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  1. Muscle contraction type in resistance exercise training may confer benefits besides strength in individuals with osteoarthritis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks. The purpose of the study was to explore w...

    Authors: Heather K. Vincent, Sharareh Sharififar, Christian McLaren, James May and Kevin R. Vincent
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:95
  2. In the period between 2020 and 2023, during the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, many countries released their restriction measures so that individuals were able to begin practicing physical exerc...

    Authors: Lucas Guilherme Oliveira da Silva, Tatiane Silva de Souza, Camila Réquia Silva, Flávia Figueiredo Freua, Lucas Barqueiro Medeiro da Silva, Yara Juliano, Luiz Henrique Silva Nali, Luiz Carlos Hespanhol Jr. and Ana Paula Ribeiro
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:94
  3. A large number of previous studies have examined how different neurofeedback-based techniques may influence motor learning. However, only a few studies attempted to compare the effects of these different techn...

    Authors: Sana Afrash, Esmaeel Saemi, Anmin Gong and Mohammadreza Doustan
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:93
  4. Eating disorders negatively influence athletes’ health and performance. To achieve a high level of performance and conform to cultural expectations regarding an athletic body type, female athletes often restri...

    Authors: Joanna Borowiec, Adrianna Banio-Krajnik, Ewa Malchrowicz-Mośko and Adam Kantanista
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:91
  5. Physical activity (PA) in school-aged children is imperative for physical and mental development. However, there has been reduced PA among children in recent years owing to environmental changes, resulting in ...

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa, Megumi Fujimoto and Toshiki Katsura
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:90
  6. Ingestion of low-glycemic index (GI) isomaltulose (ISO) not only suppresses subsequent carbohydrate (CHO) oxidation but also inversely retains more CHO after prolonged endurance exercise. Therefore, ISO intake...

    Authors: Naoko Onuma, Daisuke Shindo, Eriko Matsuo, Miki Sakazaki, Yukie Nagai and Kentaro Yamanaka
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:89
  7. Chronic ankle instability (CAI) is a form of musculoskeletal disease that can occur after a lateral ankle sprain, and it is characterized by pain, recurrent ankle sprains, a feeling of “giving way” at the ankl...

    Authors: Jingwang Tan, Jiatao Li, Jianbin Lei, Shuyi Lu, Yongjian Feng, Tao Ma, Lijiang Luan, Roger Adams, Yagang Song, Jia Han and Yu Zou
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:88
  8. Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is diagnosed by the continuous laryngoscopy during exercise (CLE) test. Whether or how much CLE test scores vary over time is unknown. This study aimed to compare ...

    Authors: Tommie Irewall, Catharina Bäcklund, Estelle Naumburg, Marie Ryding and Nikolai Stenfors
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:87
  9. Foot strike pattern (FSP) is defined by the way the foot makes initial ground contact and is influenced by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. This study investigated the effect of running speed on asymmetries of...

    Authors: Stanislav Dimitri Siegel, Joel Mason, Daniel Hamacher, Anna Lina Rahlf and Astrid Zech
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:86
  10. The main aim of this paper is to present the feasibility of rigorously designed multiple N-of-1 design in prosthetics research. While research of adequate power and high quality is often lacking in rehabilitat...

    Authors: Rémi Klotz, Guilhem Emile, Jean-Christophe Daviet, Mathieu De Sèze, Julien Godet, Renaud Urbinelli and Agata Krasny-Pacini
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:85
  11. Wheelchair basketball is an adaptation of pedestrian basketball and one of the most popular Paralympic sports worldwide. The epidemiology of health problems in wheelchair basketball has been prospectively stud...

    Authors: Moritz Weith, Astrid Junge, Tim Rolvien, Sascha Kluge and Karsten Hollander
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:84
  12. Heat stress during aerobic exercise training may offer an additional stimulus to improve cardiovascular function and performance in a cool-temperate environment. However, there is a paucity of information on t...

    Authors: Alexs A. Matias, Isabelle F. Albin, Leah Glickman, Peter A. Califano, Justin M. Faller, Gwenael Layec and Stephen J. Ives
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:83
  13. The positive effects of Pilates and slow-controlled breathing exercises on health are examined in different studies. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of 10-week equipment-based Pilates, ...

    Authors: Songül Adıgüzel, Dicle Aras, Mehmet Gülü, Monira I. Aldhahi, Abdulfattah S. Alqahtani and Sameer Badri AL-Mhanna
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:82
  14. Groin pain is a common pathology among athletes, presenting pain and a reduced range of motion (ROM) as clinical characteristics. Passive physical therapy (PPT) and exercise therapy (ET) interventions are chos...

    Authors: Silvia Lahuerta-Martín, Román Robles-Pérez, Ignacio Hernando-Garijo, Sandra Jiménez-del-Barrio, Héctor Hernández-Lázaro, María Teresa Mingo-Gómez and Luis Ceballos-Laita
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:81
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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