International Journal of

Sports and Exercise MedicineISSN: 2469-5718

Early Online

 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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