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Demystifying roles of exercise in immune response regulation against acute respiratory infections: A narrative review

The benefits of physical activity and exercise, especially those classified as moderate-to-vigorous activity (MVPA), have been well-established in preventing non-communicable diseases and mental health...

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Consensus statement of Chinese experts on exercise prescription (2023)

Exercise prescriptions play a vital role in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. A consensus regarding exercise prescription is important for physical health. The “Consensus statement of...

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The missing hydrogen ion, Part-3: Science and the human flaws that compromise it

The purpose of this research was to use a historical method and core principles from scientific philosophy to explain why mistakes were made in the development of the lactic acidosis construct. On a...

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Acute Pilates and plyometric exercise in school-based settings improve attention and mathematics performance in high school students

The aim of this study was to examine the effects of acute Pilates and plyometric exercise in a school-based setting on attention and mathematics test performance in high school students. Forty 10th-grade...

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Responsiveness of functional performance and muscle strength, power, and size to resistance training: A systematic review

There is a recent and growing interest in assessing differential responders to resistance training (RT) for diverse outcomes. Thus, the individual ability to respond to an intervention for a specific...

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Effect of strength training on knee proprioception in patients with knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Proprioception is significantly impaired in knee osteoarthritis (KOA), contributing to reduced functionality. Strength training (ST) is essential in KOA by improving muscle strength, although it may...

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Electrocardiographic characteristics of pediatric and adolescent football players

Electrocardiographic characteristics of children and adolescents present differences compared to adults. The aim of our work was to study electrocardiograms (ECGs) of football male players from childhood...

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Clinical gait analysis in older children with autism spectrum disorder

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often exhibit motor deficits that increase their risk of falls. There is a lack of understanding regarding gait biomechanics demonstrated by older children...

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Lower limb balance, ankle dorsiflexion, orofacial tissue pressure, and occlusal force of rugby players

This cross-sectional study examined the lower limb balance, ankle dorsiflexion, orofacial tissue pressure, and occlusal strength of rugby players. Twenty-six participants were divided into groups: rugby...

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Potential neurophysiological and biomechanical risk factors for sport-related back problems: A scoping review

This scoping review aims (1) to map the literature dealing with neurophysiological and biomechanical aspects of back problems in athletes in order to identify valid risk-factors for their prevention,...

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Effect of self-modeling and self-controlled feedback on the performance of professional swimmers and waterpolo players

Self-modeling (SM) and self-control (SC) feedback can be presented as two solutions for learning improvement. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of SM and SC feedback...

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Blood flow restriction training improves the efficacy of routine intervention in patients with chronic ankle instability

As a new means of rehabilitation, blood flow restriction training (BFRT) is widely used in the field of musculoskeletal rehabilitation. To observe whether BFRT can improve the efficacy of routine rehabilitation...

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Corticospinal tract alterations after ankle sprain in adolescence: Insights from the mouse model

Lateral ankle sprains (LAS) are associated with corticospinal pathway deficits. Existing evidence is primarily based on cross-sectional investigations and noncausal speculations. This study aims to...

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Model for predicting metabolic activity in athletes based on biochemical blood test analysis

Improving the efficiency of athletic performance and reducing the likelihood of overtraining are primarily determined goals that can be achieved by the correct organization of the training process....

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Effects of eccentric resistance training after stroke on body function, activities of daily living and cognitive function: A review

Impairments on body function, activities of daily living (ADL) and cognition are common after stroke. Eccentric resistance training (ERT) may be implemented to improve them....

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The effects of prolonged sitting behavior on resting-state brain functional connectivity in college students post-COVID-19 rehabilitation: A study based on fNIRS technology

Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) was used to explore the effects of sedentary behavior on the brain functional connectivity characteristics of college students in the resting state after...

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Effects of COVID-19 on the cardiovascular system: A mendelian randomization study

Infections with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and disorders of the heart and blood vessels are causally related. To ascertain the causal relationship between COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease...

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Failed single-leg assessment of postural stability after anterior cruciate ligament injuries and reconstruction: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Postural control deficits and persistent joint stability issues are prevalent in population with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries or reconstructions. Postural control is typically assessed...

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Economic cost of not meeting the 24-h movement guidelines in china: Research gaps and recommendations

It is well-known that not meeting the 24-hours(h) movement guidelines, including insufficient physical activity (PA), excessive sedentary behavior (SB), inadequate sleep duration, and their combinations,...

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Future risk of falls induced by ankle-foot sprains history: An observational and mendelian randomization study

Ankle-foot sprains are the most common musculoskeletal injuries, which can impair balance and theoretically increase the risk of falls, but still, there is a lack of evidence supporting the direct association...

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Exercise self-efficacy in older adults with metabolic-associated fatty liver disease: A latent profile analysis

China has a high prevalence rate of Metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), and there is currently limited understanding of the levels of exercise self-efficacy (ESE) among individuals with...

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Self-reported exertional heat illness and risk factors among collegiate marching band artists

Marching band (MB) artists are often part of the general student population and not required to complete a pre-participation health screening to identify predisposing medical conditions or risks for...

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Neuromuscular electrical stimulation producing low evoked force elicits the repeated bout effect on muscle damage markers of the elbow flexors

This study examined the repeated bout effect (RBE) on muscle damage markers following two bouts of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in untrained individuals. Following familiarization, participants...

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Relationship between infection, physical and mental health and exercise habits of some Chinese residents after recovery from COVID-19

This study aimed to determine the infection status, exercise habits, anxiety levels, and sleep quality in Chinese residents who recovered from infection during the period of coronavirus disease 2019...

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