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Brains in Sync: Esports Team Coordination and Interpersonal Prefrontal Neural Synchrony

In order to better understand the demands of esports athletes and advance the field of esports performance and esports medicine, it is important to make use of available technologies for assessing cognitive function. Neuroimaging is one such technology that can enable us to better understand the role of cognition in esports team performance. 

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Are Esports Players Comparable to Traditional Athletes? A Cross-Sectional Study

The primary research question of this study was “are esports players comparable to traditional athletes?”. To assess this, researchers compared competitive, physical, and cognitive characteristics of the two groups.

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Enhanced Esports: Community Perspectives on Performance Enhancers in Competitive Gaming

At this point, it’s fairly well-established that performance-enhancing modalities exist within traditional sports. As esports has continued to grow, esports athletes and the esports community have also become aware of the potential for use of performance-enhancing drugs and treatments in esports competitions.  In this study, researchers investigated the use and perception of Performance Enhancers in

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Esports Psychology: A Systematic Literature Review

Given the significant degree of cognitive skill and emotional regulation involved, esports performance is heavily impacted by psychological states. Esports Psychology research can also reveal valuable information about the motivations of spectators as well as players. This systematic esports medicine literature review discusses the growing phenomenon of esports and the limited research that has been

Esports Fitness

Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting With a 6 Min Walk Improves Esports Performance in Women and Men Esports Players: A Randomized Trial 

Esports performance is heavily reliant on cognitive function, and much of the current research focuses on interventions to improve esports performance. In this study, researchers investigated the effects of taking breaks during video game play on executive function and gaming performance in competitive first-person shooter esports players. The study used a randomized repeated measures experimental

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Esports Medicine Research Summary: Musculoskeletal Disorders in Video Gamers – A Systematic Review

Esports medicine is a relatively novel field of research. In this systematic review, researchers evaluated the association between video gaming and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). A total of 16 studies were included in the analysis, with a total of 62,987 participants from 10 different countries. The majority of the studies were cross-sectional and involved school-aged children

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