Sportverletzung · Sportschaden

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

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Current impact factor: 0.33

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2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2016
2014 Impact Factor 0.333
2013 Impact Factor 0.283
2012 Impact Factor 0.458
2011 Impact Factor 0.612
2010 Impact Factor 0.521
2009 Impact Factor 0.415
2008 Impact Factor 0.325
2007 Impact Factor 0.17
2006 Impact Factor 0.392
2005 Impact Factor 0.255
2004 Impact Factor 0.154
2003 Impact Factor 0.243
2002 Impact Factor 0.295
2001 Impact Factor 0.283

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Cited half-life >10.0
Immediacy index 0.03
Eigenfactor 0.00
Article influence 0.11
ISSN 1439-1236
OCLC 163446872
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    ABSTRACT: Hintergrund: Das Rodeln bzw. Schlittenfahren erfreut sich in den Alpenländern zunehmender Beliebtheit. Damit steigt jedoch auch die Notwendigkeit, Verletzungen vorzubeugen. Ziel dieser Studie war es, die Verwendung unterschiedlicher Schutzausrüstungen sowie potenzielle Einflussfaktoren auf das Tragen von Schutzausrüstung bei Freizeit-Rodlern zu untersuchen. Methoden: In den Wintersaisonen 2012/13 und 2013/14 wurden erwachsene Freizeit-Rodler an sechs Rodelbahnen in Österreich anhand eines standardisierten Fragebogens interviewt. Erfragt wurden demographische Daten, Können, Rodelhäufigkeit, Fahrverhalten, ob alleine oder zu zweit auf dem Schlitten gerodelt wurde, früheren Verletzungen und die getragenen Schutzausrüstungen. Die Befragungen fanden sowohl wochentags als auch am Wochenende statt. Ergebnisse: Insgesamt nahmen 1968 erwachsene Freizeit-Rodler (49,4% Frauen) mit einem Durchschnittsalter von 37,1±14,4 Jahren an der Befragung teil. Einen (Ski-)Helm trugen insgesamt 42,3% der Rodler, eine Ski- oder Sonnenbrille 71,0%, einen Rückenprotektor 5,9% und einen Handgelenksschutz 2,6%. Ein Helm wurde signifikant häufiger mit zunehmendem Alter, zunehmender Rodelhäufigkeit und zunehmendem Rodelkönnen getragen sowie bei alleiniger Benutzung des Schlittens. Eine Ski-/Sonnenbrille wurde signifikant häufiger von Frauen, Österreichern und Personen, die alleine auf dem Schlitten saßen, getragen sowie mit zunehmender Rodelhäufigkeit pro Saison und zunehmendem Rodelkönnen. Einen Rückenprotektor verwendeten signifikant häufiger jüngere und eher risikofreudige Rodler sowie Personen, die sich schon einmal beim Rodeln verletzt hatten. Eine signifikant höhere Verwendung von Handgelenksprotektoren zeigte sich nur bei Rodlern mit früheren Verletzungen bei der Ausübung dieser Sportart. Schlussfolgerung: Mögliche Einflussfaktoren für die Verwendung der unterschiedlichen Schutzausrüstung beim Rodeln sind Alter, Geschlecht, Nationalität, Rodelkönnen, ob man alleine oder zu zweit auf dem Schlitten sitzt, Rodelhäufigkeit, und frühere Rodelverletzungen. Um Präventivmaßnahmen beim Rodeln hinsichtlich der gebräuchlichsten Arten von Schutzausrüstung möglichst zielgerichtet implementieren zu können, sollten die in der vorliegenden Studie eruierten Einflussfaktoren berücksichtigt werden. Background: Recreational sledging (tobogganing) is a very popular winter sport in the Alps. Therefore, injury prevention through the usage of protective gear seems important. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate factors associated with the use of protective gear among adults during recreational sledging. Methods: Adult recreational sledgers were interviewed during the winter seasons 2012/13 and 2013/14 at six sledging tracks in Austria on demographics, skill level, sledging frequency, risk taking behavior, sitting alone or with another person on the sledge, previous sledging-related injuries, and use of protective gear, respectively. Interviews were conducted on all days of the week. Results: A total of 1968 adult sledgers (49.4% females) with a mean age of 37.1±14.4 years participated in this study. A (ski) helmet, sun or snow goggles, a back protector, and wrist guards was used by 42.3%, 71.0%, 5.9%, 2.6% of sledgers, respectively. Helmet use was significantly higher with increasing age and increasing skill levels as well as when sitting alone compared to sitting together with another person. Females, Austrians, persons sitting alone on the sledge, a higher frequency of sledging and a higher skill levels were significantly associated with an increasing use of goggles. A back protector was significantly more often worn by younger people, more risky sledgers, and persons with a previous sledging-related injury. Wrist guards were significantly more often used by persons with a previous sledging-related injury. Conclusion: During recreational sledging, the factors age, sex, nationality, skill level, sitting alone compared to sitting together with another person on the sledge, sledging frequency, and injury-experience were associated with the frequencies of usage of different types of protective gear. These factors should be considered when implementing preventive measures for recreational sledging.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 06/2015; DOI:10.1055/s-0035-1553250
  • Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 06/2015; 29(2):82-4. DOI:10.1055/s-0035-1554881
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    ABSTRACT: Tendinopathies are frequently the cause of chronic, load-dependent complaints of the lower extremity. Commonly, the large tendons of the ankle and knee joints are affected, especially the Achilles and patellar tendons. Repeated overuse in sports and/or daily activities is assumed as the aetiology. Besides the clinical examination including a comprehensive anamnesis of pain and training/loading, sonographic imaging has a high training/loading relevance for the diagnosis of tendon pathologies of the lower extremity. Training concepts are considered in first line as the treatment of choice. A combination with physical therapy interventions can be useful. In cases of a more severe pathology and long-standing complaints multimodal therapeutic options should be employed. The use of surgical treatment procedures should only be taken into account in case of failed response to conservative treatment. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 06/2015; 29(2):87-98. DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399668
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    ABSTRACT: Background: Patellofemoral pain syndrome is not really a diagnosis but rather describes the symptoms of this non-traumatic knee joint disease. Decreased movement control of the entire leg is discussed as a reason for the developing pain. Assessments of movement control include functional performance tests. A test to assess postural control and movement control of the foot, knee, hip and lumbar spine is the "Single Leg Pick-Up Test". The aim of the present study is to evaluate the interrater reliability of this test. Subjects/Material and Methods: 56 healthy subjects and three experienced raters participated in the study to assess the interrater reliability. Live rating and video rating were assessed and compared by pairs. Results: Intraclass correlations of the reached scores ranged from good to excellent (ICCunjust 0.72/0.63/0.85). Kappa and PABAK calculations of the observation criteria reached moderate to good values. The Ø PABAK for all observation criteria was 0.70/0.69/0.80 for the paired comparison of the raters. The agreement of six of seven observation criteria based on PABAK calculations were good to very good for the pairs of raters. Conclusions: All motor control deficits present in patellofemoral pain syndrome can be observed by the "Single Leg Pick-Up Test" with substantial reliability. Future studies should confirm reliability and further evaluate discriminative validity of the test. The "Single Leg Pick-Up" can be carried out easily and has the potential to assess patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome and healthy athletes for movement control deficits. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 04/2015; 29(3). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399261
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    ABSTRACT: Introduction: The purpose of this study was to examine the linkage between the musculoskeletal and the craniomandibular system in competitive athletes. Therefore the upper body posture and lower jaw position were investigated while a temporarily induced leg length discrepancy (LLD) during standing was induced. Material and Methods: In this study 34 competitive athletes (2 women/32 men) who had no signs of temporomandibular dysfunction according to their own statements were investigated. The measurement of the upper part of the body posture was performed with a three-dimensional back scanner. Afterwards the condylar position was registered by using a homologated and approved electronic registration device. In order to induce the leg length discrepancy, wooden panels measuring 1 and 3 cm thickness were placed unilaterally under one foot. Results: The statistical analysis of the three-dimensional back measurement was carried out using the Friedman and Wilcoxon matched pairs tests with Bonferroni-Holm correction. The results showed in comparisons of the lateral trunk a decline (p ≤ 0.05), of the height of the shoulder girdle (p ≤ 0.05) and, in every pair comparison, of the height of the pelvis area significant correlations between the body posture and the experimentally induced leg length discrepancy. The biggest changes can be observed in the area of the height of the pelvis in the transverse plane. The alterations in statics can be found at the ipsilateral as well as the contralateral side of the body, whereby changes are dependent of the parameter. Moreover, the position of the left condyle in space changes significantly (p ≤ 0.05). Discussion: The results illustrate functional correlations of the musculoskeletal system through muscular, neurological and fascia based processes. Furthermore, they show that athletes who have a distinctive supporting and postural musculature possess a good body demeanor as well as a fast musculoskeletal compensation by way of the sensorimotor system correspondent to the heightened side of the body. The theory of the ascendant chain spanning from limb to shoulder girdle and further to mandibular condyles can be demonstrated. Athletes with strong postural muscles can quickly compensate through the use of the somatic nervous system. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 04/2015; 29(3). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399215
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    ABSTRACT: Flexible flatfoot is a common malalignment in the paediatric population. Arthroereisis with a calcaneo-stop screw is an effective surgical procedure for treating juvenile flexible flatfoot after conservative measures have been fully exploited. In the present report, we describe the case of a loosening of a calcaneo-stop screw in a 12-year-old youth after excessive trampolining. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 02/2015; 29(2). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399097
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    ABSTRACT: Background: A high percentage of all sports injuries occur during school sports. The aim of this study was to collect statements and opinions of sports teachers for safety in physical education. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 296 teachers (202 with, 94 without a teaching qualification in "exercise and sports") at 77 Tyrolean "New Middle Schools" (former secondary schools) were interviewed. They judged various statements on school sports safety using a 5-point verbal rating scale. Results: Irrespective of gender, teachers with a teaching qualification stated significantly more frequently (p = 0.015) that they have participated in continuing education on accident prevention than had their colleagues without qualification. The same applies to the checking of gymnastic and sports equipment before use (p < 0.001) and warming up at the beginning of the lesson (p < 0.001). Female sports teachers allowed their pupils more often (p = 0.002) to participate without adequate sportswear in physical education than did their male counterparts. Of all respondents, 57 % knew about technical faults in sports halls, which have also been reported to the school administration. In more than half (58 %) of these, reported defects were repaired completely and in one-third (36 %), a partial repair was reported. Participants estimated that the major risk for school sports injuries was due to the low motor skills of the pupils, inhomogeneous groups, large numbers of pupils, outdated sports equipment, and ball games. Conclusion: Since about a third of all surveyed teachers had no teaching qualification in exercise and sports, this group should come into the focus of regular continuing education in accident prevention. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 02/2015; 29(1). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399088
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    ABSTRACT: Therapy-resistant pain in the region of the medial mallelous in the presence of an os trigonum is suggestive for irritation of the flexor hallucis longus tendon. Two patients were treated by arthroscopy in the prone position via a dorsal approach; the os trigonum was removed and the tendon released. Under the conditions of blunt dissection, dorsal arthroscopy of the os trigonum is a safe and expedient operation in our toolbox. After two weeks of partial load-bearing with 2 crutches, pain-free full load-bearing is already possible and after 3 weeks the patients can return to work. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 02/2015; 29(1). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399093
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    ABSTRACT: This study aimed to investigate the reliability of 1) the key parameters of cycling ergospirometry (maximum power output [Pmax] and oxygen uptake [V̇O2peak], ventilatory thresholds 1 [VT 1] and 2 [VT 2], and cycling efficiency [CE] and gross efficiency [GE]), 2) the commonly used parameters to quantify exhaustion (maximum heart rate [HFmax], respiratory quotient [RQmax], blood lactate concentration [BLAmax], and ratings of perceived exhaustion [RPEmax]), and 3) the kinetics of exercise induced gas exchange measurements (oxygen uptake [V̇O2], carbon dioxide output [V̇CO2], and minute ventilation [V̇E]) using the PowerCube-Ergo metabolic system in consideration of international statistical recommendations. 12 women and 12 men (28 ± 4 years; 23.2 ± 2.4 kg/m(2)) performed two cycling tests (20 watt/min) separated by one week. The reliability was calculated based on differences in means (t test and effect sizes), retest correlation (intraclass correlation coefficient [ICC]), and within-subject variation (standard error of measurement [SEM]). Of the key parameters of cycling ergospirometry, an excellent reliability (ICC ≥ 0.969; p = 0.000) and high accuracy (%SEM ≤ 4.6) were found for Pmax, V̇O2peak, and VT 1. Of the most commonly used parameters to quantify exhaustion, an excellent reliability (ICC = 0.922; p = 0.000) and high accuracy (%SEM = 1.0) existed only for HFmax. The gas exchange measurements (V̇O2, V̇CO2 und V̇E) of the PowerCube-Ergo were all excellently reliable (ICC ≥ 0,991; p = 0.000) and the accuracy of V̇O2 (SEM = 0.10 l/min) and V̇E (SEM = 3.13 l/min) fulfilled the quality guidance of exercise physiology laboratories. For future studies and practical purposes, the results are vital for the decision as to whether a difference between two tests represents a true intervention effect or just a measurement error and for the estimation of required sample sizes. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 02/2015; 29(3). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399096
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    ABSTRACT: Background: The patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most commonly encountered disorders involving the knee. The symptoms often lead to a reduction of physical activities resulting in sport- and job-related disabilities and the potential occurrence of severe disorders. Different theories for the development of the syndrome exist which result in different therapy modalities. A change in foot posture and its effect on lower limb kinematics seem to be one potential risk factor for the development of the syndrome. This leads to the assumption that foot orthoses might be a potential therapy device. Objectives: The aims of this study were to outline the state of evidence for the treatment of PFPS with foot orthoses and to identify the effect of foot orthoses on PFPS. Study Design: A systematic review of clinical (CT) and randomized controlled trials (RCT) was undertaken. Methods: A systematic search for studies (CT, RCT) was conducted using the databases of Medline (PubMed), Cochrane library, and PEDro. The relevance for further analysis of studies was reviewed on the basis of title and abstract. An additional search was undertaken using the reference lists of the included studies and additional literature as well as the PubMed function "related articles". Results: 11 studies were included in this analysis. The effect of different types of foot orthoses on pain, function and kinematics of the lower limb and muscle activation of selected lower limb muscles was analysed. Significant effects on pain and function were determined. A slight effect on kinematics of the lower limb and muscle activation of selected lower limb muscles was identified. Conclusion: Foot orthoses seem to be an effective treatment device in the therapy for PFPS. An immediate and long-term reduction in pain and an improvement of function occurred following the intervention. There was just a slight change in lower limb kinematics and muscle activation of selected lower limb muscles. The relationship between biomechanical effects of orthoses and pain still seems to be unclear. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
    Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 02/2015; 29(2). DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1399002
  • Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 06/2014; 28(2):62-6. DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1384245
  • Sportverletzung · Sportschaden 06/2014; 28(2):e2. DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1383699