By Efthymios Kyprianou on 07/12/2018
In the third and last part of this article series, we will outline and elaborate on the most essential aspects each professional must consider, when designing a weekly plan.
By Lorena Torres on 26/11/2018
In the video below, Lorena Torres, PhD does a wonderful job summing up the current evidence-based-practice, but also practice-based-evidence on supplements and provides simple actionable insights that can be applied right now with your athletes or club.
By Efthymios Kyprianou on 03/11/2018
Sometimes, coaches tend to overcomplicate their work with fancy equipment and ideas but in the end, they forget their initial target. Coaches should know their strengths and weaknesses and adjust their philosophy way of playing according to the team they are working with.
By John Chambers on 21/10/2018
If you’ve been a powerlifter or strength athlete for very long, chances are you’ve heard plenty locker room talk from both sides of the age-old programming argument: high frequency training vs. low frequency training.
By Efthymios Kyprianou on 07/10/2018
Efthymios Kyprianou and Francesco Farioli wrote exceptional artical for coaches working in soccer or any other team sport. This artical is outstanding resource for every coach out there willing to understand working and planning in team sports from holistic (systemic) viewpoint.
By Bart Dingenen on 20/09/2018
In this video, I present an overview of examples of exercises during the rehab process, beginning from the ACL injury, until full return to sport in our rehab center Motion to Balance, Genk, Belgium.
By Anthony Donskov on 15/09/2018
The intent of this presentation is to take the viewer through a step by step process regarding the design and implementation for training the advanced level hockey player. As Karl Popper states: “science starts and ends with problems.”
By Bas Van Hooren on 05/08/2018
Many recreational and professional athletes frequently perform 5-15 minutes of low to moderate intensity exercises or movements after their training or competition in an attempt to improve recovery and hereby enhance subsequent performance and reduce injuries. This recovery method is widely known as a cool-down.
Planning The In-season Microcycle In Soccer Part 9: Revisiting ‘Physical Themes Derived From Tactical Periodisation’By Hamish Munro on 24/07/2018
Reflection has often (but by no means always) been overlooked and underutilised within the strength and conditioning, sport science and performance enhancement arena. When reflecting back on the presentation I published on our 2015/2016 in-season setup, many things have changed while many haven’t – as is the way in performance enhancement.
By Bas Van Hooren on 30/05/2018
The possible predominantly isometric hamstring functioning and suggested mechanisms of injury have several implications for training. Most prominently, high-intensity isometric training and training of intermuscular coordination (e.g., lumbo-pelvic control) may be important to reduce injury risk and improve performance in addition to eccentric training.