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December 2023 - Volume 22, Issue 4, Table of Contents Current Issue
Research article
Effects of a Home-Based Stretching Program on Bench Press Maximum Strength and Shoulder Flexibility
Konstantin Warneke, Martin Hillebrecht, Enno Claassen-Helmers, Tim Wohlann, Michael Keiner, David G. Behm
2023, 22(4), 597-604 DOI:

Research article
Physiological and Biochemical Adaptations to a Sport-Specific Sprint Interval Training in Male Basketball Athletes
Tao Song, Jilikeha, Yujie Deng
2023, 22(4), 605-613 DOI:

Research article
Adequate Interval between Matches in Elite Female Soccer Players
Trevor C. Chen, Tai-Ying Chou, Kazunori Nosaka
2023, 22(4), 614-625 DOI:

Research article
Acute and Prolonged Effects of 300 sec of Static, Dynamic, and Combined Stretching on Flexibility and Muscle Force
Shingo Matsuo, Masahiro Iwata, Manabu Miyazaki, Taizan Fukaya, Eiji Yamanaka, Kentaro Nagata, Wakako Tsuchida, Yuji Asai, Shigeyuki Suzuki
2023, 22(4), 626-636 DOI:

Research article
Team Cohesion Profiles: Influence on the Development of Mental Skills and Stress Management
Amaia Ramírez Muñoz, Marta Vega-Díaz, Higinio González-García
2023, 22(4), 637-644 DOI:

Research article
The Effect of a Balance Training Program on the Balance and Technical Skills of Adolescent Soccer Players
Ioannis Mitrousis, Dimitrios I. Bourdas, Stylianos Kounalakis, Evangelos Bekris, Michael Mitrotasios, Νikolaos Kostopoulos, Ioannis E. Ktistakis, Emmanouil Zacharakis
2023, 22(4), 645-657 DOI:

Research article
Validation of Polar Grit X Pro for Estimating Energy Expenditure during Military Field Training: A Pilot Study
Emily B. Kloss, Andrea Givens, Laura Palombo, Jake Bernards, Brenda Niederberger, Daniel W. Bennett, Karen R. Kelly
2023, 22(4), 658-666 DOI:

Research article
Technical and Tactical Actions of the World’s Leading Male Table Tennis Players Between 1970 and 2021
Jerzy Grycan, Małgorzata Kołodziej, Ziemowit Bańkosz
2023, 22(4), 667-680 DOI:

Research article
Acute Effects of Different Foam Roller Intervention Techniques on Knee Extensors
Kazuki Kasahara, Andreas Konrad, Yuta Murakami, Riku Yoshida, Ewan Thomas, Masatoshi Nakamura
2023, 22(4), 681-687 DOI:

Research article
A Preliminary Investigation into the Frequency Dose Effects of High-Intensity Functional Training on Cardiometabolic Health
Leslie E. Smith, Gary P. Van Guilder, Lance C. Dalleck, Nicole R. Lewis, Allison G. Dages, Nigel K. Harris
2023, 22(4), 688-699 DOI:

Research article
The Relative Age Effect in the Two Professional Men's Football Leagues in Spain
José M. Yagüe, Alfonso Salguero, Antonio Villegas, Joaquín Sánchez-Molina, Olga Molinero
2023, 22(4), 700-706 DOI:

Research article
The Success Factors of Rest Defense in Soccer – A Mixed-Methods Approach of Expert Interviews, Tracking Data, and Machine Learning
Leander Forcher, Leon Forcher, Stefan Altmann, Darko Jekauc, Matthias Kempe
2023, 22(4), 707-725 DOI:

Research article
Energetic and Cognitive Demands of Treading Water: Effects of Technique and Expertise
Tina van Duijn, Chris Button, James D. Cotter, Rich S. W. Masters
2023, 22(4), 726-738 DOI:

Research article
Diving into Recovery. The Effects of Different Post-Competition Protocols for Enhancing Physio-Psychological Parameters in National Level Youth Swimmers
Vincenzo Sorgente, Alejandro Lopez-Hernandez, Diego Minciacchi, José María González Ravé
2023, 22(4), 739-747 DOI:

Review article
Exploring the Epidemiology of Injuries in Athletes of the Olympic Winter Games: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Wanli Zang, Mingqing Fang, Xianzuo Zhang, Ningkun Xiao, Su Wang, Liang Mu
2023, 22(4), 748-759 DOI:

Research article
Adaptations to Optimized Interval Training in Soccer Players: A Comparative Analysis of Standardized Methods for Individualizing Interval Interventions
Lu Dai, Bixia Xie
2023, 22(4), 760-768 DOI:

Research article
Comparing the Effects of Static Stretching Alone and in Combination with Post-Activation Performance Enhancement on Squat Jump Performance at Different Knee Starting Angles
Ming Li, Xiangwei Meng, Lihao Guan, Youngsuk Kim, Sukwon Kim
2023, 22(4), 769-777 DOI:

Research article
Effects of Expertise on Muscle Activity during the Hang Power Clean and Hang Power Snatch Compared to Snatch and Clean Pulls – An Explorative Analysis
Stephan Geisler, Tim Havers, Eduard Isenmann, Jonas Schulze, Leonie K. Lourens, Jannik Nowak, Steffen Held, G. Gregory Haff
2023, 22(4), 778-789 DOI:

Research article
A New Index to Evaluate Running Coordination Based on Notational Analysis
Jesús Martínez-Sobrino, José Antonio Navia, Juan Del Campo-Vecino, Pedro Jiménez-Reyes, Santiago Veiga-Fernández
2023, 22(4), 790-796 DOI:

Research article
Relationships between Changes in Muscle Shear Modulus, Urinary Titin N- Terminal Fragment, and Maximum Voluntary Contraction Torque after Eccentric Exercise of the Elbow Flexors
Takayuki Inami, Shota Yamaguchi, Takuya Nishioka, Hiroyuki Ishida, Akihisa Morito, Satoshi Yamada, Naoya Nagata, Mitsuyoshi Murayama
2023, 22(4), 797-805 DOI:

Research article
Acute Effects of Fatigue on Cardiac Autonomic Nervous Activity
Yan Chen, Meng Liu, Jun Zhou, Dapeng Bao, Bin Li, Junhong Zhou
2023, 22(4), 806-815 DOI:

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Research article
Navigating the Court: A Comparison of Distance Demands between Sexes in Grand Slam Tennis
Cameron Armstrong, Peter Peeling, Alistair Murphy, Machar Reid
2024, 23(1), 1-7 DOI:

Research article
Gender-Specific Effects of Short Sprint Interval Training on Aerobic and Anaerobic Capacities in Basketball Players: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Kaiqin Fang, Han Jiang
2024, 23(1), 8-16 DOI:

Research article
Estimating Active Drag Based on Full and Semi-Tethered Swimming Tests
Matteo Cortesi, Giorgio Gatta, Rémi Carmigniani, Paola Zamparo
2024, 23(1), 17-24 DOI:

Research article
Power Profile during Cycling in World Triathlon Series and Olympic Games
Roberto Cejuela, Héctor Arévalo-Chico, Sergio Sellés-Pérez
2024, 23(1), 25-33 DOI:

Research article
Post-Activation-Performance Enhancement: Possible Contributing Factors
Josef Fischer, Florian K. Paternoster
2024, 23(1), 34-45 DOI:

Research article
The Improvement in Exercise Performance during Reduced Muscle Mass Exercise is Associated with an Increase in Femoral Blood Flow in Older and Younger Endurance-Trained Athletes
Toni Haddad, Angela L. Spence, Jeremiah Peiffer, Gregory M. Blain, Jeanick Brisswalter, Chris R. Abbiss
2024, 23(1), 46-55 DOI:

Research article
ChatGPT Generated Training Plans for Runners are not Rated Optimal by Coaching Experts, but Increase in Quality with Additional Input Information
Peter Düking, Billy Sperlich, Laura Voigt, Bas Van Hooren, Michele Zanini, Christoph Zinner
2024, 23(1), 56-72 DOI:

Research article
The Acute Effect of Percussive Massage Intervention with and without Heat Application on Plantar Flexor Muscles’ Passive and Active Properties
Masatoshi Nakamura, Hironori Uchida, Yuta Murakami, Kazuki Kasahara, Takaki Imai, Andreas Konrad
2024, 23(1), 73-78 DOI:

Research article
Criterion-Related Validity of Consumer-Wearable Activity Trackers for Estimating Steps in Primary Schoolchildren under Controlled Conditions: Fit-Person Study
Daniel Mayorga-Vega, Carolina Casado-Robles, Santiago Guijarro-Romero, Jesús Viciana
2024, 23(1), 79-96 DOI:

Research article
How Does Altering the Volume-Load of Plyometric Exercises Affect the Inflammatory Response, Oxidative Stress, and Muscle Damage in Male Soccer Players?
Jian Tian, Miao Miao
2024, 23(1), 97-106 DOI:

Research article
The Ratio between Weekly Training and Match External Physical Loads in U17 Elite Youth Soccer Players: Implications for the Training Process
Jakub Kokstejn, Jindrich Vampola, Martin Musalek, Miroslav Grobar, Petr Stastny
2024, 23(1), 107-113 DOI:

Research article
Effect of High-Intensity Interval Exercise versus Continuous Low-Intensity Aerobic Exercise with Blood Flow Restriction on Psychophysiological Responses: A Randomized Crossover Study
Victor S. de Queiros, Nicholas Rolnick, Angelo Sabag, Phelipe Wilde, Thiago Peçanha, Rodrigo Ramalho Aniceto, Roberto Felipe Câmara Rocha, Douglas Z. Delgado, Breno Guilherme de Araújo Tinôco Cabral, Paulo Moreira Silva Dantas
2024, 23(1), 114-125 DOI:

Research article
Effects of Percussive Massage Treatments on Symptoms Associated with Eccentric Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage
Trevor D. Roberts, Pablo B. Costa, Scott K. Lynn, Jared W. Coburn
2024, 23(1), 126-135 DOI:

Research article
Acute Effects of the Dry Needling Session on Gastrocnemius Muscle Biomechanical Properties, and Perfusion with Latent Trigger Points - A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial in Mixed Martial Arts Athletes
Robert Trybulski, Arkadiusz Stanula, Aleksandra Żebrowska, Mieszko Podleśny, Barbara Hall
2024, 23(1), 136-146 DOI:

Research article
Analysis of Pushing Forces During the Water Polo Eggbeater: Reliability and Validity of a Novel Approach
Félix Croteau, Elouan Lanoé, Julien Clément
2024, 23(1), 147-155 DOI:

Review article
Examining the Influence of Warm-Up Static and Dynamic Stretching, as well as Post-Activation Potentiation Effects, on the Acute Enhancement of Gymnastic Performance: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis
Wenlu Yu, DeSen Feng, Ya Zhong, Xiaohong Luo, Qi Xu, Jiaxiang Yu
2024, 23(1), 156-176 DOI:

Review article
Effects of Plyometric Training on Physical Fitness Attributes in Handball Players: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Xiaolin Wang, Kaiqi Zhang, Shamsulariffin bin Samsudin, Muhammad Zarif bin Hassan, Sam Shor Nahar bin Yaakob, Delong Dong
2024, 23(1), 177-195 DOI:

Research article
Influence of Torsional Stiffness in Badminton Footwear on Lower Limb Biomechanics
Siqin Shen, Jin Teng, Gusztáv Fekete, Qichang Mei, Jia Zhao, Fan Yang, Yaodong Gu
2024, 23(1), 196-208 DOI:

Research article
The Impact of Personalized versus Standardized Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Training on Health-Related Outcomes and Rate of Responders
Ryan M. Weatherwax, Megan C. Nelson, Lance C. Dalleck
2024, 23(1), 209-218 DOI:

Research article
Supervised Offseason Training Programs are able to mitigate the Effects of Detraining in Youth Men Soccer Players Physical Fitness: A Randomized Parallel Controlled Study
GuiYang Liu, XiaoShuang Wang, Qi Xu
2024, 23(1), 219-227 DOI:

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