American Journal of Sports Science

Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Study on the Mechanism of "Arrest"-Example of Neiguan and Quchi Acupoints

    Liu Yong, Li Yindong, Li Xinhou

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-19
    Received: Oct. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 22, 2022
    Published: Jan. 10, 2023
    Abstract: “Arrest”, one of the four martial arts techniques, has the effect of pulling one hair and moving the whole body; It also has the power to divide muscles, bones, grasping meridians and pulse. This paper focuses on the experimental method, logical analysis, literature research and other methods to study the physiological mechanism of “Arrest”, which ... Show More
  • The Effect of BCAA Supplementation in Aiding Muscle Soreness to Prevent Lateral Ligament Ankle Injuries in Basketball

    Rakshith Srinivasan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 20-25
    Received: Jan. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 20, 2023
    Published: Feb. 28, 2023
    Abstract: Ankle injuries are very common in basketball, with 45% of basketball players experiencing at least one sprain at any point in their career and 53.7% of missed playtime is caused by ankle injuries. These injuries can be caused by overworking muscles and causing them to reach maximum tension and soreness. When this happens, the surrounding ligaments ... Show More
  • Psychological Changes Toward the Value of Learning Judo and Impressions of Judo Lessons in Junior High School Students Experiencing Judo for the First Time

    Masahiko Kimura, Yoshihisa Ishikawa, Takamitsu Matsui, Hiroshi Kubota, Yukitomo Yogi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 26-32
    Received: Feb. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2023
    Published: Mar. 04, 2023
    Abstract: This study was conducted in Japan, where Judo has become a part of compulsory education in junior high school. The studied the experiences of 254 junior high students learning Judo for the first time were examined with respect to the value of learning traditional behavior, including respectful attitudes and manners toward the fighting opponent; the... Show More
  • Monitoring Countermovement Jump Performance for Division I Basketball Players over the Competitive Season

    Scott Murr, Matthew Aldred, Justin Games

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 33-40
    Received: Feb. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 17, 2023
    Published: Mar. 28, 2023
    Abstract: The ability to monitor and maintain player readiness and fatigue is paramount to the success of a basketball team over the competitive season. Countermovement jumps (CMJ) are a popular method of quantifying neuromuscular performance and readiness of athletes. Since conference play at the end of the season is when players are needed to perform at th... Show More