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Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients Sallis, Robert; Young, Deborah Rohm; Tartof, Sara Y. et al 10.1136/bjsports-2021-104080 Sleep and the athlete: narrative review and 2021 expert consensus recommendations Walsh, Neil P.; Halson, Shona L.; Sargent, Charli et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102025 Physical inactivity and non-communicable disease burden in low-income, middle-income and high-income countries Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Friedenreich, Christine; Shiroma, Eric J. et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103640 Do smartphone applications and activity trackers increase physical activity in adults? Systematic review, meta-analysis and metaregression Laranjo, Liliana; Ding, Ding; Heleno, Bruno; Kocaballi, Baki; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102892 Physical activity and the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection, severe COVID-19 illness and COVID-19 related mortality in South Korea: a nationwide cohort study Lee, Seung Won; Lee, Jinhee; Moon, Sung Yong et al 10.1136/bjsports-2021-104203 Successful return to professional men's football (soccer) competition after the COVID-19 shutdown: a cohort study in the German Bundesliga Meyer, Tim; Mack, Dietrich; Donde, Katrin et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103150 UEFA expert group statement on nutrition in elite football. Current evidence to inform practical recommendations and guide future research Collins, James; Maughan, Ronald John; Gleeson, Michael; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101961 Resuming professional football (soccer) during the COVID-19 pandemic in a country with high infection rates: a prospective cohort study Schumacher, Yorck Olaf; Tabben, Montassar; Hassoun, Khalid; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103724 Injury rates decreased in men's professional football: an 18-year prospective cohort study of almost 12 000 injuries sustained during 1.8 million hours of play Ekstrand, Jan; Spreco, Armin; Bengtsson, Hakan; Bahr, Roald 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103159 Effects of sedentary behaviour interventions on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in adults: systematic review with meta-analyses Hadgraft, Nyssa T.; Winkler, Elisabeth; Climie, Rachel E. et al 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101154
Which treatment is most effective for patients with Achilles tendinopathy? A living systematic review with network meta-analysis of 29 randomised controlled trials van der Vlist, Arco C.; Winters, Marinus; Weir, Adam; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101872 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sport Mental Health Assessment Tool 1 (SMHAT-1) and Sport Mental Health Recognition Tool 1 (SMHRT-1): towards better support of athletes' mental health Gouttebarge, Vincent; Bindra, Abhinav; Blauwet, Cheri; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102411 Is extensive cardiopulmonary screening useful in athletes with previous asymptomatic or mild SARS-CoV-2 infection? Gervasi, Salvatore Francesco; Pengue, Luca; Damato, Luca; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102789 Effects of wearing a cloth face mask on performance, physiological and perceptual responses during a graded treadmill running exercise test Driver, Simon; Reynolds, Megan; Brown, Katelyn; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103758 Clinical patterns, recovery time and prolonged impact of COVID-19 illness in international athletes: the UK experience Hull, James H.; Wootten, Moses; Moghal, Moiz; Heron, Neil; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2021-104392 Implementing the 27 PRISMA 2020 Statement items for systematic reviews in the sport and exercise medicine, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports science fields: the PERSiST (implementing Prisma in Exercise, Rehabilitation, Sport medicine and SporTs science) guidance Ardern, Clare L.; Buttner, Fionn; Andrade, Renato; Weir, Adam; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2021-103987 Sleep and physical activity in relation to all-cause, cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality risk Huang, Bo-Huei; Duncan, Mitch J.; Cistulli, Peter A.; Nassar, Natasha; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2021-104046 Mental health management of elite athletes during COVID-19: a narrative review and recommendations Reardon, Claudia L.; Bindra, Abhinav; Blauwet, Cheri; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102884 Effects of yoga on depressive symptoms in people with mental disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis Brinsley, Jacinta; Schuch, Felipe; Lederman, Oscar; Girard, Danielle; et al 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101242 Anterior cruciate ligament injury: towards a gendered environmental approach Parsons, Joanne L.; Coen, Stephanie E.; Bekker, Sheree 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103173