63 e-Letters

published between 2015 and 2018

  • Economical with the evidence!
    Nick Webborn
    Although good to see researchers putting forward hypotheses for improving rehabilitation protocols I do believe there needs to be a balance of promoting their own work published in another journal (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports) with incomplete presentation in an editorial article of another. In the original paper there were no differences between groups at 1, 6, and 12 months. There was no mention of t...
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  • Stand up for better research - avoiding cherry picking when reporting results
    Ulrike Grittner

    With great interest we read Sj?gren et al.'s contribution that analyzed changes in telomere length in association to the time spent exercising and the time spent sitting in a 6-month randomized controlled trial in 49 older sedentary and overweight men and women. Sj?gren et al. concluded that reduced sitting time was significantly associated with telomere lengthening. These findings are of great potential interest, as hi...

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  • Thoracic outlet and pectoralis minor syndromes in sports
    Richard J Sanders

    The article by Dr. Twaij and associates nicely covers the range of thoracic outlet syndromes (TOS) seen in athletes. However, several important points have been overlooked. The chief diagnostic tool for neurogenic TOS is physical examination that includes four provocative maneuvers: Upper limb tension test (ULTT}, elevated arm stress test (EAST), neck rotation, and head tilt. 1(Sanders2007) We agree with the authors...

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