Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
BackgroundPhysical activity and exercise are among the most important, simplest, and cheapest approaches to anxiety treatment, especially for the elderly. Their positive effects on improvement of mental disorders in the elderly have attracted a considerable level of attention. Therefore, the present study was conducted to determine the effect of sp...
Irish journal of medical science
Psychology; Social science; Online learning, COVID-19, Interpersonal relationship; Music; Sport
BackgroundTo evaluate the effects of interventions on children’s and adolescents’ overall physical activity (PA) for boys and girls separately and to appraise the extent to which the studies haven taken sex/gender into account.MethodsSystematic review and semi-quantitative analysis. Eleven electronic databases were searched to identify all relevant...
Journal of Cannabis Research
ObjectiveThe effects of chronic cannabis consumption on physiological parameters of athletic performance are investigated to determine whether chronic cannabis consumption negatively affects athletic performance; improves performance, potentially via enhanced recovery; or has no effect at all.MethodsA systematic review of the literature (cross-sect...
Sports Medicine - Open
BackgroundThe mechanisms underlying the relative age effect (RAE), a biased distribution of birth dates, in sport events have been investigated for more than two decades. The present study comprised an historical analysis involving the most recent quarter-century (1993–2018) on RAEs among Japanese male professional athletes (soccer, baseball, baske...
BMJ Open Sport — Exercise Medicine
Introduction Initially described in a sports context in ice hockey in 1985, the relative age effect (RAE) refers to the performance advantages of youth born in the first quarter of the birth year when trying-out for select, age-restricted sports. The competitive advantage bestowed to the relatively older athlete in their age band is the result of t...
European journal of sport science
Objective: There are few studies evaluating the relationship between depression symptoms (DS) and physical activity (PA) considering peoples' sociodemographic characteristics. This study aimed to analyse the relationship between DS and PA, stratified by sociodemographic characteristics of European adults. Methods: Participants were 29,285 adults (1...
Notre communication pour ce colloque “Sport, culture matérielle et culture populaire” s’intéresse à l’application mobile et réseau social sportif Strava, principalement utilisé(e) par les coureurs à pied et les cyclistes. Créée en 2009, elle rassemble aujourd’hui plus de 50 millions d’utilisateurs du monde entier, appelés « stravistes ». Outre le s...
BMJ open sport & exercise medicine
The use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) has undermined the credibility of sports for many years, with cycling and athletics, especially badly hit. The World Anti-Doping Agency has been tasked with leading the fight against the use of PEDs in sport and has been largely successful in achieving standardisation and harmonisation in terms of rules...