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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Knee is the most commonly injured part of the body in young athletes. Knee pain in several studies have been seen to be more prevalent in active adolescents compared to inactive, although common in both groups...

    Authors: Jun Iwatsu, Yutaka Yabe, Takuya Sekiguchi, Haruki Momma, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Kenji Kanazawa, Shinichirou Yoshida, Yasuhito Sogi, Ryoichi Nagatomi and Yoshihiro Hagiwara
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:16
  10. Skeletal muscle contractions due to exercise lead to the secretion of many proteins and proteoglycan peptides called myokines. Myostatin (MSTN) and Myogenin (MyoG) are two of the most important skeletal muscle...

    Authors: Amirhosein Ziyaiyan, Mohammadreza Kordi, Martin Hofmeister, Karim Chamari, Wassim Moalla and Abbas Ali Gaeini
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:15
  11. Limited physical activity is one of the main reasons for the rapid increase in the prevalence of diseases of affluence, which can lead to premature deaths in adults. Quality of life may be one of potential det...

    Authors: Daniel Puciato, Dawid Bączkowicz and Michał Rozpara
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:13
  12. Along with the covid-19 process, people started to turn to online exercise methods. One of these methods is the pilates method, which increases the endurance of the core muscles. This study aims to analyze and...

    Authors: Halil I. Bulguroglu and Merve Bulguroglu
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:12
  13. It is considered that the maturity condition of young football players is related to their physical performance during short high-intensity efforts dependent on anaerobic power ability. Hence, the aim was to d...

    Authors: Hadi Nobari, Armin Gorouhi, Javier Mallo, Demetrio Lozano, Pablo Prieto-González and Elena Mainer-Pardos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:11
  14. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a technique that modulates brain excitability in humans. Increasing the stimulation intensity or duration within certain limits could enhance tDCS efficacy wit...

    Authors: Oranich Vimolratana, Alexandra Lackmy-Vallee, Benchaporn Aneksan, Vimonwan Hiengkaew and Wanalee Klomjai
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:10
  15. Achilles tendinopathy (AT) is one of the most frequent overuse injuries in the ankle. The evidence base for its conservative management AT continues to evolve, but there is still a gap in the evidence for the ...

    Authors: Diego Ailton Prudêncio, Nicola Maffulli, Filippo Migliorini, Thiago Teixeira Serafim, Luis Felipe Nunes, Luciana Sayuri Sanada and Rodrigo Okubo
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:9
  16. Resistance exercise has a beneficial impact on physical function for patients receiving oncological treatment. However, there is an inter-individual variation in the response to exercise and the tolerability t...

    Authors: Anna Henriksson, Emelie Strandberg, Andreas Stenling, Anne-Sophie Mazzoni, Katarina Sjövall, Sussanne Börjeson, Truls Raastad, Ingrid Demmelmaier, Sveinung Berntsen and Karin Nordin
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:8
  17. Nowadays, the use of androgenic-anabolic steroids (AAS) by competitive and non-competitive bodybuilders and its side effects have become a major public health problem. Many studies have focused on determining ...

    Authors: Sanaz Khalili, Sahar Khoshravesh, Majid Barati, Hossein Mahjoub and Javad Faradmal
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:7
  18. In the postpandemic era, wearing protective masks in public places will still be an important means of blocking popular viruses in the future. The purpose of this study was to explore whether sports performanc...

    Authors: I-Lin Wang, Yu Su, Shun Yao, Yu-Hong Jiang, Hao-Yu Li and Chien-Ying Lai
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:6
  19. This study aimed to translate, adapt, and test the psychometric properties of the Japanese version of the Victorian Institute of sports assessment for patellar tendinopathy (VISA-P-J).

    Authors: Ishin Togashi, Masashi Nagao, Hirofumi Nishio, Shojiro Nozu, Yuki Shiota and Yuji Takazawa
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:5
  20. After stroke, an abnormal gait pattern gradually leads to knee pain and joint lesions, resulting the gait instability. However, the correlation between the knee hyperextension and gait pattern, the meniscus vo...

    Authors: Wenshan Li, Tiancong Li, Xiaoshuang Xi, Rong Zhang, Weishuang Sun, Dan Zhang and Weijun Gong
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:4
  21. Since mixed doubles have been set up in the table tennis competition of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, coaches and players have paid increasing attention to mixed doubles matches. This study aims to compare and...

    Authors: Zheng Zhou and Hui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:3
  22. The acute and chronic adaptation of endurance athletes’ hearts shows that increased volume of endurance exercise might cause an acute reduction in cardiac function, causing a physiological cascade that leads t...

    Authors: Anton Swart and Demitri Constantinou
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:2
  23. Plank exercise (PE) is a whole-body isometric muscle training which is beneficial for physical health. However, none of the previous studies investigated the responses within a typical isometric muscle trainin...

    Authors: Zihao Huang, Biru Wang, Kangping Song, Shaoping Wu, Huimin Kong, Lan Guo and Qi Liang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:1
  24. The contribution of sport in non-specific low back pain (NS-LBP) remains unknown, due to a large heterogeneity in the methods applied in research. The aims of this scoping review (ScR) were to systematically m...

    Authors: Fulvio Dal Farra, Federico Arippa, Giuseppe Carta, Marco Segreto, Elisa Porcu and Marco Monticone
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:216
  25. In recent years high intensity interval training (HIIT) has grown in popularity. However, it rarely represents training interventions in experimental studies in pregnant populations. Therefore, in this study w...

    Authors: Dominika Wilczyńska, Tamara Walczak-Kozłowska, Łukasz Radzimiński, Miguel Ángel Oviedo-Caro, Rita Santos-Rocha and Anna Szumilewicz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:215
  26. The effect of medial arch support foot orthoses on kinematics and kinetics of the knee joint has remained unknown.

    Authors: Seikai Toyooka, Keisuke Tsukada, Youich Yasui, Yasuaki Saho, Yasuaki Okawa, Shuji Ando, Takumi Nakagawa, Hirotaka Kawano and Wataru Miyamoto
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:214
  27. To evaluate the effects of 8 weeks of Aerobic Physical Training (AET) on the mitochondrial biogenesis and oxidative balance in the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) of leptin deficiency-induced obese mice (ob/ob mice).

    Authors: Matheus Santos de Sousa Fernandes, Felipe J. Aidar, Anderson Apolônio da Silva Pedroza, Severina Cássia de Andrade Silva, Gabriela Carvalho Jurema Santos, Rafael dos Santos Henrique, Filipe Manuel Clemente, Ana Filipa Silva, Raphael Fabrício de Souza, Diorginis José Ferreira, Georgian Badicu, Claudia Lagranha and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:213
  28. Normative values of lifestyle characteristics in adolescent female football players may be used by clinicians and coaches to take actions because the potential important for well-being, performance on the pitc...

    Authors: Anne Fältström, Eva Skillgate, Nathan Weiss, Henrik Källberg, Victor Lyberg, Markus Waldén, Martin Hägglund, Martin Asker and Ulrika Tranaeus
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:212
  29. Authors: Vahid Fekri-Kourabbaslou, Sara Shams and Sadegh Amani-Shalamzari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:211

    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:47

  30. Authors: Marcelle Schafarczyk, Bruce Rogers, Rüdiger Reer and Thomas Gronwald
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:210

    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:203

  31. In recent years the use of sample entropy (SampEn) to evaluate the complexity of the locomotor system in human gait data has gained in popularity. However, it has been suggested that SampEn is sensitive to var...

    Authors: Anna Brachman, Grzegorz Sobota and Bogdan Bacik
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:209
  32. To verify the hydration effects of oral rehydration solution (ORS) on athletes by comparing the degrees of fluid absorption and plasma volume changes following beverage consumption, including ORS.

    Authors: Hyo-Jun Yun, Ji-Yong Lee, Minsoo Jeon, Sang-eun Oh, Jae-Hyeon Park and Jiwun Yoon
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:207
  33. Timing for return to sport (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is paramount for the avoidance of a secondary injury. A common criterion in RTS decision-making is the limb symmetry index (LSI) w...

    Authors: F. Zumstein, C. Centner and R. Ritzmann
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:206
  34. Visual feedback and music while warm up may help elicit peak performance, but its effect during the Wingate anaerobic test (WAnT) in futsal players is unexplored. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examin...

    Authors: Serdar Bayrakdaroğlu, Özgür Eken, Fatma Hilal Yagin, Ramazan Bayer, Mehmet Gulu, Zeki Akyildiz and Hadi Nobari
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:205
  35. Handball is a sport with a high number of severe injuries. The shoulder is one of the most commonly injured joints, with an average prevalence of 17–41%.

    Authors: Stelios Hadjisavvas, Michalis A. Efstathiou, Vivian Malliou, Christoforos D. Giannaki and Manos Stefanakis
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:204
  36. The non-linear index alpha 1 of Detrended Fluctuation Analysis (DFA a1) of heart rate variability, has been shown to be a marker of fatigue during endurance exercise. This report aims to explore its ability to...

    Authors: Marcelle Schaffarczyk, Bruce Rogers, Rüdiger Reer and Thomas Gronwald
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:203

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:210

  37. The aim of this study was to compare the positional transversal release (PTR) technique to stretching and evaluate the acute effects on range of movement (ROM), performance and balance.

    Authors: Ewan Thomas, Salvatore Ficarra, Antonino Scardina, Marianna Bellafiore, Antonio Palma, Nemanja Maksimovic, Patrik Drid and Antonino Bianco
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:202
  38. Mid-portion Achilles Tendinopathy (AT) is a common musculoskeletal condition with varying rehabilitation success rates. Despite the prevalence of this condition, a considerable proportion of individuals experi...

    Authors: Deirdre Ryan, Gráinne O’Donoghue, Ebonie Rio, Ricardo Segurado and Cliona O’Sullivan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:201
  39. The International Match Calendar congestion affects players recovery. The views of a worldwide cohort of professional football players is shared in this communication.

    Authors: L. Pillay, D. Burgess, D. C. Janse van Rensburg, G. M. Kerkhoffs and V. Gouttebarge
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:200
  40. This study tested the effects of two training programs (one program based on extreme sided-games of 1v1 vs. one program based on the medium-sided game of 5v5) on the physical fitness adaptations of youth socce...

    Authors: Piotr Makar, Gibson Praça, Adam Kawczyński, Zeki Akyildiz, Mehmet yıldız, Rodrigo Aquino and Filipe Manuel Clemente
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:199
  41. This study aimed to (1) analyze the impact of a small-sided game training program in the locomotor profile of youth male soccer players (while interacting with the baseline level – higher and lower level); and...

    Authors: Ana Filipa Silva, Rafael Oliveira, Halil Ibrahim Ceylan, Zeki Akyildiz, Francisco Tomás González-Fernández, Hadi Nobari, Mehmet Yıldız, Sabri Birlik and Filipe Manuel Clemente
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:198
  42. The SARS-CoV-2 virus and its long-term consequences in adolescents have a global impact on upcoming medical issues. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a SARS-CoV-2 infection on cardiorespi...

    Authors: Johannes Lässing, S. Kwast, C. Bischoff, N. Hölldobler, M. Vondran, R. Falz and M. Busse
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:197
  43. The performing of jump and landing in futsal simultaneous with divided attention is one of the most common mechanisms of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. Neuromuscular training has effectiv...

    Authors: Majid Hamoongard, Malihe Hadadnezhad and Ali Abbasi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:196
  44. Exercise can improve cognitive function. The impact of acute exercise on cognition is related to exercise intensity. This study aimed to explore whether normal walking had a beneficial effect on cognition.

    Authors: J. N. Zhang, L. S. Xiang, Y. Shi, F. Xie, Y. Wang and Y. Zhang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:195
  45. Core exercise is often adopted as an adjunct in maintaining musculoskeletal health in rehabilitation; we previously showed that standing core rotational exercise improves femoral blood flow after training. Thi...

    Authors: Hsin-Fu Lin, Chun-Chung Chou, Hsiao-Han Chao, Soun-Cheng Wang and Chen-Huan Chen
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:194
  46. A flat foot is a common cause of chronic sports injuries and therefore many opportunities for arch support interventions exist. However, young athletes change their foot morphology due to developmental influen...

    Authors: Kohei Hikawa, Toshiharu Tsutsui, Takehiro Ueyama, Jin Yang, Yukina Hara and Suguru Torii
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:193
  47. Improving movement control might be a promising treatment goal during chronic non-specific low back pain (CLBP) rehabilitation. The objective of the study is to evaluate the effect of a single bout of game-bas...

    Authors: Juliane Mueller, Daniel Niederer, Sarah Tenberg, Lukas Oberheim, Alina Moesner and Steffen Mueller
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:192
  48. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation is safe and effective, evidence-based and implemented in national and international cardiac rehabilitation guidelines. Recent data show a decrease in cardiovascular mortal...

    Authors: Nina Tilgner, Dominik Nehls, Celine Lichtmess, Alexandra Kober, Cinja Küsel, Lisa Radloff and Lars Gabrys
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022 14:191

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