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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. Training programs for fall prevention often fail to induce large general effects. To improve the efficacy of fall prevention programs, it is crucial to determine which type of training is most effective in ind...

    Authors: Louis-Solal Giboin, Markus Gruber and Andreas Kramer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:31

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The recent development of wearable devices has enabled easy and continuous measurement of heart rate (HR). Exercise intensity can be calculated from HR with indices such as percent HR reserve (%HRR); however, ...

    Authors: Hirotaka Matsuura, Masahiko Mukaino, Yohei Otaka, Hitoshi Kagaya, Yasushi Aoshima, Takuya Suzuki, Ayaka Inukai, Emi Hattori, Takayuki Ogasawara and Eiichi Saitoh

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:27

    Content type: Research article

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  30. In addition to the beneficial health effects of being active, sports are also associated with a risk of sustaining injuries. To avoid the occurrence of sports injuries, preventive measures can be applied. The ...

    Authors: E. Kemler, H. Valkenberg and V. Gouttebarge

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:26

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Evidence suggests that disrupting prolonged bouts of sitting with short bouts of physical activity can significantly reduce blood glucose and improve insulin sensitivity; however, limited research is available...

    Authors: Shilpa Dogra, Mitchell Wolf, Michael P. Jeffrey, Ryan C. A. Foley, Heather Logan-Sprenger, Holly Jones-Taggart and Julia M. Green-Johnson

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:23

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the family name of Daniel Lindholm was incorrectly published.

    Authors: Sabina Borg, Birgitta Öberg, Margret Leosdottir, Daniel Lindholm, Lennart Nilsson and Maria Bäck

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:24

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:13

  33. People with long-term health conditions face barriers to physical activity and community health interventions despite potential life-changing benefits for self-management of their condition and wellbeing. A we...

    Authors: Helen Quirk and Steve Haake

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:22

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Hormonal physiology in athletes, dysfunctional paths leading to overtraining syndrome (OTS), and clinical and biochemical behaviors that are independently modified by the presence of OTS remain unclear. Althou...

    Authors: Flavio A. Cadegiani and Claudio E. Kater

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:21

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Maximal strength increments are reported to result in improvements in sprint speed and jump height in elite male football players. Although similar effects are expected in females, this is yet to be elucidated...

    Authors: Sigurd Pedersen, Kim Arne Heitmann, Edvard H. Sagelv, Dag Johansen and Svein Arne Pettersen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:20

    Content type: Research article

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  36. A scoping review of scientific literature on the effects of kettlebell training. There are no authoritative guidelines or recommendations for using kettlebells within a primary care setting. Our review objecti...

    Authors: Neil J. Meigh, Justin W. L. Keogh, Ben Schram and Wayne A. Hing

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:19

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The sequence of blocked balance training (BT) followed by blocked plyometric training (PT) showed greater improvements in physical performance than vice versa and is explained by a preconditioning effect of BT...

    Authors: Thomas Muehlbauer, Vincent Wagner, Dennis Brueckner, Simon Schedler, Gerrit Schwiertz, Rainer Kiss and Marco Hagen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:18

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Lymphoma survivors commonly report ongoing complaints including fatigue, pain, depression and decreased quality of life (QoL) following treatment. Although evidence suggests that both relaxation and exercise c...

    Authors: Suchita Hathiramani, Ruth Pettengell, Hannah Moir and Ahmed Younis

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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  39. Patients hospitalized in intensive care units (ICUs) are susceptible to joint contracture and diminished range of motion. This is due to immobility as well as other underlying factors such as brain damage. Joi...

    Authors: MohammadBagher Shamsi, Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Asghar Rostami and Maryam Mirzaei

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:15

    Content type: Research article

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  40. In adults with asthma, physical activity has been associated with several asthma outcomes. However, it is unclear whether changes in physical activity, measured via an accelerometer, have an effect on asthma c...

    Authors: Patricia D. Freitas, Rafaella F. Xavier, Natália F. P. Passos, Regina M. Carvalho-Pinto, Alberto Cukier, Milton A. Martins, Vinícius Cavalheri, Kylie Hill, Rafael Stelmach and Celso R. F. Carvalho

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:16

    Content type: Study protocol

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  41. Physical activity (PA) is a component of cardiac rehabilitation (CR). However, life-long engagement in PA is required to maintain benefits gained. Wearable PA monitoring devices (WPAM) are thought to increase ...

    Authors: Amanda L. Hannan, Michael P. Harders, Wayne Hing, Mike Climstein, Jeff S. Coombes and James Furness

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:14

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Despite its well-established positive effects, exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation (exCR) is underused in patients following an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The aim of the study was to identify factors...

    Authors: Sabina Borg, Birgitta Öberg, Margret Leosdottir, Daniel Lindolm, Lennart Nilsson and Maria Bäck

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:13

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:24

  43. Organized, leisure time physical activities are an important part of a population approach to increase total physical activity participation. Dancing is a type of organized leisure time activity which may be u...

    Authors: Bridget C. Foley, Amy Jo Vassallo and Lindsey J. Reece

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

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Ultrasound tissue characterization (UTC) imaging has been previously used to describe the characteristics of patellar and Achilles tendons. UTC imaging compares and correlates successive ultrasonographic trans...

    Authors: Carla S. Pereira, Rafael C. G. Santos, Rod Whiteley and Taija Finni

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:12

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Ventilatory anaerobic threshold (VAT) is a useful submaximal measure of exercise tolerance; however, it must be visually determined. We developed a new mathematical method to objectively determine VAT.

    Authors: Hirotaka Nishijima, Kazuyuki Kominami, Kazuo Kondo, Masatoshi Akino and Masayuki Sakurai

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:10

    Content type: Research article

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  46. The mechanism for cardiac hypertrophy process that would be a benefit for improvement of cardiovascular endurance needed to be investigated throughly. Specific intensity of training may play a role for homeost...

    Authors: Julia Windi Gunadi, Vita Murniati Tarawan, Iwan Setiawan, Ronny Lesmana, Roro Wahyudianingsih and Unang Supratman

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:9

    Content type: Research article

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  47. A significant proportion of individuals are left with poor residual functioning of the affected arm after a stroke. This has a great impact on the quality of life and the ability for stroke survivors to live i...

    Authors: Marie-Hélène Milot, Stephania Palimeris, Hélène Corriveau, François Tremblay and Marie-Hélène Boudrias

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:8

    Content type: Study protocol

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  48. There is evidence that brief physical activity interventions by health professionals can increase physical activity levels. In addition, there is some evidence that simply measuring physical activity alone can...

    Authors: Nicole Freene, Rachel Davey and Steven M McPhail

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019 11:6

    Content type: Research article

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