Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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In studies of human movement control, an important question is how the central nervous system (CNS) controls movements in the presence of a large number of degrees of freedom (DoFs) at all levels of the control architecture. It is known that CNS groups the multiple...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3080v1
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Background. The goals of this study were (1) to present the set of data evaluating running biomechanics (kinematics and kinetics), including data on running habits, demographics, and levels of muscle strength and flexibility made available at Figshare (DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.4543435);...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2888v1
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This article describes a public data set with the three-dimensional kinematics of the whole body and the ground reaction forces (with a dual force platform setup) of subjects standing still for 60 s in different conditions, in which the vision and the standing...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2865v1
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In the health self-management services it is beneficial to identify and address the already existing healthy activity patterns of the user. Some of these healthy activity patterns might be of a utilitarian nature, e.g. commuting to work by bike or on foot, or might...

["Kinesiology","Public Health","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2751v1
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Background. Kettlebell lifting has gained increased popularity as both a form of resistance training and as a sport, despite the paucity of literature validating its use as a training tool. Kettlebell sport requires participants to complete the kettlebell snatch...

["Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2582v1
408 downloads
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Background: Although Perceived Stress Scale (PSS, Cohen, Kamarack, Mermelstein, 1983) has been validated and widely used in many domains, there is still no validation in sports by comparing athletes and non-athletes and examining related psychometric indices. Purpose:...

["Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2268v2
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Background. Firefighting requires tremendous cognitive demands including assessing emergency scenes, executing critical decisions, and situational awareness of their surroundings. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of differing rates of increasing...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2524v1
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Anthropometry and chronological age has been demonstrated to have an effect on individual performance in competitive sport, with the relationship between stature and wingspan being found to be selective criteria in many sports, although evidence for this in MMA...

["Kinesiology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2380v2
52 downloads
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The purpose of the study was to investigate the characteristics of the attentional network in college table tennis athletes. A total of 65 college students categorized as table tennis athlete group or non-athlete group participated in the study. All participants...

["Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2508v1
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The ostrich is a highly cursorial bipedal land animal with a permanently elevated metatarsophalangeal joint supported by only two toes. Although locomotor kinematics in walking and running ostriches have been examined, these studies have been largely limited to...

["Animal Behavior","Bioengineering","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2324v1
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The goal of this study was to create a public data set with results of qualitative and quantitative evaluations related to human balance. Subject’s balance was evaluated by posturography using a force platform and by the Mini Balance Evaluation Systems Tests. In...

["Bioengineering","Neuroscience","Kinesiology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2162v1
116 downloads
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How high do we jump on the Moon? Should we build architecture with steps or should we support climbing? The hypogravity will lead to vestibular system malfunction, loss of muscular mass, and stiffness of the legs, negatively affecting a person’s balance: Yes, we...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2119v1
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Background. Although the trot is described as a diagonal gait, contacts of the diagonal pairs of hooves are not usually perfectly synchronized. Although subtle, the timing dissociation between contacts of each diagonal pair could have consequences on gait dynamics...

["Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2114v1
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Purpose. The dynamics of speed selection as a function of distance, or pacing, are used in recreational, competitive, and scientific research situations as an indirect measure of the psycho-physiological status of an individual. The purpose of this study was to...

["Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2050v1
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In the context of space physiology, research is being conducted to understand the physiological effects from radiation, hypogravity, spaceflight and planetary environments. The goal is to identify new methods to address the unique challenges in medical treatment,...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1834v1
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