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Do mouthguards enhance athletic performance? Additional Research Resources

The following are additional research resources that complement the post published on June 28, 2013 on Oasis Discussions: Do mouthguards enhance athletic performance?

Effect of wearing mouthguards on the physical performance of soccer and futsal players: a randomized cross-over study.

  • Collares K, Correa MB, Silva IC, Hallal PC, Demarco FF.
  • Dent Traumatol. 2013 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/edt.12040. [Epub ahead of print]

Influence of mouthguards on the physical performance of soccer players.

  • Queiróz AF, de Brito Jr RB, Ramacciato JC, Motta RH, Flório FM.
  • Dent Traumatol. 2013 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/edt.12026. [Epub ahead of print]

The effects of mouthguards on the athletic ability of professional golfers.

  • Pae A, Yoo RK, Noh K, Paek J, Kwon KR.
  • Dent Traumatol. 2013 Feb;29(1):47-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2012.01123.x. Epub 2012 Mar 4.

The effects of a customized over-the-counter mouth guard on neuromuscular force and power production in trained men and women.

  • Dunn-Lewis C, Luk HY, Comstock BA, Szivak TK, Hooper DR, Kupchak BR, Watts AM, Putney BJ, Hydren JR, Volek JS, Denegar CR, Kraemer WJ.
  • J Strength Cond Res. 2012 Apr;26(4):1085-93. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31824b4d5b.

Influence of different types of mouthguards on strength and performance of collegiate athletes: a controlled-randomized trial.

  • Duddy FA, Weissman J, Lee RA Sr, Paranjpe A, Johnson JD, Cohenca N.
  • Dent Traumatol. 2012 Aug;28(4):263-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2011.01106.x. Epub 2012 Jan 25.

The effects of mouthpiece use on gas exchange parameters during steady-state exercise in college-aged men and women.

  • Garner DP, Dudgeon WD, Scheett TP, McDivitt EJ.
  • J Am Dent Assoc. 2011 Sep;142(9):1041-7.

The effect of mouthguard design on respiratory function in athletes.

  • Gebauer DP, Williamson RA, Wallman KE, Dawson BT.
  • Clin J Sport Med. 2011 Mar;21(2):95-100. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e31820428b0.

Physiological variables and mouthguard use in women during exercise.

  • Rapisura KP, Coburn JW, Brown LE, Kersey RD.
  • J Strength Cond Res. 2010 May;24(5):1263-8. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181d1572d.

Influence of custom-made mouth guards on strength, speed and anaerobic performance of taekwondo athletes.

  • Cetin C, Keçeci AD, Erdoğan A, Baydar ML.
  • Dent Traumatol. 2009 Jun;25(3):272-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2009.00780.x.

Jaw clenching results in concurrent activation potentiation during the countermovement jump.

  • Ebben WP, Flanagan EP, Jensen RL.
  • J Strength Cond Res. 2008 Nov;22(6):1850-4. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181875117.


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