The Open Sports Sciences Journal




ISSN: 1875-399X ― Volume 14, 2021

Note: Average publication time is 18 days between the final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication

Editor-in-Chief:

Daniel Almeida Marinho
Sports Sciences Department
University of Beira Interior
Covilhã
Portugal
Emails:dmarinho@ubi.pt ,
               marinho.d@gmail.com



Associate Editor:

Argyris Toubekis (Biography
Argyris Toubekis

Argyris Toubekis is an Assistant Professor in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Department of Aquatic Sports. His Field of expertise is an Exercise Physiology, Sports Training, and Sports Physiology.Dr Argyris Toubekis have 355 citations in Google Scholar and 174 in Scopus database and have h-index: 10 in Google Scholar, 7 in Scopus database. He is Member of the Scientific Committee in several National and International Congresses organized in Greece.

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Department of Physical Education and Sport Science
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Athens
Greece
Email:atoubekis@phed.uoa.gr


Editorial Board Members:

Felipe J. Aidar (Biography
Felipe J. Aidar

Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Education, Federal University of Sergipe. In this institution I am a teacher in the graduation programs of Physical Education and Physiology. I am a Physical Education Professional, and Black Belt Third Dan of Judo. In the academic area I received my doctorate and Master in Sports Sciences from Trás os Montes and Alto Douro University - UTAD - Portugal.

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Department of Physical Education
Universidade Federal de Sergipe
Sao Cristovao
Brazil
Email:fjaidar@gmail.com

Patsiaouras Asterious (Biography
Patsiaouras Asterious

Dr. Asterios Patsiaouras is currently part of the Permanent Teaching Staff at the University of Thessaly/DPESS, Karies, Trikala (Greece). He has 2 Published Books, Invited Book Chapters 3, Book Editing and Translations 4, Refereed Paper Publications 60, Refereed Abstract Publications 24, Invited Presentations 3, Scientific Conference Presentations 70, and 6 other Refereed Publications to his credit.

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University of Thessaly
Volos
Greece
Emails:spats@uth.gr ,
             spats@pe.uth.gr

Rodrigo Ramírez-Campillo (Biography
Rodrigo Ramírez-Campillo

Rodrigo Ramírez-Campillo, PhD, is a sport scientist. Rodrigo completed his Bachelor of Physical Education at the Department of Physical Activity Sciences, University of Los Lagos and his MSc of Exercise Physiology at the School of Health Sciences, Universidad Andres Bello. Following his MSc he completed a PhD at the Department of Health Sciences, Public University of Navarre. Rodrigo currently maintains a wide spectrum of research interests in sport science, mainly related with strength and conditioning, testing and measurement, exercise physiology, pediatric and geriatric exercise science, rehabilitation, body composition and biomechanics.

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Department of Physical Activity Sciences
University of Los Lagos
Osorno
Chile
Email:r.ramirez@ulagos.cl

Maria C. Gallotta (Biography
Maria C. Gallotta

Maria Chiara Gallotta works as assistant professor and teaches Theory and Methodology of Movement at the University of Rome “Foro Italico, Italy. She obtained the Ph.D. degree on Movement Sciences at UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal.

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Department of Movement, Human and Health Science
University of Rome “Foro Italico”
Rome
Italy
Email:mariachiara.gallotta@uniroma4.it

Ricardo J. Fernandes (Biography
Ricardo J. Fernandes

Dr. Ricardo J. Fernandes received his License of Sport and Physical Education in 1995, and obtained his Master of Sport Sciences (specialization on High Performance Sport - Swimming) in 1999, both from the Faculty of Sport at University of Porto, Portugal. Dr. Fernandes became Doctor of Sport Sciences from the same institution, in 2006, and presented successfully his Habilitation in 2013. He is teaching in the Faculty of Sport at University of Porto since 1995. He is interested particularly on the biophysical characterization specially centred on the availability and use of energy in cyclic sports. Dr. Fernandes, as an author/co-author, has published more than 145 articles in various journals, having over 1,370 total citations

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Faculty of Sports
University of Porto
Porto
Portugal
Email:ricfer@fade.up.pt

Henrique P. Neiva (Biography
Henrique P. Neiva

Henrique Pereira Neiva holds a Ph.D. in Sport Sciences from the University of Beira Interior, Portugal. He received his BSc in Sports and Physical Education from the Faculty of Sports of the University of Porto (Portugal) in 2008. Recently he became member of the Research Center of Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD). The main interest areas of research are training, performance, strength, sport physiology and biomechanics and recently he is developing the post-doctoral studies on wearable devices and technology in sport context. He is authors of more than 50 documents, between books, book chapters, papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

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Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD)
University of Beira Interior
Covilhã
Portugal
Email:henriquepn@gmail.com

Aatit Paungmali (Biography
Aatit Paungmali

Aatit Paungmali, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy of Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. He obtained his doctoral degree from The University of Queensland, Australia. He is an academic staff and clinical instructor in Musculoskeletal (Orthopaedic) Unit, Department of Physiotherapy, Chiang Mai University, and Co-Director of The Neuro-Musculoskeletal and Pain Research Unit, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. His research interests include therapeutic exercise, core stabilization, manual therapy, alternative medicine, physical modalities. Evaluating impairment and performance related to musculoskeletal disorders and sport injuries, such as back pain, knee pain, tennis elbow, myofascial pain, etc. He also serves as reviewer for more than 20 peer-reviewed international journals. Dr. Paungmali has 1,156 citations in ResearchGate, 869 total citations in Scopus (by 362 documents) with the h-index of 12. He also contributes as the Institutional Human Research Ethic Committee.

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Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences
Chiang Mai
Thailand
Emails:aatit.p@cmu.ac.th ,
             aatitpaungmali@gmail.com

Salvatore Napolitano
Department Physical Education and Wellness
University of Naples 'Parthenope'
Naples
Italy
Emails:salvatore.napolitano2013@gmail.com ,
             salvatorenapolitano1@alice.it

Reginaldo Gonçalves (Biography
Reginaldo Gonçalves

Dr. Reginaldo Goncalves did PhD in Health Sciences - Child and Adolescent Health at the Faculty of Medicine of UFMG (2011). He did Master of Science in Sports from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (2000). Currently, he is Adjunct Professor III at the School of Physical Education, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Dr. Goncalves has experience in Physical Education, mainly working towards the evaluation and prescription of physical training and bodybuilding for health promotion of children, adults and the elderly.

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Physical Education School
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Belo horizonte
Brazil
Emails:reginaldociclismo@hotmail.com ,
             reginaldog@ufmg.br

Fabiano T. Amorim (Biography
Fabiano T. Amorim

Fabiano Amorim received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico (USA) in 2008. Currently, he is an assistant professor of the Health, Exercise and Sports Science Department at the University of New Mexico. His research interests lie primarily in the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) in muscle physiology, including exercise recovery and insulin signaling. He is also interested in environmental physiology and exercise performance.

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Department of Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
United States
Email:amorim@unm.edu

Václav Bunc (Biography
Václav Bunc

Prof.Dr.Václav Bunc, PhD, professor in the Exercise Physiology at Charles University Prague. Main topics: evaluation of physical fitness, exercise physiology, obesity reduction, functional and physical testing in laboratory and field, body composition, BIA methods, moving regimes for prevention in cardiac and obese patients. Publications: first author more than 400 items in scientific Journals, more than 150 abroad, practically the same number of publications as co-author. Referee of scientific papers with topics of physical fitness, exercise physiology and obesity. He is member of Czech and International scientific societies, head of many research projects, author of the great numbers of research reports.

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Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
Charles University
Prague
Czech Republic
Email:bunc@ftvs.cuni.cz

Yung-Sheng Chen (Biography
Yung-Sheng Chen

Dr. Yung-Sheng Chen completed his Ph.D. study of exercise physiology at Southern Cross University, Australia in 2011. His main research area is related to neuromuscular and cardiovascular physiology in the area of training adaptations and exercise recovery. His current research projects focus on the effect of training load and exercise recovery intervention on autonomic nervous function, effects of biofeedback training on heart rate variability, and effects of ageing and exercise on neuromuscular function.

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Department of Exercise and Health Sciences
University of Taipei
Taipei
Taiwan
Email:yschen@utaipei.edu.tw
Alternate Email:poko1242@hotmail.com

Laszlo Csernoch (Biography
Laszlo Csernoch

László Csernoch obtained his PhD degree and Doctor of Sciences title in physiology in 1990 and 2001, respectively. He currently is the professor and chair of the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Hungary. His research interest focuses on skeletal muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, human performance and their changes during aging, the sporting habits of different social groups and its alteration during chronic illnesses, as well as the genetic background of physical performance. He has published over 150 articles and 6 book chapters. He has been teaching exercise physiology to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students for the past two decades.

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Department of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Debrecen
Debrecen
Hungary
Email:csl@edu.unideb.hu
Alternate Email:csl@edu.med.unideb.hu

Alberto Lorenzo Calvo (Biography
Alberto Lorenzo Calvo

Ph D. Sports Sciences, associate professor of Faculty of Sports Sciencesof and Physical Activity at Madrid (Spain. Supervise several master and doctoral thesis in Sports Sciences and published works related with basketball, match analysis and talent development. Current research interest focusses on the talent development process, on the periodization on team sports and on match analysis in team sports.

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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Madrid
Spain
Email:alberto.lorenzo@upm.es

Pantelis Nikolaidis (Biography
Pantelis Nikolaidis

Dr Pantelis Nikolaidis(*20 April 1979) is a Greek sports scientist who has specialized in exercise testing and exercise physiology. He studied sports science at the University of Athens (2001); then focused on exercise physiology at the University of Prague as a scholar of the state scholarship foundation (MSc, 2005; PhD, 2008). He teaches at the Hellenic Air Force Academy (Athens, 2016-) and the Faculty of Occupational Therapy (University of West Attica). Since 2008,he runs a private exercise physiology laboratory by collaborating with many sport clubs and athletes, mostly in the region of Athens and Piraeus. He published more than 230 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has been reviewer for more than 60 international scientific journals. His research interests focus on athletes' fitness profiling.

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Hellenic Air Force Academy
Athens
Greece
Email:pademil@hotmail.com

Fabrizio Perroni (Biography
Fabrizio Perroni

Dr. F. Perroni has done his Ph.D. in “Sport Science and Wellness” he is researcher and professor of “Theory and methodology of training” and “Functional Recovery” at School of Exercise and Sport Sciences (SUISM), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin. His research activity focuses on pubertal development and optimization of training load in youth soccer players. Current interest research include the development of strength and conditioning performance in team sport, especially in the physical training applied to rehabilitation protocols. He is involved in coaching course of Italian soccer associations. In the national and international context he has contributed at the organization of congressional meeting.

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Department of Medical Sciences
University of Turin
Turin
Italy
Email:perronifab@yahoo.it

Maurizio Bertollo (Biography
Maurizio Bertollo

Maurizio Bertollo is Associate Professor of Motor Behaviour and Sport Psychology at the Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, where he is also the Vice-Director of the Behavioral Imaging and Neural Dynamics (BIND) Center. His research activity focuses on the processes and mechanisms underlying the development, maintenance and improvement of human motor behaviour and performance. Current research interests include Bio-psycho-physiological state underpinning performance, Individual Zones of Optimal Functioning, Stress recovery-balance in sport, Psychophysiological monitoring and intervention in sport.

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Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences
University of G. d'Annunzio Chieti and Pescara
Chieti
Italy
Email:m.bertollo@unich.it


Associate Editorial Board Members:

Flavio A. De Souza Castro (Biography
Flavio A. De Souza Castro

Senior lecturer, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). PhD in biomechanics and physiology applied to swimming. Member of the Scientifics Committees of (i) the Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, (ii) the International Society of Biomechanics Congress and (iii) the International Society of Sport Biomechanics Congress. Water Sports Research Group Leader of UFRGS. My expertise field are water sports, biomechanics, physiology and training.

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School of Physical Education
Physiotherapy and Dance
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre
Brazil
Email:souza.castro@ufrgs.br

Shin-ichiro Moriyama (Biography
Shin-ichiro Moriyama

Shin-Ichiro Moriyama earned his Doctorate degree in Physical Education from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports, Japan in 2014. Currently, he is an associate professor in Department of Health and Sports Sciences at Tokyo Gakugei University. His research interests focus on sport performance and coaching strategies in swimming. In his research publication, he demonstrates the capability of tailoring the theory and practice. Professor Moriyama is interested in coaching at different levels, from beginner through professional level.

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Department of Health and Sports Sciences
Tokyo Gakugei University
Tokyo
Japan
Email:moriyama@u-gakugei.ac.jp

Nadhir Hammami
High Institute of Sports and Physical Education of Kef
Jendouba University
Le Kef
Tunisia
Emails:nedhirhammami@gmail.com ,
             nadhammami@gmail.com

Matthew Chiwaridzo (Biography
Matthew Chiwaridzo

Dr. Mathew Chiwaridzo completed his graduation in Physiotherapy from University of Zimbabwe in 2007. He further obtained M. Sc in the same field after getting experience as a Physiotherapist at Harare Central Hospital and lecturer at the Department of Rehabilitation in the University of Zimbabwe. He has been serving as a permanent Lecturer at University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation since 2014. His interest includes Musculoskeletal Research, Sports Physiotherapy, Pediatric orthopedic conditions, Health Professions Education and Psychometric Evaluations. He has contributed many of his valuable publications in different international journals.

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Rehabilitation Dept
College of Health Sciences
University of Zimbabwe
Harare
Zimbabwe
Emails:matthewchiwaridzo@yahoo.co.uk ,
             mchiwaridzo@medsch.uz.ac.zw

Jerónimo G. Fernandez (Biography
Jerónimo G. Fernandez

Assistant Professor in Sports Science at the University of Seville. Currently, he is Professor and researcher in the Physical Education and Sport Department at the University of Seville, Spain, where he teaches Bachelor and Master level courses in the Sport and Exercise Sciences program. He is a member of Fitbe Spin-off, a Startup focused on consumer management in fitness centers. He has published more than 60 articles indexed in international journals as well as various book chapters. His main research topics are management in sport, customer loyalty and satisfaction at fitness centers.

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Physical Education and Sport Department
University of Seville
Seville
Spain
Email:jeronimo@us.es

Zakir Uddin (Biography
Zakir Uddin

I am working as a researcher at McGill University and part-time teacher at McMaster University. I have academic work experiences in 5 different countries with 9 Universities with immediate past appointment as a full-time Assistant Professor at the University of Sharjah, UAE and Woosong University, South Korea. I have completed PhD study from McMaster University in 2014. My PhD study focused on psychophysical quantitative sensory testing, sensory-motor neurophysiology and pain. I have 16 peer-reviewed publications as a first author and several of these publications are within the leading international journals in the fields of physical rehabilitation, sports, orthopedic and pain.

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School of Rehabilitation Sciences
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Canada
Emails:zakiru@gmail.com ,
             uddinz2@mcmaster.ca

Miguel A.G. Valeiro
Faculty of Sports Science and Physical Education
University A Coruña
A Coruña
Spain
Email:miguel.gonzalez.valeiro@udc.es












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