuichi Miyakoshi, Tomohiro Yano and Masako Ota
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:59
  8. Wrist injury affects wheelchair basketball players’ performance; however, the relationship between distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) instability and hand functions is unclear. This cross-sectional pilot study inv...

    Authors: Hiroshi Yuine, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Yuichi Yoshii, Yukiyo Shimizu, Natsuki Ishida, Taku Yasuda, Koichi Iwai, Kazushi Hotta, Hideki Shiraishi and Kaori Tachibana
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:58
  9. The prone plank test has been often used to assess the strength and endurance of trunk muscles. We aimed to develop a new measurement protocol to objectively monitor the changes in spinal curves and muscle act...

    Authors: Anna Gál-Pottyondy, Bálint Petró, Mária Takács, János Négyesi, Ryoichi Nagatomi and Rita M Kiss
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:57
  10. Youth participation in team ball sports is associated with a risk of both acute and gradual onset injuries but today there are several efficacious injury prevention exercise programmes (IPEPs). However, there ...

    Authors: Ida Åkerlund, Sofi Sonesson, Hanna Lindblom, Markus Waldén and Martin Hägglund
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:56
  11. Studies investigating ankle condition in subjects with chronic ankle instability (CAI) using an on-the-field test battery are scarce. Understanding which tests that are most challenging for these subjects has ...

    Authors: Sofia Ryman Augustsson and Erik Sjöstedt
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:55
  12. Lateral ankle sprains account for a large proportion of musculoskeletal injuries among civilians and military service members, with up to 40% of patients developing chronic ankle instability (CAI). Although fo...

    Authors: Matthew C. Hoch, Jay Hertel, Phillip A. Gribble, Nicholas R. Heebner, Johanna M. Hoch, Kyle B. Kosik, Doug Long, Pinata H. Sessoms, Amy Silder, Danielle M. Torp, Katherine L. Thompson and John J. Fraser
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:54

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:70

  13. Degenerative structural changes and functional deficits of the lumbar multifidus (LM) muscle were observed in athletes with low back pain. While spinal injuries are common in circus artists, there is no inform...

    Authors: Bianca Rossini, Meagan Anstruther, Daniel Wolfe and Maryse Fortin
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:53
  14. The influence of sociocultural attitudes toward the body on young people’s physical activity has received increasing attention. However, there is a lack of cross-cultural research in this area. The main aim of...

    Authors: Shuai Guo, Bernadetta Izydorczyk, Małgorzata Lipowska, Agata Kamionka, Sebastian Lizińczyk, Urszula Sajewicz-Radtke, Bartosz M. Radtke, Taofeng Liu and Mariusz Lipowski
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:52
  15. The present study compared the effects of two different small-sided game (SSG) training methods, interval (ISSG) and continuous (CSSG) on the bio-motor abilities of young soccer players.

    Authors: Farhad Daryanoosh, Hossein Alishavandi, Javad Nemati, Aref Basereh, Alireza Jowhari, Enayatollah Asad-manesh, Rafael Oliveira, João Paulo Brito, Pablo Prieto-González, Tomás García-Calvo, Kayvan Khoramipour and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:51
  16. Despite good physical function, many athletes do not return to sports after an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). One important reason for this is fear of new injury. The aim of this study was t...

    Authors: Joanna Kvist, Johanna Bengtsson and Carolina Lundqvist
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:50
  17. Numerous individual, temporal, injury- and surgery-specific factors impact the functional capacity during rehabilitation, return to sports (RTS), and re-injury prevention after an anterior cruciate ligament (A...

    Authors: Daniel Niederer, Michael Behringer and Thomas Stein
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:49
  18. Energy homeostasis plays a vital role in achieving glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Exercise is known to increase energy expenditure. However, its role in energy intake has not ...

    Authors: Dinithi Vidanage, Sudharshani Wasalathanthri and Priyadarshika Hettiarachchi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:48
  19. Studies have revealed that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) has beneficial effect on hormonal, cardiovascular indices in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). There, however, is still no comprehe...

    Authors: Somayeh Mohammadi, Amirabbas Monazzami and Solmaz alavimilani
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:47
  20. Horse-riding is practiced on a regular basis by 500,000 people in Sweden. It is reputed to be one of the most dangerous sports. On average, there were 1756 acute injuries and three fatalities each year between...

    Authors: Emilie Franzén Lindgren, Folke Hammarqvist and Rebecka Ahl Hulme
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:46
  21. The aim of this study was two-fold: (i) to determine the correlation between 2D:4D, maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max), body fat percentage (BF%), maximum heart rate (HRmax), change of direction (COD), and accumulate...

    Authors: Hadi Nobari, Özgür Eken, Pablo Prieto-González, Rafael Oliveira and João Paulo Brito
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:45
  22. This study aimed to determine the acute effect of agonist and antagonist conditioning activities (CA) on medicine ball throw performance among female softball players.

    Authors: A. Pisz, D. Blazek, R. Jebavy, D. Kolinger, M. Wilk, M. Krzysztofik and P. Stastny
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:44
  23. Previously, researchers reported performance enhancements following long-term plyometric training in athletes with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (LCA). However, the effects of combined eccentric an...

    Authors: Sofien Kasmi, Dorsaf Sariati, Raouf Hammami, Cain C. T. Clark, Mokhtar Chtara, Amri Hammami, Fatma Zohra Ben Salah, Ayoub Saeidi, Omar Ben Ounis, Urs Granacher and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:43
  24. Interventions promoting adherence to exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation (exCR) are important to achieve positive physical and psychological outcomes, but knowledge of the added value of behavioral medicine ...

    Authors: Sabina Borg, Birgitta Öberg, Lennart Nilsson, Joakim Alfredsson, Anne Söderlund and Maria Bäck
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:42
  25. The purpose of this study is to compare the echocardiographic (ECHO) parameters of amputee football players (AF) with those of athletes without a disability (football players) (FP), and sedentary individuals (...

    Authors: Ahmet Kurtoğlu, Ertuğrul Kurtoğlu, Nurettin Konar, Bekir Çar, Özgür Eken, Pablo Prieto-González and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:41
  26. Although previous research in pediatric populations has reported performance enhancements following instability resistance training, the effects of different volumes on measures of balance, strength and power ...

    Authors: Raouf Hammami, Hadi Nobari, Werfelli Hanen, Javier Gene-Morales, Haithem Rebai, Juan C. Colado and Luca Paolo Ardigò
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:40
  27. Previous studies have demonstrated a relationship between headaches and temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). Moreover, recent studies have shown functional, anatomical, and neurological associations between the...

    Authors: In-su Lee and Suhn-yeop Kim
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:39
  28. Cardiovascular disease is a competing mortality cause in hematological cancer survivors due to toxic oncological treatment, accumulation of risk factors, and decline of cardiorespiratory fitness. Cardio-oncolo...

    Authors: Katerina Filakova, Andrea Janikova, Marian Felsoci, Filip Dosbaba, Jing Jing Su, Garyfallia Pepera and Ladislav Batalik
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:38
  29. A ketogenic diet (KD) reduces daily carbohydrates (CHOs) ingestion by replacing most calories with fat. KD is of increasing interest among athletes because it may increase their maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max), th...

    Authors: Nicolas Chiarello, Bertrand Leger, Mathieu De Riedmatten, Michel F. Rossier, Philippe Vuistiner, Michael Duc, Arnaud Rapillard and Lara Allet
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:37
  30. The purpose of this study was to examine the association of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction and pain with overuse and acute lower limb and pelvic girdle injuries of Iranian basketball players.

    Authors: Sajjad Abdollahi, Rahman Sheikhhoseini, Mohammad Rahimi and Wendy E. Huddleston
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:36
  31. Exercise tolerance plays a vital role in the process of cardiac rehabilitation in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The study sought to determine the characteristics, risks and corr...

    Authors: Husheng Li, Minqian Wei, Lili Zhang, Lan Huang, Yiyan Wang, Jiaqi Wang, Shaowei Zhuang, Xubo Wu and Jing Wu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:35
  32. Sex hormones affect the pathogenesis of Parkinson patients and it has been suggested that gender is the most important factor in the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease. Studies have shown that ...

    Authors: Hamid Arazi, Roghayeh Bavafa Birak Olia and Ehsan Eghbali
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:34
  33. Non-starters soccer players have a great role within the team, being indispensable to reduce fatigue, as well as to maintain and increase the team’s performance during the match.

    Authors: Alfonso Castillo-Rodríguez, José Luis González-Téllez, Antonio Figueiredo, José Luis Chinchilla-Minguet and Wanesa Onetti-Onetti
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:33
  34. In the study, we tried to analyze the effects of foreign players on Turkish Super League matches. For this purpose, in this long-term study, 1836 competition data played in 6 seasons between 2014 and 2020 was ...

    Authors: Ozan Sever, Erdem Ciğerci, Melih Öztop, Gökhan İpekoğlu, Süleyman Gönülateş, Zeki Akyildiz and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:32
  35. There has been limited research undertaken about the association of dietary insulin load (DIL) and dietary insulin index (DII) with body composition in non-athletic adults, however, to the best of our knowledg...

    Authors: Mohammad Beba, Mohammad Gholizadeh, Mohammad Sharifi, Tohid Seifbarghi and Kurosh Djafarian
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:31
  36. We set out to investigate whether anterior knee pain following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction has a significant effect on patients, and whether it should influence graft choice.

    Authors: Anastasia Sanjevic, Evangelos Tourvas, Mark A. Cairns, Fahad Alnuaimi, John Theodoropoulos, Tim Dwyer, Jas Chahal and Darrell Ogilvie-Harris
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:30
  37. Breast cancer is a chronic disease with a large growth in its treatments, prognosis, improvements, side effects and rehabilitation therapies research. These advances have also highlighted the need to use physi...

    Authors: Ana Myriam Lavín-Pérez, Daniel Collado-Mateo, Carmen Hinojo González, Ana de Juan Ferré, Cristina Ruisánchez Villar, Xián Mayo and Alfonso Jiménez
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:28
  38. Sex differences that appear throughout puberty have a substantial impact on the training process. It remains unclear what effect these sex differences should have on how training programs are planned and perfo...

    Authors: Souhail Bchini, Nadhir Hammami, Taoufik Selmi, Dalenda Zalleg and Anissa Bouassida
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:26
  39. Regular physical activity (PA) improves general health and quality of life (QoL) of the general population. It is however not known if leisure-time PA (LTPA) behaviour will reduce co-morbidity and adiposity, a...

    Authors: Fatai Adesina Maruf and Demelum Marylyn Ucheokoye
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:25
  40. Children with cerebral palsy (CP) have motor deficits caused by spasticity, weakness, contractures, diminished selective motor control (SMC), and poor balance. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate ...

    Authors: Amira H. Mohammed, Hager R. El-Serougy, Amel E Abdel Karim, Mohamad Sakr and Samah M. Sheha
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:24
  41. In tennis, previous studies have shown differences in plantar pressure depending on tennis-specific movements (i.e., baseline play, serve & volley play, change of direction), playing surface (e.g., hard, grass...

    Authors: Johanna Lambrich and Thomas Muehlbauer
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:23
  42. Global Positioning System (GPS) devices are widely used in soccer for monitoring external load (EL) indicators with the aim of maximizing sports performance.The aim of this study was to investigate the EL indi...

    Authors: Guglielmo Pillitteri, Valerio Giustino, Marco Petrucci, Alessio Rossi, Marianna Bellafiore, Ewan Thomas, Angelo Iovane, Antonino Bianco, Antonio Palma and Giuseppe Battaglia
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:22
  43. It is well-documented that listening to music has the potential to improve physical performance during intense physical exercise. Less information is available on the timing of music application. This study ai...

    Authors: Nidhal Jebabli, Abderraouf Ben Aabderrahman, Daniel Boullosa, Hamdi Chtourou, Nejmeddine Ouerghi, Fatma Rhibi, Karuppasamy Govindasamy, Ayoub Saeidi, Cain C. T. Clark, Urs Granacher and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:21
  44. The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of a judoka's psychological readiness in relation to his ability to return to sport. At the present time, the relationship between physical and psychologic...

    Authors: Christophe Lambert, Daniel Guenther, Lisa-Marie Schütz, Niklas Kern, Ramona Ritzmann, Noémie Reinert, Martin Walz, Arasch Wafaisade, Kolos Nagy and Sven Reuter
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:20
  45. Relative age effect (RAE) is a concept related to the possible advantage that older athletes would have over younger ones within the same category. Although many studies have approached this subject in individ...

    Authors: Rui Barboza-Neto, Hadi Nobari, Felipe J. Aidar, Paulo Francisco Almeida-Neto, Ana Filipa Silva, Radamés Maciel Vítor Medeiros, Filipe Manuel Clemente, Victor Sabino de Queiros, Dihogo Gama de Matos, Luiz Felipe da Silva, Georgian Badicu, Paulo Moreira Silva Dantas and Breno Guilherme de Araújo Tinôco Cabral
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:19
  46. Although absolute handgrip strength has been associated with health-related outcomes in older adults, little evidence has been provided regarding its adjustment by a variety of body size dimensions. Therefore,...

    Authors: Mario Kasović, Peter Sagat, Zvonimir Kalčik, Lovro Štefan, Andrej Hubinák and Peter Krška
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:18
  47. The disease burden of musculoskeletal disorders necessitates multidisciplinary and patient-centered models of care. Exercise therapy represents a first-line treatment strategy and a central component of medica...

    Authors: André Arik Schuber, Sebastian Schmidt, Sarah Hombach and Andrea Schaller
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:17

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