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Incidence, Severity, Aetiology and Prevention of Sports Injuries
The extent of the sports injury problem is often described by injury incidence and by indicators of the severity of sports injuries, and the importance of the determinants of sports behaviour, as well as the interaction between the various aetiological factors, is discussed.
The economic burden of physical inactivity: a global analysis of major non-communicable diseases
A one season prospective cohort study of volleyball injuries
- E. Verhagen, A. J. van der Beek, L. Bouter, R. Bahr, W. Mechelen
- Medicine, EducationBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
- 1 August 2004
Ankle sprain is the most common injury in volleyball, accounting for 41% of all volleyball related injuries, and previous injury seems to be an important risk factor for an ankle sprain.
Qualitative Attributes and Measurement Properties of Physical Activity Questionnaires
- C. Terwee, L. Mokkink, M. Poppel, M. Chinapaw, W. Mechelen, H. Vet
- BusinessSports medicine
- 1 July 2010
A checklist for appraising the qualitative attributes and measurement properties of PA questionnaires is provided, as a tool for selecting the most appropriate PA questionnaire for a certain target population and purpose.
Physical Activity Questionnaires for Adults
No questionnaire or type of questionnaire for assessing PA was superior and therefore could not be strongly recommended above others and in the future, more attention should be paid to the methodology of studies assessing measurement properties of PA questionnaires and the quality of reporting.
A short physical activity break from cognitive tasks increases selective attention in primary school children aged 10–11
EUROFIT - European test of physical fitness
The Effects of Exercise on Cognition in Older Adults With and Without Cognitive Decline: A Systematic Review
- J. V. Uffelen, M. J. M. Chin A Paw, M. Hopman-Rock, W. Mechelen
- PsychologyClinical journal of sport medicine : official…
- 1 November 2008
Beneficial effects of various exercise programs on aspects of cognition have been observed in studies among subjects with and without cognitive decline, however, the majority of the studies did not find any effect.
Self-Administered Physical Activity Questionnaires for the Elderly
Even though several studies showed an association between the tested PAQ and health/functioning variables, the knowledge about reliability and construct validity of self-administrated PAQs for older adults is still scarce and more high-quality validation studies are needed.
The European Youth Heart Study— Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Children: Rationale, Aims, Study Design, and Validation of Methods
The EYHS protocols are valid, reliable, acceptable to children, and feasible for use in large, large-scale studies of CVD risk factors in children.