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Influence of Physiological Loading on the Lumbar Spine of National Level Athletes in Different Sports

Introduction Sport and exercise are stressful by their nature, and over-stressful activity may produce injury ( Clement et al., 1981 ). The lumbar spine is subjected to considerable stress during many athletic endeavors; therefore, abnormalities involving this region may cause injuries and pain among athletes because of the unique demands of the related sport. Independent variables that contribute individually or in combination to lumbar spine injury include poor technique, poor conditioning, and abnormal anatomy; thus, young athletes may have a spinal

Management of frailty at individual level: Narrative review of physical activity from the European perspective of joint action on frailty – JA advantage

-ordination and, in general, there is a decrease in the level of physical and functional activity ( 6 ). Reduced physical functioning is the most dominant sign of frailty ( 7 , 8 ). The ageing associated loss of muscle mass seems to be one of the major causes for reduced physical abilities in older age and, consequently, disability and frailty ( 9 ). There are many influences contributing to this process, for example, motor neuron death, and hormonal and immunological changes as a normal part of ageing ( 10 ). On the other hand, there are additional behavioural influences

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Balance in children born prematurely currently aged 6–7

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Balance Training Programs in Athletes – A Systematic Review

smooth and coordinated neuromuscular actions ( Winter, 1995 ; Zatsiorsky and Duarte, 1999 ). Efficient postural balance not only reduces the risk of body imbalance, fall, or subsequent injuries, but also contributes to the optimization of motor performance in a number of athletic disciplines ( Hrysomallis, 2007 ; McGuine et al., 2000 ; Watson, 1999 ). Each sport involves specific motor skills that require the completion of particular postures and movements ( Hrysomallis et al., 2006 ; Maurer et al., 2006 ; Paillard, 2017 ). Balance is an important factor in many

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School Screening for Bad Posture with Spine Mouse Device

;31(8):570-6. Portek I, Pearcy MJ, Reader GP et al. Correlation between radiographic and clinical measurement of lumbar spine movements. Br J Rheumatol. 1983;(22):197-205. Keller S, Mannion FA, Grob D. Reliability of a new measuring device Spine Mouse in recording the sagital profile of the back. European Spine Journal. 2000;9:303. Mannion FA, Dvorak J, Muntener M et al. A prospective study of the interrelationship between subjective and objective measures of disability before and 2 months after lumbar decompression surgery for

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The Lived Experiences of Participating in Physical Activity among Young People with Mental Health Problems. A Recovery-Oriented Perspective

Health Nursing, 11, 476-483. Careless, D. & Douglas, K. (2008). The Contribution of Exercise and Sport to Mental Health Promotion in Serious Mental Illness: An Interpretive Project. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 10(4), 5-12. Carless, D. & Faulkner, G. (2003). Physical activity and mental health. In: J. McKenna, & C. Riddoch, Perspectives on Health and Exercise (pp. 61-82). Houndsmills: Palgrave MacMillan. Davidson, L. & Roe, D. (2007). Recovery from versus recovery in serious mental illness: One

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Platelet-rich plasma intra-articular injections as an alternative treatment for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review

) , Ann Rheum. Dis., 59, 936–944. 4. Hayami T. (2008). Osteoarthritis of the knee joint as a cause of musculoskeletal ambulation disability symptom complex (MADS) , Clin. Calcium, 18,1574–80. 5. Filardo G., Kon E., Roffi A., Di Matteo B., Merli M.L., Marcacci M. (2015). Platelet-rich plasma: why intraarticular? A systematic review of preclinical studies and clinical evidence on PRP for joint degeneration , Knee Surg. Sports Traumatol. Arthrosc., 23(9), 2459–2474. 6. Sakata R., McNary S.M., Miyatake K., et al. (2015). Stimulation of the superficial

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Summer Camps from the Perspective of Participants and Organisers

Literature 1. Case E.K. (2012). Specialized summer camp for children and adolescents with learning disabilities: A naturalistic context for enhancing social competence, friendship, and self-concept. PhD thesis, University of Toronto. Retrieved February 05, 2018, from http://ccamping.org . 2. Nawara H., Cooper A. (2007). Summer camps: Healthy – happy – safe . Wrocław: Wydawnictwo AWF. [in Polish] 3. McCarthy A. (2015). Summer camp for children and adolescents with chronic conditions. Pediatric Nursing 41(5), 245-250. 4. Gula E

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Physiological Demands, Morphological Characteristics, Physical Abilities and Injuries of Female Soccer Players

Human Sport and Exercises 2012 7 1 S67 S72 Milanović Z, Sporiš G, James N, Trajković N. Motor Abilities of Female Soccer Players. Sport Science and Disability , 2014: 22 Milanović Z Sporiš G James N Trajković N. Motor Abilities of Female Soccer Players Sport Science and Disability 2014 22 Mohr M, Krustrup P, Andersson H, Kirkendal D, Bangsbo J. Match activities of elite women soccer players at different performance levels. J Strength Cond Res , 2008; 22(2): 341-349 10.1519/JSC.0b013e318165fef6 Mohr M Krustrup P Andersson H Kirkendal D Bangsbo J. Match activities

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Visual Impairment does not Limit Training Effects in Development of Aerobic and Anaerobic Capacity in Tandem Cyclists

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