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  • Fifteen Traps That Youth Coaches Often Fall Into

    By on 12/04/2024

    This article outlines common mistakes made by youth sports coaches, including prioritizing winning over development and neglecting the need for fun and individualized coaching approaches. It emphasizes the importance of a child-focused and adaptable coaching strategy for the long-term benefit of young athletes.

  • Maximising Performance: The Crucial Link between Sleep and Nutrition in Adolescent Athletes

    By on 13/07/2023

    Discover the connection between sleep and nutrition in adolescent athletes in this compelling article by Lorcan Mason. Uncover evidence-based strategies and expert insights to optimize sleep quality and proper nutrition, unlocking the full potential of young athletes. Learn how prioritizing these two essential elements can enhance performance, aid recovery, and promote overall well-being.

  • Using the GPS System In Soccer: Planning, Periodization, Load Distribution

    By on 04/06/2023

    In this excellent blog post, explore the effective utilization of GPS systems in soccer planning, periodization, and load distribution. Discover how leveraging GPS technology can enhance training strategies, optimize performance, and revolutionize the way soccer teams approach physical conditioning. Dive into the practical applications and benefits of incorporating GPS tracking into soccer training programs.

  • Investigation Of The Effect Of Hemoglobin Values Of Elite Football Players On Endurance

    By on 18/04/2023

    The article investigates the relationship between hemoglobin values and endurance performance in elite football players. It analyzes data from over 90 players and finds that higher hemoglobin levels may be associated with better endurance performance. Read the following article to find out more.

  • Tapering Physiology

    By on 09/04/2023

    The goal of any elite athlete or coach is to maximise the training adaptations in order to achieve pinnacle performance during competition (Grivas, 2018; Le Meur, Hausswirth and Mujika, 2012; Tonnessen et al., 2014).

  • Markerless Motion Capture And Its Application In A Sport-Specific Setting

    By on 30/03/2023

    With exponential technological development over the last decade, markerless motion capture systems have gained a considerable amount of attention, especially within the sports community. Coaches, strength and conditioning practitioners, and sports scientists are constantly searching for testing modalities that can be used to non-invasively evaluate athletes’ performance capabilities in a time-efficient manner.

  • Thoughts Can Be Fragile, Not Your Neck

    By on 12/02/2023

    When the discussion coins around Neck Strength Training among Sports Coaches/S&Cs, it quickly resonates with the analogy of that one unpopular guy in high school/college that nobody wants to talk about. The commonly accepted training wives-tale around the topic is “oh! it’s a fragile spot, not worth the risk, buddy”. But is it really, though?

  • A Deep Dive Into Athlete Monitoring: Background, Context and Practical Applications

    By on 23/12/2022

    Within current professional sport, the monitoring of athletes has become a cornerstone of the daily training schedule. The monitoring systems implemented by the sports science & medicine departments within clubs are dependent on its ability to reliability and accurately quantify the training dose and the individual response to the training dose of each player.

  • Altitude Training

    By on 30/11/2022

    Since the 1968 Mexico City Olympics held at 2300m, altitude training has become an integral part of an elite athlete's arsenal aiming to achieve peak performance. Although the validity of altitude training for elite athletes has continued to be debated, the proposed adaptations cannot be underestimated.

  • Cold Water Immersion as a Recovery Strategy in High-Performance Athletes

    By on 15/11/2022

    In this video presentation, I dive into the research of CWI as a recovery method in high-performance athletes, firstly establishing its perceived need due to demanding training programs while also establishing the physiological basis of how cold therapies affect recovery processes.