Applied Sports Science Weekly Digest #288

by | Feb 28, 2023

What’s The Latest With Applied Sports Science?

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Efforts toward the continuous monitoring of molecular markers of performance
Electrochemical aptamer-based sensors may be the first truly generalizable technology for monitoring specific molecules in situ in the body and how adaptation of the platform to subcutaneous microneedles will enable the real-time monitoring of performance markers via a wearable, minimally invasive device 

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports| February 2023 Learn More ›

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Eccentric exercise-induced muscle weakness abolishes sex differences in fatigability during sustained submaximal isometric contractions
While females are typically less fatigable than males during sustained isometric contractions, it is not clear how muscle weakness induced via damaging eccentric exercise influences fatigability in males and females during sustained isometric contractions. 

Journal of Sport and Health Sciences | February 2023 Learn More ›

Should We be Concerned with Nicotine in Sport? Analysis from 60,802 Doping Control Tests in Italy
Nicotine is a psychostimulant drug with purported use in sports environments, though the use of nicotine among athletes has not been studied extensively. The aim of this study was to assess the nicotine positivity rate in 60,802 anti-doping urine samples from 2012 to 2020. 

Sports Medicine | February 2023 Learn More ›

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The effects of upper and lower limb elastic band training on the change of direction, jump, power, strength and repeated sprint ability performance in adolescent female handball players
The present study demonstrates that a 10-week in-season intervention based on elastic band training sessions twice a week can improve certain critical aspects of performance fitness in adolescent female handball players. 

Front. Sports Act. Living | February 2023 Learn More ›

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Dual-tasking interference is exacerbated outdoors: A pilot study
Dual tasking has a greater impact on walking time outdoors compared to an indoor environment. Our findings highlight the importance of patient education concerning dual-tasking and pedestrian safety in clinical settings.

Front. Sports Act. Living | February 2023 Learn More ›