Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Background Normative foot kinematic and kinetic data with different walking speeds will benefit rehabilitation programs and improving gait performance. The purpose of this study was to analyze foot kinematics and kinetics differences between slow walking (SW),...

["Bioinformatics","Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5517
61 downloads
294 views

Background Alu is one of the non-autonomous element retrotransposons, constituting nearly 11% of the human DNA. Methylation changes of the Alu element can cause genomic instability, a hallmark of cancer development, ultimately leading to the development of cancer....

["Biochemistry","Anatomy and Physiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5492
57 downloads
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Background The objective of this study was to evaluate the changes of the median nerve cross-sectional area (MNCSA) and diameters of the median nerve at different finger postures and wrist angles. Methods Twenty-five healthy male participants were recruited in...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5406
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Background Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common cause of low back pain with degenerative spinal change in older adults. Telomeres are repetitive nucleoprotein DNA sequences of TTAGGG at the ends of chromosomes. Oxidative stress originates from an imbalance...

["Biochemistry","Geriatrics","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5381
63 downloads
281 views

Background The aim of this study was to compare muscle activation onset times of knee muscles between the involved and uninvolved knee of patients with unilateral anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), and the uninjured knees of healthy subjects after...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5310
137 downloads
1,420 views

Background The percentage of sustained maximal oxygen uptake and the running economy are important factors that determine the running success of endurance athletes. Running economy is defined as the oxygen uptake required to run at a given speed and depends on...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5219
742 downloads
8,236 views

Background Experimental and clinical evidence support a link between body representations and pain. This proof-of-concept study in people with painful knee osteoarthritis (OA) aimed to determine if: (i) visuotactile illusions that manipulate perceived knee size...

["Neuroscience","Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Orthopedics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5206
125 downloads
601 views

Background Electrical stimulation (ES) has a long history of successful use in the clinical treatment of refractory, non-healing bone fractures and has recently been proposed as an adjunct to bone tissue-engineering treatments to optimize their therapeutic potential....

["Cell Biology","Molecular Biology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4959
197 downloads
521 views

Objectives To evaluate the outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of the knee who underwent five portal arthroscopic synovectomy, with or without post-operative negative pressure drainage (NPD). Material and Methods A prospective clinical trial was...

["Clinical Trials","Immunology","Orthopedics","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4727
114 downloads
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Objectives Osteoarthritis (OA) and vitamin D deficiency are common health conditions in older people. Whether vitamin D concentration is associated with knee OA is controversial. In this study, we aimed to determine the association between serum concentrations...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Orthopedics","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4670
207 downloads
864 views

Background Mechanistic understanding of tendon molecular and cellular biology is crucial toward furthering our abilities to design new therapies for tendon and ligament injuries and disease. Recent transcriptomic and epigenomic studies in the field have harnessed...

["Molecular Biology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4664
1 citation
122 downloads
861 views

Identifying the separate parts in ultrasound images such as bone and skin plays a crucial role in the synovitis detection task. This paper presents a detector of bone and skin regions in the form of a classifier which is trained on a set of annotated images. Selected...

["Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Rheumatology","Human\u2013Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4411
1 citation
228 downloads
1,002 views

Long-distance running competitions impose a large amount of mechanical loading and strain leading to muscle edema and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Damage to various muscle fibers, metabolic impairments and fatigue have been linked to explain how DOMS impairs...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4469
2 citations
426 downloads
1,316 views

Background Several water-based sports (swimming, surfing and stand up paddle boarding) require adequate thoracic mobility (specifically rotation) in order to perform the appropriate activity requirements. The measurement of thoracic spine rotation is problematic...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4431
167 downloads
864 views

Background Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is often reported as a diffuse pain at the front of the knee during knee-loading activities. A patient’s description of pain location and distribution is commonly drawn on paper by clinicians, which is difficult to quantify,...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Anatomy and Physiology","Orthopedics","Translational Medicine","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4406

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