Research Articles (Sports Medicine)

Research Articles (Sports Medicine)

 

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  • Naidoo, Dhavina; Sewry, Nicola; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Jordaan, Esme (Edizione Minerva Medica, 2022)
    BACKGROUND: Exercise associated collapse (EAC) is a common medical encounter at distance running events. Risk factors associated with EAC are not well documented. The objective is to determine the overall incidence of EAC ...
  • Jooste, Marcel; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Sewry, Nicola; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Swanevelder, Sonja; Jordaan, Esme (Taylor and Francis, 2022)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine the prevalence of chronic prescription medication (CPM) use in distant runners (by age and sex) and to compare CPM use in 21.1 km vs. 56 km race entrants. METHODS : A cross-sectional study of ...
  • Brill, Stephan; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Sewry, Nicola; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Jooste, Marcel; Leppan, Jordan; Boulter, Jeremy; Seocharan, Ishen; Jordaan, Esme (Taylor and Francis, 2022)
    OBJECTIVES : To determine the prevalence of self-reported pre-race chronic medical conditions and allergies in ultramarathon race entrants and to explore if these are associated with an increased risk of race-day medical ...
  • Tanghe, Anouk; Celie, Bert; Shadid, Samyah; Rietzschel, Ernst; Op ‘t Roodt, Jos; Reesink, Koen D.; Heyman, Elsa; Calders, Patrick (Frontiers Media, 2021-03-15)
    INTRODUCTION : Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at high risk to develop vascular complications resulting in high morbidity and mortality. Cocoa flavanols are promising nutraceuticals with possible beneficial ...
  • McIntosh, Cameron; Clemm, Hege H.; Sewry, Nicola; Hrubos-Strom, Harald; Schwellnus, Martin Peter (Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2021-08)
    Protection of the health of the athlete is required for high level sporting performance. Acute respiratory illness is the leading cause of illness and can compromise training and competition in athletes. To date the focus ...
  • Gouttebarge, Vincent; Ahmad, Imtiaz; Iqbal, Zafar; Orhant, Emmanuel; Rosenbloom, Craig; Sas, Kristof; Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
    OBJECTIVES : The objective was to explore the view and thoughts of physicians working in professional football about several aspects (eg, education and use of video footages) likely to enhance concussions’ recognition and ...
  • Pereira, Ana Monteiro; Teques, Pedro; Verhagen, Evert; Gouttebarge, Vincent; Figueiredo, Pedro; Brito, Joao (BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
    BACKGROUND : The escalated competitive pressure and professionalisation of esports players could predispose them to mental health symptoms. We aimed to develop a model to explore the association between distress and ...
  • Hene, Nceba; Wood, Paola Silvia; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Jordaan, Esme; Laubscher, Ria (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2021-10)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine if repeat annual health risk assessments (RAHRAs) with intervention reduce 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in financial sector employees. METHODS : Retrospective analysis from RAHRAs in ...
  • Hene, Nceba; Wood, Paola Silvia; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Jordaan, Esme; Laubscher, Ria (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2021-02)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine the prevalence of non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors, total NCD risk category and 10-year risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in financial sector employees. METHODS : This descriptive ...
  • Sewry, Nicola; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Boulter, Jeremy; Seocharan, Ishen; Jordaan, Esme (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2022-01)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine the incidence and nature of illness-related medical encounters (MEs) at a 90-km, ultramarathon, mass, community-based, endurance running event. DESIGN : Retrospective, descriptive epidemiological ...
  • Purcell, Rosemary; Bindra, Abhinav; Blauwet, Cheri; Budgett, Richard; Currie, Alan; McDuff, David; Mountjoy, Margot; Putukian, Margot; Gouttebarge, Vincent (Elsevier, 2021-12)
    No abstract available.
  • Clarsen, Benjamin; Bahr, Roald Roald; Myklebust, Grethe; Andersson, Stig Haugsboe; Docking, Sean Iain; Drew, Michael; Finch, Caroline F.; Fortington, Lauren Victoria; Haroy, Joar; Khan, Karim M.; Moreau, Bill; Moore, Isabel S.; Moller, Merete; Nabhan, Dustin; Nielsen, Rasmus Oestergaard; Pasanen, Kati; Schwellnus, Martin Peter; Soligard, Torbjorn; Verhagen, Evert (BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
    In 2013, the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center Overuse Injury Questionnaire (OSTRC-O) was developed to record the magnitude, symptoms and consequences of overuse injuries in sport. Shortly afterwards, a modified version ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Pillay, Lervasen; Hendricks, S.; Hamuy Blanco, J.A. (Jessica) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2020)
    The COVID-19 pandemic causes widespread anxiety and uncertainty regarding disease transmission. In many countries people are obliged to wear a face mask in public spaces. Individuals involved in sports participation at any ...
  • 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, 2021-09)
    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, 2021-11)
    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, 2021-12)
    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 ...

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