BMC Sports Science Medicine and Rehabilitation

(The TQCC of BMC Sports Science Medicine and Rehabilitation is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
The effect of exercise on cytokines: implications for musculoskeletal health: a narrative review28
Novel causes and consequences of overtraining syndrome: the EROS-DISRUPTORS study28
Effects of high intensity interval training on exercise capacity in people with chronic pulmonary conditions: a narrative review24
Disrupting prolonged sitting reduces IL-8 and lower leg swell in active young adults23
Physical activity induced alterations of gut microbiota in humans: a systematic review21
Effectiveness of exercise on fatigue in hemodialysis patients: a randomized controlled trial21
The effect of regular aerobic exercise on sleep quality and fatigue among female student dormitory residents20
The feasibility of implementing high-intensity interval training in cardiac rehabilitation settings: a retrospective analysis19
Match running performance in Brazilian professional soccer players: comparisons between successful and unsuccessful teams19
Fear-avoidance beliefs are associated with exercise adherence: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial (RCT) among female healthcare workers with recurrent low back pain18
What is the impact of fitness on injury risk during police academy training? A retrospective cohort study17
The effect of low level laser irradiation on oxidative stress, muscle damage and function following neuromuscular electrical stimulation. A double blind, randomised, crossover trial16
How can we get more people with long-term health conditions involved in parkrun? A qualitative study evaluating parkrun’s PROVE project15
LOAD-intensity and time-under-tension of exercises for men who have Achilles tendinopathy (the LOADIT trial): a randomised feasibility trial15
Improved maximal strength is not associated with improvements in sprint time or jump height in high-level female football players: a cluster-randomized controlled trial14
Patterns of rapid weight loss in elite sambo athletes14
Validity of simplified, calibration-less exercise intensity measurement using resting heart rate during sleep: a method-comparison study with respiratory gas analysis14
The effect of a sand surface on physical performance responses of junior male handball players to plyometric training14
Mindfulness and psychological health in practitioners of Japanese martial arts: a cross-sectional study13
Effects of a neuromuscular training program using external focus attention cues in male athletes with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized clinical trial13
Physical activity promotion in daily exercise therapy: the perspectives of exercise therapists in German rehabilitation settings13
Kinesiotaping for postoperative oedema – what is the evidence? A systematic review13
Kettlebell training in clinical practice: a scoping review12
Relationship between pre- and post-operative isokinetic strength after ACL reconstruction using hamstring autograft12
Physical activity assessment by accelerometry in people with heart failure12
Flywheel squats versus free weight high load squats for improving high velocity movements in football. A randomized controlled trial12
Influence of contextual factors on physical demands and technical-tactical actions regarding playing position in professional soccer players12
Intensive, personalized multimodal rehabilitation in patients with primary or revision total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective cohort study11
Athletic identity and sport commitment in athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction who have returned to sports at their pre-injury level of competition11
Analysis of the consumption of sports supplements in elite fencers according to sex and competitive level11
Does the combination of photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) and static magnetic fields (sMF) potentiate the effects of aerobic endurance training and decrease the loss of performance during detraining? 11
The interaction effect of aerobic exercise and vitamin D supplementation on inflammatory factors, anti-inflammatory proteins, and lung function in male smokers: a randomized controlled trial11
Cervicovestibular rehabilitation in adult with mild traumatic brain injury: a randomised controlled trial protocol11
Peak week recommendations for bodybuilders: an evidence based approach11
Dietary nitrate and population health: a narrative review of the translational potential of existing laboratory studies10
Sleep quality and athletic performance according to chronotype10
The effect of Total resistance exercise vs. aquatic training on self-reported knee instability, pain, and stiffness in women with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial10
The association between cardiorespiratory fitness, liver fat and insulin resistance in adults with or without type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional analysis10
High-intensity interval training accelerates oxygen uptake kinetics and improves exercise tolerance for individuals with cystic fibrosis10
The effects of exergaming on pain, postural control, technology acceptance and flow experience in older people with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a randomised controlled trial10
Recovery of preoperative absolute knee extension and flexion strength after ACL reconstruction10
Postural sway in young female artistic and acrobatic gymnasts according to training experience and anthropometric characteristics10
Lower extremity compression garments use by athletes: why, how often, and perceived benefit10
What is the optimal time-response window for the use of photobiomodulation therapy combined with static magnetic field (PBMT-sMF) for the improvement of exercise performance and recovery, and for how 10
Technical and tactical diagnosis model of table tennis matches based on BP neural network9
Effects of balance training on balance performance in youth: role of training difficulty9
Asymmetrical fatiguing of the gluteus maximus muscles in the elite short-track female skaters9
Intra- and intersession reliability and agreement of the Unilateral Seated Shot-Put Test outcome measures in healthy male athletes9
Effects of electrode size and placement on comfort and efficiency during low-intensity neuromuscular electrical stimulation of quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteal muscles9
Motivation behind running among older adult runners9
Hop tests and psychological PROs provide a demanding and clinician-friendly RTS assessment of patients after ACL reconstruction, a registry study9
Comparison of muscle activation imbalance following core stability or general exercises in nonspecific low back pain: a quasi-randomized controlled trial9
Dose-response of resistance training for neck-and shoulder pain relief: a workplace intervention study9
Effects of kinesio tape on kinesiophobia, balance and functional performance of athletes with post anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a pilot clinical trial9
Fitness for all: how do non-disabled people respond to inclusive fitness centres?9
The impact of resistance exercise range of motion on the magnitude of upper-body post-activation performance enhancement9
The effect of the combination of whole body vibration and shoe with an unstable surface in chronic ankle instability treatment: a randomized clinical trial9
Futureproofing triathlon: expert suggestions to improve health and performance in triathletes8
The effect of the Baduanjin exercise on COVID-19-related anxiety, psychological well-being and lower back pain of college students during the pandemic8
Effect of practice on learning to maintain balance under dynamic conditions in children: are there sex differences?8
Effects of small-sided games and running-based high-intensity interval training on body composition and physical fitness in under-19 female soccer players8
One-repetition submaximal protocol to measure knee extensor muscle strength among older adults with and without sarcopenia: a validation study8
In-season monotony, strain and acute/chronic workload of perceived exertion, global positioning system running based variables between player positions of a top elite soccer team8
Cross-education and detraining effects of eccentric vs. concentric resistance training of the elbow flexors8
Effect of personal activity intelligence (PAI) monitoring in the maintenance phase of cardiac rehabilitation: a mixed methods evaluation8
Influence of 2D:4D ratio on fitness parameters and accumulated training load in elite youth soccer players8
Isometric blood flow restriction exercise: acute physiological and neuromuscular responses8
Unsupervised IMU-based evaluation of at-home exercise programmes: a feasibility study8
Postural control in top-level female volleyball players8
Weight cycling in combat sports: revisiting 25 years of scientific evidence8
Feasibility of a tailored home-based exercise intervention during neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients8
Identifying the factors affecting ‘patient engagement’ in exercise rehabilitation8
Comparison of maximal lactate steady state with anaerobic threshold determined by various methods based on graded exercise test with 3-minute stages in elite cyclists8
Relationship between Upper Quarter Y Balance Test performance and throwing proficiency in adolescent Olympic handball players7
The effect of body composition on strength and power in male and female students7
Six weeks of balance or power training induce no generalizable improvements in balance performance in healthy young adults7
Gender inclusive sporting environments: the proportion of women in non-player roles over recent years7
Absence of menstruation in female athletes: why they do not seek help7
High prevalence of low back pain among young basketball players with lower extremity pain: a cross-sectional study7
The effect of home-based low-volume, high-intensity interval training on cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition and cardiometabolic health in women of normal body mass and those with overweight o7
Effects of a taped filter mask on peak power, perceived breathlessness, heart rate, blood lactate and oxygen saturation during a graded exercise test in young healthy adults: a randomized controlled t7
Exploring the Y-Balance-Test scores and inter-limb asymmetry in soccer players: differences between competitive level and field positions7
Physical activity during pregnancy: a systematic review for the assessment of current evidence with future recommendations6
Injury surveillance in elite Paralympic athletes with limb deficiency: a retrospective analysis of upper quadrant injuries6
Sex differences in the knee orthopaedic injury patterns among recreational alpine skiers6
Identification of muscle weakness in older adults from normalized upper and lower limbs strength: a cross-sectional study6
Depressive symptoms among Olympic athletes during the Covid-19 pandemic6
The impact of COVID-19 restrictions on Australians' frequency and duration of participation in different types of sport and physical activity6
Effectiveness and safety of a simple home-based rehabilitation program in pulmonary arterial hypertension: an interventional pilot study6
Associations between cardiorespiratory fitness, fatness, hemodynamic characteristics, and sedentary behaviour in primary school-aged children6
Use of artificial intelligence in sports medicine: a report of 5 fictional cases6
Finishing stationary cycling too early after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is likely to lead to higher failure6
The effects of two weeks high-intensity interval training on fasting glucose, glucose tolerance and insulin resistance in adolescent boys: a pilot study6
Anthropometric, physiological characteristics and rugby-specific game skills of schoolboy players of different age categories and playing standards6
Immediate effect of ACL kinesio taping technique on knee joint biomechanics during a drop vertical jump: a randomized crossover controlled trial6
Personalized paths for physical activity: developing a person-centered quantitative function to determine a customized amount of exercise and enhancing individual commitment6
Sports nutrition knowledge and perceptions among professional basketball athletes and coaches in Lebanon-a cross-sectional study6
Wavelet coherence as a measure of trunk stabilizer muscle activation in wheelchair fencers6
Bodybuilding, dietary supplements and hormones use: behaviour and determinant analysis in young bodybuilders6
The influence of athletic performance on the highest positions of the final ranking during 2017/2018 Serie A season6
Discriminative validity of the lower and upper quarter Y balance test performance: a comparison between healthy trained and untrained youth6
Effects of individualized follow-up with a smartphone-application after cardiac rehabilitation: protocol of a randomized controlled trial6
Reliability and validity of a novel Kinect-based software program for measuring a single leg squat6
Effect of high-intensity interval training in young heart transplant recipients: results from two randomized controlled trials6
Effects of combining diaphragm training with electrical stimulation on pain, function, and balance in athletes with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial6
Associations between sport participation and knee symptoms: a cross-sectional study involving 3053 undergraduate students6
Acute effects of different balance exercise types on selected measures of physical fitness in youth female volleyball players6
Random forest algorithm to identify factors associated with sports-related dental injuries in 6 to 13-year-old athlete children in Hamadan, Iran-2018 -a cross-sectional study5
Resistance-induced brain activity changes during cycle ergometer exercises5
Explanation and verification of the rules of attack in table tennis tactics5
Technical–tactical analysis of small combat games in male kickboxers: effects of varied number of opponents and area size5
Muscle synergies for the control of single-limb stance with and without visual information in young individuals5
Effects of short-term breathing exercises on respiratory recovery in patients with COVID-19: a quasi-experimental study5
Feasibility and implementation of a personalized, web-based exercise intervention for people with cystic fibrosis for 1 year5
Effectiveness and safety of aerobic exercise for rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials5
Horizontal jumping biomechanics among elite female handball players with and without anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: an ISU based study5
Force–velocity relationship in Paralympic powerlifting: two or multiple-point methods to determine a maximum repetition5
Exercise intervention protocol in children and young adults with cerebral palsy: the effects of strength, flexibility and gait training on physical performance, neuromuscular mechanisms and cardiometa5
The effects of cocoa flavanols on indices of muscle recovery and exercise performance: a narrative review5
The effect of low-level red and near-infrared photobiomodulation on pain and function in tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials5
Periodized resistance training for persistent non-specific low back pain: a mixed methods feasibility study5
Cardiovascular complications and outcomes among athletes with COVID-19 disease: a systematic review5
Connecting breast cancer survivors for exercise: protocol for a two-arm randomized controlled trial5
A machine learning approach to identify risk factors for running-related injuries: study protocol for a prospective longitudinal cohort trial5
Maximum isometric torque at individually-adjusted joint angles exceeds eccentric and concentric torque in lower extremity joint actions5
Effects of whole body vibration exercise on lumbar-abdominal muscles activation for patients with chronic low back pain5
Which assessments are used to analyze neuromuscular control by electromyography after an anterior cruciate ligament injury to determine readiness to return to sports? A systematic review5
Drop jumps versus sled towing and their effects on repeated sprint ability in young basketball players5
Effect of resistance training on muscle properties and function in women with generalized joint hypermobility: a single-blind pragmatic randomized controlled trial5
Comparison of device-based physical activity and sedentary behaviour following percutaneous coronary intervention in a cohort from Sweden and Australia: a harmonised, exploratory study5
Effect of a sports mouthguard on the functional range of motion of the spine and the upper body posture in taekwondo5
The short-term effect of vitamin D supplementation on the response to muscle and liver damages indices by exhaustive aerobic exercise in untrained men: a quasi-experimental study5
Comparative study of physiologic characteristics between the newly compiled Bafa Wubu of tai chi and 24 form simplified tai chi5
Judo specific fitness test performance variation from morning to evening: specific warm-ups impacts performance and its diurnal amplitude in female judokas5
Acute effects of beetroot juice and caffeine co-ingestion during a team-sport-specific intermittent exercise test in semi-professional soccer players: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled st5
Incidence, severity and perceived susceptibility of COVID-19 in the UK CrossFit population5
Effects of a blocked versus an alternated sequence of balance and plyometric training on physical performance in youth soccer players5
Self-reported experience of orofacial injury, preventive practice, and knowledge of Iranian adolescent martial art athletes towards sports-related orofacial injuries5
CrossFit® open performance is affected by the nature of past competition experiences4
The effect of omega3 fatty acid supplementation on PPARγ and UCP2 expressions, resting energy expenditure, and appetite in athletes4
Regular swimming exercise improves metabolic syndrome risk factors: a quasi-experimental study4
A survey of elite and pre-elite athletes’ perceptions of key support, lifestyle and performance factors4
Influence of typical handball characteristics on upper body posture and postural control in male handball players4
Association of TNF-α -308G > A polymorphism with susceptibility to tendinopathy in athletes: a case–control study4
Altered trunk and lower extremity movement coordination after neuromuscular training with and without external focus instruction: a randomized controlled trial4
The relationship between sleep quality and physical activity among patients with heart failure: a cross-sectional study4
Impact of combined versus single-mode training programs based on drop jump and specific multidirectional repeated sprint on bio-motor ability adaptations: a parallel study design in professional baske4
Physical activity trajectory in the first 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in Southern Brazil: a follow-up study4
An association between excessive valgus hindfoot alignment and postural stability during single-leg standing in adolescent athletes4
Physical and technical demands of Australian football: an analysis of maximum ball in play periods4
Comparison of landing kinematics and kinetics between experienced and novice volleyball players during block and spike jumps4
Time-course effects of functional fitness sessions performed at different intensities on the metabolic, hormonal, and BDNF responses in trained men4
Side differences of upper quarter Y balance test performance in sub-elite young male and female handball players with different ages4
Feasibility of a progressive protocol of high-intensity interval training for overweight/obese, sedentary African American women: a retrospective analysis4
Isokinetic muscle strength cannot be related to the odds ratio of musculoskeletal injuries in young elite wrestlers4
Swimming-induced changes in pulmonary function: special observations for clinical testing4
The efficacy of intermittent pneumatic compression and negative pressure therapy on muscle function, soreness and serum indices of muscle damage: a randomized controlled trial4
Evaluation of a sitting light volleyball intervention to adults with physical impairments: qualitative study using social–ecological model4
Hyaluronic acid injections for chronic tennis elbow4
A lifestyle intervention during pregnancy to reduce obesity in early childhood: the study protocol of ADEBAR – a randomized controlled trial4
Warm up with music and visual feedback can effect Wingate performance in futsal players4
Neuromuscular shoulder activity during exercises with different combinations of stable and unstable weight mass4
The Salzburg 10/7 HIIT shock cycle study: the effects of a 7-day high-intensity interval training shock microcycle with or without additional low-intensity training on endurance performance, well-bein4
Significance of serum branched-chain amino acid to tyrosine ratio measurement in athletes with high skeletal muscle mass4
Vibroarthrographic analysis of patellofemoral joint arthrokinematics during squats with increasing external loads4
Effect of a 1-year intervention comprising brief counselling sessions and low-dose physical activity recommendations in Japanese adults, and retention of the effect at 2 years: a randomized trial4
Association between plantar flexor muscle volume and dorsiflexion flexibility in healthy young males: ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging studies4
CRBP-TS - evaluation of a home-based training and health care program for colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer using telemonitoring and self-management: study protocol for a randomized controlled t4
Promoting healthy ageing through light volleyball intervention in Hong Kong: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial4
Differences in the muscle activities of the quadriceps femoris and hamstrings while performing various squat exercises4
Injuries and illnesses related to dinghy-sailing on hydrofoiling boats4
Comparative surgical risk between type of trampoline (size and place) and type of patients (age and sex) in trampoline related injury: a systematic review and indirect meta-analysis4
Effect of position and exercise on measurement of muscle quantity and quality: towards a standardised pragmatic protocol for clinical practice4
Sex-specific effects of small-sided games in basketball on psychometric and physiological markers during Ramadan intermittent fasting: a pilot study4
Visual assessment of movement quality: a study on intra- and interrater reliability of a multi-segmental single leg squat test4
Effects of maximal strength training on bone mineral density in people living with HIV and receiving anti-retroviral therapy: a pilot study4
An assessment of current concussion identification and diagnosis methods in sports settings: a systematic review4
Management of anterior thigh injuries in soccer players: practical guide4
Does photobiomodulation therapy combined to static magnetic field (PBMT-sMF) promote ergogenic effects even when the exercised muscle group is not irradiated? A randomized, triple-blind, placebo-contr4
Does predicted age at peak height velocity explain physical performance in U13–15 basketball female players?4
The prevalence of chronic ankle instability in basketball athletes: a cross-sectional study4
Effect of six-week traditional resistance and functional training on functional performance in female netball players4