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  1. To manage injuries effectively, players, head coaches, and medical personnel need to have excellent knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours in relation to the identification of risk factors for injuries, the impl...

    Authors: Dan Horan, Seamus Kelly, Martin Hägglund, Catherine Blake, Mark Roe and Eamonn Delahunt
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:64
  2. While there is ample evidence on the effects of single-mode aerobic and speed training on physical fitness in soccer players, less is known on the combined effects of these exercise regimens on physical and ps...

    Authors: Walid Selmi, Raouf Hammami, Sofien Kasmi, Sonia Sehli, Haithem Rebai, Michael Duncan, Mokhtar Chtara and Urs Granacher
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:63
  3. Recently, esports have been argued to impact esports players' health, particularly for those competing at higher levels. Esports are a relatively new phenomenon, and an inside perspective regarding esports pla...

    Authors: Ana Monteiro Pereira, Caroline Bolling, Phil Birch, Pedro Figueiredo, Evert Verhagen and João Brito
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:62
  4. Weak lower body strength and balance impairments are fundamental risk factors for mobility impairments and falls that can be improved by physical activity (PA). Previous meta-analyses have focused on these ris...

    Authors: Michael Adams, Katharina Gordt-Oesterwind, Martin Bongartz, Samuel Zimmermann, Svenja Seide, Volker Braun and Michael Schwenk
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:61
  5. Achilles’ tendon (AT) injuries such as ruptures and tendinopathies have experienced a dramatic rise in the mid- to older-aged population. Given that the AT plays a key role at all stages of locomotion, unsucce...

    Authors: Naomi C. Adam, Colin R. Smith, Walter Herzog, Andrew A. Amis, Adamantios Arampatzis and William R. Taylor
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:60
  6. Exercise intensities are prescribed using specific intensity zones (moderate, heavy, and severe) determined by a ‘lower’ and a ‘higher’ threshold. Typically, ventilatory (VT) or blood lactate thresholds (LT), ...

    Authors: Sebastian Kaufmann, Thomas Gronwald, Fabian Herold and Olaf Hoos
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:59
  7. Sleep is essential for maximal performance in the athletic population. Despite that, the sport context has many factors that can negatively influence athletes’ sleep and subsequent recovery.

    Authors: Lúcio A. Cunha, Júlio A. Costa, Elisa A. Marques, João Brito, Michele Lastella and Pedro Figueiredo
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:58
  8. Injury prevention exercise programmes (IPEPs) efficaciously reduce injuries. However, it is challenging to achieve sufficient adherence across a season. The main aim was to describe adherence to IPEPs in three...

    Authors: Hanna Lindblom, Markus Waldén and Martin Hägglund
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:57
  9. The impact of activity-related joint loading on cartilage is not clear. Abnormal loading is considered to be a mechanical driver of osteoarthritis (OA), yet moderate amounts of physical activity and rehabilita...

    Authors: Sally L. Coburn, Kay M. Crossley, Joanne L. Kemp, Stuart J. Warden, Tom J. West, Andrea M. Bruder, Benjamin F. Mentiplay and Adam G. Culvenor
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:56
  10. To compare linear and curvilinear models describing the force–velocity relationship obtained in lower-limb acyclic extensions, considering experimental data on an unprecedented range of velocity conditions.

    Authors: Jean Romain Rivière, Jean-Benoît Morin, Maximilien Bowen, Matt R. Cross, Laurent A. Messonnier and Pierre Samozino
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:55

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:110

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:111

  11. The Low Energy Availability in Females Questionnaire (LEAF-Q) is a screening tool developed to detect endurance athletes and dancers at risk for development of persistent low energy availability (LEA) and the ...

    Authors: Marcus S. Dasa, Oddgeir Friborg, Morten Kristoffersen, Gunn Pettersen, Jørn V. Sagen, Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen and Jan H. Rosenvinge
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:54
  12. Value-based healthcare provider reimbursement models have been proposed as an alternative to traditional fee-for-service arrangements that can align financial reimbursement more closely to the outcomes of valu...

    Authors: Hannah E. Carter, Michelle J. Allen, Liam A. Toohey, Steven M. McPhail and Michael K. Drew
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:53
  13. In high-intensity interval training (HIIT), the rest durations between intervals are commonly prescribed using a fixed approach (e.g., 30 s between intervals). An alternative is the self-selected (SS) approach...

    Authors: Eyal Colorni, Evyatar Ohayon, Julie N. Côté, Uri Obolski and Israel Halperin
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:52
  14. Resistance exercise is recommended for maintaining muscle mass and strength in older adults. However, little is known about exercise-induced muscle damage and recovery from resistance exercise in older adults....

    Authors: Eleanor Jayne Hayes, Emma Stevenson, Avan Aihie Sayer, Antoneta Granic and Christopher Hurst
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:51
  15. Both acute exercise and environmental hypoxia may elevate inflammatory cytokines, but the inflammatory response in the hypoxic exercise is remaining unknown.

    Authors: Mousa Khalafi, Mohammad Hossein Sakhaei, Michael E. Symonds, Saeid Reza Noori Mofrad, Yubo Liu and Mallikarjuna Korivi
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:50
  16. Since sex-specific accumulated oxygen deficit (AOD) during high-intensity swimming remains unstudied, this study aimed to assess AOD during 50, 100, and 200 m front-crawl performances to compare the responses ...

    Authors: Danilo Alexandre Massini, Tiago André Freire Almeida, Anderson Geremias Macedo, Mário Cunha Espada, Joana Francisca Reis, Francisco José Bessone Alves, Ricardo Jorge Pinto Fernandes and Dalton Müller Pessôa Filho
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:49
  17. To investigate the potential protective role of exercise on the odds of COVID-19 infection in unvaccinated contact persons (CPs) who were at higher risk of infection due to confirmed contact with infected pers...

    Authors: Nikola Schmidt, Andreas Gehlhar, Barbara Grüne, Annelene Kossow, Thomas Kraus, Johannes Nießen, Stefanie Wessely and Christine Joisten
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:48
  18. Long-term stretching of human skeletal muscles increases joint range of motion through altered stretch perception and decreased resistance to stretch. There is also some evidence that stretching induces change...

    Authors: Ioli Panidi, Olyvia Donti, Andreas Konrad, Petros C. Dinas, Gerasimos Terzis, Athanasios Mouratidis, Vasiliki Gaspari, Anastasia Donti and Gregory C. Bogdanis
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:47
  19. Running-related injuries (RRIs) are a prevalent issue for runners, with several factors proposed to be causative. The majority of studies to date are limited by retrospective study design, small sample sizes a...

    Authors: Aoife Burke, Sarah Dillon, Siobhán O’Connor, Enda F. Whyte, Shane Gore and Kieran A. Moran
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:46
  20. In recent years, the length of elite sporting competitions has raised concerns regarding player well-being, highlighting a need to review current match calendars. Therefore, this study aimed to explore the per...

    Authors: Lewis A. Fazackerley, Geoffrey M. Minett, James D. Clark and Vincent G. Kelly
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:45
  21. The successful use of extended reality (XR) in sport is highly dependent on the extent to which it can represent the perception–action couplings that exist in the performance setting. However, there are many u...

    Authors: Peter J. Le Noury, Remco C. Polman, Michael A. Maloney and Adam D. Gorman
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:44
  22. Previous studies based on death certificates have found professional soccer players were more likely to die with neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate wheth...

    Authors: Tara-Mei Povall Macnab, Shima Espahbodi, Eef Hogervorst, Ahmed Thanoon, Gwen Sascha Fernandes, Bonnie Millar, Ashley Duncan, Maria Goodwin, Mark Batt, Colin W. Fuller, Gordon Fuller, Eamonn Ferguson, Tobias Bast, Michael Doherty and Weiya Zhang
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:43
  23. The prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms in semi-elite Australian footballers is unknown. The primary objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) and ...

    Authors: Anthony Henderson, Sarah Ann Harris, Troy Kirkham, Jonathon Charlesworth and Myles Calder Murphy
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:42
  24. The quantity and quality of skeletal muscle are important determinants of daily function and metabolic health. Various forms of physical exercise can improve muscle function, but this effect can be inconsisten...

    Authors: Tibor Hortobágyi, Tomas Vetrovsky, Jennifer S. Brach, Martijn van Haren, Krystof Volesky, Regis Radaelli, Pedro Lopez and Urs Granacher
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:41
  25. There is evidence that high-volume static stretching training of the lower limbs can increase the range of motion (ROM) while decreasing muscles stiffness. However, to date, there is no evidence on the effects...

    Authors: Marina Reiner, Anna Gabriel, Daniel Sommer, Daniel Bernsteiner, Markus Tilp and Andreas Konrad
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:40
  26. Immersion pulmonary edema (IPE) is a frequent diving accident, and it is the primary cause of hospitalization for young military divers during training. The objective of this study was to identify immersion-in...

    Authors: Olivier Castagna, Arnaud Druelle, Guillaume Michoud, Thibaut Prevautel and Jean-René Lacour
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:39
  27. Authors: Ask Vest Christiansen, Monika Frenger, Andrea Chirico and Werner Pitsch
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:37

    The original article was published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:36

    The Original Research Article to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:1

  28. Standardized training prescriptions often result in large variation in training response with a substantial number of individuals that show little or no response at all. The present study examined whether the ...

    Authors: Marcel Reuter, Friederike Rosenberger, Andreas Barz, Andreas Venhorst, Laura Blanz, Anne Hecksteden and Tim Meyer
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:35
  29. Current recommendations for physical exercise include information about the frequency, intensity, type, and duration of exercise. However, to date, there are no recommendations on what time of day one should e...

    Authors: Fabienne Bruggisser, Raphael Knaier, Ralf Roth, Wei Wang, Jingyi Qian and Frank A. J. L. Scheer
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:34
  30. Exertional heat stroke (EHS) is a medical emergency, occurring when the body generates more heat than it can dissipate, and frequently associated with exertional rhabdomyolysis (ERM). In the present study we a...

    Authors: Nick Kruijt, L. R. van den Bersselaar, M. T. E. Hopman, M. M. J. Snoeck, M. van Rijswick, T. G. H. Wiggers, H. Jungbluth, C. C. W. G. Bongers and N. C. Voermans
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:33
  31. Post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) beyond 12 months (late PTDM) is a severe complication after renal transplantation. Late PTDM develops mostly in subjects with prediabetes. Although exercise may have a ...

    Authors: Raúl Morales Febles, Domingo Marrero Miranda, Alejandro Jiménez Sosa, Ana González Rinne, Coriolano Cruz Perera, Ana Elena Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Alejandra Álvarez González, Laura Díaz Martín, Natalia Negrín Mena, Cristian Acosta Sørensen, Lourdes Pérez Tamajón, Aurelio Rodríguez Hernández, Federico González Rinne, Aday Dorta González, Eusebio Ledesma Pérez, Alejandra González Delgado…
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:32
  32. Strategies targeted at the intestine microbiome seem to be beneficial for professional athletes. The gut–muscle axis is associated with the inflammatory state, glucose metabolism, mitochondrial function, and c...

    Authors: Katarzyna Przewłócka, Sylwester Kujach, Piotr Sawicki, Paweł Berezka, Zofia Kinga Bytowska, Marcin Folwarski, Kondrat Kowalski and Jan Jacek Kaczor
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:31
  33. Engaging in physical activity increases energy expenditure, reducing total body fat. Time spent in sedentary behaviours is associated with overweight and obesity, and adequate sleep duration is associated with...

    Authors: Adilson Marques, Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo, Élvio R. Gouveia, Gérson Ferrari, Riki Tesler, Priscila Marconcin, Vânia Loureiro, Miguel Peralta and Hugo Sarmento
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:30
  34. Studies evaluating risk factors for sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury have different, sometimes contrasting, results. Different follow-up times and statistical approaches may be a reason fo...

    Authors: Anne Fältström, Martin Hägglund, Joanna Kvist and Luciana D. Mendonça
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:29
  35. Resistance training is a method of enhancing strength, gait speed, mobility, and health. However, the external load required to induce these benefits is a contentious issue. A growing body of evidence suggests...

    Authors: Jonathon Weakley, Brad J. Schoenfeld, Johanna Ljungberg, Shona L. Halson and Stuart M. Phillips
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:28
  36. Exercise has well-recognized beneficial effects on the whole body. Previous studies suggest that exercise could promote tissue regeneration and repair in various organs. In this review, we have summarized the ...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Xinying Wu, Gururaja Vulugundam, Priyanka Gokulnath, Guoping Li and Junjie Xiao
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:27
  37. Age-related differences in the limited range of motion of the lower extremities and their relationship with low back pain in juvenile athletes have not been well assessed. This study investigated the relations...

    Authors: Kinshi Kato, Kenichi Otoshi, Ryoji Tominaga, Takahiro Kaga, Takahiro Igari, Ryohei Sato, Yota Kaneko and Shin-ichi Konno
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:26
  38. Women participate in sport at lower rates than men, and face unique challenges to participation. One in three women across all sports experience pelvic floor (PF) symptoms such as urinary incontinence during t...

    Authors: Jodie G. Dakic, Jean Hay-Smith, Kuan-Yin Lin, Jill Cook and Helena C. Frawley
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:25
  39. Among youth, plyometric-jump training (PJT) may provide a safe, accessible, and time-efficient training method. Less is known on PJT effectiveness according to the maturity status.

    Authors: Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo, Andrew Sortwell, Jason Moran, José Afonso, Filipe Manuel Clemente, Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver, Jason Pedley and Urs Granacher
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:23
  40. Sidesteps can impose high demands on the knee joint and lead to non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Understanding how different constraints shape an athlete’s movement strategy and the assoc...

    Authors: Daniel Kadlec, Matt Miller-Dicks and Sophia Nimphius
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:22
  41. Submaximal fitness tests (SMFT) are a pragmatic approach for evaluating athlete’s physiological state, due to their time-efficient nature, low physiological burden and relative ease of administration in team s...

    Authors: Tzlil Shushan, Ric Lovell, Martin Buchheit, Tannath J. Scott, Steve Barrett, Dean Norris and Shaun J. McLaren
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:21
  42. This study describes the implementation of a standardised, prospective injury database covering the entire 1st male German football league (“Bundesliga”) based on publicly available media data. For the first t...

    Authors: Karen aus der Fünten, Tobias Tröß, Abed Hadji, Florian Beaudouin, Ida Bo Steendahl and Tim Meyer
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:20
  43. Aging is a degenerative process that is associated with an increased risk of diseases. Intermittent hypoxia has been investigated in reference to performance and health-related functions enhancement. This syst...

    Authors: Rafael Timon, Ismael Martinez-Guardado and Franck Brocherie
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:19
  44. Physical exercise has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression symptoms, the most common mental health disorders globally. Despite the benefits of exercise in anxiety and depression, the symptoms of these d...

    Authors: Madeleine L. Connolly, Stephen C. Bowden, Michaela C. Pascoe and Nicholas T. Van Dam
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:18
  45. Running participation/performance is a complex system. Understanding the variables associated with these behaviors may help to increase population physical activity and improve performance. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Mabliny Thuany, Douglas Vieira, Henrique de Paula, Pantelis T. Nikolaidis, Volker Scheer, Katja Weiss, Ivan Cuk, Beat Knechtle and Thayse Natacha Gomes
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:17
  46. Prolonged low energy availability, which is the underpinning aetiology of the Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport and the Female and Male Athlete Triad frameworks, can have unfavourable impacts on both health ...

    Authors: Caroline A. Tarnowski, Sophie L. Wardle, Thomas J. O’Leary, Robert M. Gifford, Julie P. Greeves and Gareth A. Wallis
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:16
  47. Sports practice in childhood and adolescence has been inversely related to the chances of developing cardiovascular risk factors (CRFs). However, it is not clear whether sports practice in childhood and adoles...

    Authors: Gabriela C. R. da Silva, William R. Tebar, Bruna T. C. Saraiva, Breno Q. Farah, Luiz Carlos M. Vanderlei, Gerson Ferrari and Diego Giulliano Destro Christofaro
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:15

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