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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. There has been limited research undertaken about the association of dietary insulin load (DIL) and dietary insulin index (DII) with body composition in non-athletic adults, however, to the best of our knowledg...

    Authors: Mohammad Beba, Mohammad Gholizadeh, Mohammad Sharifi, Tohid Seifbarghi and Kurosh Djafarian
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:31
  16. 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
  17. Breast cancer is a chronic disease with a large growth in its treatments, prognosis, improvements, side effects and rehabilitation therapies research. These advances have also highlighted the need to use physi...

    Authors: Ana Myriam Lavín-Pérez, Daniel Collado-Mateo, Carmen Hinojo González, Ana de Juan Ferré, Cristina Ruisánchez Villar, Xián Mayo and Alfonso Jiménez
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:28
  18. Sex differences that appear throughout puberty have a substantial impact on the training process. It remains unclear what effect these sex differences should have on how training programs are planned and perfo...

    Authors: Souhail Bchini, Nadhir Hammami, Taoufik Selmi, Dalenda Zalleg and Anissa Bouassida
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:26
  19. Regular physical activity (PA) improves general health and quality of life (QoL) of the general population. It is however not known if leisure-time PA (LTPA) behaviour will reduce co-morbidity and adiposity, a...

    Authors: Fatai Adesina Maruf and Demelum Marylyn Ucheokoye
    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 15:25
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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