Publications 2018

Bayne H, Schwellnus M, Janse Van Rensburg D, Botha J, Pillay L
Incidence of injury and illness in South African professional male football players: A prospective cohort study. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2017 May 9. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.17.07452-7. 
S MC Fie, S Abrahams, J Patricios, J Suter, M Posthumus, AV September
Inflammatory and apoptotic signalling pathways and concussion severity: a genetic association study. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36 (19), 2226 - 2234
S Abrahams, S Mc Fie, J Patricios, J Suter, M Posthumus ,AV September
An association between polymorphisms within the APOE gene and concussion aetiology in rugby union players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 2017 Jun 8. pii: S1440-2440(17)30451-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.06.004. 
S Mc Fie, S Abrahams, J Patricios, J Suter, M Posthumus, AV September
The association between COMT rs4680 and 5-HTTLPR genotypes and concussion history in South African rugby union players. Journal of Sports Sciences 2017 Jul 1:1-4 ; Motor Behaviour and Expert Performance. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2017.1346274 
MP Schwellnus, S Swanevelder, E Jordaan, W Derman, DC Janse van Rensburg
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. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine DOI: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000456
Wayne Derman, Martin P Schwellnus, Esme Jordaan, Phoebe Runciman, Cheri Blauwet, Nick Webborn, Jan Lexell, Peter Van de Vliet, Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, James Kissick, Jaap Stomphorst
Sport, sex and age increase risk of illness at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days. Br J Sports Med.2018 52: 17-23
Wayne Derman, Phoebe Runciman, Martin Schwellnus, Esme Jordaan, Cheri Blauwet, Nick Webborn, Jan Lexell, Peter van de Vliet, Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, James Kissick, Jaap Stomphorst
High precompetition injury rate dominates the injury profile at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days. Br J Sports Med 2018 52: 24- 31 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-098039
Wayne Derman, Cheri Blauwet, Nick Webborn, Martin Schwellnus, Peter Van de Vliet, Dimitrije Lazarovski
Mitigating risk of injury in alpine skiing in the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games: the time is now! Br J Sports Med. 2018 Vol 52 No 7  
IM Sparks, DC Janse van Rensburg, L Fletcher, A Jansen van Rensburg
A cross-sectional study of 2550 amateur cyclists shows lack of knowledge regarding supplement use, carbo-loading and hydration strategies. SAJSM 30: pp. 1 - 6  DOI: 10.17159/2078-516X/2018/v30i1a2963 
Dina Christina Janse Van Rensburg, Martin Schwellnus, Wayne Derman, Nick Webborn
Illness Among Paralympic Athletes: Epidemiology, Risk Markers, and Preventative Strategies. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. Volume 29, Issue 2, May 2018, Pages 185–203
Jon S Patricios, Clare L Ardern, Michael David Hislop, Mark Aubry, Paul Bloomfield, Carolyn Broderick, Patrick Clifton, Ruben J Echemendia, Richard G Ellenbogen, Éanna Cian Falvey, Gordon Ward Fuller, Julie Grand, Dallas Hack, Peter Rex Harcourt, David Hughes, Nathan McGuirk, Willem Meeuwisse, Jeffrey Miller, John T Parsons, Simona Richiger, Allen Sills, Kevin B Moran, Jenny Shute, Martin Raftery
Implementation of the 2017 Berlin Concussion in Sport Group Consensus Statement in contact and collision sports: a joint position statement from 11 national and international sports organisations. Br J Sports Med 2018;0:1–7. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2018-099079
Rotunno, Adrian, Schwellnus, Martin P., Swanevelder, Sonja, Jordaan, Esme, Janse Van Rensburg, Dina C., Derman, Wayne
Novel Factors Associated With Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Medication Use in Distance Runners: Pre-race Screening among 76 654 Race Entrants—SAFER Study VI  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine: June 22, 2018 – Volume, Issue - p 
Elize van Vollenhoven, Catharina Cornelia Grant, Lizelle Fletcher, Martin Lance Schulman, Patrick Collin Page, André Ganswindt
Salivary Glucocorticoid and Faecal Glucocorticoid Metabolite Concentrations in Pony Mares during Transrectal Palpation of the Reproductive Tract by Veterinary Students. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science,  October 2018, Volume 70, p.7 - 12 
G L Strauss, D C Janse van Rensburg, C C Grant, A Jansen van Rensburg, M D Velleman, L Fletcher
Anterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee: Patterns of association between the mechanism of injury and pathology visualised on magnetic resonance imaging. S Afr J Sports Med 2018; 30:1-6. DOI: 10.17159/2078-516X/2018/v30i1a5265
Patel DN, Nossel C, Patricios J, Maboreke J
Bright spots, physical activity investments that work: Vitality Active Rewards-a smartphone app that incentivises programme members to be physically active. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Jun 22. pii: bjsports-2018-099271. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099271
Dina C. Janse van Rensburg, Audrey Jansen van Rensburg, Gehart Kalmeier, Carel T. Viljoen, Dimakatso A. Ramagole, Martin P. Schwellnus
The use of skeletal muscle relaxants in musculoskeletal injuries: what is the evidence? South African Family Practice 2018; 60(5):7-16  
Sarah Mc Fie, Shameemah Abrahams, Jon Patricios, Jason Suter, Michael Posthumus, Alison V. September
The association between harm avoidance personality traits and self-reported concussion history in South African rugby union players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 21 (2018) 16–21 January 2018, Vol. 21 Issue: Number 1 p16-21, 6p
Nadja Snegireva, Wayne Derman, Jon Patricios, Karen Estelle Welman
Eye tracking technology in sports-related concussion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Published Online First 
Helen Bayne
The influence of foot position on scrum kinetics during machine scrummaging. Journal of Sport Science 36 pp 2836 - 2842.  Published Online First
Jason C.Tee, Sheree Bekker, Rob Collins, Jannie Klingbiel,  Ivan van Rooyen, David van Wyk, KevinTill, Ben Jones
The efficacy of an iterative “sequence of prevention” approach to injury prevention by a multidisciplinary team in professional rugby union. Journal of science and medicine in sport. 2018 Sep 1;21(9):899-904.
Jon Patricios
South Africa 2018: Mandela’s memory and presidential prototypes for exercise interventions and implementation. Br J Sports Med May 2018 Vol 52 No 10 p.621 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2018-099270
Michael Makdissi, Jon Patricios
Concussion in sport: best from Berlin, direction from Dublin and gems from gridiron. Br J Sports Med July 2018 Vol 52 No 14
Br J Sports Med 2018;52:903–904.


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