Posts tagged with ‘Theory’

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 10

    By on 23/05/2022

    This is another excellent rant by Dan on how to decipher research better. In the following article and video, he will show you some disclaimers about the data from one of his Ph.D. studies.

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 9

    By on 23/03/2022

    In this episode, we will look at a cross-sectional within-subject study looking at biomechanical differences between the BSS and BS. Or, in more general terms, single-leg vs. double-leg exercises.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 6

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 15/03/2022

    {STMr} package is created to help sports scientists and strength coaches estimate strength profiles, create and visualize (percent-based) progression tables, and set and rep schemes.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 5

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 23/02/2022

    This article explains how you can avoid direct 1RM testing and doing reps to failure by using a novel approach. Don't miss out on reading the fifth part of the Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning article series!

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 4

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/02/2022

    In the previous part, we used a set of Epley’s equations to estimate both group and individual reps-max profiles, as well as to create progression tables. One characteristic of Epley’s equation is that 100% 1RM is achieved with 0RM, which is not an ecologically valid assumption. What the hell is 0RM in the first place? Find out in the...

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 8

    By on 30/01/2022

    In this episode, Daniel reviews Petushek et al. (2021) and the value of assessing movement quality to determine its relationship with injury risk.

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 7

    By on 11/11/2021

    In this episode, Daniel reviews the relative contribution of muscle and tendon work in vertical jump tasks between good and poor performers by McBride (2021) and how this should impact our training foci.

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 6

    By on 06/10/2021

    In this episode, Daniel reviews the importance of training availability on competition outcome by Raysmith et al. (2016) and highlights how we undervalue absence of injury and illness.

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 5

    By on 14/08/2021

    In this episode, Daniel reviews the intensity assessment of plyometrics by Sugisaki et al. (2013) and highlights how little we focus on joint-by-joint demands than prescribing jumping activities.

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 4

    By on 19/07/2021

    In this episode, Daniel reviews the meta-analysis by Elliot et al. (2020) and highlights how little confidence we have in brain-based training. More specifically, this paper shows that fMRI studies, one of our “best” method to check what’s going on in the brain, are not reliable.