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Emily R. Hunt and Melissa C. Day

( Howe, 2004 ). For some injured individuals pain may be acute, lasting for a limited period of time. Yet for others, pain may become a pathological process, present for months or even years after injury ( Howe, 2004 ). Research has identified three types of chronic pain: chronic-recurrent pain, chronic

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Ian M. Greenlund, Piersan E. Suriano, Steven J. Elmer, Jason R. Carter and John J. Durocher

(cfPWV), 11 often considered the gold standard assessment of arterial health with applanation tonometry. 12 To date, no published studies have reported the chronic effects of standing desk use on PWV. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the chronic effect of standing desk use on

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Paddy C. Dempsey, Chuck E. Matthews, S. Ghazaleh Dashti, Aiden R. Doherty, Audrey Bergouignan, Eline H. van Roekel, David W. Dunstan, Nicholas J. Wareham, Thomas E. Yates, Katrien Wijndaele and Brigid M. Lynch

. However, as limited evidence is available, concerning “optimal” amounts and patterns of sedentary behavior and light-intensity physical activity in relation to chronic disease risk, only general recommendations are possible to guide time spent in these behaviors at present (ie, “Sit less, move more

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Francisco Tavares, Martyn Beaven, Júlia Teles, Dane Baker, Phil Healey, Tiaki B. Smith and Matthew Driller

At the elite level, rugby training often occurs 2 or more times daily over 2 or more consecutive days during a week. 1 , 2 An imbalance between training stress and recovery can lead to an excessive level of accumulated fatigue over the training week 1 and undesirable chronic fatigue over a

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Kaitlyn C. Jones, Evelyn C. Tocco, Ashley N. Marshall, Tamara C. Valovich McLeod and Cailee E. Welch Bacon

Clinical Scenario Low back pain (LBP) is widely prevalent in the general population as well as in athletics. Though the prevalence is variable depending on the sport, up to 94% of the athletic population will have LBP over their lifetime. 1 Chronic nonspecific LBP (NS-LBP) is defined as idiopathic

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Christina Jones, Kyle B. Kosik, Phillip Gribble and Matthew C. Hoch

Clinical Scenario Lateral ankle sprains are the most commonly sustained sport-related injury. Approximately 40% of acute ankle sprain patients develop chronic ankle instability (CAI), which is characterized by residual ankle sprain symptoms, recurrent ankle sprains, and repetitive episodes of ankle

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Melissa E. Hay and Denise M. Connelly

moderate-intensity exercise ( Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 2011 ; World Health Organization, 2010 ). Although nonadherence to physical exercise guidelines may result for a variety of reasons, adverse health conditions, including chronic pain, are likely particular challenges for older adults

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Yumeng Li, He Wang and Kathy J. Simpson

Chronic ankle instability (CAI) is a very common sequela, after ankle sprains. 1 Individuals with CAI exhibit some ankle deficits, including reduced ankle stability, 2 ankle proprioception and muscle strength, 3 range of motion, 4 , 5 and potential changes to the mechanical properties of

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Roel De Ridder, Tine Willems, Jos Vanrenterghem, Ruth Verrelst, Cedric De Blaiser and Philip Roosen

Chronic ankle instability (CAI) is a frequently reported residual pathology as a result of an initial ankle sprain event. 1 A prevalence study identified CAI in 23.4% of all high school and college athletes. 2 The high prevalence of CAI is caused by a multifactorial underlying mechanism and is

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Arya M. Sharma, Donna L. Goodwin and Janice Causgrove Dunn

). Understanding disability as a chronic illness with the associated stigma of weakness, vulnerability, and dependency is no longer a dominant paradigm of understanding and runs contrary to thinking in APA. At first glance, Dr. Sharma’s appeal to consider obesity a chronic disease appears incompatible with current