Publications

  • February 2024
    #363

    Assessment of the stiffness of the upper trapezius muscle in a group of asymptomatic people with cervical spine rotation asymmetry

    Michal Wendt, Malgorzata Waszak

    Department of Medical Biology, Poznan University of Physical Education, Poznan, Poland


    PLOS ONE - February 2024, Volume 19, Issue 2, Article no. e0298544 (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0298544)
  • February 2024
    #362

    Muscle stiffness indicating mission crew health in space

    Britt Schoenrock 1, Paul E. Muckelt 2, Maria Hastermann 3, Kirsten Albracht 4, Robert MacGregor 5, David Martin 6, Hans‐Christian Gunga 7, Michele Salanova 1, Maria J. Stokes 2, Martin B. Warner 2, Dieter Blottner 1
    1. NeuroMuscular System & Signaling Group, Berlin Center of Space Medicine and Extreme Environments, 10115 Berlin, Germany, Institute of Integrative Neuroanatomy, Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universitat Berlin, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, 10115 Berlin, Germany, 10115, Berlin, Germany
    2. School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    3. Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC) and NeuroCure Clinical Research Center (NCRC), Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    4. Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Aachen, Germany
    5. Airbus US Space & Defense Inc. at JSC, Houston, TX, USA
    6. JSC-SK KBR Wyle Services, Houston, TX, USA
    7. Institute of Physiology, Berlin Center of Space Medicine and Extreme Environments, Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universitat Berlin, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, 10115 Berlin, Germany, Berlin, Germany

    Nature - Scientific Reports - February 2024, Volume 14, Article no. 4196 (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-54759-6)
  • February 2024
    #361

    Changes of trunk muscle stiffness in individuals with low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis

    Rok Vatovec, Matej Voglar

    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Primorska, Polje 42, 6310 Izola, Slovenia


    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 2024, Volume 25, Article no. 155 (DOI: 10.1186/s12891-024-07241-3)
  • February 2024
    #360

    Immediate Effect of Cryo-Compression Therapy on Biomechanical Properties and Perfusion of Forearm Muscles in Mixed Martial Arts Fighters

    Robert Trybulski 1, Adrian Kuzdzal 2, Marta Bichowska-Paweska 3, Andriy Vovkanych 4, Adam Kawczynski 5, Grzegorz Biolik 6, Jaroslaw Muracki 7
    1. Medical Department Wojciech Korfanty Upper Silesian Academy, 40-659 Katowice, Poland
    2. Institute of Health Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Rzeszow, 35-959 Rzeszow, Poland
    3. Faculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, 80-336 Gdansk, Poland
    4. Department of Physical Therapy and Ergotherapy, Ivan Boberkyj Lviv State University of Physical Culture, 79007 Lviv, Ukraine
    5. Department of Biomechanics and Sport Engineering, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, 80-336 Gdansk, Poland
    6. Department of General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Angiology and Phlebology, Medical University of Silesia, 40-635 Katowice, Poland
    7. Institute of Physical Culture Sciences, Department of Physical Education and Health, University of Szczecin, 70-453 Szczecin, Poland

    Journal of Clinical Medicine - February 2024, Volume 13, Issue 4, Article no. 1177 (DOI: 10.3390/jcm13041177)
  • February 2024
    #359

    Myotonometric Assessment of the Short-Term Effects of Manual Therapy on Upper Trapezius Myofascial Trigger Points

    Iulia Burcos 1, Andreea Vataman (Talinga) 2, Roxana Ramona Onofrei 3
    1. “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Physiotherapy Program, 300041 Timisoara, Romania
    2. Doctoral School, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, 300041 Timisoara, Romania
    3. Department of Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rheumatology, Research Center for Assessment of Human Motion, Functionality and Disability, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, 300041 Timisoara, Romania

    Timisoara Medical Journal - January 2024, Volume 2023, Issue 2, Article no. 2
  • February 2024
    #358

    Evaluation of the Viscoelastic Properties of Lower-Extremity Muscles of Pediatric Hemophilia Patients Using Myotonometric Measurements

    Tugba Gonen 1, Serkan Usgu 1, Yavuz Yakut 1, Sinan Akbayram 2
    1. Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep 27000, Turkey
    2. Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep 27310, Turkey

    Children - February 2024, Volume 11, Issue 2, Article no. 229 (DOI: 10.3390/children11020229)
  • February 2024
    #357

    Myoelectric, Myo-Oxygenation, and Myotonometry Changes during Robot-Assisted Bilateral Arm Exercises with Varying Resistances

    Hsiao-Lung Chan 1, 2, Ling-Fu Meng 3, 4, Yung-An Kao 1, Ya-Ju Chang 2, 5, Hao-Wei Chang 1, Szi-Wen Chen 2, 6, Ching-Yi Wu 3, 7, 8
    1. Department of Electrical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan
    2. Neuroscience Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan
    3. Department of Occupational Therapy and Graduate Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan
    4. Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation, Chiayi Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi 61363, Taiwan
    5. School of Physical Therapy and Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Science, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan
    6. Department of Electronic Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan
    7. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan
    8. Healthy Aging Research Center, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 33302, Taiwan

    Sensors - February 2024, Volume 24, Issue 4, Article no. 1061 (DOI: 10.3390/s24041061)
  • February 2024
    #356

    Applicability of non-invasive, digital palpation device to detection of woody breast conditions in chicken breast muscle

    Sang-Hyon Oh 1, Euyeon Noh 2, Byungrok Min 2
    1. Division of Animal Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 52725, Korea
    2. Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Ann 21853, United States

    Journal of Animal Science and Technology - February 2024 (DOI: 10.5187/jast.2024.e14)
  • February 2024
    #355

    Influence of vaginal birth on lumbopelvic muscle mechanical properties on urinary incontinence

    Maria Teresa Garzon-Alfaro 1, Ines Cruz-Medel 1, Sandra Alcaraz-Clariana 1, Lourdes Garcia-Luque 1, Maria Cristina Carmona-Perez 1, Juan Luis Garrido-Castro 2, 3, Francisco Alburquerque-Sendin 1, 3, Daiana Priscila Rodrigues-de-Souza 1, 3
    1. Department of Nursing, Pharmacology and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine and Nursing, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    2. Department of Computer Science and Numerical Analysis, Rabanales Campus, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    3. 3GC05 Systemic and chronic inflammatory autoimmune diseases of the locomotor system and connectivetissue, Maimonides Biomedical Research Institute of Cordoba (IMIBIC), Cordoba, Spain

    Clinical Rehabilitation - January 2024 (DOI: 10.1177/02692155231224058)
  • February 2024
    #354

    Acute Effects of the Dry Needling Session on Gastrocnemius Muscle Biomechanical Properties, and Perfusion with Latent Trigger Points – A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial in Mixed Martial Arts Athletes

    Robert Trybulski 1, Arkadiusz Stanula 2, Aleksandra Zebrowska 3, Mieszko Podlesny 4, Barbara Hall 3
    1. Medical Department of the Wojciech Korfanty Upper Silesian Academy, Poland
    2. Laboratory of Sport Performance Analysis, Institute of Sport Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland
    3. Department of Physiology, School of Physiological-Medical Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland
    4. „Salus“ Health Center Slupsk, Poland

    Journal of Sports Science & Medicine - January 2024, Volume 23, Pages 136-146 (DOI: 10.52082/jssm.2024.136)
  • February 2024
    #353

    Effects of Intradermal Therapy (Mesotherapy) on Bilateral Cervicobrachial Pain

    Maurizio Ranieri 1, Riccardo Marvulli 1, Eleonora D’Alesio 1, Mariagrazia Riccardi 1, Maria Vittoria Raele 1, Laura Dell’Anna 1, Annatonia Fai 1, Giacomo Fari 2, Marisa Megna 1
    1. Department of Translational Biomedicine and Neuroscience (DiBraiN), Aldo Moro University, G. Cesare Place 11, 70125 Bari, Italy
    2. Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technologies (Di.S.Te.B.A.), University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy

    Journal of Personalized Medicine - January 2024, Volume 14, Issue 1, Article no. 122 (DOI: 10.3390/jpm14010122)
  • January 2024
    #352

    Effect of applied cadence in repeated sprint cycling on muscle characteristics

    Sebastian Klich 1, Kamil Michalik 2, Bogdan Pietraszewski 3, Ernst A. Hansen 4, Pascal Madeleine 5, Adam Kawczynski 6
    1. Department of Paralympic Sport, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, 51-612 Wroclaw, Poland
    2. Department of Human Motor Skills, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, 51-612, Wroclaw, Poland
    3. Department of Biomechanics, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, 51-612, Wroclaw, Poland
    4. Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, University College Absalon, 4200, Slagelse, Denmark
    5. Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, ExerciseTech, 9260, Gistrup, Denmark
    6. Department of Biomechanics and Sport Engineering, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, 80-336, Gdansk, Poland

    European Journal of Applied Physiology - January 2024 (DOI: 10.1007/s00421-023-05393-z)
  • January 2024
    #351

    Physically Active Adults with Low Back Pain do not Demonstrate Altered Deadlift Mechanics: A Novel Application of Myotonometry to Estimate Inter-Muscular Load Sharing

    Jared M. McGowen 1, Stephanie R. Albin 2, Carrie W. Hoppes 3, Jeffrey S. Forsse 1, John Abt 4, Shane L. Koppenhaver 5
    1. Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, Baylor University
    2. School of Physical Therapy, Regis University
    3. Army-Baylor University Doctoral
    4. Program in Physical Therapy, Baylor University
    5. Children’s Health Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
    6. Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Baylor University

    International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy - January 2024, Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 1462-1472 (DOI: 10.26603/001c.90707)
  • January 2024
    #350

    Quantitative evaluation of the biomechanical and viscoelastic properties of the dog patellar tendon in response to neuromuscular blockade at different stifle angles

    Dito Anggoro 1, 2, Melpa Susanti Purba 1, Norihiro Nishida 3, Harumichi Itoh 4, Kazuhito Itamoto 4, Yuki Nemoto 5, Munekazu Nakaichi 5, Hiroshi Sunahara 6, Kenji Tani 6
    1. Laboratory of Veterinary Surgery, Joint Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    2. Department of Surgery and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    3. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    4. Laboratory of Small Animal Clinical Science, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    5. Laboratory of Veterinary Radiology, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    6. Laboratory of Veterinary Surgery, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan

    PLOS ONE - January 2024, Volume 19, Issue 1, Article no. e0292453 (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0292453)
  • January 2024
    #349

    Acute effects of muscle mechanical properties after 2000-m rowing in young male rowers

    Chun-Hao Chang 1, Chin-Shan Ho 1, Fang Li 2, Chao-Yuan Chen 1, 3, Hung-Chih Yeh 1, Chia-An Ho 1
    1. Graduate Institute of Sports Science, National Taiwan Sport University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
    2. School of Physical Education, Central China Normal University, Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China
    3. Sport Office, National Taipei University of Business, Taipei City, Taiwan

    PeerJ - January 2024, Volume 12, Article no. e16737 (DOI: 10.7717/peerj.16737)
  • January 2024
    #348

    Effect of different isometric trunk extension intensities on the muscle stiffness of the lumbar and lower limbs

    Yuting Zhang, Mengtong Chen, Hongxiu Liu, Yanan He, Yuanchao Li, Peifeng Shen, Yiming Chen, Jiapeng Huang, Chunlong Liu

    Clinical Medical College of Acupuncture, Moxibustion, and Rehabilitation, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China


    Frontiers in Physiology - January 2024, Volume 14, Article no. 1337170 (DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2023.1337170)
  • January 2024
    #347

    Explainable Machine Learning Techniques to Predict Muscle Injuries in Professional Soccer Players through Biomechanical Analysis

    Mailyn Calderon-Diaz 1, 2, 3, Rony Silvestre Aguirre 4, Juan P. Vasconez 1, Roberto Yanez 4, Matias Roby 4, Marvin Querales 5, Rodrigo Salas 2, 3, 6
    1. Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago 7550196, Chile
    2. Ph.D. Program in Health Sciences and Engineering, Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso 2362735, Chile
    3. Millennium Institute for Intelligent Healthcare Engineering (iHealth), Valparaiso 2362735, Chile
    4. Laboratorio de Biomecanica, Centro de Innovacion Clinica MEDS, Santiago 7691236, Chile
    5. School of Medical Technology, Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso 2362735, Chile
    6. School of Biomedical Engineering, Universidad de Valparaiso, Valparaiso 2362735, Chile

    Sensors - January 2024, Volume 24, Issue 1, Article no. 119 (DOI: 10.3390/s24010119)
  • December 2023
    #346

    Performance of myotonometer in the assessment of skin involvement in systemic sclerosis

    Ozgul Ozturk 1, Duygu Sahin 2, Ali Omer Acar 1, Tulay Cevik Saldiran 3, Nihan Neval Uzun 2, Nesrin Sen 2, Mehmet Engin Tezcan 2
    1. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University, Kayisdagi St, No:32, Atasehir, Istanbul 34752, Turkey
    2. Department of Rheumatology, Istanbul Dr. Lutfi Kirdar, Kartal City Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    3. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Bitlis Eren, University, Bitlis, Turkey

    Clinical Rheumatology - December 2023 (DOI: 10.1007/s10067-023-06848-6)
  • December 2023
    #345

    Between‐sexes differences in lumbopelvic muscle mechanical properties of non‐climacteric adults: a cross‐sectional design

    Daiana Priscila Rodrigues‐de‐Souza 1, 2, Azahara Casas‐Castro 1, Maria Cristina Carmona‐Perez 1, Lourdes Garcia‐Luque 1, Sandra Alcaraz‐Clariana 1, Juan Luis Garrido‐Castro 2, 3, Francisco Alburquerque‐Sendin 1, 2
    1. Department of Nursing, Pharmacology and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine and Nursing, University of Cordoba, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
    2. Maimonides Biomedical Research Institute of Cordoba (IMIBIC), 14004 Cordoba, Spain
    3. Department of Computer Science and Numerical Analysis, Rabanales Campus, University of Cordoba, 14071 Cordoba, Spain

    Nature - Scientific Reports - December 2023, Volume 13, Article no. 21612 (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-48984-8)
  • November 2023
    #344

    Relationship Between Achilles Tendon Stiffness Using MyotonPRO and Translation Using a Tensile Testing Machine: A Biomechanical Study of a Porcine Model

    Wataru Kurashina 1, 2, Tsuneari Takahashi 3, Hideyuki Sasanuma 4, Akihiro Saitsu 4, Katsushi Takeshita 4
    1. Graduate School of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, JPN
    2. Department of Rehabilitation, Tochigi Medical Center Shimotsuga, Tochigi, JPN
    3. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ishibashi General Hospital, Shimotsuke, JPN
    4. Department of Orthopaedics, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, JPN

    Cureus - November 2023, Volume 15, Issue 11, Article no. e49359 (DOI: 10.7759/cureus.49359)
  • November 2023
    #343

    Immediate Effects of TECAR Therapy on Gastrocnemius and Quadriceps Muscles with Spastic Hypertonia in Chronic Stroke Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Laura Garcia-Rueda 1, Rosa Cabanas-Valdes 2, Carina Salgueiro 3, Jacobo Rodriguez-Sanz 4, 5, Albert Perez-Bellmunt 4, 5, Carlos Lopez-de-Celis 2, 5, 6
    1. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    2. Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat International de Catalunya, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    3. Clinica de Neurorehabilitacion Sant Cugat del Valles, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    4. Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat International de Catalunya, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    5. ACTIUM Functional Anatomy Group, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    6. Fundacio Institut Universitari per a la Recerca a l’Atencio Primaria de Salut Jordi Gol i Gurina (IDIAPJGol), 08007 Barcelona, Spain

    Biomedicines - November 2023, Volume 11, Issue 11, Article no. 2973 (DOI: 10.3390/biomedicines11112973)
  • November 2023
    #342

    Shear Wave Tensiometry Can Detect Loading Differences Between Operated and Unaffected Achilles Tendon

    Alessandro Schneebeli 1, 2, Marco Barbero 2, Giuseppe Filardo 3, 4, Enrique Testa 3, 4, Martin Riegger 3, 4, Alessandro Sangiorgio 3, Corrado Cescon 2, Emiliano Soldini 5, Deborah Falla 1
    1. Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain (CPR Spine), School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    2. Rehabilitation Research Laboratory 2rLab, Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Manno, Switzerland
    3. Service of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Surgery, EOC, Lugano, Switzerland
    4. Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
    5. Competence Centre for Healthcare Practices and Policies, Department of Business Economics, Health, and Social Care, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Manno, Switzerland

    Foot & Ankle International - November 2023, Online First (DOI: 10.1177/10711007231201156)
  • October 2023
    #341

    Dynamic Correlations and Disorder in the Masticatory Musculature Network

    Gaetano Campi 1, Alessandro Ricci 2, Nicola Costa 3, Federico Genovesi 4, Jacopo Junio Valerio Branca 5, Ferdinando Paternostro 5, Daniele Della Posta 3
    1. Institute of Crystallography, CNR, Via Salaria Km 29.300, 00015 Monterotondo, Italy
    2. Duferco Corporate Innovation, Via Trevano 2A, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
    3. The Anatomical Network APS, Via Fermo 2c, 00182 Rome, Italy
    4. Manchester City Football Club, Manchester M11 3FF, UK
    5. Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Anatomy and Histology Section, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy

    Life - October 2023, Volume 13, Issue 11, Article no. 2107 (DOI: 10.3390/life13112107)
  • October 2023
    #340

    Acute effects of unilateral and bilateral conditioning activity on countermovement jump, linear speed, and muscle stiffness: A randomized crossover study

    Piotr Biel 1, Mateusz Zubik 1, Aleksandra Filip-Stachnik 2, Paulina Ewertowska 3, Michal Krzysztofik 2, 4
    1. Department of Sport and Physical Education, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
    2. Institute of Sport Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
    3. Division of Clinical Physiotherapy, Faculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    4. Department of Sport Games, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

    PLOS ONE - October 2023, Volume 18, Issue 10, Article no. e0292999 (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0292999)
  • October 2023
    #339

    Biomechanical assessment of gastrocnemii and Achilles tendon using MyotonPRO: in vivo measurements, and preliminary in situ measurements using formalin-fixed tissues

    Xiyao Shan, Kanae Umemoto, Takuro Ishikawa, Kaori Fukushige, Takao Takeuchi, Munekazu Naito

    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan


    Connective Tissue Research - October 2023, Online first (DOI: 10.1080/03008207.2023.2267682)
  • September 2023
    #338

    Biomechanical properties of masseter muscle assessed through myotonometry in patients with temporomandibular disorder treated with ultrasound therapy: a randomized comparative study

    Sebastian Szajkowski 1, Jaroslaw Pasek 2, Michal Dwornik 3, Grzegorz Cieslar 4
    1. Faculty of Medical and Social Sciences, Warsaw Medical Academy of Applied Sciences, Warszawa, Poland
    2. Collegium Medicum im dr Wladyslawa Bieganskiego, Jan Dlugosz University, Czestochowa, Poland
    3. Center of Medical Rehabilitation and Osteopathy Reha Punkt, Piastow, Poland
    4. Department of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Physical Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Bytom, Poland

    Minerva Dental and Oral Science - September 2023 (DOI: 10.23736/s2724-6329.23.04855-6)
  • September 2023
    #337

    Novel Assessment of Viscoelastic Skeletal Muscle Properties in Chronic Kidney Disease: Association with Physical Functioning

    Thomas J. Wilkinson 1, 2, Ellie F. Gore 2, Luke A. Baker 1, 3, Alice C. Smith 1, 2
    1. Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE4 5PW, UK
    2. Leicester Kidney Lifestyle Team, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE4 5PW, UK
    3. Department of Respiratory Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE4 5PW, UK

    Physiologia - September 2023, Volume 3, Issue 3, Pages 451-460 (DOI: 10.3390/physiologia3030032)
  • September 2023
    #336

    Multiple cryosauna sessions for post-exercise recovery of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS): a randomized control trial

    Beata Wolska 1, Lukasz Domagala 2, Aleksandra Kisilewicz 3, Hamidollah Hassanlouei 4, Piotr Makar 5, Adam Kawczynski 6, Sebastian Klich 7
    1. Department of Combat Sports, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    2. Department of Athletics, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    3. University WSB Merito, Wroclaw, Poland
    4. Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences and Technology in Sport, Shahid Beheshti University, Teheran, Iran
    5. Department of Swimming, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    6. Department of Biomechanics and Sport Engineering, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    7. Department of Paralympic Sport, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Wrocaw, Poland

    Frontiers in Physiology - September 2023, Volume 14, Article no. 1253140 (DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2023.1253140)
  • September 2023
    #335

    Effects of Mid‐ and Low‐Frequency Electromyostimulation for Prevention of Sarcopenia on Lower Extremity Muscles

    Jae Woong Han 1, Byeong Chan Cho 2, Bo Won Jung 2, Eui Han Pak 3, Tae Soo Bae 1
    1. Department of AI Biomedical Engineering, Jungwon University, Chungbuk, Republic of Korea
    2. Department of Convergence Engineering, Jungwon University, Chungbuk, Republic of Korea
    3. Miracle Healthcare Co., Ltd, Wonju, Republic of Korea

    International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing - August 2023 (DOI: 10.1007/s12541-023-00855-y)
  • September 2023
    #334

    Which muscles exhibit increased stiffness in people with chronic neck pain? A systematic review with meta-analysis

    Manca Opara 1, Ziga Kozinc 1, 2
    1. Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Primorska, Izola, Slovenia
    2. Department of Health Studies, Andrej Marusic Institute, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

    Frontiers in Sports and Active Living - August 2023, Volume 5, Article no. 1172514 (DOI: 10.3389/fspor.2023.1172514)
  • August 2023
    #333

    Is There a New Road to Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation? A Case Report about the Effects of Driving a Go-Kart on Muscle Spasticity

    Giacomo Fari 1, 2, Maurizio Ranieri 1, Riccardo Marvulli 1, Laura Dell’Anna 1, Annatonia Fai 1, Lucrezia Tognolo 3, Andrea Bernetti 4, Laura Caforio 1, Marisa Megna 1, Ernesto Losavio 5
    1. Department of Translational Biomedicine and Neuroscience (DiBraiN), Aldo Moro University, 70121 Bari, Italy
    2. Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technologies (Di.S.Te.B.A.), University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
    3. Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Padova, 35100 Padova, Italy
    4. Department of Anatomy, Histology, Forensic Medicine and Orthopedics, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    5. Neurorehabilitation and Spinal Unit, Clinical and Scientific Institutes Maugeri IRCCS, 70124 Bari, Italy

    Diseases - August 2023, Volume 11, Issue 3, Article no. 107 (DOI: 10.3390/diseases11030107)
  • August 2023
    #332

    Comparison of the activation and mechanical properties of scapulothoracic muscles in young tennis players with and without scapular dyskinesis: an observational comparative study

    Volkan Deniz 1, Aylin Sariyildiz 2, Bilgihan Buyuktas 3, Sibel Basaran 2
    1. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Tarsus University Faculty of Health Sciences, Mersin, Turkey
    2. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey
    3. Department of Physical Education and Sports Teacher, Cukurova University Faculty of Sports Sciences, Adana, Turkey

    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery - August 2023, In Press, Journal Pre-proof (DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2023.07.016)
  • August 2023
    #331

    Effects of blood flow restriction on mechanical properties of the rectus femoris muscle at rest

    Jakub Jarosz 1, Dawid Gawel 1, Michal Krzysztofik 1, Adam Zajac 1, Athanasios Tsoukos 2, Gregory C. Bogdanis 2, Michal Wilk 1
    1. Institute of Sport Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
    2. School of Physical Education and Sport Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

    Frontiers in Physiology - August 2023, Volume 14, Article no. 1244376 (DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2023.1244376)
  • August 2023
    #330

    Influence of the menstrual cycle on physical and cognitive performance in eumenorrheic women

    Ines Pinas Bonilla 1, Pablo Abian 2, Alfredo Bravo-Sanchez 3, Maria Ramirez-de la Cruz 1, Fernando Jimenez 1, Javier Abian-Vicen 1
    1. Performance and Sport Rehabilitation Laboratory (DEPORSALUD). Faculty of Sports Sciences. University of Castilla-La Mancha. Toledo.
    2. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Comillas Pontifical University. Madrid.
    3. Faculty of Health Sciences. Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. Pozuelo de Alarcon. Madrid.

    Archivos de Medicina del Deporte - August 2023, Volume 40, Issue 3, Pages 131-138
  • August 2023
    #329

    The Acute Effects of Theragun™ Percussive Therapy on Viscoelastic Tissue Dynamics and Hamstring Group Range of Motion

    Brendon Skinner 1, Lauren Dunn 1, Richard Moss 2
    1. Centre for Physical Activity and Life Sciences, University of Northampton, Northampton, UK
    2. University of Nottingham, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

    Journal of Sports Science & Medicine - August 2023, Volume 22, Pages 495-500 (DOI: 10.52082/jssm.2023.495)
  • August 2023
    #328

    Effects of Maximal Eccentric Trunk Extensor Exercise on Lumbar Extramuscular Connective Tissue: A Matched-Pairs Ultrasound Study

    Andreas Brandl 1, 2, 3, Jan Wilke 4, Christoph Egner 2, Tobias Schmidt 5, 6, Robert Schleip 2, 7
    1. Department of Sports Medicine, Institute for Human Movement Science, Faculty for Psychology and Human Movement Science, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    2. Department for Medical Professions, Diploma Hochschule, Bad Sooden-Allendorf, Germany
    3. Vienna School of Osteopathy, Vienna, Austria
    4. Department of Movement Sciences, University of Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria
    5. Osteopathic Research Institute, Hamburg, Germany
    6. Institute of Interdisciplinary Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, MSH Medical School Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    7. Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Conservative and Rehabilitative Orthopedics, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

    Journal of Sports Science & Medicine - August 2023, Volume 22, Pages 446-453 (DOI: 10.52082/jssm.2023.446)
  • August 2023
    #327

    Tetrahedral Framework Nucleic Acids Inhibit Muscular Mitochondria-Mediated Apoptosis and Ameliorate Muscle Atrophy in Sarcopenia

    Xi Yu 1, Yun Wang 2, Liyu Ran 3, Yang Jiang 4, Ming Chen 4, Hao Du 3, Yao Zhang 3, Diwei Wu 3, Xiaona Xiang 5, Jiawei Zhang 6, Ning Jiang 7, Hongchen He 5, Yueming Song 3, Zhou Xiang 3, Chengqi He 5, Zongke Zhou 3, Jiancheng Zeng 3, Yong Xiang 8
    1. Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Research Institute, Rehabilitation Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    2. State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, National Center for Stomatology, National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    3. Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Research Institute, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    4. The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College, Chengdu 610057 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    5. Rehabilitation Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    6. College of Computer Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    7. National Clinical Research Center for Geriatrics, Med-X Center for Manufacturing, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041 Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
    8. School of Materials and Energy, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 611731 Sichuan, China

    Nano Letters - September 2023, Volume 23, Issue 18, Pages 8385-8826 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.3c01502)
  • August 2023
    #326

    Effects of Thoracic Spine Self-mobilization on Patients with Low Back Pain and Lumbar Hypermobility: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Toru Yasuda 1, 2, Sirinda Jaotawipart 3, Hironobu Kuruma 2
    1. Zama General Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan
    2. Graduate School of Human Health Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan
    3. J-CLINIC Thonglor, Bangkok, Thailand

    Progress in Rehabilitation Medicine - July 2023, Volume 8, Article no. 20230022 (DOI: 10.2490/prm.20230022)
  • August 2023
    #325

    Acute Effects of Supra- and High-Loaded Front Squats on Mechanical Properties of Lower-Limb Muscles

    Michal Krzysztofik 1, 2, Michal Wilk 1, 2, Dominik Kolinger 1, Anna Pisz 1 , Katarzyna Switala 3, Jan Petruzela 1, Petr Stastny 1
    1. Department of Sport Games, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic
    2. Institute of Sport Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, 40-065 Katowice, Poland
    3. Faculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, 80-336 Gdansk, Poland

    Sports - August 2023, Volume 11, Issue 8, Article no. 148 (DOI: 10.3390/sports11080148)
  • August 2023
    #324

    Effect of prone trunk-extension on lumbar and lower limb muscle stiffness

    Yuting Zhang 1, Mengtong Chen 1, Yanan He 1, Zhenzhen Guo 2, Yuanchao Li 1, Suiqing Yu 1, Hongying Liang 1, Junxiao Yin 1, Pengtao Sun 3, Zhijie Zhang 4, Chunlong Liu 1
    1. Clinical Medical College of Acupuncture, Moxibustion, and Rehabilitation, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
    2. Department of Health Management, Henan Key Laboratory of Chronic Disease Management, Henan Provincial People’s Hospital, Zhengzhou University People’s Hospital, Henan University People’s Hospital, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    3. Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
    4. Luoyang Orthopedic-Traumatological Hospital of Henan Province, Luoyang, Henan, China

    Clinical Anatomy - July 2023 (DOI: 10.1002/ca.24090)
  • August 2023
    #323

    A Human Lower Limb Mechanical Phantom for the Testing of Knee Exoskeletons

    W. Sebastian Barrutia, James Bratt, Daniel P. Ferris

    J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, Human Neuromechanics Laboratory, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA


    IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering - May 2023, Volume 31, Pages 2497-2506 (DOI: 10.1109/TNSRE.2023.3276424)
  • August 2023
    #322

    Low Back Pain and Biomechanical Characteristics of Back Muscles in Firefighters

    Pui W. Kong 1, Tommy Y. W. Kan 1, Roslan Abdul Ghani Bin Mohamed Jamil 1, Wei P. Teo 1, Jing W. Pan 1, Noor Hafiz Abd Halim 2, Hasan Kuddoos Abu Bakar Maricar 2, David Hostler 3
    1. Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    2. Responder Performance Centre, Civil Defence Academy, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Singapore
    3. Center for Research and Education in Special Environments, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo, USA

    Ergonomics - July 2023 (DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2023.2236821)
  • August 2023
    #321

    Effect of age on postural performance and control strategies during changes in visual input and dual-tasking stances

    Hui-Ya Chen 1, Han-Yu Chen 2, Bing-Hong Chen 3, Shu-Zon Lou 4, Li-Yuan Chen 3, Chun-Ling Lin 5
    1. Department of Adapted Physical Education, National Taiwan Sport University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    2. Department of Physical Therapy, Hung Kuang University, Taichung, Taiwan
    3. Department of Physical Therapy, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    4. Department of Occupational Therapy, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    5. Department of Electrical Engineering, Ming Chi University of Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan

    Heliyon - August 2023, Volume 9, Issue 8, Article no. e18472 (DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e18472)
  • August 2023
    #320

    A quantitative comparison of devices for in vivo biomechanical characterization of human skin

    Havar J. Junker 1, Bettina Thumm 1, Sascha Halvachizadeh 2, Edoardo Mazza 1, 3
    1. Present address: Institute for Mechanical Systems, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Leonhardstrasse 21, Zurich, 8092, Switzerland
    2. Department of Trauma, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, Zurich, 8091, Switzerland
    3. Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Uberlandstrasse 129, Dubendorf, 8600, Switzerland

    Mechanics of Soft Materials - July 2023, Volume 5, Issue 1, Article no. 5 (DOI: 10.1007/s42558-023-00053-w)
  • June 2023
    #319

    Estimating Quadriceps and Hamstrings Strength Through Myoton Among Recreational Athletes

    Mariano Gacto-Sanchez 1, Francesc Medina-Mirapeix 1, Josep C. Benitez-Martinez 1, Joaquina Montilla-Herrador 2, Ana Palanca 3, Rodrigo Martin-San Agustin 2
    1. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    2. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    3. Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, University Hospital of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

    Journal of Sport Rehabilitation - June 2023, Volume 32, Issue 7, Pages 827-833 (DOI: 10.1123/jsr.2022-0437)
  • June 2023
    #318

    Gender differences on effects of forearm rotation on compressive stiffness of flexor carpi ulnaris during submaximal handgrip contractions

    Carlos Cruz-Montecinos 1, 2, Marcela Andrea Antunez-Riveros 3, Claudio Tapia 1, 4, Fernando Diaz 1, Tomas Paulsen-Donoso 1, Jose Pablo Zunino-Gomez 1, Lars Louis Andersen 5, Guillermo Mendez-Rebolledo 6, Rodrigo Nunez-Cortes 1, Joaquin Calatayud 5, 7
    1. Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    2. Division of Research, Devolvement and Innovation in Kinesiology, Kinesiology Unit, San Jose Hospital, Santiago, Chile
    3. Department of Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    4. Department of Physical Therapy, Catholic University of Maule, Talca, Chile
    5. National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    6. Laboratorio de Investigacion Somatosensorial y Motora, Escuela de Kinesiologia, Facultad de Salud, Universidad Santo Tomas, Talca, Chile
    7. Department of Physiotherapy, Exercise Intervention for Health Research Group (EXINH-RG), University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

    Journal of Anatomy - June 2023, Volume 00, Pages 1-6 (DOI: 10.1111/joa.13914)
  • June 2023
    #317

    Hamstring Muscle Stiffness Affects Lower Extremity Muscle Recruitment and Landing Forces during Double-Legs Vertical Jump

    Amornthep Jankaew 1, Yih-Kuen Jan 2, Ing-Shiou Hwang 1, 3, Li-Chieh Kuo 1, 4, 5, Cheng-Feng Lin 1, 3, 6
    1. Institute of Allied Health Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    2. Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA
    3. Department of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    4. Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    5. Medical Device Innovation Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    6. Physical Therapy Center, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan

    Sports Biomechanics - June 2023 (DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2023.2219670)
  • June 2023
    #316

    Interrater reproducibility of the Myoton and durometer devices to quantify sclerotic chronic graft‐versus‐host disease

    Shramana Ghosh 1, 2, Laura Baker 1, 2, Fuyao Chen 1, 2, 3, 4, Zain Khera 2, Arved Vain 2, 5, Kathy Zhang 2, Alexis Hood 2, Hayden Smith 2, Heidi Chen 6, 7, Madan Jagasia 7, Eric Tkaczyk 1, 2, 3, 7
    1. Dermatology and Research Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA
    2. Vanderbilt Dermatology Translational Research Clinic, Department of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, TN, Nashville, USA
    3. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    4. Medical Scientist Training Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    5. University of Tartu Institute of Physics, Tartu, Estonia
    6. Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    7. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA

    Archives of Dermatological Research - May 2023, Volume 315, Pages 2545-2554 (DOI: 10.1007/s00403-023-02626-1)
  • May 2023
    #315

    Effect of virtual running with exercise on functionality in pre‐frail and frail elderly people: randomized clinical trial

    Sara Molla‐Casanova 1, Elena Munoz‐Gomez 1, Nuria Sempere‐Rubio 1, Marta Ingles 1, Marta Aguilar‐Rodriguez 1, Alvaro Page 2, Juan Lopez‐Pascual 3, Pilar Serra‐Ano 1
    1. UBIC Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Physiotherapy, University of Valencia, GascoOliag, 5, Valencia, Spain
    2. Instituto Universitario de Ingenieria Mecanica y Biomecanica, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022, Valencia, Spain
    3. Instituto de Biomecanica de Valencia, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022, Valencia, Spain

    Aging Clinical and Experimental Research - May 2023, Volume 35, Pages 1459-1467 (DOI: 10.1007/s40520-023-02414-x)
  • May 2023
    #314

    Acute Effects of Complex Conditioning Activities on Athletic Performance and Achilles Tendon Stiffness in Male Basketball Players

    Monika Papla 1, Paulina Ewertowska 2, Michal Krzysztofik 1, 3
    1. Institute of Sport Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland
    2. Division of Clinical Physiotherapy, Faculty of Physical Education, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    3. Department of Sport Games, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

    Journal of Sports Science & Medicine - June 2023, Volume 22, Pages 281-287 (DOI: 10.52082/jssm.2023.281)