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Documents from 2016

A smartphone app for increasing live organ donation, K Kumar, E A King, A D Muzaale, J M Konel, Katrina A. Bramstedt, A B Massie, D L Segev, and A M Cameron

The donor application: Utilizing social media to identify potential live donors, Komal Kumar, Abimereki Muzaale, Elizabeth King, Mary Bowring, Johanthan Konel, Allan Massie, Greg Segal, Jenna Arnold, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Dorry Segev, and Andrew Cameron

Initiation of insulin pump therapy in children at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes resulted in improved long-term glycemic control, Eunice G. Lang, Bruce R. King, Malcolm N. Miller, Sandra V. Dunn, Darrell A. Price, and Deborah C. Foskett

Meal replacements as a strategy for weight loss in obese hemodialysis patients, Annie-Claude M. Lassemillante, Veronica Oliver, Ingrid Hickman, Eryn Murray, and Katrina Campbell

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Consumer concerns about paracetamol: A retrospective analysis of a medicines call centre., Stephanie M Lau, Treasure M McGuire, and Mieke L van Driel

Starchy liquid burns do not have worse outcomes in children relative to hot beverage scalds., Jordan M Lavigne, Bhaveshkumar Patel, Kellie Stockton, and Craig A McBride

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Addressing resistance to antibiotics in systematic reviews of antibiotic interventions, Leonard Leibovici, Mical Paul, Paul Garner, David J. Sinclair, Arash Afshari, Nathan Leon Pace, Nicky Cullum, Hywel C. Williams, Alan Smyth, Nicole Skoetz, Chris del Mar, Anne G M Schilder, Dafna Yahav, and David Tovey

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PREPARE: Pre-surgery physiotherapy for patients with degenerative lumbar spine disorder: A randomized controlled trial protocol, Yvonne Lindbäck, Hans Tropp, Paul Enthoven, Allan Abbott, and Birgitta Oberg

The effect of distal femoral resection on fixed flexion deformity in total knee arthroplasty, David W. Liu, James F. Reidy, and Elaine Beller

2-Oxo-1,2-dihydropyridinyl-3-yl amide-based GPa inhibitors: Design, synthesis and structure-activity relationship study, Wendy Loughlin, Ian Jenkins, David N. Karis, Stephanie Schweiker, and Peter C. Healy

Increasing protein distribution has no effect on changes in lean mass during a rugby preseason, Kristen Mackenzie-Shalders, Neil A. King, Nuala Byrne, and Gary Slater

Response to interferon-beta treatment in multiple sclerosis patients: A genome-wide association study., S Mahurkar, M Moldovan, V Suppiah, M Sorosina, F Clarelli, G Liberatore, S Malhotra, X Montalban, A Antigüedad, M Krupa, V G Jokubaitis, F C McKay, P N Gatt, M J Fabis-Pedrini, V Martinelli, G Comi, J Lechner-Scott, A G Kermode, M Slee, B V Taylor, K Vandenbroeck, M Comabella, F M Boneschi, ANZgene consortium inc Lotti Tajouri (Bond University), and C King

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Protein-energy malnutrition in the rehabilitation setting: Evidence to improve identification, Skye Marshall

The nutrition and food-related roles, experiences and support needs of female family carers of malnourished older rehabilitation patients., Skye Marshall, Dianne P. Reidlinger, Adrienne Young, and Elizabeth Isenring

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Nutrition screening in geriatric rehabilitation: Criterion (concurrent and predictive) validity of the malnutrition screening tool and the mini nutritional assessment−short form, Skye Marshall, Adrienne Young, Judith Bauer, and Elizabeth Isenring

Attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of Australia dietitians regarding dietary supplements: A cross-sectional survey, Wolfgang Marx, Nicole Kiss, Daniel McKavanagh, and Elisabeth Isenring

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Walking the tightrope: Communicating overdiagnosis in modern healthcare, Kirsten McCaffery, Jesse Jansen, Laura D. Scherer, Hazel Thornton, Jolyn Hersch, Stacy L. Carter, Alexandra Barratt, Stacey Sheridan, Ray Moynihan, Jo Waller, John Brodersen, Kristen Pickles, and Adrian Edwards

Delayed antibiotic prescribing strategies—Time to implement?, Amanda McCullough and P. Glasziou

Behavior change theory, content and delivery of interventions to enhance adherence in chronic respiratory disease: A systematic review, Amanda McCullough, Cristin Ryan, Christopher Macindoe, Nathan Yii, Judy Bradley, Brenda O'Neill, Stuart Elborn, and Carmel Hughes

Introduction to systematic reviews and meta-analysis, Joanne E. McKenzie, Elaine M. Beller, and Andrew B. Forbes

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Factors influencing general practitioners' decisions about cardiovascular disease risk reassessment: Findings from experimental and interview studies, Shannon McKinn, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Matthew So, Les Irwig, Jenny Doust, Paul Glasziou, and Kirsten McCaffery

From being a nurse to becoming a 'different' doctor, Michelle Mclean

Problem-based learning in undergraduate medicine: Perspectives, challenges and approaches, Michelle Mclean

How we capitalised on casual PBL facilitators’ expertise and experience to add value to our medical programme, Michelle Mclean and Cecilia Arrigoni

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"It's a mind-changing game!": Health professional educators working abroad, Michelle Mclean, Ana Da Silva, Stella Major, and Judy McKimm

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Benzodiazepines, Kevin McNamara

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Mycobacterium chelonae associated with rapid erosion of non-sutured laparoscopic gastric band, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, and Michael Whitby

Carbon dioxide versus air insufflation for elective colonoscopy: A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, Rossita M. Yunus, and Shahjahan Khan

Suture cruroplasty versus prosthetic hiatal herniorrhaphy for large hiatal hernia: A meta-analys is and syste matic review of randomiz ed controlled trials, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Breda Memon, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, and Shahjahan Khan

The relationship between children's motor proficiency and health-related fitness., Nikki Milne, Gary M Leong, and Wayne Hing

Randomised controlled trial to evaluate a physiotherapy-led functional exercise programme after total hip replacement, Brenda Monaghan, Patricia Cunningham, Paul Harrington, Wayne F. Hing, Catherine Blake, D O'Dohertya, and Tara Cusack

Professional attributes of the emerging academic dietetic educator workforce in Australia, Kate Morgan and Roger Hughes

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5-HT2A receptor enhancement of contractile activity of the porcine urothelium and lamina propria, Christian Moro, Lily Edwards, and Russ Chess-Williams

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Caution! Diagnosis creep, Ray Moynihan

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Preventing overdiagnosis – winding back the harms of too much medicine, Ray Moynihan

Individual and combined effects of acute and chronic running loads on injury risk in elite Australian footballers, N. B. Murray, Tim J. Gabbett, A. D. Townshend, B. T. Hulin, and Christopher McLellan

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What do health consumers want to know about childhood vaccination?, Marnix Mus, Treasure McGuire, Laura Deckx, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, and Mieke van Driel

Blood pressure targets in primary care, Christiane Muth, Marjan van den Akker, and Paul P. Glasziou

Strategic Management, Danny O'Brien and Ben Corbett

Urinary alkalisation for symptomatic uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women (Review), Dermot B. O'Kane, Sameer Dave, Neel Gore, Farhaan Patel, Tammy Hoffmann, Jeanne L. Trill, and Chris del Mar

Ultrasound imaging of the distal radioulnar joint: A new method to assess ulnar radial translation in forearm rotation., C E Oldfield, M R Boland, D Greybe, and Wayne Hing

The effect of a seven-week exercise program on golf swing performance and musculoskeletal measures, Mico H. Olivier, Sean A. Horan, Kerrie A. Evans, and Justin W. L. Keogh

Late postoperative complications in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB): Meta-analysis and systematic review, Emma Osland, Rossita M Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Postoperative early major and minor complications in Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Astrectomy (LVSG) versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) procedures: A meta-analysis and systematic review, Emma Osland, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Tareq Alodat, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Diabetes improvement and resolution following laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy (LVSG) versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) procedures: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Emma Osland, Rossita Mohamad Yunus, Shahjahan Khan, Breda Memon, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Acupuncture in Australia, Jack O'Sullivan, Chris del Mar, Alex Barnes, and Loretta Marron

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Circulating microrna responses between 'high' and 'low' responders to a 16-wk diet and exercise weight loss intervention, Evelyn Parr, Donny M. Camera, Luise M. Burke, Stuart Phillips, Vernon Coffey, and John A. Hawley

A randomized trial of high-dairy-protein, variable-carbohydrate diets and exercise on body composition in adults with obesity, Evelyn Parr, Vernon Coffey, Luise E. Cato, Stuart Phillips, Luise M. Burke, and John A. Hawley

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A rare anomaly of the human spleen with nine notches associated with multiple accessory spleens. A case study, hypothesis on origin and review of clinical significance, Thanya I. Pathirana, Matthew Barton, Mark George, Mark Forwood, and Sujeewa P W Palagama

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Development and validation of the guideline for reporting evidence-based practice educational interventions and teaching (GREET)., Anna C Phillips, Lucy K Lewis, Maureen P McEvoy, James Galipeau, Paul Glasziou, David Moher, Julie K Tilson, and Marie T Williams

Women's questions about medicines in pregnancy - An analysis of calls to an Australian national medicines call centre., Eva L Pijpers, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Treasure M McGuire, Laura Deckx, Wendy Brodribb, and Mieke L van Driel

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What do consumers want to know about drugs (medication and lifestyle) in their pregnancy journey?, Eva L Pijpers, Treasure McGuire, Sanne Kreijkamp-Kaspers, Laura Deckx, Wendy Brodribb, and Mieke van Driel

Best practice pathology collection in Australia, Victoria Pilbeam, Lee Ridoutt, and Tony Badrick

Ten-year follow up of graduates from the Aspiring Dietitians Study: Implications for dietetic workforce development, Hayley Plint, Lauren Ball, Roger Hughes, and Ben Desbrow

Tapering practices of New Zealand's elite raw powerlifters, Hayden Pritchard, David A. Tod, Matthew J. Barnes, Justin Keogh, and Michael R. McGuigan

Autism in toddlers born very preterm, Margo A. Pritchard, Therese de Dassel, Elaine Beller, Fiona Bogossian, Linda Johnston, Jessica Paynter, Santo Russo, and James Scott

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Systemic corticosteroids for acute otitis media in children, Respati W. Ranakusuma, Yupitri Pitoyo, Eka D. Safitri, Sarah Thorning, Elaine Beller, Sudigdo Sastroasmoro, and Chris del Mar

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A comparison of the performance of seven key bibliographic databases in identifying all relevant systematic reviews of interventions for hypertension, John Rathbone, Matt Carter, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul P. Glasziou

Pre-clinical medical students' perceptions of their patient safety skills in a simulated emergency department, Eliane Raymond-Dufresne, Victoria Brazil, Patricia Johnson, and Tracy Nielson

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The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: The age at heart trial, Karin Ried, Nikolaj Travica, and Avni Sali

3D photography is a reliable method of measuring infantile haemangioma volume over time, Sarah A. Robertson, Roy M. Kimble, Kristen J. Storey, Emma L. Gee Kee, and Kellie Stockton

Smoke and mirrors: unanswered questions and misleading statements obscure the truth about organ sources in China, Wendy A. Rogers, Torsten Tray, Maria A. Fiatarone Singh, Madeleine Bridgett, Katrina A. Bramstedt, and Jacob Lavee

Synbiotics easing renal failure by improving gut microbiology (SYNERGY): A randomized trial, Megan Rossi, David W. Johnson, Mark Morrison, Elaine Pascoe, Jeff Coombes, Josephine M. Forbes, Cheuk-Chun Szeto, Brett McWhinney, Jacobus P J Ungerer, and Katrina Campbell

Commercial very low energy meal replacements for preoperative weight loss in obese patients: A systematic review, Lynda J. Ross, Siobhan Wallin, Emma Osland, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

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Next-generation sequencing reveals broad down-regulation of microRNAs in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis CD4+ T cells., Katherine A Sanders, Miles C Benton, Rod A Lea, Vicki E Maltby, Susan Agland, Nathan Griffin, Rodney J Scott, Lotti Tajouri, and Jeannette Lechner-Scott

Applying positioning theory to examine interactions between simulated patients and medical students: A narrative analysis, Sally Sargeant, Michelle Mclean, Patricia Green, and Patricia Johnson

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Enhancing cultural awareness education for undergraduate medical students: Initial findings from a unique cultural immersion activity, Sally Sargeant, Janie Smith, and Shannon Springer

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Is Australia ready to implement delayed prescribing in primary care? A review of the evidence, Lucy Sargent, Amanda McCullough, Chris del Mar, and John B. Lowe

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Quality assessment of diagnosis and antibiotic treatment of infectious diseases in primary care: A systematic review of quality indicators., Laura Trolle Saust, Rikke Nygaard Monrad, Malene Hansen, Magnus Arpi, and Lars Bjerrum

Grip strength measurement: Towards a standardized approach in sarcopenia research and practice, L. A. Schaap, Benjamin Fox, Timothy Henwood, O Bruyere, J-Y Reginster, C Beaudart, F Buckinx, H Roberts, C Cooper, A Cherubini, G dell' Aquilla, M Maggio, and S Volpato

Laboratory-and field-based assessment of maximal aerobic power of elite stand-up paddle-board athletes, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, and Mike Climstein

Profiling the sport of stand-up paddle boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, and MIke Climstein

The association between aspects of psychological resilience and subtypes of depression: Implications for focussed clinical treatment models, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, Emmanuel Jesulola, Kerry Fitzpatrick, and Linda L. Agnew

How to measure home blood pressure: Recommendations for healthcare professionals and patients, James sherman, Faline Howes, Geoffrey Head, Barry McGrath, Michael Stowasser, Markus Schlaich, Paul Glasziou, and Mark Nelson

Public health nutrition capacity: Assuring the quality of workforce preparation for scaling up nutrition programmes, Roger Shrimpton, Lisanne M. du Plessis, Helene Delisle, Sonia Blaney, Stephen J. Atwood, David Sanders, Barrie Margetts, and Roger Hughes

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Ear discomfort in a competitive surfer, Vini Simas, James Furness, Wayne Hing, Rodney Pope, Joe Walsh, and Mike Climstein

Neurophysiological measurements of affected and unaffected motor cortex from a cross-sectional, multi-center individual stroke patient data analysis study, Marcel Simis, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Adam Kirton, Giovanni Pennisi, Rita Bella, Yun-Hee Kim, Naoyuki Takeuchi, Eman M. Khedr, Lynn M. Rogers, Richard Harvey, Satoko Koganemaru, Bulent Turman, Sultan Tarlaci, Rubens J. Gagliardi, and Felipe Fregni

Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT): Modified Delphi study., Susan C Slade, Clermont E Dionne, Martin Underwood, Rachelle Buchbinder, Belinda Beck, Kim Bennell, Lucie Brosseau, Leonardo Costa, Fiona Cramp, Edith Cup, Lynne Feehan, Manuela Ferreira, Scott Forbes, Paul P. Glasziou, Bas Habets, Susan Harris, Jean Hay-Smith, Susan Hillier, Rana Hinman, Ann Holland, Maria Hondras, George Kelly, Peter Kent, Gert-Jan Lauret, Audrey Long, Chris Maher, Lars Morso, Nina Osteras, Tom Peterson, Ros Quinlivan, Karen Rees, Jean-Philippe Regnaux, Marc Rietberg, Dave Saunders, Nicole Skoetz, Karen Sogaard, Tim Takken, Maurits van Tulder, Nicoline Voet, Lesley Ward, and Claire White

Australia's rural, remote and Indigenous health, Janie Smith

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Thinking outside the square – changing from an MBBS to an MD using innovation in an Australian medical school, Janie Smith, Patricia Johnson, and Elizabeth Edwards

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Using Cultural Immersion in a first year undergraduate medical program in Australia, Janie Smith and Shannon Springer

A retrospective cohort study of QuickDASH scores for common acute trauma conditions presenting for hand therapy, Mikayla Southam, Susan Driessens, Christopher Burton, Rodney Pope, and Penelope Turnwald

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Is this medication safe to use in breastfeeding?, Amelia Stephens, Wendy Brodribb, Treasure McGuire, and Laura Deckx

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Blood pressure variability and cardiovascular disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis, Sarah L Stevens, Sally Wood, Constantinos Koshiaris, Kathryn Law, Paul Glasziou, Richard J Stevens, and Richard J McManus

Burkholderia pseudomallei rapidly infects the brain stem and spinal cord via the trigeminal nerve after intranasal inoculation, James A St John, Heidi Walkden, Lynn Nazareth, Kenneth W Beagley, Glen C Ulett, Michael R Batzloff, Ifor R Beacham, and Jenny A K Ekberg

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Isometric thumb exertion induces B cell and T cell lymphocytosis in trained and untrained males: Physical aptitude determines response profiles, Adam M. Szlezak, Lotti Tajouri, James Keane, Siri L. Szlezak, and Clare Minahan

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Decrease of DHEA-S concentration succeeding a micro-dose thumb exertion: Mood-state determinants reflect stress-biomarker responses, Adam M. Szlezak, Lotti Tajouri, Siri L. Szlezak, James Keane, and Clare L. Minahan

Herbal and nutrient complementary medicines for weight loss: community pharmacists’ practices, attitudes, recommendations, information and education needs, Meng-Wong Taing, Eunice Tze Xin Tan, Gail Williams, Alexandra Clavarino, and Treasure McGuire

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Community pharmacist practices, attitudes, recommendations, information and education needs for herbal and nutrient complementary medicines for weight loss., Meng-Wong Taing, Eunice Tze Xin Tan, Gail M. Williams, Alexandra Clavarino, and Treasure McGuire

Exercise improves quality of life in androgen deprivation therapytreated prostate cancer: Systematic review of randomised controlled trials, Laisa Teleni, Raymond J. Chan, Alexandre Chan, Elizabeth Isenring, Ian Vela, Warrick J. Inder, and Alexandra McCarthy

Identifying and integrating consumer perspectives in clinical practice guidelines on autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease, Allison Tong, David Tunnicliffe, Pamela Lopez-Vargas, Andrew Mallett, Chirag Patel, Judy Savige, Katrina L. Campbell, Manish Patel, Michel Tchan, Stephen Alexander, Vincent Lee, Jonathan C. Craig, Robert Fassett, and Gopala K. Rangan

Clinician-targeted interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: an overview of systematic reviews (Protocol), Sarah K.G. Tonkin, Kay Wang, Oliver van Hecke, Nia W. Roberts, Amanda McCullough, Malene Hansen, Christopher C. Butler, and Chris Del Mar

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Jerry Tortora, Bryan Derrickson, Brendan Burkett, Danielle Dye, Julie Cooke, Tara Diversi, Mark McKean, Rebecca Mellifont, Latika Samalia, and Gregory Peoples

Impaired physical function associated with childhood obesity: How should we intervene?, Margarita D. Tsiros, Jonathan D. Buckley, Timothy Olds, Peter Howe, Andrew P. Hills, Jeff Walkley, Rachel Wood, Masaharu Kagawa, Anthony J. Shield, Lara Taylor, Sarah Shultz, Paul N. Grimshaw, Kaine Grigg, and Alison Coates

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Different antibiotic treatments for group A streptococcal pharyngitis., Mieke L van Driel, An Im De Sutter, Hilde Habraken, Sarah Thorning, and Thierry Christiaens

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A technique of improved medial meniscus visualization by anterior cruciate ligament graft placement in chronic anterior cruciate deficient knees, Christopher J. Vertullo, Lahann Wijenayake, and Jane E. Grayson

“ScreenIT”: Computerized screening of swallowing, nutrition and distress in head and neck cancer patients during (chemo) radiotherapy, Laurelie Wall, Bena Cartmill, Elizabeth Ward, Anne Hill, Elizabeth Isenring, Josh Byrnes, Suzanne Chambers, Jeff Dunn, Jodie Nixon, Jane Whelan, and Sandro Porceddu

Quantification of competitive game demands of NCAA division I college football players using global positioning systems, Aaron D. Wellman, Sam Coad, Grant C. Goulet, and Christopher P. McLellan

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The epidemiology of injuries in Australian professional rugby union 2014 Super Rugby competition, Timothy Whitehouse, Rob Orr, Edward Fitzgerald, Simon Harries, and Christopher P. McLellan

The acute potentiating effects of heavy sled pulls on sprint performance, Paul W. Winwood, Logan Posthumus, John B. Cronin, and Justin Keogh