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Combined extracorporeal shockwave therapy and exercise for the treatment of tendinopathy: A narrative review

Tendinopathy is a chronic degenerative musculoskeletal disorder that is common in both athletes and the general population. Exercise and extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is among the most common...

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Associations between partial foot amputation level, gait parameters, and minimum impairment criteria in para-sport: A research study protocol

Altered biomechanics due to amputation can contribute to substantial limitations, influencing sporting activities. Individuals with lower extremity amputations or congenital lower limb deficiency are...

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Effect of repeated eccentric exercise on muscle damage markers and motor unit control strategies in arm and hand muscle

To examine the contralateral repeated bout effect (CL-RBE) on muscle damage markers and motor unit (MU) control strategies, seventeen healthy adults performed two bouts of 60 eccentric contractions...

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Regional neuromuscular regulation within rectus femoris muscle following three-month limb-loaded walking in older adults

Limb-loaded walking using ankle weights has been widely applied to increase exercise intensity in older adults. Examining changes in the activation pattern between proximal (RFP) and distal (RFD) regions...

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COVID-19 countermeasures of Chinese national athletes: Prevention, treatment, and return to play

Under the condition of normalized epidemic, how athletes train and compete well has been in the spotlight. This article reported the symptom, hospitalization and training situation of seven confirmed...

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Exercise training modulates adipokine dysregulations in metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors for various metabolic diseases, and it is characterized by central obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and insulin resistance. The core component...

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Prevalence of Achilles tendinopathy in physical exercise: A systematic review and meta-analysis

This comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis assessed the prevalence of Achilles tendinopathy (AT) in physical exercise (PE). Specifically, we estimate the overall risk of AT in physical exercise...

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The role of exercise in rehabilitation of discharged COVID-19 patients

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) mainly caused pneumonia and pulmonary fibrosis through upper respiratory tract infection, which resulted in acute respiratory distress syndrome...

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Effects of COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine period on physical activity and dietary habits of college-aged students

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic led to sudden extreme changes in lifestyle, potentially causing adverse changes in physical activity, sedentary behavior, and dietary habits. The objective...

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An acute naproxen dose does not affect core temperature or Interleukin-6 during cycling in a hot environment

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs’ anti-pyretic and anti-inflammatory effects has led some individuals to theorize these medications may blunt core body temperature (Tc) increases during exercise....

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Factors associated with changes in physical activity and sedentary behaviour during one year among university-based young adults

The purpose of this study was to identify correlates of changes in physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) among university-based young adults in Bangladesh. Data were from a 1-year prospective...

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Glycemic variability: Importance, relationship with physical activity, and the influence of exercise

Glycemic variability is a more sensitive assessment of glycemic health as opposed to traditional clinical measurements. It considers all blood glucose concentrations over a given period to better account...

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The effect of diet-induced obesity on extracellular matrix remodeling during skeletal muscle regeneration

Diet-induced obesity has previously been shown to occur with the concomitant rise in the expression of proinflammatory cytokines and increases in collagen deposition. While it has been known that the...

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Swimrun race, athletes, safety and performance: A brief review

Swimrun was established in Sweden in 2006. In competition athletes alternate between running and swimming multiple times. It has grown from only being hosted in Sweden to now being a global sport. The...

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Kinetic chain disruption contributes to shoulder and elbow injuries

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Dual-task training to improve cognitive impairment and walking function in Parkinson's disease patients: A brief review

In daily functional activities, the body needs the ability to perform two or more tasks at the same time (such as talking while walking). However, the gait disorder of patients with Parkinson's disease...

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Optimization of different intensities of exercise preconditioning in protecting exhausted exercise induced heart injury in rats

This study was to optimize the exercise preconditioning (EP) intensity in protecting from exhaustive exercise-induced cardiac injury (EECI). A total of 98 male Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into...

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Pelvic region bone density, soft tissue mass, and injury frequency in female professional ballet dancers and soccer athletes

We recently observed a high prevalence of low pelvic bone mineral density (BMD) in female professional ballet performers. Because this population is susceptible to musculoskeletal overuse injuries,...

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Effectiveness of modified constraint-induced movement therapy for upper limb function intervention following stroke: A brief review

Neglecting the use of the affected limb in stroke patients can result in learned non-use. Modified constraint-induced movement therapy (mCIMT) is a form of rehabilitation therapy that limits the less...

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Bee honey and exercise for improving physical performance, reducing fatigue, and promoting an active lifestyle during COVID-19

An active lifestyle has enormous health benefits. However, physical activity has globally decreased since the beginning of the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak because of social...

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Comparison and predicted equation of energy expenditure during walking or running among Caucasians, African Americans and Asians

Knowledge of measured energy expenditure (EE) during walking and running is important for exercise prescription. Further, research on the EE comparison and EE predicted equation during walking or running...

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Alterations in renin-angiotensin receptors are not responsible for exercise preconditioning of skeletal muscle fibers

Endurance exercise training promotes a protective phenotype in skeletal muscle known as exercise preconditioning. Exercise preconditioning protects muscle fibers against a variety of threats including...

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Effect of classroom-based physical activity interventions on attention and on-task behavior in schoolchildren: A systematic review

Physical activity in children is associated with several cognitive benefits. Since children and adolescents spend an increasing amount of time engaged in sedentary behavior both at school and in their...

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Assessment of aerobic exercise capacity in obesity, which expression of oxygen uptake is the best?

Although the impact of obesity on exercise performance is multifactorial, excessive fat mass which can impose an unfavorable burden on cardiac function and working muscle, will affect the aerobic exercise...

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