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Perspectives of Nigerian Athletes About Physiotherapy Services in Sports Injury Management: Implications for Rehabilitation

Adesola C. Odole, Olawale T. Agbomeji, Ogochukwu K.K. Onyeso, Joshua O. Ojo, and Nse A. Odunaiya

: “Physiotherapist lack basic facilities and some physiotherapist lack experience in sports injury management, also the cost of physiotherapy services is expensive.” “The cost of Physiotherapy is very expensive because of the gadgets they use generally.” “Physiotherapy services are not cheap; they are not readily

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Can We Modify Maximal Speed Running Posture? Implications for Performance and Hamstring Injury Management

Jurdan Mendiguchia, Adrián Castaño-Zambudio, Pedro Jiménez-Reyes, Jean–Benoît Morin, Pascal Edouard, Filipe Conceição, Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo, and Steffi L. Colyer

11. Mendiguchia J , González de la Flor Á , Mendez-Villanueva A , Morin JB , Edouard P , Garrues AM . Training-induced changes in anterior pelvic tilt: potential implications for hamstring strain injuries management . J Sports Sci . 2021 : 39 ( 7 ): 760 – 767 . PubMed ID: 33172346

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Ethics in Injury Management

Jay Jonas

Column-editor : James M. Mensch

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Cryotherapy in Sport Injury Management

Kevin Guskiewicz

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Muscle Injury Management with Cryotherapy

Kenneth L. Knight, Jody B. Brucker, Paul D. Stoneman, and Mack D. Rubley

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The Use of Orthotic Insoles to Prevent Lower Limb Overuse Injuries: A Critically Appraised Topic

Janie L. Kelly and Alison R. Valier

reported in English. 6. Limited to studies of level 3 evidence or better. 7. Limited to the last 10 years (2006–2015). Exclusion 1. Studies that did not investigate injury prevention, such as injury management. 2. Studies that investigated non-LLOI, such as back injuries or upper limb injuries. 3. Studies

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Exercise Recommendations for e-Athletes: Guidelines to Prevent Injuries and Health Issues

Arnau Baena-Riera, Lucia Maria Carrani, Aitor Piedra, and Javier Peña

. ( 2023 ). The eSports medicine: Pre-participation screening and injuries management-an update . Sports, 11 ( 2 ), Article 34 . Shafer-Crane , G.A. ( 2006 ). Repetitive stress and strain injuries: Preventive exercises for the musician . Physical Medicine

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Athletes Play Through Pain—What Does That Mean for Rehabilitation Specialists?

Amy Barrette and Katherine Harman

comfortable reaching out to their rehabilitation specialists when they needed guidance. Therefore, like Robbins and Rosenfeld’s findings, 41 our study suggests that a good relationship between athletes and their coaches/rehabilitation specialists would have a positive impact on injury management. Conclusion

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Coaching in the United States: High School Coaches’ Knowledge and Confidence Regarding Athlete Safety and Injury Management

Bradford Strand, Shannon David, Katie J. Lyman, and Jay M. Albrecht

The purpose of this original research was to survey high school coaches in four states in the Midwest region of the United States regarding their knowledge of first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) as well as confidence in managing/treating emergency situations. Responses to general knowledge inquiries revealed that coaches were able to accurately answer questions related to return to play, level of consciousness, external bleeding, and cardiac arrest. However, coaches were unable to correctly answer questions specific to rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) and also misidentified information related to pediatric AED use. Because sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death and has been linked to lack of bystander intervention, the results of this project should be considered by coaches and administrators to implement certification and continuing education for high school coaches. Finally, coaches who were certified in first aid, CPR, and AED were more confident in treating an individual who required care compared with coaches not certified. Therefore, individuals who coach at all levels of sport and recreational activities should consider formal training and certification.

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Spirometry Measurements During an Episode of Exercise-Related Transient Abdominal Pain

Darren P. Morton and Robin Callister


To determine whether changes in lung function are associated with exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP).


Twenty-eight subjects susceptible to ETAP performed a flow-volume loop before (pre) and after (post) treadmill exercise. Fourteen of the subjects developed symptoms of ETAP during the exercise and completed the flow-volume loop while the pain was present. The remaining 14 subjects reported no symptoms of ETAP.


Forced inspiratory vital capacity was essentially unchanged from pre to post in both groups (ETAP group −0.8% ± 5.1%, comparison group −0.9% ± 6.5%). Peak inspiratory-flow rate increased in both the ETAP group (12.4% ± 16.2%) and the comparison group (17.9% ± 16.6%), but the difference between groups (−4.6%, standardized effect size [EF] = −0.17) was trivial. Forced expiratory vital capacity decreased by approximately 4% in both groups (ETAP group −3.9% ± 3.3%, comparison group −4.0% ± 5.1%). Small differences in the mean change from pre to post between groups were recorded for peak expiratory-flow rate (−7.4%, EF = −0.28) and the forced expiratory volume in the first second of the test (−4.4%, EF = −0.44).


ETAP does not appear to be associated with reduced inspiratory performance, suggesting that the diaphragm is not implicated directly in the etiology of ETAP. Expiratory power might be slightly reduced during an episode of ETAP, but the magnitude of this effect is unlikely to compromise exercise performance.