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Post-concussion return to boxing protocol 278 27 0 1 306
The effect of the contract-relax-agonist-contract (CRAC) stretch of hamstrings on range of motion, sprint and agility performance in moderately active males: A randomised control trial 204 12 0 1 217
Testosterone boosters: a report of a supplement's misleading labelling claims 175 0 0 6 181
Implications of COVID-19 for resumption of sport in South Africa: A South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) position statement 143 13 0 6 162
A case of cyclist's nodule in a female patient 155 5 0 0 160
The lateral batting backlift technique: is it a contributing factor to success for professional cricket players at the highest level? 138 5 0 1 144
Physical and physiological profile of U18, U19, U21 and senior elite netball players 120 11 0 7 138
Doping in sport: attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of competitive high-school athletes in Gauteng Province 103 13 0 5 121
A review of the biomechanical determinants of rugby scrummaging performance 102 15 0 1 118
The need for biokineticists in the South African public health care system 108 6 0 0 114
Cyriax syndrome in a young male professional soccer player: A case report 101 5 0 4 110
Brace yourselves: esports is coming 92 7 0 7 106
Year of the face mask: do's and don'ts during exercise 95 6 0 5 106
End-to-end SARS-CoV-2 transmission risks in sport: Current evidence and practical recommendations 100 0 0 4 104
Anxiety and depression in athletes assessed using the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) - a systematic scoping review 84 13 0 4 101
A tale of two sit-bones: The cyclist's ischial hygroma (Perineal nodular induration) 87 7 0 0 94
Swimming during COVID-19: Operational recommendations and considerations for South African swimming venues 78 4 0 12 94
Epidemiology of injuries among U18, U19, U21 and senior elite netball players 75 6 0 9 90
Primary spontaneous pneumothorax in a recreational athlete 84 5 0 0 89
Tackle injury epidemiology and performance in rugby league -narrative synthesis 72 8 0 8 88
An evaluation of bicycle-specific agility and reaction times in mountain bikers and road cyclists 78 4 0 4 86
Implications of COVID-19 for resumption of sport in South Africa: A South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) position statement - Part 2 71 2 0 10 83
Transformation in cricket: the black African experience 72 8 0 0 80
SASMA 2017 Congress: Abstracts 56 24 0 0 80
The prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in longdistance bus drivers 56 15 0 8 79
Understanding the influence of 24-hour movement behaviours on the health and development of preschool children from low-income South African settings: the SUNRISE pilot study 57 3 0 18 78
The medial tibial stress syndrome score: item generation for a new patient reported outcome measure 61 16 0 0 77
Strength and conditioning practices of franchise-level cricket trainers 59 7 0 7 73
Strategies used by professional rugby union clubs to manage players for artificial turf exposure 50 10 0 5 65
The perceived knowledge of the menstruation cycle and adjustment of swimming sets by swimming coaches based on menstrual-related issues 57 6 0 2 65
South African professional Super Rugby players' lived experiences of career-related traumatic injuries: A descriptive phenomenological analysis 48 3 0 13 64
The impact of a fast bowling spell on physiological, perceptual and performance responses in non-elite cricketers 54 5 0 0 59
The incidence of injuries and exposure time of professional football club players in the Premier Soccer League during football season 49 8 0 1 58
Training and match load in professional rugby union: Do contextual factors influence the training week? 48 6 0 4 58
The prevalence and severity of lower back pain in South African university rowers 44 4 0 8 56
The effects of a four weeks combined resistance training programme on cricket bowling velocity 44 6 0 6 56
The effectiveness of intratissue percutaneous electrolysis for the treatment of tendinopathy: a systematic review 49 3 0 4 56
Boxer safety, and the relationship between the referee and the ringside physician 52 3 0 0 55
A comparison of the physical demands of a one-day cricket game and the training sessions of provincial cricket players using Global Positioning System tracking software 49 6 0 0 55
Good versus bad medical stoppages in boxing: Stopping a fight in time 44 8 0 2 54
The prevalence, risk factors predicting injury and the severity of injuries sustained during competition in professional mixed martial arts in Africa 38 12 0 4 54
Gluteus medius kinesio-taping: The effect on torso-pelvic separation, ball flight distance and accuracy during the golf swing 45 5 0 3 53
Different tissue type categories of overuse injuries to cricket fast bowlers have different severity and incidence which varies with age 45 8 0 0 53
Limb length discrepancy and gait parameters of amateur football players in Lagos State, Nigeria 40 1 0 12 53
A prevalence of running-related injuries among professional endurance runners in the Rift Valley, Kenya 49 0 0 4 53
The relationship between core stability and athletic performance in female university athletes 37 11 0 4 52
Accelerometery vs. video-derived stroke parameters in high-level swimmers 37 4 0 10 51
Analysis of goalkeepers' game performances at the 2016 European Football Championships 42 2 0 5 49
Injury incidence and characteristics in South African school first team rugby: A case study 29 7 0 12 48
The physical attributes of sub-elite rugby union referees of inland provinces in South Africa 37 4 0 7 48
The forgotten coracoid: A case report of a coracoid fracture in a male cyclist 41 5 0 1 47
Building a robust athlete in the South African high school sports system 40 6 0 1 47
Sport supplement use among high school rugby players in South Africa: A scoping review 41 1 0 5 47
Analysis of sports science perceptions and research needs among South African coaches 40 2 0 2 44
If the shoe fits... should you just wear it? A complete calcaneal stress fracture in a female recreational runner 36 1 0 5 42
Dietary supplements containing prohibited substances: A review (Part 1) 40 1 0 0 41
The business management training needs of South African Biokineticists to ensure business sustainability 31 4 0 6 41
Calories and steps! How many days of walking/hiking in the Himalayas does ONE Christmas lunch translate to? 35 3 0 2 40
A four-week home-based exercise programme is effective in treating subacute low back pain in adults 35 4 0 1 40
A "scattered" SCAT in a football goalkeeper: a case report 36 0 0 4 40
Dr Clive Noble - A Tribute 40 0 0 0 40
The South African Rugby Injury and Illness Surveillance and Prevention Project (SARIISPP). SARU Youth Week Injury Surveillance Report 2019 38 1 0 0 39
Ultrasound v. sham ultrasound for experimentally induced delayed-onset muscle soreness: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial 34 4 0 0 38
Under-13 rugby: What are the issues? A panel discussion 35 3 0 0 38
Anterior knee pain and its extrinsic risk factors among runners in under-resourced communities in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa 31 1 0 6 38
Reliability and concurrent validity of an alternative method of lateral lumbar range of motion in athletes 34 3 0 0 37
Stress fracture of the thoracic spine in a male rugby player: a case report 34 2 0 1 37
Nutritional supplements use, cost, source of information, and practices by Johannesburg North gym goers 28 1 0 8 37
Objective sleep patterns and validity of self-reported sleep monitoring across different playing levels in rugby union 27 3 0 7 37
Changing player behaviour in sport during the COVID-19 pandemic: Shake on it? 30 2 0 5 37
1st Conference of the South African Society of Biomechanics 36 1 0 0 37
Enabling disabled participation in sport: Roadrunning 29 7 0 0 36
The use of negative pressure wave treatment in athlete recovery 28 8 0 0 36
BRICSCESS ABSTRACTS - JOINT SASMA BRICSCESS CONGRESS 2019 23 5 0 0 28
Steps that count! A feasibility study of a pedometer-based, health-promotion intervention in an employed, South African population 28 6 0 1 35
The relationships between rugby ground pass accuracy and kinematic variables resulting from two different pelvic orientations 31 4 0 0 35
The Isokinetic Rugby Union Physical Work Evaluation (RUPWE) protocol: Can Rugby Union Players meet the physical work demands of the game? 23 3 0 9 35
'I'm doing it for myself: Using a smartphone-based exercise service during the COVID-19 lockdown in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa 26 2 0 7 35
Workloads of forward and backline adolescent rugby players: a pilot study 27 2 0 5 34
Reliability of the isometric mid-thigh pull peak force in Irish schoolboy rugby players 27 3 0 4 34
Dietary supplements containing prohibited substances: a review (Part 2) 28 4 0 1 33
Mindfulness and mental toughness among provincial adolescent female hockey players 20 9 0 4 33
Evolving injury profiles amid advancing sport: Musculoskeletal injuries in ringball players 27 0 0 6 33
Body mass index and associated physical activity levels in 7 - 10-year-old children in primary schools in Port Elizabeth 27 2 0 3 32
Changes in markers of fatigue following a competitive match in elite academy rugby union players 28 3 0 1 32
Anterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee: Patterns of association between the mechanism of injury and pathology visualised on magnetic resonance imaging 27 4 0 1 32
Musculoskeletal pain in South African wheelchair basketball players of different point classifications 25 6 0 1 32
Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness and cardiovascular health in the workplace: a case study 27 1 0 4 32
Effect of the 90-second 'Gear' exercise programme on cardiometabolic risk factors in persons with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease 17 5 0 10 32
The prevention of injuries among youth basketballers according to the "Sequence of Prevention'': a systematic review 21 6 0 5 32
Obesity in 7 - 10-year-old children in urban primary schools in Port Elizabeth 27 2 0 2 31
Concussion knowledge and attitudes among amateur South African rugby players 29 2 0 0 31
Sacroiliac tuberculosis masquerading as mechanical lower back pain in a collegiate basketball athlete: A case presentation 26 1 0 4 31
Teams with lower injury rates have greater success in the Currie Cup rugby union competition 30 1 0 0 31
Addressing negative psychosocial factors linked to severe injury in professional rugby players: An introduction to a group psychotherapy approach 25 2 0 4 31
South African Journal of Sports Medicine: What happened in 2020 and plans for 2021 28 3 0 0 31
Association of the acute: chronic workload ratio and wellness scores in premier league male hockey players 23 2 0 6 31
Identifying risk factors that contribute to acute mountain sickness 26 4 0 0 30
Concussion return-to-play behaviour of South African Rugby Union (SA Rugby) Youth Week players: a pilot study 26 3 0 1 30
SASMA ABSTRACTS - JOINT SASMA BRICSCESS CONGRESS 2019 21 4 0 0 25
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