Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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The aim of the study was to examine the effects of a detraining period (DTP) (i.e., off-season) with an individually prescribed training program, and a retraining period (RTP) (i.e., pre-season) combining soccer and flywheel-based strength training on fat-free...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7466
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Fishers are a particularly vulnerable population, chronically exposed to many stresses, injuries and health conditions directly linked to their fishing activities. This includes benzene exposure through gasoline and diesel exhaust fumes. Benzene is a known carcinogen,...

["Toxicology","Public Health","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7483
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Background In stress research, economic instruments for introducing acute stress responses are needed. In this study, we investigated whether the socially evaluated cold-pressor group test (SECPT-G) induces salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) and/or cortisol responses...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7521
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Background Erectile dysfunction is a major complication of diabetes mellitus. Adipose-derived stem cells (ADSCs) have attracted much attention as a promising tool for the treatment of diabetes mellitus-induced erectile dysfunction (DMED). Inducible nitric oxide...

["Biochemistry","Cell Biology","Andrology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7507
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High variability (HV) training has been found to be more effective than low variability (LV) training when learning various non-native phonetic contrasts. However, little research has considered whether this applies to the learning of tone contrasts. The only two...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7191
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Background Recently, there has been growing interest in using smartphone applications to assess gait speed and quantify isometric core stability exercise intensity. The purpose of this study was to investigate the between-session reliability and minimal detectable...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7485
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Background Motor competence (MC) is generally used to describe a person’s proficiency in a variety of motor skills and is the basis for one’s performance in sports and recreational activities. Functional Movement Screen (FMSTM) is one of the most used screening...

["Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7270
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Background Cellular therapy clinical applications require large-scale production of stem cells. Therefore, abundance, ease of isolation, and proliferative potential are the most important factors in choosing the appropriate source of cells for transplantation studies....

["Cell Biology","Dentistry","Hematology","Orthopedics","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7465
67 downloads
297 views

Background Stress and diseases such as endotoxemia induce cortisol synthesis through a complex biosynthetic pathway involving intermediates (progesterone, and 17α-hydroxyprogesterone (17α-OHP)) and suppression of the hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis. Objective...

["Veterinary Medicine","Diabetes and Endocrinology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7468
115 downloads
758 views

Background This study aimed (I) to assess the inter-rater agreement for measuring the mean velocity (MV) of the barbell with the iLOAD® app, and (II) to compare the magnitude of the MV and total work of a training session between the iLOAD® app and a linear encoder...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Public Health","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7372
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Background Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) as a diagnostic or prognostic marker has been widely studied in patients with lung cancer. However, the relationship between serum CEA and tumor metastasis in lung cancer remains controversial. This study aimed to investigate...

["Molecular Biology","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7433
57 downloads
267 views

Background The aim of this study was to compare health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and disability and fear of movement in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain (NSCNP) associated with dizziness with respect to patients with isolated NSCNP in primary...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Kinesiology","Nursing","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7449
64 downloads
347 views

In recent years, the zebrafish (Danio rerio) has become a popular model to study the mechanisms of physiological and behavioral effects of stress, due to the similarity in neural structures and biochemical pathways between zebrafish and mammals. Previous research...

["Animal Behavior","Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7469
76 downloads
452 views

Background Older adults with hip osteoarthritis (OA) suffer a progressive loss of muscle quality and strength, affecting their daily activities and quality of life. The purpose of this study is to compare the levels of isometric strength among older adults with...

["Geriatrics","Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7471
61 downloads
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Orangutan pelves commonly exhibit a large, projecting tubercle in the iliopubic region, historically assumed to homologous to the pubic tubercle in humans. However, it is not clear whether this tubercle is a unique feature of Pongo, or if it is anatomically homologous...

["Anthropology","Evolutionary Studies","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7273

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