International Journal of

Sports and Exercise MedicineISSN: 2469-5718

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510136

Effects of Different Methods of Resistance Training on Indicators of Daily Physical Fitness in Physically Active Elderly Women

Ilmar Danilo Santos Lima, Antonio Gomes de Resende-Neto, Jose Carlos Aragao-Santos, Albernon Costa Nogueira, Alan Bruno Silva Vasconcelos, Bruna Caroline Oliveira Andrade, Iohanna Gilnara Santos Fernandes and Marzo Edir Da Silva-Grigoletto

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 29, 2019

Aging is an intrinsic process of the human being linked to functional deteriorations in several systems, affecting the quality of life due to the inability to perform the simple tasks of the day to day in an autonomous, efficient and safe way. In addition, the female sex is also considered an independent risk factor for functional capacity decline. When compared to men, women are more affected by senescence due to hormonal changes associated with menopause that intensify muscle weakness and incr...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510135

Complex Hip Spine Syndrome in Young Athlete: A Diagnosis Dilemma

Mohamad Azwan Aziz and Redzal Abu Hanifah

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 20, 2019

This is a case of Mr. D, a 32 Chinese gentleman. He is an active in recreational body building exercise for 10 years with an athletic physique. He was diagnosed with prolapse intervertebral disc in the past 7 years however his condition worsening for the past 3 years with multiple episode of severe back pain requiring admission and he develops reduces sensation over left lower limb at L3 and L4 dermatomes associated with reduced motor power in dorsiflexion of ankle and extension of big toe over ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510134

Immune Response in a Pediatric Cancer Patient after a One-Week Skiing Intervention

Nicolas Kurpiers, Nico de Lazzari, Nils von Neuhoff and Stefan Flohr

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 05, 2019

Moderate physical activity possesses positive effects on the immune system function. Numerous studies investigated such effects also in cancer patients. As most studies were conducted on adults, much less is known in children and adolescents. Moreover, most studies were conducted under laboratory conditions in order to control the duration and intensity of the activity. However, daily life also includes outdoor activities....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510133

The Great Difficulties for our Obese and Hypertensive Patients to have Physical Activities

N Ali-Tatar, A Derradji, R Guermaz, D Hakem, B Mohammedi, M Brouri, A Berrah and MT Chentir

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 21, 2019

A sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity affects more than half of the population worldwide. Despite the burdens that obesity and diabetes impose on our society, awareness of the cardiovascular disease as a result, is poor. What about primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in our population with obesity and diabetes? To investigate the feasibility in our daily practice of Cardiovascular (CV) primary prevention in Algerian patients without established cardiovascular disease....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510132

Proof of Concept: Taking the Guessing out of Assessing Knee Stability

Dawn Gulick

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 20, 2019

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is frequently assessed using the Lachman test. This test involves linear translation of the tibia on the femur. Meta-analysis and systematic reviews report a wide range of diagnostic accuracy. The purpose of this case report was to establish a proof of concept using a novel device, the Mobil-Aider, to accurately quantify linear translation of the tibia on the femur....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510131

Screening and Injury Surveillance for a Contemporary Dance Company: A Pilot Study

Chia Kok Kiong Jason

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 20, 2019

Information on the profile of dancers as well as patterns and extent of dance injuries is useful to dance community in implementing injury prevention measures. However, there is little published data on injuries in the Singapore dance population. Nine dancers underwent anthropometric measurement, dance specific screening as well as Functional Movement Screen (FMS). The dancers were interviewed for each injury that developed over a year to establish diagnosis as well as gather data on the circums...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510130

The Change in Kinematics and Lower Limb Muscle Activation Whilst Running after Cycling in a Triathlon and the Difference between Elite and Moderately Trained Triathletes: A Systematic Review

George Wilson, Jody Chappell and Richard Twycross-Lewis

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 31, 2019

Triathlon is a multi discipline endurance sport that involves the continuous completion of a swim, cycle and a run. There are various distance triathlons in which triathletes can compete, including: Sprint, Olympic and half or full Ironman distance. The sport has grown hugely in popularity and had its first introduction into the Olympics in year 2000. Its popularity is continuing to increase, according to the British Triathlon Federation the number of triathlon participants in Britain has increa...

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