Katherine Derbyshire

Katherine Derbyshire

 

 

 

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Why are female athletes so much more likely to suffer an ACL injury? Is it related to hormones, and if so what is this relationship? Researchers examined 13 studies for an answer.
Scientists took a close look at how body movement changed due to fatigue from resistance training. This gives coaches new information on how to effectively coach and program for their athletes.
Developing jumping power is vital for many athletes, but is the push jerk a good way to do it? Science takes a look at the actual mechanics involved and says, maybe not.
Rate of perceived exertion is often used in running training. Example: Run at a pace you determine to be "moderate" or 5 on a 10-point scale. Is RPE useful in strength training? Science investigates.
Motivation is a key contributor to success for both individual athletes and teams. Motivated athletes are critical to any coach’s success. But what is it and where does it come from?
New research looks at the relationship between blood sugar levels and resistance exercise following a meal. Can lifting weights help diabetics with their blood sugar management? Science says yes.
We've all felt it - that horrible soreness after a hard workout. DOMS, or delayed onset muscle soreness, is the bane of athletes. Science looks at whether aerobic activity during recovery is any help.
For endurance athletes it is a fine balance between volume and intensity in their training. New research looks at helping cyclists increase their VO2 max with high intensity running intervals.