Research Publications

 
ISI-Rated Research Publications 2018    
TITLE AUTHORS CITATION

Novel Factors Associated With Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Medication Use in Distance Runners: Pre-race Screening Among 76 654 Race Entrants—SAFER Study VI

Routunno A, Schwellnus M, Swanevelder S, Jordaan E, Janse van Rensburg D, Derman W Clin Jnl of Sp Med. 28(5):427–434

Match injury incidence during the Super Rugby tournament is high: a prospective cohort study over five seasons involving 93 641 player-hours

Schwellnus M, Jordaan E, Janse van Rensburg C, Bayne H, Derman W, Readhead C, Collins R, Kourie A, Suter J, Strauss O  Br J Sports Med 2018;0:1–8

Leisure athletes at risk of medical complications: outcomes of pre-participation screening among 15,778 endurance runners - SAFER VII 

Schwabe K, Schwellnus M, Swanevelder S, Jodaan S, Derman W, Bosch A

The influence of foot position on scrum kinetics during machine scrummaging

Bayne, H J Sports Sci 2018;36:2836-2842

Illness among Paralympic athletes: Epidemiology, Risk markers, and preventative strategies.

Janse van Rensburg DC, Schwellnus M, Derman W, Webborn N Phys Med Rehab 2018;29:185-203

Underlying Chronic Disease, Medication Use, History of Running Injuries and Being a More Experienced Runner Are Independent Factors Associated With Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramping: A Cross-Sectional Study in 15778 Distance Runners

Schwellnus M, Janse van Rensburg DC, Derman W, Swanevelder S, Jordaan E,  Clin J Sport Med 2018;28:289-298

Mitigating risk of injury in alpine skiing in the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games: the time is now! 

Derman W, Blauwet C, Webborn N, Schwellnus M, Van de Vliet P, Dimitrije Laearovski Br J Sports Med 2018;52:419–420

High precompetition injury rate dominates the injury profile at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days.

Derman W, Runciman P, Schwellnus M, Jordaan E, Blauwet C, Webborn N, Lexell J, Van der Vliet P, Tuakli-Wosornu Y, Kissick J, Stomphorst J Br J Sports Med 2018;52:24–31

Sport, sex and age increase risk of illness at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days.

Derman W,  Schwellnus M, Jordaan E, Runciman P,  Blauwet C, Webborn N, Lexell J, Van der Vliet P, Tuakli-Wosornu Y, Kissick J, Stomphorst J Br J Sports Med 2018;52:17–23
 
 
ISI-RATED RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS 2017    
TITLE AUTHORS CITATION
Underlying Chronic Disease, Medication Use, History of Running Injuries and Being a More Experienced Runner Are Independent Factors Associated With Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramping: A Cross-Sectional Study in 15778 Distance Runners. Schwellnus M, Swanevelder S, Jordaan E, Derman W, Janse van Rensburg DC Clin J Sport Med 2017;0:1–10
The injury and illness profile of a 94.7 km cycle race: A cross-sectional study. Breedt M, Janse van Rensburg DC, Fletcher L, Schwellnus MP, Grant CC 
What Definition Is Used to Describe Second Impact Syndrome in Sports? A Systematic and Critical Review. Stovitz S, Weseman JD, Hooks MC, Schmidt RJ, Koffel JB, Patricios JS. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2017; 16(1):50–55 
What are the critical elements of sideline screening that can be used to establish the diagnosis of concussion? A systematic review. Jon Patricios, Gordon Ward Fuller, Richard Ellenbogen, Stanley Herring , Jeffrey S Kutcher, Mike Loosemore, Michael Makdissi, Michael McCrea, Margot Putukian, Kathryn J Schneider  Br J Sports Med 2017;51:888–895
Recent acute prerace systemic illness in runners increases the risk of not finishing the race: SAFER study V.  Leigh Gordon, Martin Schwellnus, Sonja Swanevelder, Esme Jordaan, Wayne Derman  Br J Sports Med 2017;51:1295–1300
Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5thinternational conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016.  P McCrory, W Meeuwisse, J Dvorak, M Aubry, J Bailes, S Broglio, RC Cantu, D Cassidy, RJ Echemendia, RJ Castellani, GA Davis, R Ellenbogen, C Emery, L Engebretsen, N Feddermann-Demont, CC Giza, KM Guskiewicz, S Herring, GL Iverson, KM Johnston, J Kissick,J Kutcher, JJ Leddy, D Maddock, M Makdissi, G Manley, M McCrea, WP Meehan, S Nagahiro, J Patricios, M Putukian, KJ Schneider, A Sills, CH Tator, M Turner, PE Vos Br J Sports Med 2017;0:1–10. 
Pre-marathon Evaluations: Is There a Role for Runner Prerace Medical Screening and Education to Reduce the Risk of Medical Complications? Schwellnus, Martin Peter  Curr Sports Med Rep. Vol 16, No 3, May/June 2017

 
Incidence of injury and illness in South African professional male football players: A prospective cohort study.  Bayne H, Schwellnus M, Janse Van Rensburg D, Botha J, Pillay L  J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2017 May 09.
Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) Channels and Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC): A Tale of Multiple Complexities. M P Schwellnus, M D Hoffman Muscle Nerve 56: 355–357, 2017
Effect of Mixed Basic Military Training on the physical fitness of male and female soldiers.   Paola Wood, Catharina Grant, Peet du Toit, Lizelle Fletcher Military Medicine, Vol 182:7, 1 July 2017, e1771–e1779
5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport (Berlin). P McCrory, WH Meeuwisse, JDvořák, RJ Echemendia, L Engebretsen, N Feddermann-Demont, M McCrea, M Makdissi, J Patricios, KJ Schneider, AK Sills. Br J Sports Med 2017;51:837
The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5): Background and rationale. RJ Echemendia, W Meeuwisse, PMcCrory, GA Davis, M Putukian, J Leddy, M Makdissi, S Sullivan, SP Broglio, M Raftery, K Schneider, J Kissick, M McCrea, J Dvořák, AK Sills, M Aubry,  L Engebretsen, M Loosemore, G Fuller, J Kutcher, R Ellenbogen, K Guskiewicz, J Patricios,  S Herring Br J Sports Med 2017;51:848–850
The Child Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (Child SCAT5): Background and rationale. GA Davis, L Purcell, KJ Schneider, K Owen Yeates, GA Gioia, V Anderson, RG Ellenbogen, RJ Echemendia, M Makdissi, A Sills, GL Iverson, J Dvořák, P McCrory, W Meeuwisse, J Patricios, CC Giza, JS Kutcher Br J Sports Med 2017;51:859–861
The Concussion Recognition Tool 5th Edition (CRT5): Background and rationale RJ Echemendia, W Meeuwisse, P McCrory, GA Davis, M Putukian, J Leddy, M Makdissi, S J Sullivan, SP Broglio, M Raftery, K Schneider, J Kisick, M McCrea, J Dvořák, AK Sills, M Aubry, L Engebretsen, M Loosemore, G Fuller, J Kutcher, R Ellenbogen, K Guskiewicz, J Patricios, S Herring Br J Sports Med 2017;51:870–871
The association between catechol o-methyltransferase (comt) rs4680 polymorphism, harm avoidance scores, and concussion history in rugby union players. S MC Fie, S Abrahams, J Patricios, J Suter, M Posthumus, AV September Br J Sports Med June 2017;51:e1
An association between polymorphisms within the APOE gene and concussion aetiology in rugby union players. S Abrahams, S Mc Fie, J Patricios, J Suter, M Posthumus ,AV September Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 21(2018) 117-122.
Pre-Race Medical Screening and Educational Intervention Reduces Medical Complications: A SAFER Study in 153208 Runners   MP Schwellnus; K Schwabe; S Swanevelder; E Jordaan; W Derman Med Sci Sp Exerc Vol 49(5S) Suppl 1, May 2017, p 667.
The association between COMT rs4680 and 5-HTTLPR genotypes and concussion history in South African rugby union players.  S Mc Fie, S Abrahams, J Patricios, J Suter, M Posthumus, AV September Journal of Sports Sciences 2017, 36:8, 920-933
The influence of foot position on scrum kinetics during machine scrummaging.  Bayne, H
Resilient or reckless? Robust debate on risk and reward in sport.  Jon Patricios  Br J Sports Med 2017;51:1105
 
 
ISI-RATED RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS 2016    
TITLE AUTHORS CITATION
The difference between exercise induced autonomic and fitness changes measured after 12 weeks and 20 weeks of medium to high intensity military training. C C Grant, L Mongwe, DC Janse Van Rensburg, L Fletcher, PS Wood, P du Toit, TC Grant  J Strength Cond Res 2016 Sep;30(9):2453-9
Clay-shoveler's fracture in a paddler: A case report. EC Olivier; E Muller, DC Janse van Rensburg Clin J Sport Med 2016 May;26(3):e69-70
Sudden cardiac arrest on the football field of play—highlights for sports medicine from  the European Resuscitation Council 2015 Consensus Guidelines. E B Kramer, L Serratosa, J Drezner, J Dvorak Br J Sports Med 2016;50:81-83
CPR 11: a mobile application that can help in saving lives (Mobile App User Guide). LJ Serratosa, EB Kramer, HD Pereira, J Dvorak, PL Ripoll Br J Sports Med 2016;0:1-2
The Epidemiology of Injuries in Football at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. N  Webborn, D Cushman. CA Blauwet, C Emery, W Derman, M Schwellnus, J Stomphorst, P Van de Vliet, SE Willick PM&R 2016 Jun;8(6):545-52
The epidemiology of injuries in powerlifting at the London 2012 Paralympic Games: An analysis of 1411 athlete-days. S. E Willick, D. M. Cushman, C. A. Blauwet, C. Emery, N. Webborn, W. Derman, M. Schwellnus, J. Stomphorst, P. Van de Vliet Scand J Med Sci Sports 2016: 26: 1233–1238
The risk of injuries in Paralympic Athletics differs by impairment and event discipline:  A prospective cohort study at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Cheri A. Blauwet, Daniel Cushman, Carolyn Emery, Stuart E. Willick, Nick Webborn, Wayne Derman, Martin Schwellnus, Jaap Stomphorst, Peter Van de Vliet Am J Sports Med 2016 Jun;44(6):1455-62
The incidence and patterns of illness at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 6564 athlete days. W Derman, M P Schwellnus, E Jordaan, P Runciman, P Van de Vliet, C Blauwet, N Webborn, S Willick, J Stomphorst Br J Sports Med 2016;50:1064-1068
Is the content and duration of the graduated return to play protocol after concussion demanding enough? A challenge for Berlin 2016 S Kemp, J Patricios, M Raftery Br J Sports Med 2016;50:644–645
It is time to give concussion an operational definition: a 3-step process to diagnose (or rule out) concussion within 48 h of injury: World Rugby guideline. Martin Raftery, Simon Kemp, Jon Patricios, Michael Makdissi, Philippe Decq  Br  J  Sports Med Mar 3, 2016
International consensus statement on injury surveillance in cricket: a 2016 update.   John W Orchard, Craig Ranson, Benita Olivier, Mandeep Dhillon, Janine Gray, Ben Langley, Akshai Mansingh, Isabel S Moore, Ian Murphy, Jon Patricios, Thiagarajan Alwar, Christopher J Clark, Brett Harrop, Hussain I Khan, Alex Kountouris, Mairi Macphail, Stephen Mount, Anesu Mupotaringa, David Newman, Kieran O'Reilly, Nicholas Peirce, Sohail Saleem, Dayle Shackel, Richard Stretch, Caroline F Finch  Br J Sports Med. 2016;50:1245–1251
A prospective cohort study of 7031 distance runners shows that 1 in 13 report systemic symptoms of an acute illness in the 8-12 day period before a race, increasing their risk of not finishing the race 1.9 times for those runners who started the race: SAFER study IV.  Anri Van Tonder, Martin Schwellnus, Sonja Swanevelder, Esme Jordaan, Wayne Derman, Dina C Janse van Rensburg Br J Sports Med 2016, 50: 939-945
Tackles, tears and troubles… a South African Sports Medicine Association perspective.  Jon Patricios Br J Sports Med 2016;50:893
Repeatability and Reliability of Heart Rate Variability in Healthy, Adult Pony Mares.  E van Vollenhoven, CC Grant, Lizelle Fletcher, André Ganswindt, Patrick Collin Page Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 46 (2016) 73–81
Consensus statement: How much is too much? (Part 1) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury. Torbjørn Soligard, Martin Schwellnus, Juan-Manuel Alonso, Roald Bahr, Ben Clarsen, H. Paul Dijkstra, Tim Gabbett, Michael Gleeson, Martin Hägglund, Mark R. Hutchinson, Christa Janse van Rensburg, Karim M. Khan, Romain Meeusen, John W. Orchard, Babette M. Pluim, Martin Raftery, Richard Budgett, Lars Engebretsen Br J Sports Med 2016;50:1030–1041
Consensus statement: How much is too much? (Part 2) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness. Martin Schwellnus, Torbjørn Soligard, Juan-Manuel Alonso, Roald Bahr, Ben Clarsen, H Paul Dijkstra, Tim J. Gabbett, Michael Gleeson, Martin Hägglund, Mark R. Hutchinson, Christa Janse Van Rensburg, Karim Khan, Romain Meeusen, John W. Orchard, Babette M. Pluim, Martin Raftery, Richard Budgett, Lars Engebretsen Br J Sports Med 2016;50:1043–1052
High incidence of injury at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 6564 athlete days.  W Derman, M P Schwellnus, E Jordaan, P Runciman P Van de Vliet, C Blauwet, N Webborn, S Willick, J Stomphorst Br J Sports Med 2016;50: 1069–1074
Infographic. International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury: how much is too much? T Soligard, M Schwellnus, JM Alonso  Br J Sports Med 2016;50:1042
Lumbar load in adolescent fast bowlers: A prospective injury study. Bayne, H., Elliott, B., Campbell, A., Alderson Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 19 (2016) 117–122
 

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