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Prevention of strain-induced impairments of patellar tendon micromorphology in adolescent athletes
High-level patellar tendon strain may cause impairments of the tendon's micromorphological integrity in growing athletes and increase the risk for tendinopathy. This study investigated if an evidence-based tendon exercise ...
Inhibition and Calendar Age Explain Variance in Game Performance of Youth Soccer Athletes
The assessment of core executive functions (EFs; i.e., inhibition, working memory, cognitive flexibility) has often been presented as a diagnostic tool for evaluating cognitive functions in recent publications. For example, ...
Individual Career Transitions of German Olympians During the COVID-19 Pandemic
An Application of the Scheme of Change for Sport Psychology Practice
The COVID-19 pandemic can affect individual career transitions in athletes preparing for the Olympic Games (OG). This study reconstructs German Olympians’ career transitions while preparing for the postponed OG in Tokyo, ...
Handball-specific loading acutely reduces the acromiohumeral distance in experienced handball players and in non-handball experienced athletes
Context When playing handball, the preservation of the subacromial space, which can be quantified by the acromiohumeral distance (AHD), plays a crucial role for shoulder health of handball players. Acute effects of ...