Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Background It is possible that physical education professionals, especially those who participate in aerobic activities, have predisposing factors, signs and symptoms of overreaching (OVR) and overtraining (OVT) due to a high load and volume of exercise followed...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Global Health","Kinesiology","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4994
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The purpose of this study was to examine differences in the Electromyography (EMG) amplitude of the serratus anterior between 45° kettlebell carries and 90° kettlebell carries. Thirty-three men aged roughly between 19 and 23 and who were either college or professional...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5044
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Background Hamstring strain injuries (HSI) are one of the most prevalent and serious injuries affecting athletes, particularly those in team ball sports or track and field. Recent evidence demonstrates that eccentric knee flexor weakness and between limb asymmetries...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4972
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Background The table tennis serve involves complex spatial movements combined with biomechanial characteristics. Although the differences in lower-limb biomechanial characteristics to a great extent influence the translational and spinning velocity of the ball...

["Bioengineering","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4760
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Background We sought to determine the effects of unilateral lower-limb external pneumatic compression (EPC) on bilateral lower-limb vascular reactivity and skin blood flow. Methods Thirty-two participants completed this two-aim study. In AIM1 (n = 18, age: 25.5 ± 4.7...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Drugs and Devices","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4878
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Background Among combat sports, Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) present elevated physical fitness demands from the high-intensity intermittent efforts. However, information regarding how metabolic and neuromuscular physical fitness is associated with technical-tactical...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4851
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Background The majority of past work on athletes’ use of psychological skills and techniques (PSTs) has adopted a variable-centered approach in which the statistical relations among study variables are averaged across a sample. However, variable-centered-analyses...

["Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4778
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Background Tibial stress fracture (TSF) is a common injury in basketball players. This condition has been associated with high tibial shock and impact loading, which can be affected by running speed, footwear condition, and footstrike pattern. However, these relationships...

["Bioengineering","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4753
71 downloads
419 views

Background Knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients often suffer joint pain and stiffness, which contributes to negative changes in body composition, strength, physical performance (function), physical activity and health-related quality of life. To reduce these symptoms...

["Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4738
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Background Total arterial occlusive pressure (AOP) is used to prescribe pressures for surgery, blood flow restriction exercise (BFRE) and ischemic preconditioning (IPC). AOP is often measured in a supine position; however, the influence of body position on AOP...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4697
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1,742 views

Background The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationships between muscular performance consisting of a single repetition on the chair squat exercise (CSQ) and different measures of functional capacity, balance, quality of life and cognitive status in...

["Geriatrics","Kinesiology","Nursing","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4712
66 downloads
381 views

The aim of this study was to test the validity and reliability of the inertial device WIMU (Realtrack Systems SL, Almería, Spain) for the assessment of the vertical jump, counter movement jump (CMJ) and squat jump (SJ). Fifteen soccer players were evaluated in...

["Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4709
70 downloads
383 views

Background Although previous evidence has shown that physical activity and physical fitness lower the level of psychological distress, little is known of simultaneous associations between of physical activity and physical fitness and with psychological distress,...

["Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4700
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403 views

The present study tested whether sport-specific implements facilitate motor imagery, whereas nonspecific implements disrupt motor imagery. We asked a group of basketball players (experts) and a group of healthy controls (novices) to physically perform (motor execution)...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4687
125 downloads
568 views

Background Little is known about how to achieve enduring improvements in physical activity (PA), sedentary behaviour (SB) and sleep for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study aimed to: (1) identify what people with COPD from South...

["Kinesiology","Nursing","Public Health","Respiratory Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4604

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