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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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

  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. The negative effect of mental fatigue (MF) on physical performance has recently been questioned. One reason behind this could lie in the interindividual differences in MF-susceptibility and the individual feat...

    Authors: Jelle Habay, Robin Uylenbroeck, Ruben Van Droogenbroeck, Jonas De Wachter, Matthias Proost, Bruno Tassignon, Kevin De Pauw, Romain Meeusen, Nathalie Pattyn, Jeroen Van Cutsem and Bart Roelands
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:14
  26. Authors: Bruno Ribeiro, Pedro Forte, Raquel Vinhas, Daniel A. Marinho, Luís B. Faíl, Ana Pereira, Fernando Vieira and Henrique P. Neiva
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:12

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

    The Systematic Review to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:109

  27. Corticosteroid (CS) injection is commonly used in partial-thickness rotator cuff tears to decrease pain. However, this could result in unwanted side effects, such as tendon rupture. Alternatively, platelet-ric...

    Authors: Thanathep Tanpowpong, Marvin Thepsoparn, Numphung Numkarunarunrote, Thun Itthipanichpong, Danaithep Limskul and Phark Thanphraisan
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:11
  28. This study examined the influence of proximity-to-failure in resistance training (RT), using subjective repetitions-in-reserve (RIR) prediction, on neuromuscular fatigue and perceptual responses.

    Authors: Martin C. Refalo, Eric R. Helms, D. Lee Hamilton and Jackson J. Fyfe
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:10
  29. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is considered an effective treatment for enhancing endothelial function in patients with heart failure (HF). However, recent studies have been published and the optim...

    Authors: Laura Fuertes-Kenneally, Agustín Manresa-Rocamora, Carles Blasco-Peris, Fernando Ribeiro, Noemí Sempere-Ruiz, José Manuel Sarabia and Vicente Climent-Paya
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:8
  30. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant morbidity and mortality, with the former impacting and limiting individuals requiring high physical fitness, including sportspeople and emergency services.

    Authors: Oliver O’Sullivan, David A. Holdsworth, Peter Ladlow, Robert M. Barker-Davies, Rebecca Chamley, Andrew Houston, Samantha May, Dominic Dewson, Daniel Mills, Kayleigh Pierce, James Mitchell, Cheng Xie, Edward Sellon, Jon Naylor, Joseph Mulae, Mark Cranley…
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:7
  31. There is evidence of sex differences in the physiology of endurance exercise, yet most of the advice and guidelines on training, racing, nutrition, and recovery for ultramarathons are based on research that ha...

    Authors: Claudia P. M. G. Kelly
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:6

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:81

    The Reply to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:82

  32. Preserving physiological functional capacity (PFC), the ability to perform the activities of daily life, and the ease with which they can be performed, in older adults, defined for this study as ≥ 50 years of ...

    Authors: Guy Stern, Stelios G. Psycharakis and Shaun M. Phillips
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:5
  33. Plyometric training can be performed through many types of exercises involving the stretch-shortening cycle in lower limbs. In the last decades, a high number of studies have investigated the effects of plyome...

    Authors: Rafael L. Kons, Lucas B. R. Orssatto, Jonathan Ache-Dias, Kevin De Pauw, Romain Meeusen, Gabriel S. Trajano, Juliano Dal Pupo and Daniele Detanico
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:4

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:73

    The Letter to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:74

  34. Optimising exercise prescription in heart failure (HF) with a preserved (HFpEF) or reduced (HFrEF) ejection fraction is clinically important. As such, the aim of this meta-analysis was to compare traditional m...

    Authors: Jamie Edwards, Nesan Shanmugam, Robin Ray, Fadi Jouhra, Jennifer Mancio, Jonathan Wiles, Anna Marciniak, Rajan Sharma and Jamie O’Driscoll
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:3
  35. The COVID-19 pandemic markedly changed how healthcare services are delivered and telehealth delivery has increased worldwide. Whether changes in healthcare delivery borne from the COVID-19 pandemic impact effe...

    Authors: Patrick J. Owen, Shelley E. Keating, Christopher D. Askew, Kelly M. Clanchy, Paul Jansons, Ralph Maddison, Andrew Maiorana, Jenna McVicar, Suzanne Robinson, Christopher Neason, Matthew J. Clarkson and Niamh L. Mundell
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:2
  36. Measuring the prevalence of doping in recreational sport is difficult. However, to fit their initiatives, National Anti-Doping Organizations are interested in knowing the numbers, so their scarce resources are...

    Authors: Ask Vest Christiansen, Monika Frenger, Andrea Chirico and Werner Pitsch
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:1

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:36

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Sports Medicine - Open 2023 9:37

  37. No previous research has investigated the direct effects of exercise interventions on COVID-19 outcomes. The aim is to investigate the effect of 8 weeks of home-based moderate-intensity continuous training (MI...

    Authors: Bakhtyar Tartibian, Sirwan Mohammad Amini Khayat, Behzad Hajizadeh Maleki and Mohammad Chehrazi
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:152
  38. Beta-blockers are increasingly prescribed while the effects of beta-adrenergic receptor blockade on cardio-pulmonary exercise test (CPET)-derived parameters remain under-studied.

    Authors: Kevin Forton, Michel Lamotte, Alexis Gillet, Martin Chaumont, Philippe van de Borne and Vitalie Faoro
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:150
  39. Assuming that the mechanisms inducing adaptation in healthy tendons yield similar responses in tendinopathic tendons, we hypothesized that a high-loading exercise protocol that increases tendon stiffness and c...

    Authors: Goran Radovanović, Sebastian Bohm, Kim Kristin Peper, Adamantios Arampatzis and Kirsten Legerlotz
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:149
  40. Sedentary, digital screen time in children represents a major concern due to its detrimental effect on children’s development. Nowadays, however, advances in technology allow children to actively interact with...

    Authors: Luca Oppici, Frederike Marie Stell, Till Utesch, Carl T. Woods, Lawrence Foweather and James R. Rudd
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:148
  41. Kidney diseases are viewed as continuously progressing diseases from microalbuminuria and chronic kidney disease (CKD), to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and its mortality including deaths. The report on the a...

    Authors: Min-Kuang Tsai, Wayne Gao, Kuo-Liong Chien, Chin-Kun Baw, Chih-Cheng Hsu and Chi-Pang Wen
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:147
  42. Parameters derived from an acceleration signal, such as the time accumulated in sedentary behaviour or moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), may not be sufficient to describe physical activity (PA) wh...

    Authors: Anne Backes, Gloria A. Aguayo, Paul J. Collings, Douae El Fatouhi, Guy Fagherazzi and Laurent Malisoux
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:146
  43. The trunk is the foundation for transfer and dissipation of forces throughout the lower extremity kinetic chain. Individuals with knee disorders may employ trunk biomechanical adaptations to accommodate forces...

    Authors: Marina C. Waiteman, Lionel Chia, Matheus H. M. Ducatti, David M. Bazett-Jones, Evangelos Pappas, Fábio M. de Azevedo and Ronaldo V. Briani
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:145
  44. Growing evidence supports that exercise therapy is effective for patellofemoral pain (PFP) rehabilitation. Nevertheless, the improvements have been reported not to be sustained in the long term, suggesting tha...

    Authors: Guilherme S. Nunes, Diênifer Zilmer Rodrigues, Luiza Hörbe, Izabela Prates, Bruna M. Tessarin, Fábio V. Serrão and Marcos de Noronha
    Citation: Sports Medicine - Open 2022 8:144

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