Promotion of Para athlete well-being in South Africa

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    Abstract

    Badenhorst and colleagues lead out the feature articles this month with a study investigating the mental health concerns of South African Para athletes. In the second of the featured articles, van der Hoef’s group report the utility of the Hamstring Outcome Score in predicting future hamstring injury. In the final feature article, Clarke, Whitaker and Sullivan examine the position specific peak movement demands of Australian Football League Women players across the initial three years of the competition.
    This month we have a focus on an extended section on sports medicine and sports injury. The first article, from Santo, Reed and Lynall outlines the factors affecting the tandem gait test in healthy active adults with implications for concussion assessment. Jacobsson and team describe levels of subjective health literacy in youth athletes and their mentors in Swedish Athletics. Naylor and colleagues assess and compare brachial and femoral artery function and structure in elite level athletes engaged in endurance, strength and power sports.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)615-615
    Number of pages1
    JournalJournal of Science and Medicine in Sport
    Volume24
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021

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