Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Recent Submissions

  • Mokwena, Patience L.; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Boer, Pieter; Jordaan, Esme (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2021-06)
    OBJECTIVES : To identify risk factors that predict gradual onset running-related injuries (GORRIs) in ultramarathon runners entering a mass community-based event. DESIGN : Descriptive cross-sectional study. SETTING : Two ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Bryant, Grace; Kearney, Sharon; Singh, Praimanand; Devos, Arnold; Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Botha, Tanita (Taylor and Francis, 2021)
    BACKGROUND : Netball is a physical game with sudden direction changes, decelerations, jumping and landing, stop/start maneuvers and restrictive footwork rules exposing players to injury. Close contact play and shared ...
  • Nikolaidi, Maria Kotopoulea; Muniz-Pardos, Borja; Giannopoulou, Ifigeneia; Guppy, Fergus M.; Fossati, Chiara; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Constantinou, Demitri; Pigozzi, Fabio; Pitsiladis, Yannis (Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2021)
    The decision taken by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the Olympic Games this summer brings new challenges for event organisers and athletes. One such measure taken by the IOC is to mandate that athletes ...
  • Ash, Garrett I.; Stults-Kolehmainen, Matthew; Busa, Michael A.; Gaffey, Allison E.; Angeloudis, Konstantinos; Muniz-Pardos, Borja; Gregory, Robert; Huggins, Robert A.; Redeker, Nancy S.; Weinzimer, Stuart A.; Grieco, Lauren A.; Lyden, Kate; Megally, Esmeralda; Vogiatzis, Ioannis; Scher, LaurieAnn; Zhu, Xinxin; Baker, Julien S.; Brandt, Cynthia; Businelle, Michael S.; Fucito, Lisa M.; Griggs, Stephanie; Jarrin, Robert; Mortazavi, Bobak J.; Prioleau, Temiloluwa; Roberts, Walter; Spanakis, Elias K.; Nally, Laura M.; Debruyne, Andre; Bachl, Norbert; Pigozzi, Fabio; Halabchi, Farzin; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Wolfarth, Bernd; Fossati, Chiara; Rozenstoka, Sandra; Tanisawa, Kumpei; Boerjesson, Mats; Casajus, Jose Antonio; Gonzalez-Aguero, Alex; Zelenkova, Irina; Swart, Jeroen; Gursoy, Gamze; Meyerson, William; Liu, Jason; Greenbaum, Dov; Pitsiladis, Yannis P.; Gerstein, Mark B. (Springer, 2021-09)
    Millions of consumer sport and fitness wearables (CSFWs) are used worldwide, and millions of datapoints are generated by each device. Moreover, these numbers are rapidly growing, and they contain a heterogeneity of devices, ...
  • Hamilton, Blair R.; Lima, Giscard; Barrett, James; Seal, Leighton; Kolliari-Turner, Alexander; Wang, Guan; Karanikolou, Antonia; Bigard, Xavier; Lollgen, Herbert; Zupet, Petra; Ionescu, Anca; Debruyne, Andre; Jones, Nigel; Vonbank, Karin; Fagnani, Federica; Fossati, Chiara; Casasco, Maurizio; Constantinou, Demitri; Wolfarth, Bernd; Niederseer, David; Bosch, Andrew; Muniz-Pardos, Borja; Casajus, Jose Antonio; Schneider, Christian; Loland, Sigmund; Verroken, Michele; Marqueta, Pedro Manonelles; Arroyo, Francisco; Pedrinelli, Andre; Natsis, Konstantinos; Verhagen, Evert; Roberts, William O.; Lazzoli, Jose Kawazoe; Friedman, Rogerio; Erdogan, Ali; Cintron, Ana V.; Yung, Shu-Hang Patrick; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Rozenstoka, Sandra; Drummond, Felix; Papadopoulou, Theodora; Kumi, Paulette Y.O.; Twycross-Lewis, Richard; Harper, Joanna; Skiadas, Vasileios; Shurlock, Jonathan; Tanisawa, Kumpei; Seto, Jane T.; North, Kathryn; Angadi, Siddhartha S.; Martinez-Patino, Maria Jose; Borjesson, Mats; Di Luigi, Luigi; Dohi, Michiko; Swart, Jeroen; Bilzon, James Lee John; Badtieva, Victoriya; Zelenkova, Irina; Steinacker, Juergen M.; Bachl, Norbert; Pigozzi, Fabio; Geistlinger, Michael; Goulis, Dimitrios; Guppy, Fergus M.; Webborn, Nick; Yildiz, Bulent O.; Miller, Mike; Singleton, Patrick; Pitsiladis, Yannis P. (Springer, 2021-07)
    Sport is historically designated by the binary categorization of male and female that conflicts with modern society. Sport’s governing bodies should consider reviewing rules determining the eligibility of athletes in the ...
  • Weiler, Richard; Collinge, Richard; Ewens, Josh; Gouttebarge, Vincent; Massey, Andrew; Bennett, Pippa; Smith, Kelly; Ahmed, Osman Hassan (BMJ Publishing Group, 2021-06)
    Medical handovers are fundamental to optimal patient care but can be a source of errors in clinical care with important implications on patient welfare and safety. Care of international athletes presents unique challenges ...
  • Kilic, Ozgur; Carmody, Sean; Upmeijer, Judith; Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J.; Purcell, Rosemary; Rice, Simon; Gouttebarge, Vincent (BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
    OBJECTIVE: Determining the prevalence of mental health symptoms (MHS) among Australian professional footballers compared with former players. A secondary aim was to assess whether MHS were associated with recent injury and ...
  • Gouttebarge, Vincent (BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
    A Scottish study found in 2019 that the mortality from neurodegenerative diseases, particularly dementia, was higher in former professional footballers than in the general population. Dementia is a syndrome of progressive ...
  • Confectioner, Kaizeen; Currie, Alan; Gabana, Nicolle; Van Gerven, Nienke; Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J.; Gouttebarge, Vincent (BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
    OBJECTIVES: The primary objective was to examine the attitudes of professional footballers towards help-seeking behaviours related to mental health symptoms and the impact of a mental health awareness video on ...
  • Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Mosola, Moeketsi Emmanuel (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2020-03)
    Professional football clubs, as a significant element of the African and South African sports industry, find it increasingly difficult to balance the needs of shareholders and fans, and be commercially viable concurrently. ...
  • Hamilton, Blair R.; Martinez-Patino, Maria Jose; Barrett, James; Seal, Leighton; Tucker, Ross; Papadopoulou, Theodora; Bigard, Xavier; Kolliari-Turner, Alexander; Lollgen, Herbert; Zupet, Petra; Ionescu, Anca; Debruyne, Andre; Jones, Nigel; Steinacker, Juergen M.; Vonbank, Karin; Lima, Giscard; Fagnani, Federica; Fossati, Chiara; Di Luigi, Luigi; Pigozzi, Fabio; Casasco, Maurizio; Geistlinger, Michael; Wohlfarth, Bernd; Seto, Jane T.; Bachl, Norbert; Twycross-Lewis, Richard; Niederseer, David; Bosch, Andrew; Swart, Jeroen; Constantinou, Demitri; Muniz-Pardos, Borja; Casajus, Jose Antonio; Badtieva, Victoriya; Zelenkova, Irina; Bilzon, James L.J.; Dohi, Michiko; Schneider, Christian; Loland, Sigmund; Verroken, Michele; Marqueta, Pedro Manonelles; Arroyo, Francisco; Pedrinelli, Andre; Natsis, Konstantinos; Verhagen, Evert; Roberts, William O.; Lazzoli, Jose Kawazoe; Friedman, Rogerio; Erdogan, Ali; Cintron, Ana V.; Yung, Shu-Hang Patrick; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Rozenstoka, Sandra; Drummond, Felix; Webborn, Nick; Guppy, Fergus M.; Pitsiladis, Yannis P. (Springer, 2021-04)
    Caster Semenya recently lost her appeal against the restriction of blood testosterone levels in female athletes set by World Athletics, requiring female athletes with “Disorders of Sex Development” (DSD) to reduce their ...
  • Viljoen, Carel T.; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Verhagen, Evert; Van Mechelen, Willem; Tomas, Rita; Schoeman, Marlene; Scheepers, Susan; Korkie, Elzette (Springer, 2021-05)
    BACKGROUND : Trail running is characterised by large elevation gains/losses and uneven varying running surfaces. Limited information is available on injury and illness among trail runners to help guide injury and illness ...
  • Kat, Cor-Jacques; Jooste, Jacques Schalk; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Becker, Piet J.; Els, P.S. (Pieter Schalk) (Taylor and Francis, 2021)
    The study aim was to determine whether a relationship exists between the cardiovascular response, measured by HR and HRV and the magnitude of whole-body vibration. Cardiovascular response of sixty male participants in four ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Fowler, Peter M.; Bender, Amy M.; Stevens, David; Sullivan, Kieran O.; Fullagar, Hugh H.K.; Alonso, Juan-Manuel; Biggins, Michelle; Claassen-Smithers, Amanda; Collins, Rob; Dohi, Michiko; Driller, Matthew W.; Dunican, Ian C.; Gupta, Luke; Halson, Shona L.; Lastella, Michele; Miles, Kathleen H.; Nedelec, Mathieu; Page, Tony; Roach, Gregory Daniel; Sargent, Charli; Singh, Meeta; Vincent, Grace E.; Vitale, Jacopo A.; Botha, Tanita (Springer, 2021-10)
    Athletes are increasingly required to travel domestically and internationally, often resulting in travel fatigue and jet lag. Despite considerable agreement that travel fatigue and jet lag can be a real and impactful issue ...
  • Viljoen, Carel T.; Sewry, Nicola; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Swanevelder, Sonja; Jordaan, Esme (Elsevier, 2021)
    INTRODUCTION : Trail running is characterized by elevation changes, with uneven and varying running surfaces. Risk factors that may predict gradual-onset running-related injuries (GORRIs) in short-distance trail running ...
  • Gajardo-Burgos, Ruben; Monrroy-Uarac, Manuel; Barria-Pailaquilen, Rene Mauricio; Norambuena-Noches, Yessenia; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Bascour-Sandoval, Claudio; Besomi, Manuela (MDPI, 2021-05)
    We aimed to (i) determine self-reported injury and illness frequency in trail runners 4 weeks preceding competition; (ii) compare athletes with and without injury/illness by sex, age, body mass index (BMI) and competition ...
  • Nolte, Kim; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Fletcher, Lizelle (OASIS, 2021-06)
    BACKGROUND : Respiratory morbidity is common in children with neuromuscular diseases (NMD) owing to chronic hypoventilation and impaired cough. Optimal, cost-effective respiratory management requires implementation of ...
  • Geiss Santos, Rafael Cristiano; Van Hellemnondt, Frank; Yamashiro, Eduardo; Holtzhausen, Louis; Serner, Andreas; Farooq, Abdulaziz; Whiteley, Rodney; Tol, Johannes L. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2021-05)
    OBJECTIVE : To describe the injury mechanism and its association with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) injury findings in acute rectus femoris injuries. DESIGN : Combined retrospective and prospective descriptive injury ...
  • Holtzhausen, Louis; Souissi, Sofiane; Al Sayrafi, Omar; May, Awartani; Farooq, Abdulaziz; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Korakakis, Vasileios; Rabia, Safia; Segers, Souhaila; Chamari, Karim (Termedia Publishing, 2021-03)
    The aim was to create a Modern Standard Arabic SCAT5 version for different Arabic dialects. This translation and cross-cultural adaptation was performed in eight stages: initial translations, reconciliation of translations ...
  • Moreno-Perez, Víctor; Prieto, Jaime; Del Coso, Juan; Lido-Mico, Jose Ezequiel; Fragoso, Miguel; Penalva, Francisco Jose; Reid, Machar; Pluim, B.M. (Babette) (Routledge, 2021)
    This study examined the association and predictive ability of several markers of internal workload on risk of injury in high-performance junior tennis players. Fifteen young, high-level tennis players (9 males, 6 females; ...

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