Browsing Research Articles (Sports Medicine) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Sports Medicine) by Issue Date

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  • Oschman, Zanet; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Maritz, N.G.J.; Boraine, H.; Owen, R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2007-04)
    OBJECTIVE: To document the incidence of asymptomatic rotator cuff tears in patients with a confirmed symptomatic tear in the opposite shoulder, and to identify ultrasound findings that may distinguish symptomatic from ...
  • Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Ker, James A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2008)
    MOTIVATION: There is growing interest in the use of cardiovascular variability indicators as measures of autonomic activity,even though reported results are not always comparable or as expected. This review aims to determine ...
  • Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, Rina (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2008-09)
    Heart rate variability (HRV) refers to the beat-to-beat variation in heart rate, largely due to fluctuating influences of the autonomic nervous system. There are indications that active participation in sport can alter ...
  • Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Clark, Jimmy R.; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Viljoen, Margaretha (Elsevier, 2009)
    The study investigated whether supine-measured HRV indicators, and/or HRV indicators measured during orthostatic stress are related to conventional measures of exercise and performance ability such as VO2max. Only two ...
  • Patricios, Jonathan Speridon; Collins, Robert Matthew (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010)
    A comprehensive medical history forms a significant part of any medical assessment or screening. In the athlete, pre-participation screening is aimed at determining those aspects of personal and family history that place ...
  • Patricios, Jonathan Speridon; Kohler, Ryan M.N.; Collins, Robert Matthew (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010)
    Guidelines for returning a concussed player to sport had been somewhat controversial and nebulous until the emergence of a series of international consensus meetings and statements initiated in 2001. The Vienna (2001), ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Fletcher, Lizelle; Viljoen, Margaretha; Coertzen, C.; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Collins, Robert Matthew; Ker, James A. (South African Orthopaedic Association / Char Publications, 2010)
    BACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, immune-inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology affecting the synovial membrane of joints and surrounding tissues. Typically RA affects both large and small joints in a ...
  • Ferguson, Mark; Collins, Robert Matthew (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-05)
    Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, with an estimated 240 million (in 2000) 1 to 265 million (in 2006) players participating in the game. The sport involves intermittent walking, jogging, running and ...
  • Kirby, Jo-Anne H.; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Collins, Robert Matthew (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2010-06)
    Cardiovascular disease is a major public health concern and it can be modified by diet, exercise and health awareness. However the impact of these interventions on the autonomic control of heart rate as measured by heart ...
  • Hassan, Ismail; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Collins, Robert Matthew (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-07)
    No abstract available.
  • Collins, Robert Matthew; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Patricios, Jonathan Speridon; Veller, Martin; Ramagole, Dimakatso Althea (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-12)
    Paget-Schroetter syndrome or effort thrombosis is a rare condition with potentially severe consequences, affecting young and otherwise healthy athletes. Its classic clinical presentation should be rapidly identified to ...
  • Collins, Robert Matthew; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Patricios, Jonathan Speridon (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011)
    Muscles, tendons, joints and nerves are susceptible to injury when stressed or traumatised repetitively, or over an extended period of time. Regardless of the nature of the work, a large proportion of the working population’s ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Nolte, Kim (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-01)
    A wide variety of anatomical structures can be involved in a sports injury. To return to play as soon as possible is of utmost importance to an athlete, and in order to achieve this, a correct, all-inclusive diagnosis, a ...
  • Van der Linde, E.; Oschman, Zanet (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2011-12-01)
    The purpose of this study was to establish the difference in rehabilitation outcomes between the Jump Stretch Flex Band (JSFB) programme and conventional ankle rehabilitation programmes of acute lateral ankle ligament ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Theron, W.; Grant, T.C.; Zondi, P. Cele; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012)
    Acute corticosteroid-induced rhabdomyolysis is a rare, but potentially life-threatening, condition that deserves the attention of medical professionals and sport scientists. Early diagnosis is vital in minimising the ...
  • Minne, Cornelia; Velleman, Mark D.; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim (Media 24 & South African Orthopaedic Association, 2012)
    Cyclops lesions develop in the anterior aspect of the intercondylar notch typically after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction or injury. It is a lesion consisting of fibrous tissue with or without cartilage ...
  • Pavlova, E.; Oschman, Zanet; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Wood, Paola Silvia (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    A deposit of calcium in the rotator cuff tendons, also known as calcifying tendinopathy, is a common condition. Calcifications are often associated with significant pain and restriction of shoulder movement. The hypothesis ...
  • Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Collins, Robert Matthew; Wood, Paola Silvia; Du Toit, Peet J. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    The overtraining syndrome (OTS) is largely a diagnosis of exclusion. The aim of this study was to investigate the compact Profile of Mood State (POMS) questionnaire as an early and accurate indicator for the diagnosis of ...
  • Grobbelaar, C.W. (Craig); Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Collins, Robert Matthew; Du Toit, Peet J.; Wood, Paola Silvia (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    It has been speculated that probiotics can improve athletic performance. Significant increases in haemoglobin concentration and oxygen consumption have also been shown to follow the ingestion of lactic acid bacteria in ...
  • Patricios, Jonathan Speridon; Collins, Robert Matthew; Brandfield, Andrew; Roberts, Craig; Kohler, Ryan M.N. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2012-03)
    Sports concussion research and clinical guidelines have evolved rapidly. The most recent concussion consensus statement and guidelines (Zurich, 2008) provided clinicians with the Sports Concussion Assessment Tool version ...