Biology of Sport
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Original paper

Match running performance is influenced by possession and team formation in an English Premier League team

Ryland Morgans, John Radnor, Jose Fonseca, Chris Haslam, Matthew King, Dave Rhodes, Piotr Żmijewski, Rafael Oliveira
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):275–286
Online publish date: 2024-02-12
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.135414
Original paper

Analysing substitutions in recent World Cups and European Championships in male and female elite football – influence of new substitution rules

Xiaobin Wei, Yang Shu, JiaJun Liu, Paweł Chmura, Morten B. Randers, Peter Krustrup
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):267–274
Online publish date: 2024-02-12
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.134755
Original paper

Variations in strength-speed-power performance across the season: do true changes occur in elite rugby players?

Irineu Loturco, Chris Bishop, Santiago Zabaloy, Túlio B.M.A. Moura, Maurício S. Ramos, Lucas A. Pereira, Michael R. McGuigan
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):201–211
Online publish date: 2024-02-07
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.135201
Review paper

Blood flow restriction as a post-exercise recovery strategy: A systematic review of the current status of the literature

José M. Oliva-Lozano, Stephen D. Patterson, George Chiampas, Ellie Maybury, Rick Cost
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):191–200
Online publish date: 2024-02-07
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133664
Original paper

Analyzing soccer match sprint distances: A comparison of GPS-based absolute and relative thresholds

Hugo Silva, Fábio Yuzo Nakamura, Irineu Loturco, João Ribeiro, Rui Marcelino
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):223–230
Online publish date: 2024-02-07
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133663
Original paper

Napping and heart rate variability in elite athletes

Maher Souabni, Mehdi J Souabni, Sami Hidouri, Achraf Ammar, Mohamed Younes, Omar Hammouda, Tarak Driss
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):213–221
Online publish date: 2024-02-07
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132983
Original paper

Gut microbiota and physical activity level: characterization from sedentary to soccer players

Cristian Petri, Gabriele Mascherini, Pascal Izzicupo, Diletta Rosati, Matteo Cerboneschi, Serena Smeazzetto, Luis Suarez Arrones
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):169–176
Online publish date: 2024-01-30
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.134759
Review paper

Acute effects of exercise-induced muscle damage on sprint and change of direction performance: A systematic review and metaanalysis

Drew C. Harrison, Kenji Doma, Catherine Rush, Jonathan D. Connor
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):153–168
Online publish date: 2024-01-30
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131823
Review paper

Injury incidence and characteristics in adolescent female football players: A systematic review with meta-analysis of prospective studies

Marcos Quintana-Cepedal, Ismael López-Aguado, Ana Fernández-Somoano, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Miguel del Valle, Hugo Olmedillas
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):137–151
Online publish date: 2024-01-30
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132996
Original paper

A comparison of morning priming exercise using traditional-set and cluster-set configurations on afternoon explosive performance

Zhe Wang, Bing Yan, Yang Wang, Conghui Zhang, Feng Chen, Olivier Girard
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 129–135
Online publish date: 2024-01-02
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133003
Original paper

Exploring sex differences in blood-based biomarkers following exhaustive exercise using bioinformatics analysis

Julia C. Blumkaitis, Natalia Nunes, Tilmann Strepp, Aleksandar Tomaskovic, Mario Wenger, Hannah Widauer, Lorenz Aglas, Perikles Simon, Thomas Leonhard Stöggl, Nils Haller
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 105–118
Online publish date: 2024-01-02
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132998
Original paper

Effects of different ischemic pressures on bar velocity during the bench press exercise: A randomized crossover trial

Dawid Gawel, Jakub Jarosz, Robert Trybulski, Michal Krzysztofik, Piotr Makar, João Guilherme Vieira, Grzegorz Trybek, Michal Wilk
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 89–96
Online publish date: 2024-01-02
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133004
Review paper

Sodium bicarbonate and beta-alanine supplementation: Is combining both better than either alone? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Terence Curran-Bowen, André Guedes da Silva, Gabriel Barreto, John Buckley, Bryan Saunders
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 79–87
Online publish date: 2024-01-02
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132997
Original paper

Effects of plyometric-based structured game active breaks on fundamental movement skills, muscular fitness, self-perception, and actual behaviour in primary school students

Andrew Sortwell, Kate O’Brien, Aron Murphy, Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo, Benjamin Piggott, Gregory Hine, Michael Newton
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):69–78
Online publish date: 2023-12-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132991
Original paper

The effect of physical exercise during competitions and in simulated conditions on hormonal-neurophysiological relationships in kickboxers

Łukasz Rydzik, Zbigniew Obmiński, Wojciech Wąsacz, Marta Kopańska, Rafał Kubacki, Małgorzata Bagińska, Łukasz Tota, Tadeusz Ambroży, Kazimierz Witkowski, Tomasz Pałka
Biol Sport. 2024;41(3):61–68
Online publish date: 2023-12-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133662
Original paper

A new approach to comparing the demands of small-sided games and soccer matches

Mauro Mandorino, Antonio Tessitore, Sebastien Coustou, Andrea Riboli, Mathieu Lacome
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 15–28
Online publish date: 2023-12-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132989
Original paper

Physical activity shifts gut microbiota structure in aged subjects with overweight/obesity and metabolic syndrome

Patricia Ruiz-Limón, Jananee Muralidharan, Ana M. Gomez-Perez, Mora Murri, Jesús Vioque, Dolores Corella, Montse Fitó, Josep Vidal, Jordi Salas-Salvadó, Laura Torres-Collado, Oscar Coltell, Alessandro Atzeni, Olga Castañer, Mònica Bulló, M. Rosa Bernal-López, Isabel Moreno-Indias, Francisco J. Tinahones
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 47–60
Online publish date: 2023-12-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133005
Original paper

Match running performance is similar in lower and higher competitive standards of Spanish professional soccer accounting for effective playing time

Carlos Lago-Peñas, Tomás García-Calvo, Roberto López del Campo, Ricardo Resta, José Carlos Ponce-Bordón
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 39–46
Online publish date: 2023-12-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132993
Original paper

Biological maturity vs. relative age: Independent impact on physical performance in male and female youth handball players

Alfonso de la Rubia, Adam Leight Kelly, Jorge García-González, Jorge Lorenzo, Daniel Mon-López, Sergio Maroto-Izquierdo
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 3–13
Online publish date: 2023-12-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132999
Original paper

Playing position and match location affect the number of high-intensity efforts more than the quality of the opposition in elite football players

Ryland Morgans, Daeeun Kweon, Ben Ryan, Wonwoo Ju, Piotr Zmijewski, Rafael Oliveira, Sigrid Olthof
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(3): 29–37
Online publish date: 2023-12-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133669
Original paper

Tell me how much your opponent team runs and I will tell you how much you should run: A predictive model applied to Spanish high-level football

Julen Castellano, Roberto López-Del Campo, Raúl Hileno
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):275–283
Online publish date: 2023-12-19
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132984
Original paper

Unveiling the acute neurophysiological responses to strength training: an exploratory study on novices performing weightlifting bouts with different motor learning models

Achraf Ammar, Mohamed Ali Boujelbane, Marvin Leonard Simak, Irene Fraile-Fuente, Nikolas Rizz, Jad Adrian Washif, Piotr Zmijewski, Haitham Jahrami, Wolfgang I. Schöllhorn
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):249–274
Online publish date: 2023-12-18
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133481
Original paper

The influence of match status on the conditional characteristics of tactical sprint actions in professional soccer players

David Lobo-Triviño, Tomás García-Calvo, Ana Rubio-Morales, Fabio Nevado, Marcos Chena, Juan Angel Piñero-Madrona, Emilio Martín-Ardila, Javier Raya-González
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):243–248
Online publish date: 2023-12-13
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131825
Original paper

Using artificial intelligence for exercise prescription in personalised health promotion: A critical evaluation of OpenAI’s GPT-4 model

Ismail Dergaa, Helmi Ben Saad, Abdelfatteh El Omri, Jordan M. Glenn, Cain C. T. Clark, Jad Adrian Washif, Noomen Guelmami, Omar Hammouda, Ramzi A. Al-Horani, Luis Felipe Reynoso-Sánchez, Mohamed Romdhani, Laisa Liane Paineiras-Domingos, Rodrigo L. Vancini, Morteza Taheri, Leonardo Jose Mataruna-Dos-Santos, Khaled Trabelsi, Hamdi Chtourou, Makram Zghibi, Özgür Eken, Sarya Swed, Mohamed Ben Aissa, Hossam H. Shawki, Hesham R. El-Seedi, Iñigo Mujika, Stephen Seiler, Piotr Zmijewski, David B. Pyne, Beat Knechtle, Irfan M Asif, Jonathan A Drezner, Øyvind Sandbakk, Karim Chamari
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):221–241
Online publish date: 2023-12-13
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.133661
Original paper

Comparison of NIRS exercise intensity thresholds with maximal lactate steady state, critical power and rowing performance

Leonardo Trevisol Possamai, Fernando Klitzke Borszcz, Rafael Alves de Aguiar, Ricardo Dantas de Lucas, Tiago Turnes
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):123–130
Online publish date: 2023-11-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.129486
Original paper

Circulating total 25(OH)D and calculated free 25(OH)D in professional academy footballers at a northerly latitude in the UK

Simon D. Bowles, Subhashis Basu, Mayur K. Ranchordas, Trevor Simper, Anthony Lynn
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):201–208
Online publish date: 2023-11-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131822
Original paper

Contemporary practices of Portuguese and Brazilian soccer coaches in designing and applying small-sided games

Filipe Manuel Clemente, José Afonso, Rui Miguel Silva, Rodrigo Aquino, Luiz Palucci Vieira, Fernando Santos, Israel Teoldo, Rafael Oliveira, Gibson Praça, Hugo Sarmento
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):185–199
Online publish date: 2023-11-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132985
Original paper

Artificial intelligence in sport: Exploring the potential of using ChatGPT in resistance training prescription

Jad Adrian Washif, Jeffrey Pagaduan, Carl James, Ismail Dergaa, Christopher Martyn Beaven
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):209–220
Online publish date: 2023-11-20
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132987
Original paper

Investigation of the involvement of platelet-activating factor in the control of hypertension by aerobic training. A randomized controlled trial

João Paulo Prado, Ana Emilia Castro, Jonatan Carvalho, Daniele Pereira, Lúcia Helena Faccioli, Carlos Sorgi, Rômulo Novaes, Silvia Silva, Giovane Galdino
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(2):163–174
Online publish date: 2023-11-17
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131819
Original paper

Serum myokines as potential biomarkers of myostatin inhibition in sport doping: a preliminary study on their baseline levels in elite athletes

Francesco Donati, Giorgia Morgan Biasini, Xavier de la Torre, Francesco Botrè
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):175–183
Online publish date: 2023-11-17
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132982
Original paper

Evaluation of measurement reliability for selected indices of postural stability based on data from the GYKO Inertial Sensor System

Janusz Jaworski, Grzegorz Lech, Kazimierz Witkowski, Rafał Kubacki, Paweł Piepiora
Biol Sport. 2024; 41(2):155–161
Online publish date: 2023-11-17
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.132986
Original paper

Fitness and fatness in children and adolescents: investigating their role in the association between physical activity and cardiometabolic health

Caroline Brand, Ana Paula Sehn, Camila Felin Fochesatto, Emílio Villa-González, Anelise Reis Gaya, Jane Dagmar Pollo Renner, Alex Ojeda-Aravena, Cézane Priscila Reuter
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):147–154
Online publish date: 2023-11-06
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.129473
Original paper

Comparison of the effects of different foam rolling durations on knee extensors function

Kazuki Kasahara, Andreas Konrad, Riku Yoshida, Yuta Murakami, Ryoma Koizumi, Ewan Thomas, David G Behm, Masatoshi Nakamura
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):139–145
Online publish date: 2023-10-17
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131820
Original paper

Road to Paris 2024: force-velocity profile in different speed climbers’ abilities

Violeta Muñoz de la Cruz, Víctor Rodrigo Carranza, José María González Ravé
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):131–137
Online publish date: 2023-10-16
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131824
Original paper

Testing variations between starters and substitute players in terms of total distance, high-speed running, and sprinting distance: a descriptive study on professional male soccer players

Marcin Janusiak, Ana Filipa Silva, Rui Silva, Aleksander Kosendiak, Bartłomiej Bogdański, Małgorzata Smoter, Gibson Praça, Filipe Manuel Clemente
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):95–103
Online publish date: 2023-10-06
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131817
Original paper

Technical and tactical evolution of the offensive team sequences in LaLiga between 2008 and 2021. Is Spanish football now a more associative game?

Joaquín González-Rodenas, Víctor Moreno-Pérez, Roberto López-Del Campo, Ricardo Resta, Juan Del Coso
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):105–113
Online publish date: 2023-10-06
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131818
Original paper

Is muscle stiffness a determinant for range of motion in the leg muscles?

Marina M. Reiner, Markus Tilp, Masatoshi Nakamura, Andreas Konrad
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):115–121
Online publish date: 2023-10-06
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131821
Original paper

Physical match demands across different playing positions during transitional play and high-pressure activities in elite soccer

Lukasz Bortnik, Stewart Bruce-Low, Joost Burger, Jill Alexander, Damian Harper, Ryland Morgans, Christopher Carling, Kevin McDaid, David Rhodes
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):73–82
Online publish date: 2023-10-04
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131815
Review paper

Effects of changing the head coach on soccer team’s performance: A systematic review

Honorato Sousa, Filipe Manuel Clemente, Élvio R. Gouveia, Adam Field, Hugo Borges Sarmento
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):83–94
Online publish date: 2023-10-04
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131816
Original paper

Fasting reduces satiety and increases hunger but does not affect the performance in resistance training

Marcos D.M. Drummond, Paula S.G. Soares, Lucas A. Savoi, Ronaldo A.D. Silva
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):57–65
Online publish date: 2023-10-04
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131814
Original paper

Comparison of the external load of professional goalkeepers in different weekly training sessions

David Casamichana, Eider Barba, Andres Martín-García, Iñaki Ulloa, Fabio Nakamura, Julen Castellano
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):67–82
Online publish date: 2023-10-04
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.129484
Original paper

Association of the IL1A and IL6 polymorphisms with posttraining changes in body mass, composition, and biochemical parameters in Caucasian women

Agata Leońska-Duniec, Weronika Lepionka, Andrzej Brodkiewicz, Maciej Buryta
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):47–56
Online publish date: 2023-09-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131415
Original paper

The effect of normobaric hypoxia on acute exercise-induced changes in blood sphingoid base-1-phosphates metabolism in cyclists

Katarzyna Hodun, Miłosz Czuba, Kamila Płoszczyca, Jerzy Sadowski, Józef Langfort, Adrian Chabowski, Marcin Baranowski
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):37–45
Online publish date: 2023-09-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.131414
Original paper

Effects of ischaemic post-conditioning on eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage

Si Chen, Chuan Zhang
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):27–35
Online publish date: 2023-09-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.129483
Original paper

Comparison of acute and prolonged effects of short-term foam rolling and vibration foam rolling on the properties of knee extensors

Kazuki Kasahara, Andreas Konrad, Riku Yoshida, Yuta Murakami, Shigeru Sato, Ryoma Koizumi, Ewan Thomas, David G Behm, Masatoshi Nakamura
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):19–26
Online publish date: 2023-09-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.129488
Original paper

Does the sequence of plyometric and dynamic stretching exercises influence subsequent sprint performance? A randomized crossover intervention study

Devisson S. Silva, Daniel Boullosa, Erika V. M. Pereira, Micael D.J. Alves, Matheus S.S. Fernandes, Felipe J. Aidar, Leila F. dos Santos, Raphael F. de Souza
Biol Sport. 2024;41(2):13–18
Online publish date: 2023-09-21
 
DOI : https://doi.org/10.5114/biolsport.2024.129485