Skip to main content

Articles

Page 1 of 24

  1. Approximately 40–70% of older adults who have experienced falls develop fear of falling (FOF), with the incidence rate in nursing home residents reaching as high as 79.4%. An increasing number of studies have ...

    Authors: Jianlong Han, Hongwei Wang, Yunxin Ding, Qing Li, Huanqie Zhai and Shuling He
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:132
  2. Insights derived from athletes who have completed the final phase of rehabilitation and successfully returned to their respective sports after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction could potentially ...

    Authors: Anne Fältström, Timmy Gustafsson, Nils Wärnsberg, Sofi Sonesson and Anna Hermansen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:131
  3. Knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) are among the most common musculoskeletal joint diseases worldwide. International guidelines recommend exercise and education as first-line interventions for their management. ...

    Authors: Franziska Matile, Irina Nast and Karin Niedermann
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:130
  4. It is firmly established that achieving a high ball speed during the execution of groundstrokes represents a relevant factor for success in tennis. However, little is known about how plantar pressure changes a...

    Authors: Johanna Lambrich and Thomas Muehlbauer
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:129
  5. Multi-ingredient pre-workout dietary supplements (MIPS), which are combinations of different ingredients acting on different physiological mechanisms, can have a synergistic effect and improve performance. The...

    Authors: Aleksander Drwal, Tomasz Pałka, Lukasz Tota, Szczepan Wiecha, Pavol Čech, Marek Strzała and Marcin Maciejczyk
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:128
  6. Cardiac rehabilitation has been identified as having the most homogenous clinical exercise service structure in the United Kingdom (UK), but inconsistencies are evident in staff roles and qualifications within...

    Authors: Anthony Crozier, Lee E. Graves, Keith P. George, David Richardson, Louise Naylor, Daniel J. Green, Michael Rosenberg and Helen Jones
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:127
  7. This study was conducted during the 2019–2020 academic year to evaluate the impact of participation in school sports on students’ Body Mass Index (BMI) and Assessing Levels of Physical Activity (ALPHA) test sc...

    Authors: Selim Asan, Süleyman Ulupınar, Serhat Özbay, Sevinç Namlı, Cebrail Gençoğlu, Ferhat Canyurt, Yunus Emre Çingöz and Abdullah Bora Özkara
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:126
  8. There is strong evidence showing the association between obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and knee pain resulting from osteoarthritis. Regular exercise has been reported as a foundational piece of the...

    Authors: Sameer Badri Al-Mhanna, Alexios Batrakoulis, Mahaneem Mohamed, Nouf H. Alkhamees, Bodor Bin Sheeha, Zizi M. Ibrahim, Abdulaziz Aldayel, Ayu Suzailiana Muhamad, Shaifuzain Ab Rahman, Hafeez Abiola Afolabi, Maryam Mohd Zulkifli, Muhammad Hafiz bin Hanafi, Bishir Daku Abubakar, Daniel Rojas-Valverde and Wan Syaheedah Wan Ghazali
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:125
  9. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of high load resistance training using barbell half squats compared with trap bar deadlifts on maximal strength, power performance, and lean mass in recreati...

    Authors: Karianne Hagerupsen, Sigurd Pedersen, Nicoline B. Giller, Nora K. Thomassen, Kim Arne Heitmann, Edvard H. Sagelv, John O. Osborne and Kristoffer R. Johansen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:124
  10. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of 10 weeks of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and HIIT combined with circuit resistance training (HCRT) on selected measures of physical fitness, t...

    Authors: Zhaleh Pashaei, Abbas Malandish, Shahriar Alipour, Afshar Jafari, Ismail Laher, Anthony C. Hackney, Katsuhiko Suzuki, Urs Granacher, Ayoub Saeidi and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:123
  11. An infection with SARS-CoV-2 can lead to persistent symptoms more than three months after the acute infection and has also an impact on patients’ physical activity behaviour and sleep quality. There is evidenc...

    Authors: Iris Poppele, Marcel Ottiger, Michael Stegbauer, Torsten Schlesinger and Katrin Müller
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:122
  12. Sports and tourism are connected in various parts of economies, cultures, and nations. However, there has been a limited understanding of sports event tourism involving disabled athletes. This study explored t...

    Authors: Seokmin Yun, Kyungjin Kim, Sangyung Lee and Young Hoon Kim
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:120
  13. Paired sets and alternative set configurations (e.g., cluster sets) are frequently employed by strength and conditioning practitioners; however, their synergistic impact remains underexplored in research. This...

    Authors: Danica Janicijevic, Sergio Miras-Moreno, Maria Dolores Morenas-Aguilar, Sara Chacon-Ventura, Jonathon Weakley and Amador García-Ramos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:119
  14. Severe obesity is characterized by excessive accumulation of fat generating a general health decline. Multidisciplinary treatment of obesity leads to significant weight loss in a few patients; therefore, many ...

    Authors: Valentina Bullo, Davide Pavan, Stefano Gobbo, Alessandro Bortoletto, Lucia Cugusi, Andrea Di Blasio, Roberto Pippi, David Cruz-Diaz, Danilo Sales Bocalini, Andrea Gasperetti, Roberto Vettor, Andrea Ermolao and Marco Bergamin
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:118
  15. Athletes face various sports-related stressors, which may increase their risk for physical and mental health symptoms. With the internet as an important source of (health) information, it is important for athl...

    Authors: Sheila Geiger, Anna Julia Esser, Matthias Marsall, Thomas Muehlbauer, Eva-Maria Skoda, Martin Teufel and Alexander Bäuerle
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:117
  16. Exercise slows or helps reverse the shrinkage of key cognitive brain regions such as the hippocampus, which is important for information processing, learning, reasoning and planning. For this reason, it is tho...

    Authors: Musab Çağın, Sezen Çimen Polat, Halil Sarol, Amador García Ramos and Abdulkerim Çeviker
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:116
  17. Purpose In this study, the purpose of this study is to identify the determinants of winning and losing in taekwondo by applying decision tree analysis, one of the data mining techniques, based on the 2022 Worl...

    Authors: Minsoo Jeon and Hyosung Lim
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:115
  18. Phase angle (PhA), obtained from the bioimpedance analysis, is widely used in clinical situations and in sports. This study evaluated the association between PhA with body composition and physical performance ...

    Authors: Valmir Oliveira Silvino, Kelly Raffaela Barbosa Barros, Felipe Machado Brito, Francisco Matheus Dias Magalhães, Antônio Augusto Ferreira Carioca, Adriano César Carneiro Loureiro, Acácio Salvador Veras-Silva, Marcos Daniel Motta Drummond and Marcos Antonio Pereira dos Santos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:114
  19. Reference values (RVs) for knee function tests have been reported in perioperative patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA); however, such values for practical use in outpatient setting has yet to be determined...

    Authors: Hideyuki Ito, Tetsuya Amano and Kiyoshi Ichihara
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:113
  20. Athletes interpret dynamic visual scenes quickly and accurately during physical exertion. It is important to understand how increased exertion may impact vision and cognition following sport-related concussion...

    Authors: Katelyn M. Mitchell, Kristine N. Dalton and Michael E. Cinelli
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:112
  21. The performance of swing movement during spikes and serves plays a crucial role in determining the outcomes of volleyball matches. This study aims to explore the effects of the participation of the trunk and l...

    Authors: Junsheng Wang, Zhikai Qin and Zhifeng Wei
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:111
  22. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a common condition affecting the masticatory muscles and joint mobility.

    Authors: Mahnoor Tariq, Kainaat Fatima, Shahzada Faiz Ahmad Khan, Wajeeha Mahmood, Tahir Mahmood, Sarma Khurshaid, Masooma Khalid, Mehrunisa Khoosa and Muhammad Naveed Babur
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:110
  23. Organized physical activity programs have been shown to provide wide benefits to participants, though there are relatively few studies examining the impact of these programs for individuals with developmental ...

    Authors: Jeffrey T. Anderson, Christina Toolan, Emily Coker, Hannah Singer, Derek Pham, Nicholas Jackson, Catherine Lord and Rujuta B. Wilson
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:109
  24. Recent studies on American-style football (ASF) athletes raised questions about the impact of training on the cardiovascular phenotype, particularly among linemen players who engage mostly in static exercise d...

    Authors: Amir Hodzic, Patrick Gendron, Emmanuelle Baron, Amélie Éthier, Odile Bonnefous, Eric Saloux, Paul Milliez, Hervé Normand and François Tournoux
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:108
  25. Goalball is a popular sport among visually impaired individuals, offering many physical and social benefits. Evaluating performance in Goalball, particularly understanding factors influencing ball velocity dur...

    Authors: Ayşenur Gökşen, Gonca İnce and Veysel Alcan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:99
  26. The prevalence of depression among teenagers is a significant issue worldwide, which calls for a thorough investigation of non-drug treatments. This expedited evaluation examines 24 specifically chosen studies...

    Authors: Nadia Samsudin, Richard Peter Bailey, Francis Ries, Siti Nur Aafifah Binti Hashim and Janet Ann Fernandez
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:107
  27. This study aimed to explore the effects of different types of resistance training using kettlebells versus the own body mass, in comparison to a passive control, on key physical fitness and physiological param...

    Authors: Karuppasamy Govindasamy, Hemantajit Gogoi, Nidhal Jebabli, Sultan Mansour Bediri, Mohammed Aljahni, Koulla Parpa, Cain C. T. Clark, Urs Granacher and Hassane Zouhal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:106
  28. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) progression is often influenced by biomechanical factors. Biomechanical interventions, such as Trunk stabilization exercise (TSE) and Mulligan joint mobilization (MWM), may offer reli...

    Authors: Shaikh Nabi Bukhsh Nazir and Farooq Azam Rathore
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:105
  29. children with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) are less proficient in motor skills compared to normally developing children, which means they need more time for learning skills. In this context, the purpose of t...

    Authors: Zohreh Janbozorgi, Hasan Khalaji and Jalil Moradi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:103
  30. Older adults experience chronic dysregulation of leukocytes and inflammatory cytokines, both at rest and in response to resistance training. Systemic hypoxia modulates leukocytes and cytokines, therefore this ...

    Authors: Giselle Larissa Allsopp, Alex Bernard Addinsall, Garth Stephenson, Faiza Basheer, Paul Adrian Della Gatta, Samantha May Hoffmann, Aaron Paul Russell and Craig Robert Wright
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:102
  31. Although previous studies have reported that proprioceptive training methods (PTM) have positive effects, there is a relatively small number of studies regarding the impact of PTM in women’s soccer. Therefore,...

    Authors: Mima Stanković, Ilma Čaprić, Borko Katanić, Omer Špirtović, Džejla Maljanović, Hamza Nailović, Iso Muković, Igor Jelaska and Nebojša Trajković
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:101
  32. The prevalence of muscle atrophy in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) presents a significant challenge to healthcare providers, necessitating innovative approaches to management and care. Ag...

    Authors: Jiawei Yin, Xiaotu Zhang, Zilin Wang, Zihan Qu, Xuefeng Sun, Yuqing Song and Hongshi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:100
  33. Adequate movement control and quality can be prerequisite functions for performance of the lower extremity. The purposes of our work were 1) to explore the agreement of an efficient test battery assessing qual...

    Authors: Matthias Keller, Daniel Niederer, René Schwesig and Eduard Kurz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:98
  34. Long-distance running is a popular competitive sport. We performed the current research as to develop an easily accessible and applicable model to predict half-marathon performance in male recreational half-ma...

    Authors: Dingbo Shu, Jianping Wang, Tong Zhou, Feng Chen, Fanjing Meng, Xiaoyin Wu, Zhenhua Zhao and Siyu Dai
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:97
  35. This study synthesizes evidence from the Loughborough Passing Test to evaluate the short-passing ability of soccer players and summarizes the reported variables that affect this ability to provide support for ...

    Authors: Bihan Wang, Bin Wan, Shu Chen, Yu Zhang, Xiaorong Bai, Wensheng Xiao, Changfa Tang and Bo Long
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:96
  36. It is unknown whether high-intensity interval exercise (HIIE) may potentiate or attenuate the cardiotoxic effect of chemotherapy agents such as doxorubicin (DOX) when performed shortly after treatment. The stu...

    Authors: Elise P. Legault, Paula A. B. Ribeiro, Daniil R. Petrenyov, Gergana O. Drumeva, Charles Leduc, Sharmila Khullar, Jean N. DaSilva, Alain Steve Comtois and François B. Tournoux
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:95
  37. Knee pain is a common musculoskeletal problem. Lower extremity movement impairments could alter stresses in different planes and contribute to knee pain. Classifying these impairments may be helpful in the dia...

    Authors: Forouzan Mousavi, Mehrnaz Kajbafvala, Holakoo Mohsenifar, Reza Salehi and Anahita Hejazi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:94
  38. Tendinopathy is a common condition that affects the body’s tendon structures, causing discomfort, restricted movement, and reduced functionality. In this study, we looked at how extracorporeal shock wave thera...

    Authors: Lobat Majidi, Sorour Khateri, Nikta Nikbakht, Yousef Moradi and Mohammad Reza Nikoo
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:93
  39. Social communication impairments (SCI) is a core symptom of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and is marked by challenges in social interaction. Although physical exercise has been shown to improve SCI, this find...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Dandan Chen, Kelong Cai, Lina Zhu, Yifan Shi, Xiaoxiao Dong, Zhiyuan Sun, Zhiyuan Qiao, Yahui Yang, Weike Zhang, Haiyong Mao and Aiguo Chen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:92
  40. Hyperlordosis is an excessive inward curvature of the lumbar spine that affects spinal function. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of core stability exercises (CSE), Whole-Body Electromyostimula...

    Authors: Mohammad Hamzeh Shalamzari, Mohammad Amin Henteh, Alireza Shamsoddini and Ali Ghanjal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:91
  41. Monitoring elite athletes’ body composition (BC) is vital for health and optimizing performance in sports emphasizing leanness, such as athletics. This study aims to investigate and compare sex- and event-spec...

    Authors: Stefan Pettersson, Anton Kalén, Mikael Gustafsson, Stefan Grau and Andreas Caspers
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:90
  42. Osgood-Schlatter is the most frequent growth-related injury affecting about 10% of physically active adolescents. It can cause long-term pain and limitations in sports and physical activity, with potential seq...

    Authors: Kasper Krommes, Kristian Thorborg, Mikkel Bek Clausen, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Jens Lykkegaard Olesen, Thomas Kallemose and Per Hölmich
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:89
  43. Due to a variety of barriers, the majority of cancer survivors do not do enough physical activity to meet current recommendations. This study will assess the feasibility of participation in parkrun walk-run ev...

    Authors: Suzanne Broadbent, Robert Buhmann, Yuri Kriel, Sonja Coetzee, Christian Jones, Michelle Morris and Hattie H Wright
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:88
  44. The influence of vision on multi-joint control during dynamic tasks in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) deficient patients is unknown. Thus, the purpose of this study was to establish a new method for quantify...

    Authors: Minoru Toriyama, Atsuo Nakamae, Takumi Abe, Kazuhiko Hirata and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:87
  45. This systematic review and meta-analysis seeks to investigate the effectiveness and safety of manual therapy (MT) interventions compared to oral pain medication in the management of neck pain.

    Authors: Joshua Makin, Lauren Watson, Dimitra V Pouliopoulou, Taylor Laframboise, Bradley Gangloff, Ravinder Sidhu, Jackie Sadi, Pulak Parikh, Anita Gross, Pierre Langevin, Heather Gillis and Pavlos Bobos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:86
  46. Throwing is one of the most important movement in handball. Throwing performance is crucial for success in handball.

    Authors: Stelios Hadjisavvas, Michalis A. Efstathiou, Irene-Chrysovalanto Themistocleous, Katerina Daskalaki, Paraskevi Malliou, Jeremy Lewis and Manos Stefanakis
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:85
  47. Many patients with heart disease potentially have comorbid chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); however, there are not enough opportunities for screening, and the qualitative differentiation of shortn...

    Authors: Kazuyuki Kominami, Kazuki Noda, Nanaho Minagawa, Kazuya Yonezawa, Masanori Ueda, Yasuyuki Kobayashi, Makoto Murata and Masatoshi Akino
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:84
  48. For athletes, overcoming obstacles in challenging situations like pandemic home training is crucial. Strategies and approaches in this context are not well-documented. Our study aims to investigate such a scen...

    Authors: Jad Adrian Washif, Florentina J. Hettinga, Achraf Ammar, Dina Christa Janse van Rensburg, Olivier Materne, Khaled Trabelsi, Mohamed Romdhani, Abdulaziz Farooq, David B. Pyne and Karim Chamari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2024 16:83

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    1.9 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.4 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.839 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.471 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    26 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    154 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    1,132,722 downloads
    1,249 Altmetric mentions

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal