Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

  • ISSN: 2008-7209 2008-000X
  • Email: editor@asjsm.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Asian Journal of Sports Medicine
Review Article
9/9/2017
José Jonas de Oliveira, Alex Harley Crisp, Carolina Gabriela Reis Barbosa, Alexandre de Souza e Silva, Ronaldo Júlio Baganha, Rozangela Verlengia
Short sprint is an important physical ability that determines the success in various sports modalities and may influence different conditioning activities. Postactivation potentiation (PAP) is a conditioning method used in practicing sports, which can result in acute improvements in muscle power and performance by interaction of physiological ... read more
Review Article
29/10/2017
Roberto Negrin, Bastian Uribe-Echevarria, Nicolas Reyes
Alpine skiing has high rates of knee injuries. Prophylactic knee braces (PKBs) and functional knee braces (FKBs) are often prescribed by clinicians to reduce injuries or re-injuries in skiers.This literature review evaluates current knowledge on the biomechanical and clinical effectiveness of prophylactic and functional knee braces in ... read more
Research Article
18/9/2017
Christian Baumgart, Frank Honisch, Jürgen Freiwald, Matthias Wilhelm Hoppe
Jump analyses are frequently conducted in the sport and rehabilitation sector by different methods. This study aimed to compare a new ultrasonic system (US) measuring the distance between standing and the highest point of the jump with (a) the impulse-momentum (FP_IM), double integration (FP_DI), and flight-time (FP_FT) ... read more
Research Article
16/11/2017
Bahar Hassanmirzaei, Salman Khalifeh Soltani, Zohreh Haratian, Navid Moghadam
Earthquakes are devastating natural disasters. When an earthquake occurs during a significant event, such as Asian football confederation (AFC) under-14 girls’ regional championship in Nepal (2015), all catastrophic casualties should be taken into account, including mental side effects on young sensitive groups. The present paper aimed to ... read more
Research Article
12/9/2017
Joao Renato Silva, Michael Rumpf, Maxime Hertzog, George Nassis
The tournament design of any FIFA World CupTM is characterized with a high amount of games within a short period of time with limited recovery periods. This study aimed to investigate alterations in match activity and fatigue patterns of players from top ranked teams during the 2014 ... read more
Research Article
30/5/2017
Maxime Peseux, Jessie Muzic, Malikka Bouhaddi, Arnaud Menetrier
Effects of lower-limb compression garments on hemodynamics during walking or running remain unclear.The purpose was to examine the changes in tissue oxygen saturation (StO2) with well- and tight-fitted compression sleeves - before, during and after an exercise on treadmill.14 athletes came to the laboratory three times to ... read more
Research Article
12/9/2017
Marco Bergamin, Stefano Gobbo, Valentina Bullo, Federica Duregon, Barbara Vendramin, Cristine Lima Alberton, Lucia Cugusi, Tobia Zanotto, Danilo Sales Bocalini, Andrea Di Blasio, Manuele Bergamo, Marco Zaccaria, Andrea Ermolao
This study aimed to compare exercise intensity through measuring oxygen consumption (VO2), heart rate (HR), and rating of perceived effort (RPE) during an underwater walking at a standardized gait velocity (step × min-1) when wearing swimsuit (SS) or aquatic pants (AP) that increased the drag force20 young ... read more
Research Article
12/9/2017
Hossein Sepahvand, Gila Pirzad Jahromi, Hedayat Sahraei, Gholam Hossein Meftahi
Many studies have shown that stress adversely effects cognitive function. However, the effect of acute mental stress is not well understood.In this study, the effect of match-related stress on cognitive performance factors before and after matches has been studied among female futsal players of Pol-e Dokhtar, Lorestan ... read more
Research Article
15/9/2017
Ali Salami, Lara Chamseddine, Wissam H Joumaa
Trainers provide nutritional information to their athletes, yet, their skills in this field remain weak. No related research has been conducted so far in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.In this cross-sectional study, 151 trainers working with adolescent athletes completed a validated psychometric questionnaire that ... read more
Research Article
5/11/2017
Sara Lotfian, Navid Moghadam, Bahar Hassnamirzaie, Salman Khalifeh Soltani
A professional football player sustains 2 injuries per season on average. Lower extremity injuries are the most common injuries among football players. To develop a prevention programs it is essential to recognize risk factors associated with the incidence of injuries. Previous studies focused on intrinsic risk factors ... read more
Research Article
30/10/2017
Pantelis T Nikolaidis, Ilja Kach, Thomas Rosemann, Beat Knechtle
The aim of the present study was to examine the role of nationality on the pacing of Ironman triathlon (3.8 km swimming, 180 km cycling, and 42.195 km running). Data from 302,535 athletes (women, n = 61,087; men, n = 241,448) competing between 2002 and 2015 in ... read more
Research Article
30/10/2017
Mehdi Kargarfard, Ardalan Shariat, Ina Shaw, Parastoo Haddadi, Brandon S Shaw
Obesity, as a chronic disease, is becoming increasingly prevalent especially among women.The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the effects of resistance training (RT), concurrent resistance training and aerobic training (RT + AT) on visfatin concentrations and body composition in overweight and obese women.An ... read more
Research Article
30/10/2017
Bahar Hassanmirzae, Zohreh Haratian, Navid Moghadam, Amir Ashraf-Ganjouei
SCAT3 is a standardized tool, which can evaluate injured athletes for concussion and provide us with the necessary baseline data. Like any other sport, playing football (soccer) carries a high risk of injury. Thus, this study investigated the baseline properties of SCAT3 in Iranian Professional League football ... read more
Research Article
29/10/2017
Pardis Noormohammadpour, Masih Shafiei, Mohammad Hosein Pourgharib Shahi, Mohsen Rostami, Maryam Akbari-Fakhrabadi, Amir Hossein Memari, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Ehsan Ghadimi, Ehsan Sadeghian, Ramin Kordi
The aim of this study was to examine the incidence and patterns of primary exercise headache (PEH) in resistance trained male athletes. PEH is observed particularly during or after severe physical exercise and lasts up to 48 hours. While the focus of the literature has mainly been ... read more
Research Article
29/10/2017
Matthias Wilhelm Hoppe, Joana Brochhagen, Christian Baumgart, Julian Bauer, Juergen Freiwald
In all age groups of handball players, anthropometric characteristics and physical capacities are important prerequisites to fulfilling the playing demands. However, there is no study that has compared anthropometric characteristics and physical capacities between junior and adult handball players by the same research design containing field tests.This ... read more

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