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  1. Content type: Original Research Article

    Evidences have been highlighted the relationship among metabolic syndrome, chronic low-grade inflammation, oxidative stress and several diseases. In this sense, the aim of this study was to investigate the eff...

    Authors: Juliano Boufleur Farinha, Flávia Mariel Steckling, Sílvio Terra Stefanello, Manuela Sangoi Cardoso, Larissa Santos Nunes, Rômulo Pillon Barcelos, Thiago Duarte, Nélson Alexandre Kretzmann, Carlos Bolli Mota, Guilherme Bresciani, Rafael Noal Moresco, Marta Maria Medeiros Frescura Duarte, Daniela Lopes dos Santos and Félix Alexandre Antunes Soares

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:19

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  2. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to determine whether the fatigue responses to the same intensified rugby league competition differed depending on playing standard and physical fitness.

    Authors: Rich D Johnston, Tim J Gabbett and David G Jenkins

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:18

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  3. Content type: Review

    Running economy (RE) is considered an important physiological measure for endurance athletes, especially distance runners. This review considers 1) how RE is defined and measured and 2) physiological and biome...

    Authors: Kyle R Barnes and Andrew E Kilding

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:8

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  4. Content type: Systematic Review

    The present article systematically reviews recent literature on the in vivo adaptation of asymptomatic human tendons following increased chronic mechanical loading, and meta-analyzes the loading conditions, inter...

    Authors: Sebastian Bohm, Falk Mersmann and Adamantios Arampatzis

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:7

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  5. Content type: Original Research

    The ACTN3 gene may influence performance in team sports, in which sprint action and high-speed movements, regulated by the anaerobic energy system, are crucial to the ultimate success of a match. The aim of this ...

    Authors: Myosotis Massidda, Valeria Bachis, Laura Corrias, Francesco Piras, Marco Scorcu, Claudia Culigioni, Daniele Masala and Carla M Calò

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:6

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  6. Content type: Original Research Article

    Research into the detrimental effects of excessive exercise has been conceptualized in a number of similar ways, including ‘exercise addiction’, ‘exercise dependence’, ‘obligatory exercising’, ‘exercise abuse’...

    Authors: Mark D Griffiths, Robert Urbán, Zsolt Demetrovics, Mia B Lichtenstein, Ricardo de la Vega, Bernadette Kun, Roberto Ruiz-Barquín, Jason Youngman and Attila Szabo

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:5

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  7. Content type: Systematic Review

    Injury prevention measures might reduce the impact of injury on footballers and football clubs. Increasing research has evaluated the use of exercise for injury prevention. However, research has focused on ado...

    Authors: Tom Porter and Alison Rushton

    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2015 1:4

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