Sports medicine and therapy is a distinct division of Health Care Sector, which takes care of physical fitness and injuries associated with musculoskeletal issues. Sports Medicine comprises several forms of non-surgical orthopedic treatments. Sports medicine physicians and therapists not only treat injuries related to muscle, ligament, tendon and bone problems, but also treat chronic illne... Readmore
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2019-12-24 Research Article
Skordilis Emmanouil*, Greenlees Iain, Chrysagis Nikolaos, Grammatopoulou Eirini, Arriaga Andres, Vaquero Fernandez Almudena, Gaillard Joel, Skordilis Antonios, Dias Joao, Papadopoulou Vassiliki and Serras Dionysios
The present study examined the effect of the European-Based ‘Alive and Kicking’ exercise program on the health-related physical fitness of individuals with (Experimental Group: EG) and without (Control Group: CG) (Intellectual Disability: ID). The Self-Determinati...
2019-11-01 Research Article
Cavia MM*, Moreno A, Fernández-Trabanco B, Carrillo C and Alonso-Torre SR
The anthropometric characteristics are decisive for an optimal physical level and, therefore, a good level in the game; and they can be different depending on the game position.
The aim of this study was to identify the physical characteristics, body composition and...
2019-08-16 Research Article
Ayodeji Ayodele Fabunmi* and Samson Oluwaseyi Oladipupo
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is common among athletes who participate in jumping, running and pivoting sports. The aim of this study was to compare selected lower limb biomechanical variables between University of Ibadan students (athletes) with and without patellofemoral pai...
2019-08-09 Research Article
Fanny Granger, Marion Etevenard, Jean-Pascal Kily and Martin Garet*
Context: Shoulder pain is one of the most frequent reported complaints in intensive competitive swimming. The so-called ‘swimmers’ shoulder’ has been widely explored and has been reported sometimes without specific reference to contributing ...
2019-07-23 Research Article
Through cultural consciousness, the characteristics of traditional Chinese sports culture in the new period are analyzed and studied, and the traditional Chinese sports culture in the new period has the following six characteristics: 1. Sports social model of “etiquette...
2019-07-23 Short Communication
Michael G Serpell*
Sea swim (2.4 mile), bike ride (112 mile) and Marathon (26 mile), all in one day!
There are lessons that the 7.8 million UK Chronic Pain patients can learn from the world of endurance sports, and vice versa . The training, psychological tools and strategies used by ...
2019-07-15 Review Article
Ibouchoukene Mohamed, Aboura Rabah, Hadiouche Abdelnour, Labane Karim* and Fahssi Mohamed Riadh
The aim of our study is to try to give a predictive vision on governance in the field of sports in Algeria.
This predictive approach looks at the overall quality of governance in order to be at the continental level or even across the Arab world.
Michael G Serpell*
“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” Muhammad Ali
What mind strategies can an endurance athlete use to get their body that bit further or faster, to be a inisher? At "top-level" sport, some say it'...
2019-05-07 Research Article
Abdoul Rahamane Cisse, Jean Marie Vianney Hope* and Abdoulaye Ba
Purpose: Medical coverage of the 29th “Tour du Faso” primarily aimed to report the experience of the medical coverage of the 2016 International Cycling Tour of Burkina Faso.
Methods: This is a prospective study of the medical coverage of the 2016 I...
2019-04-29 Research Article
King DA*, Hume PA, Cummins C, Clark T, Gissane C and Hecimovich M
Background: Epidemiological studies report that females experience greater rates of concussion when compared with males. Biomechanical factors may result in greater post-impact head velocities and accelerations for a given force for females when compared with males.