Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

  1. Research article

    Evaluation of functional rehabilitation physiotherapy protocol in the postoperative patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction through clinical prognosis: an observational prospective study

    The aim of the study was to evaluate the evolution of patients subject to physical treatment based on guidelines of functional rehabilitation after surgery anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

    Tabata Cristina do Carmo Almeida, Luiz Vinicius de Alcantara Sousa, Diego Monteiro de Melo Lucena, Francisco Winter dos Santos Figueiredo, Vitor Engrácia Valenti, Laércio da Silva Paiva, Luiz Carlos de Abreu and Fernando Adami

    BMC Research Notes 2016 9:449

    Published on: 23 September 2016

  2. Short Report

    Validation of the Fitbit One® for physical activity measurement at an upper torso attachment site

    The upper torso is recommended as an attachment site for the Fitbit One®, one of the most common wireless physical activity trackers in the consumer market, and could represent a viable alternative to wrist- and ...

    Keith M. Diaz, David J. Krupka, Melinda J. Chang, Jonathan A. Shaffer, Yao Ma, Jeff Goldsmith, Joseph E. Schwartz and Karina W. Davidson

    BMC Research Notes 2016 9:213

    Published on: 12 April 2016

  3. Technical Note

    Short-time weight-bearing capacity assessment for non-ambulatory patients with subacute stroke: reliability and discriminative power

    Weight-bearing capacity (WBC) on the hemiparetic leg is crucial for independent walking, and is thus an important outcome to monitor after a stroke. A specific and practical assessment in non-ambulatory patien...

    Oliver Stoller, Heike Rosemeyer, Heiner Baur, Matthias Schindelholz, Kenneth J. Hunt, Lorenz Radlinger and Corina Schuster-Amft

    BMC Research Notes 2015 8:723

    Published on: 26 November 2015

  4. Technical Note

    Development and application of an automated algorithm to identify a window of consecutive days of accelerometer wear for large-scale studies

    Some accelerometer studies ask participants to document in a daily log when the device was worn. These logs are used to inform the window of consecutive days to extract from the accelerometer for analysis. Log...

    Eileen Rillamas-Sun, David M Buchner, Chongzhi Di, Kelly R Evenson and Andrea Z LaCroix

    BMC Research Notes 2015 8:270

    Published on: 26 June 2015

  5. Research article

    The effects of temporal neck cooling on cognitive function during strenuous exercise in a hot environment: a pilot study

    Heat stress potentially has detrimental effects on brain function. Hence, cognitive function may be impaired during physical activity in a hot environment. Skin cooling is often applied in a hot environment to...

    Soichi Ando, Takaaki Komiyama, Mizuki Sudo, Akira Kiyonaga, Hiroaki Tanaka and Yasuki Higaki

    BMC Research Notes 2015 8:202

    Published on: 30 May 2015

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