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New Perspectives on Risk Factors for Exertional Heat Stroke

Margaret C. Morrissey, Michael R. Szymanski, Andrew J. Grundstein, and Douglas J. Casa

strategies related to enhanced fitness, HA, and work-to-rest ratios based on environmental conditions, as three examples, have been shown to be very effective in enhancing exercise heat tolerance. Table 1 Risk Factors for Exertional Heat Stroke Predisposing factor Intrinsic Extrinsic Modifiable

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Examining the Dynamic Nature of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Risk Factors in Women’s Collegiate Soccer

Elena M. D’Argenio, Timothy G. Eckard, Barnett S. Frank, William E. Prentice, and Darin A. Padua

of subsequent ACL injury 5 and may have increased risk for knee osteoarthritis in later life. 6 The increased incidence of ACL injuries among women’s soccer athletes in recent years 7 has intensified interest in the identification of modifiable risk factors for ACL injury. Myriad risk factors for

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Prevalence of Hamstring Strain Injury Risk Factors in Professional and Under-20 Male Football (Soccer) Players

João Breno Ribeiro-Alvares, Maurício Pinto Dornelles, Carolina Gassen Fritsch, Felipe Xavier de Lima-e-Silva, Thales Menezes Medeiros, Lucas Severo-Silveira, Vanessa Bernardes Marques, and Bruno Manfredini Baroni

. Previous HSIs and advanced age are accepted as the main nonmodifiable risk factors, 6 , 7 while prospective studies have found a higher incidence of HSIs in football players with poor flexibility, 8 , 9 low muscle strength, 10 – 12 short muscle fascicles, 12 and deficits in central stabilization (ie

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Risk Factors for Mobility Decline in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Literature Review

Philippa J.A. Nicolson, Maria T. Sanchez-Santos, Julie Bruce, Shona Kirtley, Lesley Ward, Esther Williamson, and Sarah E. Lamb

unreflective of a real-world situation. Potential risk factors for mobility decline may also be measured objectively or by self-report. Self-reported measures of these factors are also important, as they have low response burden, can capture both current and historical information, and can assess psychological

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Hypomobility in Males and Hypermobility in Females are Risk Factors for Shoulder Pain Among Young Swimmers

Takao Mise, Yosuke Mitomi, Saki Mouri, Hiroki Takayama, Yoshitomo Inoue, Mamoru Inoue, Hiroshi Akuzawa, and Koji Kaneoka

Shoulder pain is the most common musculoskeletal problem in young swimmers. The incidence of this condition ranges from approximately 40% to 90%, and overuse syndrome is related to shoulder pain in overhead sports. 1 , 2 Previous studies identified the risk factors for shoulder pain, which

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Relationship Between Meeting 24-Hour Movement Guidelines and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Children

Peter T. Katzmarzyk and Amanda E. Staiano

guidelines scored better on several health indicators than those meeting fewer components of the guidelines. 8 The purpose of this study was to determine the association between meeting the 24-hour movement guidelines and cardiometabolic risk factors in white and African American children and adolescents

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Ankle Sprains Risk Factors in a Sample of French Firefighters: A Preliminary Prospective Study

Jérôme Vaulerin, Frédéric Chorin, Mélanie Emile, Fabienne d’Arripe-Longueville, and Serge S. Colson

, aerobic and resistance training sessions, etc) may also lead to injuries. 1 , 4 – 6 Among these injuries, musculoskeletal harm, such as sprains and strains, were often reported with an important occurrence of ankle sprains. 1 , 6 However, the risk factors that are associated with ankle sprains in

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The Role of Daily Step Count in Determining Risk Factors for Falls

Oshadi Jayakody, Aishwarya Kirubasankar, Taya Collyer, Velandai K. Srikanth, and Michele L. Callisaya

institutionalization but also activity restrictions and functional dependence due to fear of falling ( Delbaere et al., 2006 ). Therefore, identifying risk factors associated with falls is an important healthcare priority. Falls risk is commonly assessed as number of falls per unit time (e.g., 12 months). However

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Is Poor Hamstring Flexibility a Risk Factor for Hamstring Injury in Gaelic Games?

Siobhán O’Connor, Noel McCaffrey, Enda F. Whyte, Michael Fop, Brendan Murphy, and Kieran A. Moran

reported. 2 Poor hamstring flexibility has been proposed as a potential risk factor for sustaining a hamstring strain. 7 Sprinting is proposed to be a common mechanism of hamstring injury in field sports such as Gaelic games. 3 The hamstrings experience high loading when they are in a maximal or

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Calibration of an Accelerometer Activity Index Among Older Women and Its Association With Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

Guangxing Wang, Sixuan Wu, Kelly R. Evenson, Ilsuk Kang, Michael J. LaMonte, John Bellettiere, I-Min Lee, Annie Green Howard, Andrea Z. LaCroix, and Chongzhi Di

calibrated AAI to investigate associations of SB and PA measures with cardiometabolic risk factors. To investigate simultaneous associations of multiple intensity categories, we also adopted isotemporal models to quantify the potential substitutional effects of reallocating time between two activity