Sergio Hernandez-Sanchez

Sergio Hernandez-Sanchez
Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche | UMH · Department of Pathology and Surgery

PT PhD

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October 2000 - December 2015
Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche
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  • Professor (Lecturer)

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Publications (62)
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Background: The world is experiencing a pandemic caused by COVID-19. Insufficient physical activity can increase the risk of illness. Trying to replicate a normal search that any user/patient could do in YouTube, the objective of this study was to evaluate the quality of YouTube videos related to home exercises during lockdown and their adherence t...
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The appearance of COVID-19 has been a problem for public health on a global scale, putting pressure on health care systems. The after-effects of this illness have highlighted the importance of rehabilitation in long COVID patients involv-ing different health professionals. The treatment of the respiratory after-effects of this disease in an outpati...
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The purposes of this study were to describe the lower extremities joints range of motion (ROM) profile using a comprehensive approach in futsal players and to examine potential player position (goalkeepers vs. outfield players), competitive level (first [top] division vs. second division), number of playing years, sex (males vs. females), and bilat...
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Objective: To cross-culturally adapt and validate the Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment - Hamstrings (VISA-H) scale into Spanish. Design: Clinical measurement study (psychometric analysis). Setting: Sports clubs and physiotherapy clinics. Participants: The Spanish version of the VISA-H (VISA-H-Sp) scale was administered to 101 subject...
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Los procesos participativos permiten analizar, comprender, debatir y promover la acción colectiva en asuntos significativos para una comunidad. Estas metodologías activas favorecen la identificación de necesidades y activos en salud para elaborar un diagnóstico de salud comunitaria y promover acciones colectivas. En este sentido, la aplicación de l...
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Objective: Tendinopathy is a prevalent condition in young athletes and in older nonathletic people. Recent tendinopathy research has shown a growing interest in the role played by genetic factors, basically genes involved in collagen synthesis and regulation, in view of collagen disorganization typically present in tendon pathologies. Design: A...
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Purpose: Of the different modalities of rowing, dragon boat training is the most analyzed in breast cancer (BC). However, other types of boats, such as the felucca, use different biomechanical techniques, which have not been studied in the scientific literature. Consequently, in this study, we sought to determine the benefits of felucca rowing on...
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Lower extremity non-contact soft tissue (LE-ST) injuries are prevalent in elite futsal. The purpose of this study was to develop robust screening models based on pre-season measures obtained from questionnaires and field-based tests to prospectively predict LEST injuries after having applied a range of supervised Machine Learning techniques. One hu...
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(1) Background: Knowledge of competition loads is a relevant aspect of injury prevention. We aimed to describe the training and match injury incidence and physical demand variables observed during a competition using a multi-camera video analysis system (Mediacoach®) (LaLigaTM, Madrid, Spain) in a professional Spanish soccer team during two consecu...
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In the health sciences, professionals must keep up to date to conduct their evidence-based practise. Hence, there is a growing need to share medical knowledge efficiently among healthcare professionals, patients, and undergraduate health science students. Infographics (text and image) are a hybrid element that serves to represent information in an...
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INFOHEALTH: CREATING GRAPHIC SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR HEALTH EDUCATION AS A LEARNING STRATEGY IN HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY STUDENTS S. Hernandez-Sanchez, C. Lozano-Quijada, J. Garcia-Campos, V. Moreno-Perez, E. Navarrete-Muñoz Miguel Hernandez university (SPAIN) Abstract In the European Higher Education Space, great emphasis has been placed on prom...
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Abstract In the European Higher Education Space, great emphasis has been placed on promoting active methodologies in learning and continuous evaluation for training purposes. Several strategies for active learning of the evidence-based practice have been described. Infographics are commonly used in the informative field because they can explain ev...
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This cross-sectional study of repeated measures investigated whether integrating the abdominal hollowing maneuver (AHM) into the prone plank performance is an effective strategy for increasing both the activation of the deep and superficial core musculature. Electromyographical (EMG) responses of rectus abdominis (RA), external oblique (EO), intern...
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PurposeIt is well recognised that injury prevention training can reduce injury incidence, however current coach education pathways do not provide grass-root coaches with the knowledge and confidence to deliver such training to youth players. The aim of this study was to explore differences in knowledge, understanding, attitude and confidence to del...
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Background: Patellofemoral pain is a prevalent condition in the general population, especially in women, and produces functional impairment in patients. Therapeutic exercise is considered an essential part of the conservative management. The use of vibration platforms may help improve strength and function and reduce pain in patients with knee dis...
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Elbow tendinopathy is a common pathology of the upper extremity that impacts both athletes and workers. Some research has examined the genetic component as a risk factor for tendinopathy, mainly in the lower limbs. A case-control study was designed to test for a relationship between certain collagen gene single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and e...
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Objective: The Victorian Institute of Sport Assessment-Patella (VISA-P) is a questionnaire to assess the severity of patellar tendinopathies. Its use requires good reliability indicators: internal consistency, test-retest and parallel forms. Several studies have been published examining this question, but to date the reliability of this questionna...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyse the relationship between several parameters of neuromuscular performance with dynamic postural control using a Bayesian Network Classifiers (BN) based analysis. Methods: The y-balance test (measure of dynamic postural control), isokinetic (concentric and eccentric) knee flexion and extension stre...
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Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the tips and the surface conditions of two types of needles with different quality and their possible alterations after performing different needling on human beings. A total of 160 needles from AguPunt brand were examined. Surface conditions (lumps and scratches) and tip of the needles after needling...
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Objective:: To cross-culturally adapt and validate the Functional Assessment Scale for acute hamstring injury for professional Spanish-speaking soccer players. Design:: Clinical measurement study. Cross-cultural adaptation was conducted following international recommendations. Indicators of validity, reliability and responsiveness are provided....
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Background: Injuries are a major adverse event in a tennis player's career. Reducing injury requires a thorough knowledge of the epidemiology of tennis injuries. The aim of this study was to report the incidence and conditions of musculoskeletal injuries in elite tennis players. Methods: The medical staff of 162 tennis players recorded the type...
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The aim of this study was to identify determinants of the nutrition labelling (NL) use and explore its association with the adherence to Mediterranean Diet (MD) in Spanish health university students. We performed a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline data from 1026 university students aged 17-35 years enrolled in the DiSA-UMH (Dieta, Salud y A...
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Objective To analyze the training effects of the FIFA 11+ kids on several parameters of physical performance in male youth football players.Materials and methodsTwenty-three youth players were randomized within each team into two groups (control vs. intervention). The intervention group performed the FIFA 11+ kids programme 2 times a week for 4 wee...
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BodyJump® is a discipline that has broken out strongly in recent years in fitness centers. However, there is no evidence to support its use as an effective and safe program for improving fitness and health. Therefore, the main objective of this study was to analyze the effect of a short-term BodyJump® program on fitness and health. A total of three...
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Study Design Clinical measurement study. Background Achilles tendinopathy is a prevalent sport-related injury. The Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles (VISA-A) questionnaire is a widely-used patient-reported outcome to assess the severity of symptoms for this injury. Objective To adapt the VISA-A questionnaire into Spanish and to asse...
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Introduction: The application of contemporary statistical approaches coming from Machine Learning and Data Mining environments to build more robust predictive models to identify athletes at high risk of injury might support injury prevention strategies of the future. Purpose: The purpose was to analyse and compare the behaviour of numerous machi...
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Background: Limited ranges of motion (ROM) have been considered as a primary risk factor for some football injuries, but only a few studies have analysed differences in lower extremity joints. The main purposes were (a) to describe the lower extremity ROM profile in professional football players; and (b) to examine differences between goalkeepers...
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El presente trabajo tiene por objeto describir y analizar la actividad profesional de las mujeres en el ámbito universitario. Se realizará un análisis del sector de población referida, para situar numérica y porcentualmente al personal que desarrolla su actividad laboral en la universidad española. Finalmente, el trabajo se centra en las mujeres do...
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a single session of global postural reeducation (GPR) in postural sway in young adult university students who use data visualization screens. Methods: A randomized controlled trial with 2 parallel groups was performed. Sixty-four subjects were randomized in the experimental...
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Prone plank is a widely used exercise in core stability training. Research has shown that pelvic tilt plays an important role on the electromyographical (EMG) activation of core musculature. However, the influence of scapular position on EMG activation is currently unknown. Therefore, this study evaluated the influence of scapular position on the c...
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Resumen. El BodyJump® es una disciplina que ha irrumpido fuertemente en los últimos años en los centros deportivos. Pese a ello, no hay evidencias que permitan respaldar su uso como programa eficaz y seguro para la mejora de la condición física y salud. Por lo tanto, el objetivo principal de este estudio fue analizar el efecto de un programa de cor...
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The main purpose of this study was to analyse the training effects of the FIFA 11+ and Harmoknee on several parameters of physical performance measures in youth amateur football players. 41 adolescent players were randomised within each team into 2 groups (team 1: control vs. FIFA 11+; team 2: control vs. Harmoknee). The FIFA 11+ and Harmoknee grou...
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No studies have analysed the acute effects of the FIFA 11+ and Harmoknee warm-up programmes on major physical performance measures. The aim of this study was to analyse the acute (post-exercise) effects of the FIFA 11+, Harmoknee and dynamic warm-up routines on several physical performance measures in amateur football players. A randomized, crossov...
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Dynamic postural control assessment (anterior [figure a], posteromedial [figure b] and posterolateral [figure c] directions). (TIFF)
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The passive hip flexion (passive straight leg raise test [figure a]), extension (Thomas test [figure b]) and abduction (passive hip abduction with knee flexed over the edge of the plinth test [figure c]); knee flexion (Modified Thomas test [figure d]) and ankle dorsiflexion (weight-bearing lunge with knee extended [figure e] and flexed [figure f] t...
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The aim of the study was to compare the effects of a training program on cycling with and without blood flow restriction on the patellar and Achilles tendons
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The purpose of this study was to analyse the acute and chronic effects of the FIFA 11+ on several physical performance measures. A total of 41 youth amateur men football players completed this study. Participants were allocated into two different sub-studies: a) sub-study 1 (acute effects) and b) sub-study 2 (chronic effects). While in the sub-stud...
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Background: The Victorian Institute of Sport Assessment–Patella (VISA-P) scale is the most condition-specific patient-reported outcome measure used to assess symptom severity in athletes with patellar tendinopathy. Previous exploratory factor analyses have been conducted to evaluate the scale's dimensionality, with inconsistent results, and the fac...
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El objetivo de este trabajo fue revisar las características de los métodos utilizados para valorar la estabilidad de la zona central del cuerpo (core stability), así como las características más importantes de los programas de ejercicios de estabilización del tronco. Los resultados de la revisión indican que métodos biomecánicos, como la aplicación...
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The aim of this study was to review both the characteristics of the tests used to assess core stability and the most important features of trunk stabilization exercise programs. The results of this review suggest that biomechanical methods such as sudden and controlled trunk loading and unloading, unstable sitting paradigm and mathematical modeling...
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In this work we present a scientific literature review on core stability with the aim of clarifying the meaning of this concept and its relation with sport performance and injury. The results of this review show that the use of the term core stability is ambiguous, as there is a great terminological confusion in both scientific literature and profe...
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El síndrome de isquiosurales cortos (SIC) es un trastorno musculoesquelético habitual en la población. No suele ocasionar manifestaciones clínicas iniciales, aunque puede ocasionar repercusiones biomecánicas . El vendaje elástico neuromuscular (VNM) o kinesio taping es una técnica de tratamiento en la cual se utiliza una venda elástica adhesiva esp...
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El síndrome de isquiosurales cortos (SIC) es un trastorno musculoesquelético habitual en la población. No suele ocasionar manifestaciones clínicas iniciales, aunque puede ocasionar repercusiones biomecánicas . El vendaje elástico neuromuscular (VNM) o kinesio taping es una técnica de tratamiento en la cual se utiliza una venda elástica adhesiva esp...
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The aim of this work is to describe the specification and the current results of eFisioTrack, a new telerehabilitation platform for monitoring prescribed therapeutic exercises. Unlike previous telerehabilitation platforms we focused on keeping the low-cost feature as well as setting the elements to increase the adherence of patients to rehabilitati...
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Background Patient-reported outcome measures are increasingly used in sports medicine to assess results after treatment, but interpretability of change for many instruments remains unclear. Objective To define the minimum clinically important difference (MCID) for the Victorian Institute of Sport Assessment scale (VISA-P) in athletes with patellar...
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In this paper, our research project centered in the design and development of an ubiquitous sports training exercise system is presented. Its main purpose is to improve the performance of athletes training enhancing the user tracking level. Moreover, it keeps the trainer up to date with more accurate data of how the user follows the scheduled train...
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Introduction: the examination of sacroiliac joint dysfunction is linked to the assessment of low back pain. The objectives of the study were to determine the prevalence of results in university students shown by the diagnostic test of sa- croiliac dysfunction most used; analyze the possible relationship of these tests to the exploration of the pelv...
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Clinical measurement. To adapt the VISA-P questionnaire into Spanish and to assess its psychometric properties. Health status questionnaires and scales to report outcomes are increasingly used in medical research and clinical practice. Validated versions of these tools are necessary to avoid bias during use in different languages and cultures. We f...
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Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of pain in the inferior heel. There is an association between increased plantar heel pain and reduced ankle dorsiflexion. Objective: To determine whether stretching the Achilles tendon for the treatment of plantar fasciitis is effective. Search strategy: We conducted a search in the database PubMed and EMB...
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Objective This article has aimed to compare some established topics on patellar tendinopathy in the athlete with current scientific evidence.

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