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 illnesses that can affect physical performance, such as... Readmore

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2019-08-16 Research Article

Comparison of selected lower limb biomechanical variables between university of ibadan sportsmen with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome

Fabunmi A, Oladipupo SO

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 pain syndrome.

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2019-08-09 Research Article

Assessment of shoulder pain and somatic dysfunction in young competitive swimmers: Preventive Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

Granger F, Etevenard M, Kily JP, Garet M

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 mechanisms or stru...

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2019-07-23 Research Article

Analysis of the characteristics of chinese traditional sports culture in the new period

SC Wang

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” 2. Sports ...

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2019-07-23 Short Communication

Triathlon challenge – from craggy to crazzy a different kind of pain management program

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 [1]. The training, psychological tools and strategies used by athletes to compl...

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2019-07-15 Review Article

Predictive vision on governance and total quality in sports

Mohamed I, Rabah A, Abdelnour H, Karim L, Riadh FM

The aim of our study is to try to give a predictive vision on governance in the field of sports in Algeria.

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2019-07-11 Opinion

The science of enduring pain. What can athletes and chronic pain patients learn from each other?

Michael G Serpell

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's all in the mind!! When we push ourselves to the limit, we experience adversity. How and if we overcome that, will deine us, and our...

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2019-05-07 Research Article

Medical coverage of the 29th “Tour du Faso”

Cisse AR, Hope JMV, Ba A

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 th...

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2019-04-29 Research Article

Head impact exposure comparison between male and female amateur rugby league participants measured with an instrumented patch

King DA, Hume PA, Cummins C, Clark T, Gissane C, et al.

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.

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2019-03-27 Research Article

Chondrogenic re-differentiation potential of chondrocytes after monolayer culture: Comparison between osteoarthritis and young adult patients

Oishi K, Ohshika S, Frukawa KI, Tsuda E, Yamamoto Y, et al.

Purpose: Monolayer passage of chondrocytes results in dramatic phenotypic changes. This “de-differentiation” is expected to restore the chondrogenic properties such as “re-differentiation” in autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI). The purpose of thi...

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2019-02-01 Review Article

Renal function during exercise and recovery

Montero JC

This review paper analyzes the response of renal function during two types of exercise: 1) exercise of increasing intensity and 2) exercise of submaximal intensity and prolonged duration. During an effort of increasing intensity there is a decrease in renal blood flow that, theoretically, coul...

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