Characterization of activity and cardiovascular responses during surfing in recreational male surfers between the ages of 18 and 75 Years Old

Authors:
  • La Lanne C.L. et al.
High relevance

Location: California State University, Department of Kinesiology, San Marcos, CA, United States Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 vol.25 2 182-188 Objective: To determine if activity levels and cardiovascular responses in surfing change with age. Methods: Surfing time and heart rate (HR) were measured for the total surfing session and within each surfing […]

Analysis of Surfing Injuries Presenting in the Acute Trauma Setting

Authors:
  • Jubbal K.T. e col.
High relevance

The purpose of this study is to address the void of information regarding severe surfing injuries in the trauma setting, including injury patterns, associated hospitalization course, and risk fac- tors. Understanding the injury patterns in surfing accidents is crucial for proper management of surfing injuries. Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed of all surfing-related injuries […]

Simple auditory and visual reaction time in surfers with different skill levels: comparison between professional athletes, amateurs and practitioners

Authors:
  • César Augusto Otero Vaghetti e col.
Low relevance

Venue: Research Laboratory in Aquatic Biomechanics – UDESC. Source: Rev Bras Med Esporte _ Vol. 13, No 2 – Mar / Apr, 2007 Objective: To identify the simple auditory and visual reaction time in professional surfers, amateurs and practitioners, to verify if there are statistical differences between groups of surfers and to correlate reaction times […]

Maximal Strength Training Improves Surfboard Sprint and Endurance Paddling Performance in Competitive and Recreational Surfers

Authors:
  • Coyne J.O.C. e col.
Medium relevance

Location: Surfing Australia High Performance Center, Casuarina, Australia; School of Exercise & Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia; and Canadian Sport Institute-Pacific, Victoria, Canada Source: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2016 National Strength and Conditioning Association 31 (1) / 244–253 Objective: To determine the influence that improvements in maximal strength of the closed […]

Awareness and attitudes towards external auditory canal exostosis and its preventability in surfers in the UK: cross-sectional study

Authors:
  • S Morris e col.
Low relevance

Objectives: To determine the proportion of UK surfers aware of external auditory canal exostosis, to identify surfer characteristics associated with knowledge of the condition and to explore attitudes to earplug use. Mathod: An online, cross-sectional survey of UK-based surfers. Results: Of 375 surfers, 86.1 per cent (n = 323; 95 per cent confidence interval = 82.3-89.3) reported awareness of […]

Assessing the Prevalence of Traumatic Head Injury amongst Recreational Surfers in the United States

Authors:
  • Swinnwey C.B.A. et al.
Low relevance

Surfing is a popular recreational sport that carries a substantial risk of injury. Although head injuries are frequently documented in the surfing population, an in depth assessment of the prevalence of surfing-related head injury has not been reported. A web-based survey was conducted in May of 2015. Participants were asked a series of questions regarding […]

Wearing a Wetsuit Alters Upper Extremity Motion during Simulated Surfboard Paddling

Authors:
  • Nessler J.A. e col.
Medium relevance

Source: November 9, 2015 – https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0142325 Objective: To evaluate the effects of wearing neoprene clothing on muscle activation, upper extremity movement, heart rate and oxygen consumption during the simulation of paddling on a surfboard performed in a laboratory. Methods: Twelve male recreational surfers performed two paddle trials with a constant workload on a swim bench […]

Surfer’s Myelopathy: A Rare Form of Spinal Cord Infarction in Novice Surfers: A Systematic Review

Authors:
  • Freedman B.A. et al.
High relevance

Objective: To review the literature and to present an illustrative case. Methods: Medical literature was queried for all reports of this condition, systematically abstracted, and analyzed. An illustrative case that provides the most definitive support for a vascular cause is presented. Treatment considerations based on prior cases and expert opinions are provided. Results: Sixty-four cases […]