06/10/2022By Lorcán Mason on 06/10/2022
The skill of sprinting is a key performance determining factor whether that be directly in track and field, or indirectly in team sports. This can be broken down into three phases: the acceleration phase, the maximum velocity (MV) phase and the deceleration phase.
15/09/2022By Lorcán Mason on 15/09/2022
Sleep is an essential component in the ability to achieve peak performance due to its integral role in the restoration and recovery processes. To learn more about the subject, read this excellent article by Lorcan Mason.
01/09/2022By Lorcán Mason on 01/09/2022
Gaelic football is one of the most played sports in Ireland & is organized & governed by the Gaelic Athletic Association and holds amateur status. The sport is far from amateur in nature, with players training up to 5x per week, following a demanding training schedule.
10/08/2022By Domen Bremec on 10/08/2022
In part 2 of the presentation, I will focus a bit more on the practical side of the classifications, why creating a pool of exercises will save you a lot of time, trouble, and nerves, and what are some of the crucial things to keep in mind when prescribing training.
25/07/2022By Lorcán Mason on 25/07/2022
Ultra-endurance sports have been classified by a winning time ≥ 6 hours, however, some authors suggest that any event ≥ 4 hours can be defined as ultra-endurance. Thus, for the purpose of this critical essay, ultra-endurance running performance will be defined as any event ≥ 4 hours or those in excess of a distance of a traditional marathon (>42.2-km).
21/06/2022By Domen Bremec on 21/06/2022
Here is a presentation I have made on an important issue that is relevant to both novice and more experienced coaches and practitioners in the sports science and training world.
22/04/2022By Marco Altini on 22/04/2022
Understanding athlete's recovery needs are key to ensuring that the training stimulus is properly planned and assimilated. Given the unique characteristics of each individual, the ability to potentially measure an athlete’s response to training can be key to tailoring training to their characteristics.
04/12/2021By Efthymios Kyprianou on 04/12/2021
In this presentation, Efthymios is demonstrating the importance of Max Sprinting Speed (MSS) in soccer; how to measure it, how to periodize it, and how we can train it.
18/10/2021By Nathan Kiely on 18/10/2021
Field sports are punctuated by high-intensity efforts - the moments that matter most, happen at speed - therefore, S&C coaches should be highly concerned with speed development. To find out more, check out this article by Nathan Kiely.