Fitness

Strength and conditioning programming for older athletes is a growing interest area in research and practice.
A recent case study examined back squatting using two different chain techniques. Researchers compared linear and double looped hung supplemental heavy chain resistance to the back squat mechanics.
Substantial research is now being conducted to examine the health and medical benefits of practicing yoga, deep breathing, and meditation.
Snowboarding has become an exceedingly popular extreme sport in the last 20 years. For most snowboarders, training in the off season and working out in a gym can be an uncommon practice.
New research examined the impact of perceptions of support received from coaches and an athletes’ positive and negative self talk.
Recent research compared agility, body composition, power, and strength of NCAA Division-I (D-I) and Division-III (D-III) female athletes.
Diaphragmatic breathing is commonly use breath technique to reduce stress and relax the mind in yoga and meditation practices.
Take extra rest days even when you feel great and think you don’t need them. Try taking off at least 5-7 days if you are feeling the effects of over-training.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) has been used to assess body fat for many years. The BMI is number calculated using weight and height.
Balance ability is a fundamental aspect for a number of sports that require kicking, running, changes of direction, and jumping.
Patellar tendonitis (PT) also known as "jumper's knee" is a recurrent cause of chronic pain in the knees of athletes.
Recent research examined the influence of sport specific training on bone mass and relative strength in short and long distance runners.