Publications

  • August 2023
    #381

    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
    #380

    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
    #379

    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
    #378

    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
    #377

    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
    #376

    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
    #375

    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
    #374

    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
    #373

    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
    #372

    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
    #371

    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
    #370

    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
    #369

    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
    #368

    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
    #367

    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
    #366

    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
    #365

    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
    #364

    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)
  • May 2023
    #363

    Myotonometry is Capable of Reliably Obtaining Trunk and Thigh Muscle Stiffness Measures in Military Cadets During Standing and Squatting Postures

    Jared M. McGowen 1, Carrie W. Hoppes 2, Jeff S. Forsse 1, Stephanie R. Albin 3, John Abt 4, Shane L. Koppenhaver 1, 5
    1. Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, Baylor University, One Bear Place, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    2. Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Army-Baylor University, Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    3. School of Physical Therapy, Regis University, Denver, CO 80221, USA
    4. Children’s Health Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Plano, TX 75024, USA
    5. Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Baylor University, One Bear Place, Waco, TX 76798, USA

    Military Medicine - May 2023, usad179 (DOI: 10.1093/milmed/usad179)
  • April 2023
    #362

    Creation of myofascial pain syndrome-like muscle by artificial electrical stimulation and stretching treatment

    Akihiro Kaizu, Yoshiyuki Tsuboi

    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1-8-13 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8310 Japan


    Journal of Neuroscience Methods - June 2023, Volume 393, Article no. 109862 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2023.109862)
  • April 2023
    #361

    Effect of Sustained Jaw Opening on Fatigue, Pressure Pain Sensations, and Stiffness in the Masticatory Muscles

    Kosuke Watanabe 1, Takashi Iida 2, Yuki Ishii 1, Kazuhiro Yoshida 1, Yuichiro Yamakawa 1, Hidetoshi Hayakawa 2, Osamu Komiyama 2
    1. Nihon University Graduate School of Dentistry at Matsudo, Oral Function and Rehabilitation, Matsudo, Chiba 271- 8587, Japan
    2. Department of Oral Function and Fixed Prosthodontics, Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo, Matsudo, Chiba 271-8587, Japan

    International Journal of Oral-Medical Sciences - April 2023, Volume 21, Issue 4, Pages 131-136 (DOI: 10.5466/ijoms.21.131)
  • April 2023
    #360

    Effectiveness of massage chair and classic massage in recovery from physical exertion: a pilot study

    Ivi Vaher 1, Anna-Liisa Tamm 1, Marit Salus 1, Kirkke Reisberg 1, Aleksandra Vahi 2, Helena Pallon 1, Andra Paeste 1, Bathel-Betty Pirk 2, Margus Merila 2, Thomas Schrader 3
    1. Physiotherapy and Environmental Health Department, Tartu Health Care College, Tartu, Estonia
    2. Vocational Education Department, Tartu Health Care College, Tartu, Estonia
    3. Technische Hochschule Brandenburg, University of Applied Sciences, Department of Informatics and Media, Brandenburg, Germany

    Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation - March 2023, Volume 7, Pages 8-15 (DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001050)
  • March 2023
    #359

    Plantar fascia stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Stiffness effect on fall risk and gait speed

    Rumeysa Cakici 1, Tulay Cevik Saldiran 2, Ilke Kara 2, 3, Hasan Acik 4
    1. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Institute of Health Sciences, Istanbul Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey
    2. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bitlis Eren University, Bitlis, Turkey
    3. Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Institute of Health Sciences, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
    4. Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey

    The Foot - September 2023, Volume 56, Article no. 102020 (DOI: 10.1016/j.foot.2023.102020)
  • March 2023
    #358

    Botulinum Toxin and Dynamic Splint Restore Grasping Function after Stroke: A Case Report

    Denis Moskiewicz 1, 2, Malgorzata Mraz 1, Dagmara Chamela-Bilinska 1
    1. Department of Physiotherapy, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, 51-612 Wroclaw, Poland
    2. Rehabilitation Department, T. Marciniak Lower Silesian Specialist Hospital, Emergency Medicine Center, 54-049 Wroclaw, Poland

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - March 2023, Volume 20, Issue 6, Article no. 4873 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph20064873)
  • March 2023
    #357

    Novel Approach for Glycemic Management Incorporating Vibration Stimulation of Skeletal Muscle in Obesity

    Mijin Kim 1, 2, Hanlin Zhang 3, Taeho Kim 4, Yutaro Mori 5, Tomohiro Okura 6, Kiyoji Tanaka 6, Tomonori Isobe 5, Takeji Sakae 5, Sechang Oh 7
    1. Institute of Food Research, National Agricultural and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba 305-8642, Japan
    2. R&D Center for Tailor-Made QOL, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8550, Japan
    3. Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8572, Japan
    4. The Center for Sports Medicine and Health Sciences, Tsukuba University Hospital, Tsukuba 305-8576, Japan
    5. Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8575, Japan
    6. Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8572, Japan
    7. Faculty of Rehabilitation, R Professional University of Rehabilitation, Tsuchiura 300-0032, Japan

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - March 2023, Volume 20, Issue 6, Article no. 4708 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph20064708)
  • March 2023
    #356

    Intra-Rater and Inter-Rater Reliability Analysis of Muscle-Tone Evaluation Using a Myotonometer for Children with Developmental Disabilities

    Heeae Seo 1, Jeongseon Kim 2, Changseon Yu 3, Hyoungwon Lim 4
    1. Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate School, Dankook University, Cheonan 31116, Republic of Korea
    2. Department of Physical Therapy, Gangdong University, Eumseong-gun 27600, Republic of Korea
    3. Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang 10326, Republic of Korea
    4. Dankook University Disabled Rehabilitation Research Institute, Department of Physical Therapy, Dankook University, Cheonan 31116, Republic of Korea

    Healthcare - March 2023, Volume 11, Issue 6, Article no. 782 (DOI: 10.3390/healthcare11060782)
  • February 2023
    #355

    Manual but Not Instrument-Assisted Cervical Manipulation Reduces Pain and Disability in Subjects with Nonspecific Neck Pain: Double-Blinded, Randomized Clinical Trial

    Nuno Nogueira 1, Natalia Oliveira-Campelo 2, Rui Torres 2, Andreia S. P. Sousa 2, Fernando Ribeiro 3
    1. Vale do Sousa Higher School of Health, Polytechnic Health School of the North, CESPU, 4585-116 Gandra, PRD, Portugal
    2. Physiotherapy Department, School of Heath, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Center for Rehabilitation Research- Center of Human Studies and Human Activity, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal
    3. Institute of Biomedicine – iBiMED and School of Health Sciences, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

    Applied Sciences - February 2023, Volume 13, Issue 5, Article no. 2770 (DOI: 10.3390/app13052770)
  • February 2023
    #354

    An evaluation of mechanical and biophysical skin parameters at different body locations

    Anto J. U. K. John 1, Francesco Del Galdo 2, Rodney Gush 3, Peter R. Worsley 1
    1. School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    2. Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Programme, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    3. Moor Instruments, Axminster, UK

    Skin Research & Technology - February 2023, Volume 29, Issue 2, Article no. e13292 (DOI: 10.1111/srt.13292)
  • February 2023
    #353

    Knee Laxity in the Menstrual Cycle after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Case Series

    Mayuu Shagawa 1, Sae Maruyama 2, Chie Sekine 1, Hirotake Yokota 1, Ryo Hirabayashi 1, Ryoya Togashi 1, Yuki Yamada 1, Haruki Osanami 1, Daisuke Sato 1, Mutsuaki Edama 1
    1. Institute for Human Movement and Medical Sciences, Niigata University of Health and Welfare, 1398 Shimami-cho, Kita-ku, Niigata City, Niigata 950-3198, Japan
    2. Albirex Niigata Inc., 5-1923-23, Higashiko, Seiro-machi, Kitakanbara-gun, Niigata 957-0101, Japan

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - January 2023, Volume 20, Issue 3, Article no. 2277 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph20032277)
  • February 2023
    #352

    The Effects of Vibration Exposure on Lower-Limb Extensor Muscles’ Stiffness, Elasticity, and Strength Responses in Untrained Young Individuals: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Filiz Basol 1, Ilke Kara 2, Tulay Cevik Saldiran 3
    1. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Istanbul Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey
    2. Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Institute of Health Sciences, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
    3. Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bitlis Eren University, Bitlis, Turkey

    Journal of Sport Rehabilitation - January 2023, Volume 32, Issue 4, Pages 415-423 (DOI: 10.1123/jsr.2022-0067)
  • January 2023
    #351

    Fatigue-Induced Alterations of the Patellar Tendon in Elite Sprint Track Cyclists

    Sebastian Klich 1, Kamil Michalik 2, Jolanta Rajca 3, Krzysztof Ficek 3, 4, Cesar Fernandez-de-Las-Penas 5, 6, Adam Kawczynski 7, Pascal Madeleine 8
    1. Department of Paralympic Sport, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
    2. Department of Human Motor Skills, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Wrocaw, Poland
    3. Galen Orthopedic Center, Bierun, Poland
    4. Department of Physiotherapy, Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education In Katowice, Katowice, Poland
    5. Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon, Spain
    6. Catedra Institucional En Docencia, Clinica E Investigacion En Fisioterapia: Terapia Manual, Puncion Seca Y Ejercicio Terapeutico, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon, Spain
    7. Department of Biomechanics and Sport Engineering, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Gdansk, Poland
    8. Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

    International Journal of Sports Medicine - January 2023 (DOI: 10.1055/a-2018-2781)
  • January 2023
    #350

    Characterization of the Structural and Mechanical Changes of the Biceps Brachii and Gastrocnemius Muscles in the Subacute and Chronic Stage after Stroke

    Maria Isabel Garcia-Bernal 1, 2, Paula Gonzalez-Garcia 1, 2, Pascal Madeleine 3, Maria Jesus Casuso-Holgado 1, 4, Alberto Marcos Heredia-Rizo 1, 4
    1. Departmento de Fisioterapia, Facultad de Enfermeria, Fisioterapia y Podologia, Universidad de Sevilla, 41009 Sevilla, Spain
    2. Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla (IBIS), 41013 Sevilla, Spain
    3. Sport Sciences – Performance and Technology, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    4. Uncertainty, Mindfulness, Self, Spirituality (UMSS) Research Group, Universidad de Sevilla, 41009 Sevilla, Spain

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - January 2023, Volume 20, Issue 2, Article no. 1405 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph20021405)
  • January 2023
    #349

    Assessing reliability and validity of different stiffness measurement tools on a multi‐layered phantom tissue model

    Katja Bartsch 1, 2, Andreas Brandl 3, 4, 5, Patrick Weber 6, Jan Wilke 7, 8, Sabine F. Bensamoun 9, Wolfgang Bauermeister 10, Werner Klingler 2, 11, 12, Robert Schleip 2, 4, 12
    1. Department of Sport Science and Sport, Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    2. Conservative and Rehabilitative Orthopedics, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    3. Department of Sports Medicine, Faculty for Psychology and Human Movement Science, Institute for Human Movement Science, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    4. Department for Medical Professions, Diploma Hochschule, Bad Sooden-Allendorf, Germany
    5. Osteopathic Research Institute, Osteopathie Schule Deutschland, Hamburg, Germany
    6. Department for Physical Activity in Public Health, Institute of Movement and Neurosciences, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    7. Department of Movement Sciences, University of Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria
    8. Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
    9. Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, CNRS UMR 7338, Biomechanics and Bioengineering Laboratory, Sorbonne University, Compiegne, France
    10. Charkiv National Medical University, Charkiv, Ukraine
    11. SRH Hospital, Sigmaringen, Germany
    12. Experimental Anaesthesiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

    Nature - Scientific Reports - January 2023, Volume 13, Article no. 815 (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-27742-w)
  • January 2023
    #348

    Scapulohumeral kinematics and neuromuscular control during scaption are associated with passive stiffness and strength of periscapular muscles in competitive adolescent swimmers

    Po‐Tsun Chen 1, 2, Po‐Kai Wang 3, 4, 5, Ting‐Ting Chen 6, Ho‐Yi Tuan‐Mu 4, 7, Chih‐Hao Chiu 2, Kuan‐Lin Liu 4, 5, 8
    1. School of Physical Therapy, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    2. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    3. Department of Anesthesiology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan
    4. Sports Medicine Center, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan
    5. School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
    6. Department of Leisure Industry and Health Promotion, National Ilan University, Yilan, Taiwan
    7. Department of Physical Therapy, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
    8. Department of Orthopedics, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan

    Nature - Scientific Reports - January 2023, Volume 13, Article no. 725 (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-27920-w)
  • January 2023
    #347

    Hamstring muscle architecture and myotonometer measurements in elite professional football players with a prior strained hamstring

    F. Javier Nunez 1, Juan Carlos Martinez 2, Jan-Arie Overberg 2, Nacho Torreno 2, Luis Suarez-Arrones 1, 2
    1. Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Physical Performance & Sports Research, Seville, Spain
    2. Performance and Health Department, FC Basel 1893, Basel, Switzerland

    Biology of Sport - January 2023, Volume 40, Issue 1, Pages 93-99 (DOI: 10.5114/biolsport.2023.112092)
  • January 2023
    #346

    The Relationship Between Lower Limb Passive Muscle and Tendon Compression Stiffness and Oxygen Cost During Running

    Andreas Konrad 1, 2, Markus Tilp 1, Leutrim Mehmeti 2, Nik Mahnic 2, Wolfgang Seiberl 3, Florian K. Paternoster 2
    1. Institute of Human Movement Science, Sport and Health, Graz University, Graz, Austria
    2. Associate Professorship of Biomechanics in Sports, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    3. Department of Human Sciences, Institute of Sport Science, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg, Germany

    Journal of Sports Science & Medicine - January 2023, Volume 22, Pages 28-35 (DOI: 10.52082/jssm.2023.28)
  • January 2023
    #345

    Effect of Active Stretching and Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization on the Hip Joint Range of Motion and Stiffness of the Tensor Fascia Lata in Subjects with Shortened Tensor Fascia Lata

    Jin-yong Lim 1, Suk-ho Nam 2, Kyoung-don Kim 3
    1. Department of Physical Therapy, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Daegu University, Daegu, Korea
    2. Department of Physical Therapy, Himsen Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    3. Department of Physical Therapy, Deagu Health College, Daegu, Korea

    Journal of Musculoskeletal Science and Technology - December 2022, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 43-50 (DOI: 10.29273/jmst.2022.6.2.43)
  • December 2022
    #344

    Effects of Both Abdominal Drawing-In Maneuver and Co-Contraction of Hip Adductor Muscle while Bridge Exercise on Abdominal Muscle

    Gyeong-Hui Park, Jin-Hwa Lee, You-Mi Jung, Dongyeop Lee, Ji-Heon Hong, Jae-Ho Yu, Jin-Seop Kim, Seong-Gil Kim

    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Sunmoon University


    Journal of The Korean Society of Physical Medicine - November 2022, Volume 17, Issue 4, Pages 15-25 (DOI: 10.13066/kspm.2022.17.4.15)
  • December 2022
    #343

    Relationship between Muscle-Tendon Stiffness and Drop Jump Performance in Young Male Basketball Players during Developmental Stages

    Marco Gervasi 1, Piero Benelli 1, 2, Roberto Venerandi 2, Eneko Fernandez-Pena 3
    1. Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Division of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    2. US Victoria Libertas Basketball, 61122 Pesaro, Italy
    3. Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, 01007 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - December 2022, Volume 19, Issue 24, Article no. 17017 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph192417017)
  • December 2022
    #342

    Effectiveness of a Multicomponent Training Program on Physical Performance and Muscle Quality in Older Adults: A Quasi-Experimental Study

    Noe Labata-Lezaun 1, 2, Max Canet-Vintro 1, 2, Carlos Lopez-de-Celis 1, 2, 3, Jacobo Rodriguez-Sanz 1, 2, Ramon Aiguade 4, Leonor Cuadra-Llopart 5, Esther Jovell-Fernandez 6, Joan Bosch 1, Albert Perez-Bellmunt 1, 2
    1. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitat International de Catalunya, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    2. ACTIUM Functional Anatomy Group, 08195 Barcelona, Spain
    3. Fundacio Institut Universitari per a la Recerca a l’Atencio Primaria de Salut Jordi Gol i Gurina (IDIAPJGol), 08007 Barcelona, Spain
    4. Nursing and Physiotherapy Department, Universitat de Lleida, 25198 Lleida, Spain
    5. Department of Geriatric Medicine, Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, 08227 Terrassa, Spain
    6. Department of Epidemiology, Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, 08227 Terrassa, Spain

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - December 2023, Volume 20, Issue 1, Article no. 222 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph20010222)
  • December 2022
    #341

    Dysfunction of the Lenticular Nucleus Is Associated with Dystonia in Wilson’s Disease

    Yulong Yang 1, Taohua Wei 2, Wenming Yang 2, Sheng Hu 3, 4, Hailin Jiang 2, Wei Dong 1, 2, Wenjie Hao 1, Yue Yang 1, Nannan Qian 2, Yufeng Ding 1
    1. Graduate School, Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hefei 230038, China
    2. Neurology Department, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hefei 230031, China
    3. Centers for Biomedical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China
    4. School of Medical Information Engineering, Anhui University of Chinese Medicine, Hefei 230038, China

    Brain Sciences - December 2022, Volume 13, Issue 1, Article no. 7 (DOI: 10.3390/brainsci13010007)
  • December 2022
    #340

    Stiffness and thickness of the upper trapezius muscle increase after repeated climbing bouts in male climbers

    Sebastian Klich 1, Adam Kawczynski 1, Klaudia Sommer 2, Natalia Danek 3, Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas 4, 5, Lori A. Michener 6, Pascal Madeleine 7
    1. Department of Paralympic Sport, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
    2. Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
    3. Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
    4. Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    5. Catedra Institucional en Docencia, Clinica e Investigacion en Fisioterapia: Terapia Manual, Puncion Seca y Ejercicio Terapeutico, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    6. Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, United States of America
    7. Department of Health Science and Technology, Sport Sciences – Performance and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

    PeerJ - Life & Environment - December 2022, 10:e14409 (DOI: 10.7717/peerj.14409)
  • December 2022
    #339

    Muscle Architecture, Morphology, and Mechanical and Functional Properties of Biceps Femoris Long Head in Professional Soccer Players with a Prior Healed Injured Hamstring

    Francisco Javier Nunez 1, Ramona Ritzmann 2, Fernando Hernandez-Abad 3, Juan Carlos Martinez 4, Luis Suarez-Arrones 1, 5
    1. Department of Sport Sciences, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
    2. Department of Sports and Sport Science, University of Freiburg, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    3. Department of Sport Sciences, European University of the Canary Islands, 38300 Tenerife, Spain
    4. Medical Department, Tottenham Hotspur FC, London N15 4RU, UK
    5. Performance Departament, FC Lugano, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

    Journal of Clinical Medicine - December 2022, Volume 11, Issue 23, Article no. 7222 (DOI: 10.3390/jcm11237222)
  • December 2022
    #338

    Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain Demonstrate Increased Lumbopelvic Muscle Stiffness Compared to Asymptomatic Controls

    Laurel Proulx 1, Kelli Brizzolara 2, Mary Thompson 2, Sharon Wang-Price 2, Patricia Rodriguez 3, Shane Koppenhaver 4
    1. School of Physical Therapy, Rueckert-Hartman College of Health Professions, Regis University, Denver, Colorado, USA
    2. Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, Texas, USA
    3. Audi Murphy Veteran’s Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    4. Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA

    Journal of Women's Health - February 2023, Volume 32, Issue 2, Pages 239-247 (DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2022.0198)
  • December 2022
    #337

    Measuring Biomechanical Properties Using a Noninvasive Myoton Device for Lymphedema Detection and Tracking: A Pilot Study

    Gabriella E Glassman 1, Laura Dellalana 2, Eric R Tkaczyk 2, 3, 4, Isaac Manzanera Esteve 1, Joyce Yongxu Huang 3, Austin Cronin 2, J Randall Patrinely 3, Shervin Etemad 3, Patrick E Assi 1, Shelia Ridner 4, Antonio Jorge Forte 5, Salam Al Kassis 1, Galen Perdikis 1
    1. Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
    2. Department of Veterans Affairs and Vanderbilt Dermatology Translational Research Clinic (VDTRC.org), Nashville, TN
    3. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    4. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN
    5. Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL

    ePlasty - November 2022, Volume 22, e54
  • November 2022
    #336

    The Effects of the “Sling Shot” Device on Bench Press Performance, Mechanical Properties of Muscle, and Movement Kinematics

    Grzegorz Wojdala, Michal Krzysztofik

    Institute of Sport Sciences, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Katowice, Poland


    Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research - April 2023, Volume 34, Issue 4, Pages 780-786 (DOI: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000004349)
  • November 2022
    #335

    Five-Compressions Protocol as a Valid Myotonometric Method to Assess the Stiffness of the Lower Limbs: A Brief Report

    Alfredo Bravo-Sanchez 1, Pablo Abian 2, Jorge Sanchez-Infante 3, Maria Ramirez-delaCruz 4, Paula Esteban-Garcia 4, Fernando Jimenez 4, Javier Abian-Vicen 4
    1. Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcon, Spain
    2. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Comillas Pontifical University, C. Alberto Aguilera 23, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    3. Hospital Universitario de Toledo, Castilla La Mancha, 45007 Toledo, Spain
    4. Performance and Sport Rehabilitation Laboratory (DEPORSALUD), Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Avda. Carlos III s/n, 45071 Toledo, Spain

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - November 2022, Volume 19, Issue 21, Article no. 14425 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph192114425)
  • November 2022
    #334

    Differences in Medial and Lateral Gastrocnemius Stiffness after Exercise-Induced Muscle Fatigue

    Prarthana Sanya Lall 1, Abdulrahman M. Alsubiheen 2, Mishal M. Aldaihan 2, Hanuel Lee 1, 3
    1. Graduate School, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Gachon University, Incheon 21936, Korea
    2. Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    3. Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Gachon University, Incheon 21936, Korea

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - October 2022, Volume 19, Issue 21, Article no. 13891 (DOI: 10.3390/ijerph192113891)
  • November 2022
    #333

    Dry immersion induced acute low back pain and its relationship with trunk myofascial viscoelastic changes

    Anastasija Plehuna 1, 2, David Andrew Green 1, 3, 4, Liubov E. Amirova 2, Elena S. Tomilovskaya 2, Ilya V. Rukavishnikov 2, Inessa B. Kozlovskaya 2
    1. King’s College London, Centre of Human & Applied Physiological Sciences, London, United Kingdom
    2. Laboratory of Gravitational Physiology of the Sensorimotor System, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    3. Space Medicine Team, HRE-OM, European Astronaut Centre, European Space Agency, Cologne, Germany
    4. KBRwyle Laboratories GmbH, Cologne, Germany

    Frontiers in Physiology - October 2022, Volume 13, Article no. 1039924 (DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2022.1039924)
  • November 2022
    #332

    Sternocleidomastoid muscle and head position: How to minimize muscle tension

    Simona Rubine 1, Nadina Rimere 1, Zane Zundane 2, Alise Gulajeva 1, Jelena Reste 3
    1. Faculty of Medicine, Riga Stradins University
    2. Faculty of Residency, Riga Stradins University
    3. Senior Researcher Institute of Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, Riga Stradins University

    IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors - October 2022 (DOI: 10.1080/24725838.2022.2141369)