athletic performance

New research in the Institute of Training Science and Sport Informatics, examined the effects of popular graduated compression stockings on running performance.
The sport of ultrarunning is becoming more popular today, as athletes search for new ways to challenge themselves in competition and training.
New research is further confirming the positive effects of a meditative breathing practice.
Athletes are becoming more aware of the empirically based data recommending fish oil supplementation for performance, recovery, and health.
A concept as basic as the hand we choose for eating, writing, making contact with our loved ones, is at the heart of extensive empirical research.
Tempo training is an important component of training commonly overlooked by strength and conditioning professionals and athletes.
Researchers and strength and conditioning professionals still debate over the efficacy of a dynamic warm up versus a static warm up. Which one did researchers determine was the best/
Previous research has examined the dynamic relationship between coaches and athletes. New research analyzed the impact coaching behaviors and rapport on an athletes’ perceived levels of anxiety.
New research in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, investigated oral contraceptives on growth hormone responses to sprinting in female athletes.
When we think about embarking on a fitness regime, we may not initially imagine that it could occupy us body, mind, and spirit. But it can.
New research in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport examined training loads and injury rates in professional rugby league players.
Competition pervades our daily lives. We vie for employment, cheer on our kids in the spelling bee, and even try to beat out others for the best concert tickets.
Competition anxiety and stress can be detrimental to athletes in any sport. New research examined the practice of mindfulness meditation on pre-competition stress.
New research in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research examined audience presence and competition on weightlifting performance.
In a previous article we discussed the use of complex training systems as an effective tool to elicit maximal performance gains in athletes.
Programming for a variety of athletes can be a arduous process for strength and conditioning professionals. "Complex training" offers one type of protocol for training.
Fish oil is all the rage these days as a supplement. As a coach, it is one of the few supplements I recommend for all my students.