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Vol 29, No 1 (2017)

  • New format of the South African Journal of Sports Medicine
  • The use of negative pressure wave treatment in athlete recovery
  • Injury incidence and characteristics in South African school first team rugby: A case study
  • The prevalence, risk factors predicting injury and the severity of injuries sustained during competition in professional mixed martial arts in Africa
  • The forgotten coracoid: A case report of a coracoid fracture in a male cyclist
  • Targeting sedentary behaviour for behavioural change: Opportunities for new strategies
  • Concussion knowledge and attitudes among amateur South African rugby players
  • Gait retraining as part of the treatment programme for soldiers with exercise-related leg pain: preliminary clinical experiences and retention
  • A simulated rugby match protocol induces physiological fatigue without decreased individual scrummaging performance
  • Neuroimaging in contact sports: Determining brain fitness before and after a bout
  • A 12-week primary prevention programme and its effect on health outcomes (the Sweet Hearts biokinetics pilot study) 
  • Ultrasound comparison of the effects of prehabilitation exercises and the scapular assistance test on the acromiohumeral distance 
  • Attitudes towards nutritional supplement use amongst adult gymnasium users in Johannesburg North 
  • Case report: Pathological fracture of the manubrium sternum of unknown aetiology
  • Factors associated with lumbo-pelvic pain in recreational cyclists
  • The influence of nationality and playing position on relative age effects in rugby union: A cross-cultural comparison


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Vol 28, No 1 (2016)

  • A new era for the South African Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Changes in markers of fatigue following a competitive match in elite academy rugby union players
  • On-field identification and management of concussion in amateur rugby union
  • The medial tibial stress syndrome score: item generation for a new patient reported outcome measure
  • Transformation in cricket: the black African experience 
  • Reliability and concurrent validity of an alternative method of lateral lumbar range of motion in athletes
  • Case study: An elite runner with cerebral palsy: cost of running determines athletic performance
  • Short report: Incidental intima-media wall changes in the lower-limb arteries: a case series in habitual distance runners
  • Case Study: An atypical presentation of myositis ossificans
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Vol 28, No 2 (2016)

  • Health-related mobile apps and behaviour change
  • The perceived benefits of the Maties Injury Programme among students

  • Physiological responses of batsmen during a simulated One Day International century

  • Concussion return-to-play behaviour of South African Rugby Union (SA Rugby) Youth Week players: a pilot study

  • Mindfulness and mental toughness among provincial adolescent female hockey players

  • The relationships between rugby ground pass accuracy and kinematic variables resulting from two different pelvic orientations

  • The prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in long-distance bus drivers

  • Enabling disabled participation in sport:Roadrunning

  • Post-concussion return to boxing protocol

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Vol 28, No 3 (2016)

  • Post-truth era and impact on the science associated with sport and exercise medicine
  • Posture and isokinetic shoulder strength in female water polo players
  • Experiences of psychosocial and programme-related barriers to recovery in lifestyle interventions for noncommunicable diseases
  • A survey of the attitudes and knowledge of parents of high school children on the East Rand on the usage of nutritional supplements
  • Mixed drink increased carbohydrate oxidation but not performance during a 40 km time trial
  • The need for biokineticists in the South African public health care system
  • Good versus bad medical stoppages in boxing: Stopping a fight in time
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Vol 28, No 4 (2016): Supplement- International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium abstracts

4th International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium. 

- Oral abstracts

- Poster abstracts 


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Vol 27, No 1 (2015)

  • Risk of injury in youth rugby- what are the issues?
  • Boxer safety, and the relationship between the referee and the ringside physician
  • Dynamic plantar pressure profiles of South African university students
  • The UEFA model in identification of types, severity and mechanism of injuries among professional footballers in the Nigerian Premier League
  • Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and nutritional supplements in Zimbabwean football
  • Primary spontaneous pneumothorax in a recreational athlete
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Vol 27, No 2 (2015)

  • Parents-their changing role in developing talent for sport
  • Cardiovascular and autonomic response induced by a 20-week military training programme in young healthy South African males
  • Movement and impact characteristics of South African professional rugby union players
  • The cricket bowling performance of different racial groups at a junior provincial level in South Africa
  • Injuries at Johannesburg high school rugby festivals
  • Concussion knowledge and return-to-play attitudes among subelite rugby union players
  • Iliopsoas haematoma in a rugby player
  • Frozen shoulder or missed posterior dislocation?
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Vol 27, No 3 (2015)

  • Over diagnosing? Time for the ‘exercise is medicine’ movement to react
  • Initial investigation of nutrition and supplement use, knowledge and attitudes of under-16 rugby players in South Africa
  • Tackle-injury epidemiology in koshuis rugby players at Stellenbosch University
  • Cricket pace bowling: The trade-off between optimising knee angle for performance advantages v. injury prevention
  • Identifying risk factors that contribute to acute mountain sickness
  • Role of parents as a protective factor against adolescent athletes’ doping susceptibility
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Vol 27, No 4 (2015)

  • Terminology and nomenclature in sport and exercise medicine
  • The role of physical activity during pregnancy in determining maternal and foetal outcomes
  • Gluteus medius kinesio-taping: the effect on torso-pelvic separation, ball flight distance and accuracy during the golf swing
  • Post-exercise ingestion of a carbohydrate and casein hydrolysate supplement reduces perceived muscle soreness but not fatigue in Sevens Rugby Players
  • Different tissue type categories of overuse injuries to cricket fast bowlers have different severity and incidence which varies with age
  • Calories and steps! How many days of walking/hiking in the Himalayas does ONE Christmas lunch translate to?
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Vol 27, No 5 (2015): Supplement-SASMA conference abstracts, October 2015

Supplement-SASMA conference abstracts, October 2015


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Vol 26, No 1 (2014)

  • Common acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries among female adolescent field hockey players
  • Collagen gene interactions and endurance running performance
  • Feasibility of a pedometer-based, health promotion intervention in an employed, South African population
  • Micro-oscillations in positive and negative affect during competitive laboratory cycle time trials
  • Prevalence of self-reported neck pain in rugby union players
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Vol 26, No 2 (2014)

  • Body composition and dietary intake of the FNB Maties Varsity Cup rugby players
  • Effect of caffeine ingestion on fluid balance during exercise
  • Physical activity load and trabecular and cortical bone properties in prepubertal children
  • Obesity in seven- to ten-year-old children in urban primary schools
  • Dietary supplements containing prohibited substances: A review (Part 1)
  • Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the forearm in a rower
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Vol 26, No 3 (2014)

  • Radiological changes among artistic gymnasts 
  • Effect of semi-rigid ankle bracing on performance in injured v. non-injured adolescent female hockey players 
  • Steps that count: Pedometer- v. self-reported physical activity and current guidelines ‒ how do they relate?
  • Doping in sport: Attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of competitive high school athletes
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Vol 26, No 4 (2014)

  • Richard Stretch- a cricket icon (1952-2014)
  • Ultrasound v. sham ultrasound for experimentally induced delayed-onset muscle sorness: A double-blind, randomised controlled trial
  • The effect of various physical exercise modes on percieved psychological stress
  • Prevalence of overweight and obesity in grade 1 learners in the North West Province of South Africa: The NW-CHILD Study
  • Body mass index and associated physical activity levels in 7-10-year-old children in primary schools in Port Elizabeth
  • Non-traumatic injury profile of amateur cyclists
  • Junior cricketers are not a smaller version of adult cricketer: A 5-year investigation of injuries in elite junior cricketers

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