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  1. Performance in jumping and change of direction tests are good proxies to reflect the skill level during soccer-specific actions. Greater inter-leg asymmetries have been identified as a risk factor for developi...

    Authors: Alberto Roso-Moliner, Demetrio Lozano, Hadi Nobari, Chris Bishop, Antonio Carton-Llorente and Elena Mainer-Pardos
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:80
  2. The coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic restricts rapid implementation of in-person delivery of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) at the center for coronary artery disease (CAD) patients undergoing percutaneo...

    Authors: Junjie Gu, Xiaoshan Tong, Shasha Meng, Shuhui Xu and Jinyan Huang
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:79
  3. The shoulder joint is the joint with the most dislocations in all joints. The arthroscopic surgery method is considered the gold standard because it creates less soft tissue damage, shorter hospitalization and...

    Authors: Kamil Yamak, Onur Cetin and Omer Aydemir
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:78
  4. The literature reports a vast amount of epidemiological information on injuries in volleyball athletes. However, little is known about the incidence of injuries in elite athletes of international level partici...

    Authors: Alessandro Haupenthal, Thainá Bufon, Matheus Cardoso dos Santos, Luiza Marx Matte, Elisa Dell’Antonio, Felipe Malzac Franco, Ney Coutinho Pecegueiro do Amaral, Lucas dos Santos Costa and Guilherme S. Nunes
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:77
  5. It is important that easy-to-use measures like subjective questions about physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour are valid and reliable providing accurate measures, when they are used in health promoti...

    Authors: Lisbeth M. Johansson, Hans Lingfors, Marie Golsäter, Bo Rolander and Eleonor I. Fransson
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:76
  6. Dynamic knee valgus (DKV) is a multi-planar faulty movement pattern that can cause faulty postural control. The primary objective of this study is to investigate the differences in postural sway (PS) between i...

    Authors: Kimia Karimi, Foad Seidi, Seyed Hamed Mousavi, Mohammad Alghosi and Nafiseh Homaie Morad
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:75
  7. Diastolic dysfunction (DD) is a risk factor for cardiovascular events in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgeries. Investigators aimed to assess the effect of physical activity level on the diastolic function...

    Authors: Ali Ashraf, Siamak Rimaz, Abbas Seddighinejad, Amin karimi, Afagh Hassanzadeh-Rad, Mahboobeh Gholipour, Mahsa Motiei, Mohammad Ali Yazdanipour and Sheida Rimaz
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:74
  8. Good nutrition knowledge and nutrient intake have been regarded as significant determinants in enhancing athletes’ performance and overall health status. This study aimed to assess knowledge, attitude, and pra...

    Authors: Madhu Thapa, Arjun Neupane, Sailendra Kumar Duwal Shrestha, Prabin Nepal, Atul Upadhyaya, Pratik Niraula, Ram Kumar Shrestha and Dev Ram Sunuwar
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:73
  9. The hamstrings are an important muscle group that contribute to horizontal force during sprint acceleration and are also the most injured muscle group in running-based sports. Given the significant time loss a...

    Authors: Scott K. Crawford, Jack Hickey, Jessica Vlisides, Jennifer S. Chambers, Samuel J. Mosiman and Bryan C. Heiderscheit
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:72
  10. Aikido is a martial art comprises of locking techniques and falls. During the locking techniques, the elbow joint is forced into extended position. Moreover, the elbow hits the ground during the falling techni...

    Authors: Rezvan Mirsalari, Amin Kordi Yoosefinejad, Farzaneh Yazdani, Farzaneh Haghighat, Ali Asghar Amiripanah and Saeid Parandavarfard
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:71
  11. 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 15:70

    The original article was published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:54

  12. Regular physical activity and exercise have been shown to be of benefit in managing the HIV disease, its complications and the side effects of HAART. The perceptions of those living with HIV toward physical ac...

    Authors: Farayi Kaseke, Precious R Pamire, Tecla Mlambo and Clement Nhunzvi
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:69
  13. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) is an important tool to measure the cardiopulmonary fitness of an individual and has been widely used in athletic, clinical and research settings. Most CPET focus on ana...

    Authors: Zi Xiang Lim, Bibek Gyanwali, Janjira Soh, Angela S. Koh and Jorming Goh
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:68
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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

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