- Michael Carmont, Princess Royal Hospital
- Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, University of Malaga
- Fred DiMenna, Columbia University
- Cathy Holt, Cardiff University
- Nicola Maffulli, University of Salerno, Italy, & Queen Mary University of London
- Fernando Marques, Biomed Central
Changes in the composition of saliva, electromyographic activity, plasma catecholamines, and other variables signal the CNS to coordinate a response to exercise beyond the anaerobic threshold, but more research is needed to elucidate the mechanisms of this complex coordination
Professional football players believe the rsik of injury differs according to surface type, players perceive artificial turf as most likely leading to non-contact injury, longer recovery times, and greater muscle and joint soreness
Ana Peinado, Jesus Rojo, Francisco Calderon and Nicola Maffulli review how the central nervous system controls and regulates the physiological response to increasing exercise upon reaching the anaerobic threshold, and discuss the possible mechanisms involved in this regulation.BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014, 6:17
In this review, Dennis Caine, Laura Purcell, and Nicola Maffulli consider current research on epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of young athlete's vulnerability to injury. The authors focus on ACL injury, concussion, and physeal injury as three potentially serious types of injury affecting child and adolescent athletes.BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014, 6:22
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The journal also incorporates the now closed Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology (SMARTT), retaining the broad scope of this journal and some of the Editorial Board.
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Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy, Technology (SMARTT)
The journal Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy, Technology (SMARTT), has transferred to the BMC series of journals and has been re-launched as BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation. All previous content published in SMARTT is available from the BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation website.
Michael Carmont is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. He is interested in sports injuries of the knee, foot and ankle, and has a specialist interest in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and the management of Achilles tendon rupture. He is the Section Editor for the Surgery, traumatology, and rehabilitation section of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation. Read more about the key issues in this field and the manuscripts he would like to see submitted to the section in his interview with the journal.