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  • 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.

  • HRV4Training Pro Review

    By on 03/11/2022

    We are more than happy to announce the collaboration with the HRV4Training Pro. Currently, more than 150 000 people across the globe are using HRV4Training to measure physiological stress and better understand how their body responds to daily stressors, from training to lifestyle.

  • Developing a Philosophy for Life & Coaching

    By on 14/10/2022

    Establishing a philosophy is a fundamental process not only for coaching but for life itself. This philosophy underpins your everyday actions and behaviours and influences how you react to specific situations and environments that you may encounter throughout your life.

  • Resisted Sprinting and Its Role in Developing Sprinting Performance

    By 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.

  • Sleep, Sleep Deprivation & the Role of Napping: A Brief Introduction

    By 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.

  • Working as a Team S&C Coach

    By on 07/09/2022

    Do you work as a team S&C coach, and you must do everything in a gym by yourself? If your answer is yes, then you should definitely read this article!

  • The Science of Gaelic Football

    By 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.

  • Overview of Exercise Classification and Implementation into Athletic Training – Part 2

    By 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.