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Applied S and C – effective warm-up & movement preparation

We decided to put warming-up and movement preparation back on the radar in light of some stuff we’ve seen in the field and read from strength and conditioning coaches and physiotherapists, over the past 12 months. Just so there’s no confusion, neuromuscular warm-ups (NMWU) including the FIFA 11+ are  warm-ups that can assist in reducing soft-tissue injuries in individuals(…)

Indexing fatigue during speed-endurance training

Indexing fatigue during speed-endurance training

Speed-endurance training (S-E) is a vital component of training in sports such as soccer, tennis, basketball and others, but it can be tricky to evaluate a S-E session on the quantitative level. Heart rate (HR) which is a precise physiological measurement is one way of measuring training intensity, however during recovery from one repetition to(…)

Exercise and Aging

Exercise and Aging

Japan is facing the demographic time bomb faster than any other nation. With a median age of 45 years, they have more older adults with fewer younger adults than anywhere else in the world. Ohtake, et al 2013 began to analyze the thresholds for long-term care, falls and other signs of aging. They divided a(…)