Psychology and Sports Medicine

Publications

 

Here you will find the collected publications of the ISAG including the associated Research Units sorted by our research focuses.

 

Abermann, E., Wierer, G., Herbort, M., Smigielski, R., & Fink, C. (2022). MCL Reconstruction Using a Flat Tendon Graft for Anteromedial and Posteromedial Instability. Arthrosc Tech, 11(3), e291-e300. doi:10.1016/j.eats.2021.10.019

Behrendt, P., Herbst, E., Robinson, J. R., von Negenborn, L., Raschke, M. J., Wermers, J., Glasbrenner, J., Fink, C., Herbort, M., & Kittl, C. (2022). The Control of Anteromedial Rotatory Instability Is Improved With Combined Flat sMCL and Anteromedial Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med, 50(8), 2093-2101. doi:10.1177/03635465221096464

Bougault V, Adami PE, Sewry N, Fitch K, Carlsten C, Villiger B, Schwellnus M, Schobersberger W (2022). Environmental factors associated with non-infective acute respiratory illness in athletes: A systematic review by a subgroup of the IOC consensus group on "acute respiratory illness in the athlete".  J. Sci. Med. Sport, 25(6):466-473. doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2022.03.003.

Del Frari B, Blank C, Sigl S, Schwabegger AH, Gassner E, Morawetz D, Schobersberger W (2022). The questionable benefit of pectus excavatum repair on cardiopulmonary function: a prospective study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg., 61(1), 75-82.

Ehmann, Y. J., Berthold, D. P., Reuter, S., Beitzel, K., Kohler, R., Stocker, F., Muench, L. N., Pogorzelski, J., Rupp, M. C., Braun, S., Imhoff, A. B, Buchmann, S. (2022). Center of pressure (COP) measurement in patients with confirmed successful outcomes following shoulder surgery show significant sensorimotor deficits. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 30(6), 2060-2066. doi:10.1007/s00167-021-06751-0

Friede, M. C., Innerhofer, G., Fink, C., Alegre, L. M., & Csapo, R. (2022). Conservative treatment of iliotibial band syndrome in runners: Are we targeting the right goals? Phys Ther Sport, 54, 44-52. doi:10.1016/j.ptsp.2021.12.006

Herbort, M., Abermann, E., Feller, J. A., & Fink, C. (2022). Anterolateral stabilization using the modified ellison technique-Treatment of anterolateral instability and reduction of ACL re-rupture risk. Oper Orthop Traumatol, 34(3), 231-238. doi:10.1007/s00064-021-00741-8

Klauser, A. S., de-Koekkoek, F., Schwabl, C., Fink, C., Friede, M., & Csapo, R. (2022). Intraobserver Assessment of Shear Wave Elastography in Tensor Fasciae Latae and Gluteus Maximus Muscle: The Importance of the Hip Abductor Muscles in Runners Knee Compared to Healthy Controls. J Clin Med, 11(13). doi:10.3390/jcm11133605

Le Roux, J. v. B., R., Braun, S., Imhoff, A. B., Held, M. (2022). Mega-OATS of the knee without specialised instrumentation: a low-cost option for large cartilage defects in a resource-restrained environment. South African Orthopaedic Journal, 21(2), 106-110. doi:10.17159/2309-8309/2022/v21n2a7

Meena, A., Hoser, C., Abermann, E., Hepperger, C., Raj, A., & Fink, C. (2022). Total knee arthroplasty improves sports activity and the patient-reported functional outcome at mid-term follow-up. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. doi:10.1007/s00167-022-07025-z

Nogalo, C., Meena, A., Abermann, E., & Fink, C. (2022). Complications and downsides of the robotic total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. doi:10.1007/s00167-022-07031-1

Schwellnus M,  Adami PE, Bougault V, Budgett R, Clemm H, Derman W, Erdener U, Fitch K, Hull J, McIntosh C, Meyer T, Pedersen L, Pyne DB, Reier-Nilsen T, Schobersberger W,  Schumacher YO, Sewry N, Soligard T, Valtonen M, Webborn N, Engebretsen L (2022). International Olympic Committee (IOC) Consensus Statement on Acute Respiratory Illness in Athletes Part 2: Non-infective acute respiratory illness. Br. J. Sports Med, 56:10891103. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2022-105567.

Steinacker JM, Schellenberg J, Bloch W, Deibert P, Friedmann-Bette B, Grim C, Halle M, Hirschmüller A, Hollander K, Kerling A, Kopp C, Mayer F, Meyer T, Niebauer J, Predel HG, Reinsberger C, Röcker K, Scharhag J, Scherr J, Schmidt-Trucksäss A, Schneider C, Schobersberger W, Weisser B, Wolfarth B, Nieß AM (2022). Recommendations for Return-to-Sport after COVID-19: Expert Consensus. Dtsch Z Sportmed, 73:127-136. doi:10.5960/dzsm.2022.532.

Wehner C, Wehner C, Schwameder H, Schobersberger W (2022). Thoracolumbar Rotation During Tai Chi Movements-A Biomechanical Analysis of the Entire Peking Style Routine. Front. Sports Act. Living, 4:834355. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2022.834355. 

Coci EG, Koehler U, Liehr T, Stelzner A, Fink C, Langen H, Riedl J (2021). Correction to: CANPMR syndrome and chromosome 1p32-p31 deletion syndrome coexist in two related individuals affected by simultaneous haplo-insufficiency of CAMTA1 and NFIA genes. Mol Cytogent, 14:17. doi:10.1186/s13039-021-00534-5.

Csapo, R., Heinrich, D., Vigotsky, A. D., Marx, C., Sinha, S., & Fink, C. (2021). Developing a Technique for the Imaging-Based Measurement of ACL Elongation: A Proof of Principle. Diagnostics (Basel), 11(11). doi:10.3390/diagnostics11112126

Csapo R, Runer A, Hoser CFink C (2021). Contralateral ACL tears strongly contribute to high rates of secondary ACL injuries in professional ski racers. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc., 29:1805-1812.

Del Frari B, Sigl S, Schwaberger AH, Blank C, Morawetz D, Gassner E, Schobersberger W (2021). Impact of Surgical Treatment of Pectus Carinatum on Cardiopulmonary Function: A Prospective Study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 59(2):382-388.

Herbort MAbermann E, Feller JA, Fink C (2021). Anterolateral stabilization using the modified ellison technique-Treatment of anterolateral instability and reduction of ACL re-rupture risk. Oper Orthop Traumatol., 34(3):231-238. doi:10.1007/s00064-021-00741-8

Hildebrandt C, Oberhoffer R, Raschner C, Müller E, Fink C, Steidl-Müller L (2021). Training load characteristics and injury and illness risk identification in elite youth ski racing: A prospective study. J Sport Health Sci., 10(2):230-236. doi:10.1016/j.jshs.2020.03.009.

Hosokawa, Y., Racinais, S., Akama, T., Zideman, D., Budgett, R., Casa, D. J., Bermon, S., Grundstein, A. J., Pitsiladis, Y. P., Schobersberger, W., & Yamasawa, F. (2021). Prehospital management of exertional heat stroke at sports competitions: International Olympic Committee Adverse Weather Impact Expert Working Group for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Br J Sports Med, 55(24), 1405-1410. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2020-103854

Kittl, C., Robinson, J., Raschke, M. J., Olbrich, A., Frank, A., Glasbrenner, J., Herbst, E., Domnick, C., Herbort, M. (2021). Medial collateral ligament reconstruction graft isometry is effected by femoral position more than tibial position. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 29(11), 3800-3808. doi:10.1007/s00167-020-06420-8

Lacheta, L., Rupp, M. C., Achtnich, A., Braun, S., Tauber, M., Imhoff, A. B., . . . Martetschlager, F. (2021). Biceps Brachii Alterations Following the Latarjet Procedure: A Prospective Multicenter Study. J Clin Med, 10(23). doi:10.3390/jcm10235487

Lutz, P. M., Merkle, M., Winkler, P. W., Geyer, S., Herbst, E., Braun, S., . . . Feucht, M. J. (2021). Combined posterolateral knee reconstruction: ACL-based injuries perform better compared to PCL-based injuries. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 29(11), 3846-3853. doi:10.1007/s00167-020-06409-3

Meredith SJ, Rauer T, Chmielewski TL, Fink C, Diermeier T, Rothrauff BB, Svantesson E, Hamrin Senorski E, Hewett TE, Sherman SL, Lesniak BP, Symposium P (2021). Return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament injury: Panther Symposium ACL Injury Return to Sport Consensus Group. J Isakos., 6(3):138-146.

Milinkovic DD, Fink C, Kittl C, Sillanpää P, Herbst E, Raschke MJ, Herbort M (2021). Anatomic and Biomechanical Properties of Flat Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Using an Adductor Magnus Tendon Graft: A Human Cadaveric Study. Am J Sports Med. 49(7):1827-1838.

Mouton C, Moksnes H, Janssen R, Fink C, Zaffagnini S, Monllau JC, Ekås G, Engebretsen L, Seil R (2021). Preliminary experience of an international orthopaedic registry: the ESSKA Paediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Initiative (PAMI) registry. J Exp Ortho., 8:45. doi:10.1186/s40634-021-00366-7.

Muniz-Pardos, B., Angeloudis, K., Guppy, F. M., Tanisawa, K., Hosokawa, Y., Ash, G. I., . . . Pitsiladis, Y. P. (2021). Ethical dilemmas and validity issues related to the use of new cooling technologies and early recognition of exertional heat illness in sport. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med, 7(2), e001041. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001041

Muniz-Pardos B, Angeloudis K, Guppy FM, Keramitsoglou I, Sutehall S, Bosch A, Tanisawa K, Hosokawa Y, Ash GI, Schobersberger W, Grundstein AJ, Casa DJ, Morrissey MC, Yamasawa F, Zelenkova I, Racinais S, Pitsiladis Y (2021). Wearable and telemedicine innovations for Olympic events and elite sport. J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 61(8):1061-1072.

Muniz-Pardos B, Angeloudis K, Guppy FM, Tanisawa K, Hosokawa Y, Ash G, Schobersberger W, Grundstein A, Bargoria V, Lwande GO, Ombaka JH, Ergen E, Yamasawa F, Racinais S, Casa DJ, Pitsiladis YP (2021). Potential use of new cooling technologies during Tokyo 2020 Olympics and associated ethical dilemmas. Br. J. Sports Med, 55:1315-1316.

Ortmaier R, Fink CSchobersberger W, Kindermann H, Leister I, Runer A, Hepperger C, Blank C, Mattiassich G (2021). Return to Sports after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: a Matched-Pair Analysis of Repair with Internal Brace and Reconstruction Using Hamstring or Quadriceps Tendons. Sportverletz Sportschaden, 35(1):36-44.

Rodriguez-Lopez, C., Alcazar, J., Losa-Reyna, J., Martin-Espinosa, N. M., Baltasar-Fernandez, I., Ara, I., Csapo, R., & Alegre, L. M. (2021). Effects of Power-Oriented Resistance Training With Heavy vs. Light Loads on Muscle-Tendon Function in Older Adults: A Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Front Physiol, 12, 635094. doi:10.3389/fphys.2021.635094

Rohringer M, Kellerer JD, Fink C, Schulc E (2021). The role of health literacy in orthopaedic rehabilitation after total knee and hip arthroplasty: A scoping review. Int J Orthop Trauma Nurs.,40:100793.

Rohringer M, Fink C, Hepperger C, Kellerer JD, Schulc E (2021). Health literacy and clinical outcomes in patients with total knee arthroplasty in different rehabilitation settings: An exploratory prospective observational study. Int J Orthop Trauma Nurs., 42:100865.

Runer A, Roberti di Sarsina T, Starke V, Iltchev A, Felmet G, Braun SFink C, Csapo R (2021). The evaluation of Rolimeter, KLT, KiRA and KT-1000 arthrometer in healthy individuals shows acceptable intra-rater but poor inter-rater reliability in the measurement of anterior tibial knee translation. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc., 29(8):2717-2726.

Schobersberger W, Mairhofer M, Haslinger S, Koller A, Raschner C, Blank C (2021). Are there associations between submaximal and maximal aerobic power and FIS World Ranking in elite alpine skiers, IJSPP, 16(5):628-633

Wehner C, Blank C, Arvandi M, Wehner C, Schobersberger W (2021). The effect of Tai Chi on muscle strength, physical endurance, postural balance and flexibility - A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open SEM, 7:e000817. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2020-000817

Wierer G, Milinkovic D, Robinson JR, Raschke MJ, Weiler A, Fink CHerbort M, Kittl C (2021). The superficial medial collateral ligament is the major restraint to anteromedial instability of the knee. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc., 29:405-416.

Winkler PW, Csapo R, Wierer G, Hepperger C, Heinzle B, Imhoff AB, Hoser CFink C (2021). Sonographic evaluation of lateral meniscal extrusion: implementation and validation. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg.,141:271-281.

Csapo, R., Gumpenberger, M., Wessner, B. Skeletal Muscle Extracellular Matrix – What Do We Know About Its Composition, Regulation, and Physiological Roles? A Narrative Review. Frontiers in Physiology. 2020; 11 (March):1-15. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00253. (A1)

Csapo R, Hoser C, Gföller P, Raschner C, Fink C (2020). Fitness, knee function and competition performance in professional alpine skiers after ACL injury. J Sci Med Sport., Suppl, 22(1):39-43. doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2018.06.014.

Csapo R, Juras V, Heinzle B, Trattnig S, Fink C (2020). Compositional MRI of the anterior cruciate ligament of professional alpine ski racers: preliminary report on seasonal changes and load sensitivity. Eur Radiol Exp., 4:64. doi:10.1186/s41747-020-00191-0.

Csapo, R., Pointner, H., Hoser, C., Gföller, P., Raschner, C., Fink, C. Physical Fitness after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Influence of Graft, Age, and Sex. Sports. 2020; 8 (3):30. doi: 10.3390/sports8030030. (A2)

Csapo, R., Runer, A., Hoser, C. Fink, C.. Contralateral ACL tears strongly contribute to high rates of secondary ACL injuries in professional ski racers. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020 Aug 17. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-06234-8. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A1)

Delaloye, J. R., Hartog, C., Blatter, S., Schläppi, M., Müller, D., Denzler, D., Murar, J., Koch, P. P. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction and Modified Lemaire Lateral Extra-Articular Tenodesis Similarly Improve Knee Stability After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Study. Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 2020; 36 (7):1942-1950. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2020.03.027. (A1)

Diermeier, T., Rothrauff, B. B., Engebretsen, L., Lynch, A. D., Ayeni, O. R., Paterno, M. V., Xerogeanes, J. W., Fu, F. H., Karlsson, J., Musahl, V., Panther Symposium ACL Treatment Consensus Group, Brown, C. H .et al. Treatment After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Panther Symposium ACL Treatment Consensus Group. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 8 (6):1-12. doi: 10.1177/2325967120931097. (A2)

Diermeier, T., Tisherman, R., Hughes, J., Tulman, M., Baum Coffey, E., Fink, C., Lynch, A., Fu, F. H., Musahl, V. Quadriceps tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (8):2644-2656. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-05902-z. Epub 2020 Feb 18. (A1)

Drenck, T. C., Preiss, A., Domnick, C., Herbort, M., Frings, J., Akoto, R., Krause, M. & Frosch, K.H. The Popliteus Bypass provides superior biomechanical properties compared to the Larson technique in the reconstruction of combined posterolateral corner and posterior cruciate ligament injury. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020 May 5. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-05987-6. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A1)

Egg, S., Wakolbinger, M., Reisser, A., Schaetzer, M., Wild, B., Rust, P. Relationship between nutrition knowledge, education and other determinants of food intake and lifestyle habits among adolescents from urban and rural secondary schools in Tyrol, Western Austria. Public Health Nutrition. 2020. 1-12. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A1)

Faulhaber M, Ruedl G, Schneider F, Walter D, Sterr R, Schobersberger W, Schwendinger F, Pocecco E (2020). Characteristics of Victims of Fall-Related Accidents during Mountain Hiking. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 17(3):1115. doi:10.3390/ijerph17031115

Fink, C., Smigielski, R., Siebold, R., Abermann, E.Herbort, M. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using a Ribbon-Like Graft With a C-Shaped Tibial Bone Tunnel. Arthroscopy Techniques. 2020; 9 (2):e247-e262. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2019.10.005. (A2)

Friede, M. C., Klauser, A., Fink, C.Csapo, R. Stiffness of the iliotibial band and associated muscles in runner's knee: Assessing the effects of physiotherapy through ultrasound shear wave elastography. Physical Therapy in Sport. 2020; 45:126-134. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2020.06.015. (A2)

Frings, J., Balcarek, P., Tscholl, P., Liebensteiner, M., Dirisamer, F., Koenen, P. Conservative versus surgical treatment for primary patellar dislocation a systematic review to guide risk stratification. Deutsches Arzteblatt International. 2020; 117 (16):279-286. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2020.0279. (A2)

Geierlehner, A., Liebensteiner, M., Schöttle, P., Dirisamer, F. Prevailing disagreement in the treatment of complex patellar instability cases: an online expert survey of the AGA Knee–Patellofemoral Committee. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (8):2697-2705. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-05936-3. (A1)

Glasbrenner, J., Petersen, W., Raschke, M. J., Steiger, M., Verdonk, R., Castelli, C. C., Zappalà, G., Fritschy, D., Herbort, M. Matrix-Augmented Bone Marrow Stimulation With a Polyglycolic Acid Membrane With Hyaluronan vs Microfracture in Local Cartilage Defects of the Femoral Condyles: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 8 (5):1-10. doi: 10.1177/2325967120922938. (A2)

Grassi, A., Zicaro, J. P., Costa-Paz, M., Samuelsson, K., Wilson, A., Zaffagnini, S., Condello, V., ESSKA Arthroscopy Committee. Good mid-term outcomes and low rates of residual rotatory laxity, complications and failures after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL) and lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET). Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (2):418-431. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05625-w. (A1)

Gumpenberger M, Wessner B, Graf A, Narici MV, Fink CBraun S, Hoser C, Blazevich AJ, Csapo R (2020). Remodeling the Skeletal Muscle Extracellular Matrix in Older Age-Effects of Acute Exercise Stimuli on Gene Expression. Int J Mol Sci., 21(19):7089. doi:10.3390/ijms21197089.

Hildebrandt, C., Oberhoffer, R., Raschner, C., Müller, E., Fink, C. & Steidl-Müller, L. Training load characteristics and injury and illness risk identification in elite youth ski racing: A prospective study. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 2020; 16: S2095-2546(20)30054-5. (In press, nicht bepunktet, A1)

Höfler, D., Braun, S. Unusual location of a calcific deposit in the shoulder. Obere Extremitat. 2020; 15 (3):233-235. doi: 10.1007/s11678-020-00590-0. (A2)

Hosokawa Y, Racineis S, Akama T, Zideman D, Budgett R, Casa DJ, Bermon S, Grundstein AJ, Pitsilatis Y, Schobersberger W, Yamasawa F (2020). Prehospital management if exertional heat stroke at sports competitions: International Olympic Committee Adverse Weather Impact Expert Working Group for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Br. J. Sports Med., 55:1405-1410

Jaecker, V., Shafizadeh, S., Naendrup, J. H., Ibe, P., Herbort, M., Pfeiffer, T. R. Tactile techniques are associated with a high variability of tunnel positions in lateral extra-articular tenodesis procedures. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. 2020; 140 (4):495-501. doi: 10.1007/s00402-020-03331-8. (A2)

Kaiser, P., Konschake, M., Loth, F., Plaikner, M., Attal, R., Liebensteiner, M., Schlumberger, M. Derotational femoral osteotomy changes patella tilt, patella engagement and tibial tuberosity trochlear groove distance. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (3):926-933. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05561-9. (A1)

Kaiser, P., Loth, F., Attal, R., Kummann, M., Schuster, P., Riechelmann, F., Schlumberger, M. Static patella tilt and axial engagement in knee extension are mainly influenced by knee torsion, the tibial tubercle–trochlear groove distance (TTTG), and trochlear dysplasia but not by femoral or tibial torsion. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (3):952-959. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05588-y. (A1)

Keshmiri, A., Imhoff, A. B., Dirisamer, F. Patellofemoral arthritis: Plea for a customized therapy. Arthroskopie. 2020; 33 (6):441-447. doi: 10.1007/s00142-020-00379-x. (A1)

Kittl, C., Herbst, E., Raschke, M., Briese, T., Domnick, C., Glasbrenner, J., Fink, C.Herbort, M. Operationstechnik: MPFL-Rekonstruktion mittels distal gestieltem Quadricepssehnenstreifen. Surgical technique: MPFL reconstruction using a quadriceps tendon graft. Knie Journal. 2020; 2 (2):133-139. doi: 10.1007/s43205-020-00050-3. (A2)

Knopf T, Schätzer J, Schobersberger W, Hoppichler F, Wild B, Schätzer M (2020). How can health-promoting nutriton be offerded at schools? A method for evaluation and optimizing school cafeterias. J Pub health Nutri, 3(6):276-281.

Kösters, C., Glasbrenner, J., Spickermann, L., Kittl, C., Domnick, C., Herbort, M., Raschke, M. J., Schliemann, B. Repair With Dynamic Intraligamentary Stabilization Versus Primary Reconstruction of Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears: 2-Year Results From a Prospective Randomized Study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 48 (5):1108-1116. doi: 10.1177/0363546520905863. (A1)

Liebensteiner, M. C., Khosravi, I., Hirschmann, M. T., Heuberer, P. R., Heuberer, P., Niemeyer, P., Lill, H., Lampert, C., Dirisamer, F.Braun, S., Buchhorn, T., Attal, R. E., Jung, C., Müller, A. M., Scheffler, S., Zellner, J., Angele, P., Saffarini, M., Thaler, M. It is not ‘business as usual’ for orthopaedic surgeons in May 2020– the Austrian-German-Swiss experience. Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics. 2020; 7 (1):40634. doi: 10.1186/s40634-020-00272-4. (A2)

Liebensteiner, M. C., Khosravi, I., Hirschmann, M. T., Heuberer, P. R., Heuberer, P., Niemeyer, P., Lill, H., Lampert, C., Dirisamer, F.Braun, S., Buchhorn, T., Attal, R. e., Jung, C., Müller, A. M., Scheffler, S., Zellner, J., Thaler, M. Massive cutback in orthopaedic healthcare services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (6):1705-1711. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-06032-2. (A1)

Mayr, R., Smekal, V., Koidl, C., Coppola, C., Eichinger, M., Rudisch, A., Kranewitter, C., Attal, R. ACL reconstruction with adjustable-length loop cortical button fixation results in less tibial tunnel widening compared with interference screw fixation. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (4):1036-1044. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05642-9. (A1)

Meredith, S. J., Rauer, T., Chmielewski, T. L., Fink, C. et al. Return to Sport After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Panther Symposium ACL Injury Return to Sport Consensus Group. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 8 (6):1-11. doi: 10.1177/2325967120930829. (A2)

Meredith, S. J., Rauer, T., Chmielewski, T. L., Fink, C., Diermeier, T., Rothrauff, B. B., Svantesson, E., Hamrin Senorski, E., Hewett, T. E., Sherman, S. L., Lesniak, B. P. Return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament injury: Panther Symposium ACL Injury Return to Sport Consensus Group. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 28 (8):2403-2414. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-06009-1. (A1)

Morawetz, D.Blank, C., Koller, A., Arvandi, M., Siebert, U., Schobersberger, W. Sex-Related Differences After a Single Bout of Maximal Eccentric Exercise in Response to Acute Effects: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Strength Cond Res. 2020; 34 (9):2697-2707. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000002867. (A2)

Ortmaier, R., Fink, C., Schobersberger, W., Kindermann, H., Leister, I., Runer, A., Hepperger, C., Blank, C. & Mattiassich G.. Return to Sports after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: a Matched-Pair Analysis of Repair with Internal Brace and Reconstruction Using Hamstring or Quadriceps Tendons. Sportverletzung Sportschaden. 2020. doi: 10.1055/a-1019-0949. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A2)

Ortmaier, R., Fink, C.Schobersberger, W., Kindermann, H., Leister, I., Runer, A., Hepperger, C., Blank, C. & Mattiassich, G. Return to Sports after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: a Matched-Pair Analysis of Repair with Internal Brace and Reconstruction Using Hamstring or Quadriceps Tendons. Sportverletzung Sportschaden. 2020. Doi: 10.1055/a-1019-0949. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A2)

Rodriguez-Lopez, C., Alcazar, J., Sánchez-Martín, C., Ara, I., Csapo, R. & Alegre, L.M. Mechanical characteristics in heavy vs. light load ballistic resistance training in older adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2020. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003826 (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A1)

Rohringer, M., Kellerer, J. D., Fink, C., Schulc, E. The role of health literacy in orthopaedic rehabilitation after total knee and hip arthroplasty: A scoping review. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing. 2020; Jun 18:100793. doi: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2020.100793. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A2)

Runer, A., Csapo, R., Hepperger, C., Herbort, M., Hoser, C., Fink, C. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions With Quadriceps Tendon Autograft Result in Lower Graft Rupture Rates but Similar Patient-Reported Outcomes as Compared With Hamstring Tendon Autograft: A Comparison of 875 Patients. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 48 (9):2195-2204. doi: 10.1177/0363546520931829. (A1)

Runer, A., Csapo, R., Hepperger, C., Herbort, M.Hoser, C.Fink, C. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions With Quadriceps Tendon Autograft Result in Lower Graft Rupture Rates but Similar Patient-Reported Outcomes as Compared With Hamstring Tendon Autograft: A Comparison of 875 Patients. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 48 (9):2195-2204. doi: 10.1177/0363546520931829. (A1)

S., Vuille-dit-Bille, R. N., Schläppi, M., Koch, P. P. CT-based patient-specific instrumentation for total knee arthroplasty in over 700 cases: single-use instruments are as accurate as standard instruments. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020; 117:279-286. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-06150-x. (A1)

Schobersberger, W.Blank, C., Budgett, R., Pipe, A., Stuart, M. C. Compliance with needle-use declarations at two Olympic Winter Games: Sochi (2014) and PyeongChang (2018). British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 54 (1):27-32. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-100342. (A1)

Sinha, U., Malis, V., Chen, J. S., Csapo, R., Kinugasa, R., Narici, M. V., Sinha, S. Role of the Extracellular Matrix in Loss of Muscle Force With Age and Unloading Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Biochemical Analysis, and Computational Models. Frontiers in Physiology. 2020; 11 (June):626. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00626. (A1)

Sinha, U., Malis, V., Csapo, R., Narici, M., Sinha, S. Magnetic resonance imaging based muscle strain rate mapping during eccentric contraction to study effects of unloading induced by unilateral limb suspension. European Journal of Translational Myology. 2020; 30 (1):139-143. doi: 10.4081/ejtm.2019.8935. (A2)

Wierer, G., Milinkovic, D., Robinson, J. R., Raschke, M. J., Weiler, A., Fink, C.Herbort, M., Kittl, C. Anteromedial instability of the knee joint. Arthroskopie. 2020; 33 (1):29-33. doi: 10.1007/s00142-019-00330-9. (A2)

Wierer, G., Milinkovic, D., Robinson, J.R., Raschke, M.J., Weiler, A., Fink, C., Herbort, M. & Kittl, C. The superficial medial collateral ligament is the major restraint to anteromedial instability of the knee. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2020., DOI: 10.1007/s00167-020-05947-0. (Epub ahead of print, nicht bepunktet, A1)

Wierer, G., Simetinger, T., Hudelmaier, M., Moroder, P., Hoffelner, T. Fate of the lateral femoral notch following early anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee. 2020; 27 (2):414-419. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2020.01.009. (A2)

Winkler, P. W., Wierer, G.Csapo, R., Hepperger, C., Heinzle, B., Imhoff, A. B., Hoser, C.Fink, C. Quantitative Evaluation of Dynamic Lateral Meniscal Extrusion After Radial Tear Repair. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020; 8 (4):1-11. doi: 10.1177/2325967120914568. (A2)

Alcazar, J., Csapo, R., Ara, I., Alegre, L. M. On the Shape of the Force-Velocity Rela-tionship in Skeletal Muscles: The Linear, the Hyperbolic, and the Double-Hyperbolic. Frontiers in Physiology. 2019; 10 (June):1-21. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00769. (A2)

Bachler, M., Hell, T., Schausberger, L., Schlömmer, C., Schäfer, V., Liebensteiner, M., Schäffler, K., Schenk, B., Fries, D., Innerhofer, P., Niederwanger, C. Response patterns of routinely measured inflammatory and coagulatory parameters in sepsis. PeerJ. 2019; 7:e7147:1-19. doi: 10.7717/peerj.7147. (A2)

Bachler, M., Niederwanger, C., Hell, T., Höfer, J., Gerstmeyr, D., Schenk, B., Treml, B., Fries, D. Influence of factor XII deficiency on activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) in critically ill patients. Springer Open. 2019; 8:111:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s11239-019-01879-w. (A2)

Fischer FHoser CBlank CSchobersberger W, Hepperger C, Gföller P, Fink C (2019). Injuries in Austrian football players-are they an issue? Sportverletz Sportschaden, 33(1):43-50.

Gföller, P., Abermann, E., Runer, A., Hoser, C., Pflüglmayer, M., Wierer, G.Fink, C. Non-operative treatment of ACL injury is associated with opposing subjective and objective outcomes over 20 years of follow-up. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2019; 27 (8):2665-2671. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5296-5. (A1)

Gföller P, Hoser C, Runer A, Abermann EWierer GFink C (2019). Medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction using quadriceps tendon autograft provides good clinical, functional and patient-reported outcome measurements (PROM): a 2-year prospective study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc., 27(8):2426-2432.

Haslinger SBlank CMorawetz D, Koller A, Dünnwald T, Berger S, Schlickum N, Schobersberger W (2018). Effects of Recreational Ski Mountaineering on Cumulative Muscle Fatigue – A Longitudinal Trial. Front. Physiol., 9:1687.

Haslinger, S., Huber, D., Morawetz, D.Blank, C., Prossegger, J., Dünnwald, T., Koller, A., Fink, C., Hartl, A., Schobersberger, W. Feasibility of ski mountaineering for patients following a total knee arthroplasty: A descriptive field study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16 (9):31064129. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16091582. (A2)

Herbort, M., Kittl, C., Domnick, C., Glasbrenner, J., Fink, C., Herbst, E. Clinical examination of the knee. Unfallchirurg. 2019; 122 (12):977-991. doi: 10.1007/s00113-019-00739-9. (A2)

Koller A, Schobersberger W (2019). Comment on „revised Approach to the Role of Fatigue in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention: A Systematic Review with Meta-analyses“. Sports Med, 49:1303-1304.

Koller A, Schobersberger W (2019). Preseason aerobic and anaerobic tests for prediction of alpine skiing performance: a molecular perspective. BMJ Open Sport Exerc. Med., 5:e:000510.

Lacheta, L., Herbst, E., Voss, A., Braun, S., Jungmann, P., Millett, P. J., Imhoff, A., Martetschläger, F. Insufficient consensus regarding circle size and bone loss width using the ratio—“best fit circle”—method even with three-dimensional computed tomography. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2019; 27 (10):3222-3229. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05391-9. Epub 2019 Feb 6. PMID: 30725122. (A1)

Michel PA, Domnick C, Raschke MJ, Kittl C, Glasbrenner J, Deitermann L, Fink CHerbort M (2019) Soft Tissue Fixation Strategies of Human Quadriceps Tendon Grafts: A Biomechanical Study. Arthrosc., 35(11):3069-3076.

Molitoris, B. A., Kellum, J. A., Bachler, M., Hoste, E. A. J., Hoiting, O., Krell, K., Oster-mann, M., Valkonen, M., Brealey, D., Beishuizen, A., Meziani, F., Murugan, R., De Geus, H., Payen, D., Van den Berg, E., STOP-AKI Investigators, Pickkers, P., Mehta, R. L., Murray, P. T., Joannidis, M. Effect of Human Recombinant Alkaline Phosphatase on 7-Day Creatinine Clearance in Patients With Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury. JAMA. 2019; 320 (19):1998-2009. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.14283. (A1)

Morawetz, D.Dünnwald, T., Faulhaber, M., Gatterer, H., Höllrigl, L., Raschner, C., Schobersberger, W. Can hyperoxic preconditioning in normobaric hypoxia (3500m) improve all-out exercise performance in highly skilled skiers? A randomized, crossover study. Human Kinetics Journals. 2019; 7:1-24. doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2019-0016. (A1)

Morawetz, D.Dünnwald, T., Faulhaber, M., Gatterer, H., Schobersberger, W. Impact of Hyperoxic Preconditioning in Normobaric Hypoxia (3500 m) on Balance Ability in Highly Skilled Skiers: A Randomized, Crossover Study. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 2019; 7:1-7. doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0694. (A1)

Permoser, V., Schätzer, M., Wild, B. "Zucker - verlockend süß, doch im Überschuss bit-ter". Haushalt in Bildung und Foschung. 2019; 1:33-48. doi: 10.3224/hibifo.v8i1.03. (A2)

Peter, G., Hoser, C., Runer, A., Abermann, E.Wierer, G.Fink, C. Medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction using quadriceps tendon autograft provides good clinical, functional and patient-reported outcome measurements (PROM): a 2-year pro spective study. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2019; 27 (8):2426-2432. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5226-6. (A1)

Philippe, M., Filzwieser, I., Blank, C.Leichtfried, V., Johannes, F., Haslinger, S.Schobersberger, W. The effects of 8 weeks of two different training methods on on-sight lead climbing performance. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 2019; 59(4):561-568. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08399-8. (A2)

Ortmaier, R., Fink, C., Schobersberger, W., Kindermann, H., Mattiassich, G., Hochreiter, J., Plachel, F., Mitterer, M., Resch, H. Return to sports after glenoid reconstruction using an implant-free iliac crest bone graft. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologique. 2019; 105 (8):971. doi: 10.1016/j.rcot.2019.08.006. (A2)

Ortmaier, R., Fink, C.Schobersberger, W., Kindermann, H., Mattiassich, G., Hochreiter, J., Plachel, F., Mitterer, M., Resch, H. Return to sports after glenoid reconstruction using an implant-free iliac crest bone graft. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologique. 2019; 105 (8):971. doi: 10.1016/j.rcot.2019.08.006. (A2)

Schütz, P., Taylor, W. R., Postolka, B., Fucentese, S. F., Koch, P. P., Freeman, M. A., Pinskerova, V., List, R. Kinematic Evaluation of the GMK Sphere Implant During Gait Activities: A Dynamic Videofluoroscopy Study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2019; 37 (11):2337-2347. doi: 10.1002/jor.24416. (A2)

Csapo, R., Hoser, C., Gföller, P., Raschner, C. & Fink, C. (2018). Fitness, knee function and competition performance in professional alpine skiers after ACL injury. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (A1)

Dailiana ZH, Stefanou N, Khaldi L, Dimakopoulos G, Bowers JR, Fink C, Urbaniak JR (2018). Vascular endothelial growth factor for the treatment of femoral head osteonecrosis: An experimental study in canines. World J Orthop, 9(9):120-129.

Dünnwald, T., Melmer, A., Gatterer, H., Salzmann, K., Ebenbichler, C., Burtscher, M., Schobersberger, W., Grander, W. Supervised Short-term High-intensity Training on Plasma Irisin Concentrations in Type 2 Diabetic Patients. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2018; 40 (3):158-164. doi: 10.1055/a-0828-8047. (A2)

Fink, C. & Herbort, M. (2018). Anatomische Rekonstruktion des vorderen Kreuzbands. Arthroskopie, doi: 10.1007/s00142-018-0220-z (A2)

Fink, C., Lawton, R., Förschner, F., Gföller, P., Herbort, M.Hoser, C. Minimally Invasive Quadriceps Tendon Single-Bundle, Arthroscopic, Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Rectangular Bone Tunnels. Arthroscopy Techniques. 2018; 7 (10):e1045-e1056. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2018.06.012. (A2)

Fink, C., Steensen, R., Gföller, P. & Lawton, R. (2018). Quadriceps tendon autograft medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, 11(2): 209-20 (A2)

Fischer FFink C, Herbst E, Hoser C, Hepperger C, Blank C, Gföller P (2018). Higher hamstring-to-quadriceps isokinetic strength ratio during the first post-operative months in patients with quadriceps tendon compared to hamstring tendon graft following ACL reconstruction. Knee Surg. Sports Traumatol. Arthrosc., 26(2):418-425.

Fischer F, Gföller P, Hoser C, Gatterer H, Raschner C, Fink C (2018). Functional assessment for decision-making regarding return to sports following ACL reconstruction: a comparison of football players with normative data. Int J Orthop Traumatol., 1(1):1-6.

Fischer, F., Hoser, C., Blank, C., Schobersberger, W., Hepperger, C., Gföller, P., Fink, C. (2018). Injuries in Austrian football players-are they an issue? Sportverletz Sportschaden. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-125000 (A2)

Fischer, F., Blank C., Dünnwald T., Gföller P., Herbst E., Hoser C. & Fink, C. (2018). Isokinetic extension strength is associated with single-leg vertical jump height. Orthop J Sports Med, 5(11):1-6. (A1)

Franchi, M. V., Raiteri, B. J., Longo, S., Sinha, S., Narici, M. V., Csapo, R. Muscle Architecture Assessment: Strengths, Shortcomings and New Frontiers of in Vivo Imaging Techniques. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2018; 44 (12):2492-2504. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2018.07.010. (A2)

Hasler, M., Hofer, P., Schindelwig, K., Berger, E., Csapo, R., Nachbauer, W. On the measurement of ski boot viscoelasticity. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2018; 22:560-564. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2018.11.009. (A1)

Haslinger, S.Blank, C.Morawetz, D., Koller, A., Dünnwald, T., Berger, S., Schlickum, N.Schobersberger, W. Effects of Recreational Ski Mountaineering on Cumulative Muscle Fatigue – A Longitudinal Trial. Frontiers in Physiology. 2018; 9:1-11. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01687. (A1)

Hepperger C, Gföller P, Abermann E, Hoser C, Ulmer H, Herbst E, Fink C (2018). Sports activity is maintained or increased following total knee arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc., 26:1515-1523.

Kostretzis, L., Nakamura, K., Siebold, M., Fink, C., Smigielski, R., Siebold, R. Flat anatomy of ACL and “ribbon like” ACL reconstruction. Journal of Research and Practice on the Musculoskeletal System. 2018; 02 (04):113-117. doi: 10.22540/jrpms-02-113. (A2)

Malis, V., Sinha, U., Csapo, R., Narici, M., Smitaman, E., Sinha, S. Diffusion tensor im-aging and diffusion modeling: Application to monitoring changes in the medial gas-trocnemius in disuse atrophy induced by unilateral limb suspension. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2018; 49 (6):1655-1664. doi: 10.1002/jmri.26295. (A1)

Morawetz, D., Blank, C., Koller, A., Arvandi, M., Siebert, U., & Schobersberger, W. (2018). Sex related differences after a single bout of maximal eccentric exercise in response to acute effects. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Strength Cond Res, 1-11. (nicht bepunktet, A2)

Niederwanger, C., Bachler, M., Hell, T., Linhart, C., Entenmann, A., Balog, A., Auer, K., Innerhofer, P. Inflammatory and coagulatory parameters linked to survival in critically ill children with sepsis. Annals of Intensive Care. 2018; 8:1-10. doi: 10.1186/s13613-018-0457-8. (A2)

Runer A, Wierer G, Herbst E, Hepperger C, Herbort M, Gföller P, Hoser CFink C (2018). There is no difference between quadriceps- and hamstring tendon autografts in primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a 2-year patient-reported outcome study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthosc., 26:605-614.

Schenk, B., Goerke, S., Beer, R., Helbok, R., Bachler, M., Fries, D. (2018) Four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate improves thrombin generation and prothrombin time in patients with bleeding complications related to rivaroxaban: a single-center pilot trial. Thromb J. 2018 Jan 10;16:1 (A2)

Schenk, B., Goerke, S., Beer, R., Helbok, R., Bachler, M., Fries, D. (2018). Four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate improves thrombin generation and prothrombin time in patients with bleeding complications related to rivaroxaban: a single-center pilot trial. Thromb J. 2018 Jan 10;16:1 (A2)

Schobersberger, W., Blank, C., Hanser, F., Griesmacher, A., Canazei, M., Leichtfried, V. (2018). Impact of a single, short morning bright light exposure on tryptophan pathways and visuo- and sensorimotor performance: a crossover study. Journal of Physilogical Anthropology 31(1):12 (A2)

Sheean, AJ., Musahl, V., Slone, HS., Xerogeanes, JW., Milinkovic, D., Fink, C. & Hoser, C. (2018). Quadriceps tendon autograft for athroscopic knee ligament reconstruction: use it now, use it often. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 52(11): 698-701 (A1)

Sinha, U., Malis, V., Csapo, R., Narici, M. & Sinha, S. (2018). Shear strain rate from phase contrast velocity encoded MRI: Application to study effects of aging in the medial gastrocnemius muscle. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, doi: 10.1002/jmri.26030. (A1)

Steidl-Müller, L., Hildebrandt, C., Müller, E., Fink, C., Raschner, C. Limb symmetry in-dex in competitive alpine ski racers: Reference values and injury risk identification ac-cording to age-related performance levels. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 2018; 7 (4):405-415. doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2018.09.002. (A1)

Treml, B., Tauber, H., Fries, D., Niederwanger, C., Oswald, E., Schenk, B.K, G., Görlinger, K. A comparison of the new ROTEM â sigma with its predecessor, the ROTEM delta. Association of Anaesthesia. 2018; 74(3):348-356. doi: 10.1111/anae.14542. (A2)

Überall, M., Lerchbaumer, M., Meliss, C., Wild, B. “Guten APPetit!”- digitale Kompetenzen in einer webbasierten Ernährungswelt.  Haushalt in Bildung und Forschung 2018, 6,2 (A2)

Wessner, B., Liebensteiner, M., Nachbauer, W., Csapo, R. Age-specific response of skeletal muscle extracellular matrix to acute resistance exercise: A pilot study. Euro-pean Journal of Sport Science. 2018; 19 (3):354-364. doi: 10.1080/17461391.2018.1526974. (A2) 

Domnick C, Garcia P, Raschke MJ, Glasbrenner J, Lodde G, Fink CHerbort M (2017). Trends and incidences of ligament-surgeries and osteotomies of the knee: an analysis of German inpatient records 2005–2013. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg., 137:989-995.

Faulhaber, M., Pocecco, E., Niedermeier, M., Ruedl, G., Walter, D., Sterr, R., Ebner, H., Schobersberger, W., Burtscher, M. (2017). Fall-related accidents among hikers in the Austrian Alps: a 9-year retrospective study. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med, e000304. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2017-000304. eCollection 2017 (A2)

Fischer F, Blank CDünnwald T, Gföller P, Herbst E, Hoser CFink C (2017). Isokinetic Extension Strength is Associated with Single-Leg Vertical Jump Height. Orthop. J. Sports Med., 5(11):2325967117736766.

Fischer, F.Fink, C., Herbst, E., Hoser, C.Hepperger, C., Blank, C., Gföller, P. (2017). Higher hamstring-to-quadriceps isokinetic strength ratio during the first post-operative months in patients with quadriceps tendon compared to hamstring tendon graft following ACL reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 26(2):418-425 (A1)

Fischer, F., Gföller, P., Hoser, C., Gatterer, H., Schwarzenbrunner, K., Dünnwald, T., Schobersberger, W. & Fink, C. (2017). No differences in the functional assessment for decision-making regarding return to sports following ACL reconstruction in professional and semi-professional soccer players. Medicina dello Sport, 70(4): 563-73. (A2)

Hepperger, C., Gföller, P., Hoser, C., Ulmer, H., Fischer, F.Schobersberger. W.Fink, C. (2017). The effects of a 3-month controlled hiking programme on the functional abilities of patients following total knee arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized trial. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 25(11):3387-3395 (A1)

Herbst E., Wierer G., Fischer F., Gföller P., Hoser C., Fink C. (2017). Functional assessments for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction return to sport. Ann Joint. doi: 10.21037/aoj.2017.06.13.

Müller L, Hildebrandt C, Müller E, Fink C, Raschner C (2017). Long-Term Athletic Development in Youth Alpine Ski Racing: The Effect of Physical Fitness, Ski Racing Technique, Anthropometrics and Biological Maturity Status on Injuries. Front. Physiol., 31(8):656.

Petersen W., Fink C., Kopf S. (2017) Return to sports after ACL reconstruction: a paradigm shift from time to function. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 25(5):1353-1355.

Runer A., Wierer G., Herbst E., Hepperger C.Herbort M., Gföller P., Hoser C.Fink C. (2017) There is no difference between quadriceps- and hamstring tendon autografts in primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a 2-year patient-reported outcome study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthosc [Epub ahead of print].

Seitlinger G., Moroder P., Fink C.Wierer G. (2017) Acquired femoral flexion deformity due to physeal injury during medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Knee 24(3):680-685.

 

Blank, C., Gatterer, K., Overbye, M., Schobersberger, W., Streicher, B., & Petroczi, A. (2022). GRADE IT - A Literacy-based Assessment Tool for Generating Research-Based Assessment Data to Evidence the ImpacT of Anti-doping Education via Athletes' Capability to Make the Right Decision. Front Sports Act Living, 4, 842192. doi:10.3389/fspor.2022.842192

Weber, K., Patterson, L. B., & Blank, C. (2022). Doping in disabled elite sport: Perceptions, knowledge and opinions from the perspective of German and UK coaches. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 62. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2022.102233

Weber, K., Patterson, L. B., & Blank, C. (2022). An exploration of doping-related perceptions and knowledge of disabled elite athletes in the UK and Austria. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 58. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2021.102061

Blank, C., Flatscher-Thöni, M., Gatterer, K., Happ, E.Schobersberger, W., & Stühlinger, V. (2021). Doping Sanctions in Sport: Knowledge and Perception of (Legal) Consequences of Doping - An Explorative Study in Austria. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14(12). doi:10.3390/jrfm14120603

Gatterer, K., Streicher, B., Petróczi, A., Overbye, M., Schobersberger, W., Gumpenberger, M.Weber, K., Königstein, K., & Blank, C. (2021). The status quo before the International Standard for Education: Elite adolescent athletes’ perceptions of anti-doping education. Performance Enhancement & Health, 9(3-4). doi:10.1016/j.peh.2021.100200

Königstein, K., Gatterer, K., Weber, K., Schmidt-Trucksass, A., Tercier, S., & Blank, C. (2021). Geographical heterogeneity of doping-related knowledge, beliefs and attitude among 533 Youth Olympics participants. J Sci Med Sport, 24(11), 1116-1122. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2021.06.001

Gatterer, K.Gumpenberger, M., Overbye, M., Streicher, B., Schobersberger, W.Blank, C. An evaluation of prevention initiatives by 53 national anti-doping organizations: Achievements and limitations. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 2020; 9 (3):228-239. doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2019.12.002. (A1)

Schobersberger W, Blank C, Budgett R, Pipe A, Stuart M (2020). Needle-Use Declarations at two Olympic Winter Games – The Sochi and PyeongChang Experience. Br. J. Sports Med., 54(1):27-32.

Engelberg T, Moston S, Blank C (2019). Coaches’ Awareness of Doping Practices and Knowledge about Anti-Doping Control Systems in Elite Sport – A qualitative study. Drugs: Educ. Prev. Policy, 26(1):91-103. 

Gatterer K, Niedermeier M, Streicher B, Kopp M, Schobersberger WBlank C (2019). An alternative approach to understanding doping behavior: A pilot study applying the Q-method to doping research. Perform. Enhanc. Health., 6(3-4):139-147. 

Gatterer, K., Niedermeier, M., Streicher, B., Kopp, M., Schobersberger, W.Blank, C. An alternative approach to understanding doping behavior: A pilot study applying the Q-method to doping research. Performance Enhancement and Health. 2018; 6 (3-4):139-147. doi: 10.1016/j.peh.2018.12.001. (A2)

Blank C., Brunner B., Kreische B., Lazzeri M., Schobersberger W., Kopp M. (2017). Performance enhancing substance use in university students: Motives, attitudes, and differences in normative beliefs. J Subst Use 22(3):324-330. 

Blank, C., Leichtfried, V., Schobersberger, W. & Duschek, S. (2017). Health Psychological constructs as predictors of doping susceptibility in adolescent athletes. Asian Journal of Sports Medicine, 7(4): e35024.

Schobersberger W., Dünnwald T., Gmeiner G., Blank C. (2017). The story behind meldonium – From pharmacology to performance enhancement: A narrative review. Br J Sports Med 2017 51:22-25.

 

Dünnwald, T., Paglia, G., Weiss, G., Denti, V., Faulhaber, M., Schobersberger, W., & Wackerhage, H. (2022). High Intensity Concentric-Eccentric Exercise Under Hypoxia Changes the Blood Metabolome of Trained Athletes. Front Physiol, 13, 904618. doi:10.3389/fphys.2022.904618

Treml B, Wallner B, Blank C, Fries D, Schobersberger W (2022).The Influence of Environmental Hypoxia on Hemostasis-A Systematic Review.  Front. Cardiovasc Med., 9:813550. doi:10.3389/fcvm.2022.813550. 

Dünnwald T, Morawetz D, Faulhaber M, Gatterer H, Birklbauer C, Koller A, Weiss G, Schobersberger W (2021). Supplemental O2 During Recovery Does Not Improve Repeated Maximal Concentric-Eccentric Strength-Endurance Performance in Hypoxia. J. Strength Cond. Res.. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000004045. [Ahead of print]

Gatterer, H., Dünnwald, T., Turner, R., Csapo, R., Schobersberger, W., Burtscher, M., Faulhaber, M., & Kennedy, M. D. (2021). Practicing Sport in Cold Environments: Practical Recommendations to Improve Sport Performance and Reduce Negative Health Outcomes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(18). doi:10.3390/ijerph18189700.

Dünnwald, T., Gatterer, H., Faulhaber, M., Arvandi, M., Schobersberger, W. Body Composition and Body Weight Changes at Different Altitude Levels: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Frontiers in Physiology. 2019; 10 (430):1-24. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00430. (A1)

Morawetz D, Dünnwald T, Faulhaber M, Gatterer H, Höllrigl L, Raschner C, Schobersberger W (2019). Can hyperoxic preconditioning in normobaric hypoxia (3500m) improve all-out exercise performance in highly skilled skiers? A randomized, crossover study. J. Hum. Kinet., 2019; 7:1-24.

Morawetz D, Dünnwald T, Faulhaber M, Gatterer HSchobersberger W (2019). Impact of Hyperoxic Preconditioning in Normobaric Hypoxia (3500 m) on Balance Ability in Highly Skilled Skiers: A Randomized, Crossover Study. IJSPP, 7:1-7. doi:10.1123/ijspp.2018-0694. 

Dünnwald, T., Held, J., Balan, P., Pecher, O., Zeiger, T., Hartig, F., Mur, E., Weiss, G, Schobersberger, W. Combined Hyperbaric Oxygen Partial Pressure at 1.4 Bar with Infrared Radiation: A Useful Tool To Improve Tissue Hypoxemia? Med Sci Monit.; 2018, 24: 4009-4019. doi: 10.12659/MSM.906707 (A2)

Dünnwald T, Melmer A, Gatterer H, Salzmann K, Ebenbichler C, Burtscher M, Schobersberger, W, Grander, W (2018). Supervised Short-term High-intensity Training on Plasma Irisin Concentrations in Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Int. J. Sports Med., 40 (3):158-164. 

Wenger, S., Csapo, R., Hasler, M., Gatterer, H., Wright, T., Nachbauer, W. The effect of thermal insulation pads on heat flux, physical effort and perceived exertion during endurance exercise in cool environments. Fashion and Textiles. 2018; 5 (1):1-12. doi: 10.1186/s40691-018-0136-2. (A2)

 

Schlemmer, P., Stickdorn, M., Kristiansen, E., & Schnitzer, M. (2021). A mixed methods stakeholder satisfaction study of sports events based on the case of the 2016 international children’s games. Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 23(1), 41-62. doi:10.1080/15470148.2021.1908921

Schlemmer, P.Blank, C., Bursa, B., Mailer, M., Schnitzer, M. Does health-oriented tourism contribute to sustainable mobility? Sustainability. 2019; 11 (9):2633. doi: 10.3390/su11092633. (A2)

Schlemmer, P.Blank, C., Schnitzer, M. Does physical activity during alpine vacations increase Tourists’ well-being? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16 (10):1-14. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16101707. (A2)

Blank, C., Gatterer, K., Leichtfried, V., Pollhammer, D., Mair-Raggautz, M., Duschek, S. & Schobersberger, W. (2018). Short vacation improves stress-level and well-being in german-speaking middle-managers - a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 5, 130. doi:10.3390/ijerph15010130 (A2)