Recovery in sports science refers to the process of restoring the body after strenuous physical activity. This category emphasises techniques and strategies aimed at reducing the risk of injury and enhancing overall athletic performance.

As the world of recovery is very complex, our aim is to simplify that science so that coaches, athletes, and everybody else can understand how to use recovery methods in order to improve sports performance.

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Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio

Ryan White

The acute:chronic workload ratio can assist practitioners in understanding the preparedness of an athlete and their relative injury risk.

Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Owen Walker

Heart rate variability is a method of measuring athletes' fitness and fatigue to determine their readiness to train and prevent overtraining.

Cold Water Immersion

Owen Walker

Cold water immersion therapy is becoming an increasingly popular recovery protocol, but there is still many unknowns with its use.

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Massage Guns

Ed Shone

Massage guns are, like a number of health and exercise tools throughout the years, currently trending.  So, is it worth purchasing one?

Cold showers: Is there any scientific rationale?

Dr. Tom Brownlee

Some people swear that cold showers can deliver myriad health benefits, from keeping chronic disease at bay to clearer thinking, improved circulation and general wellness improvements. But what does the science have to say about them?

Monitoring Fatigue

Devin Wyatt

Actively monitoring fatigue levels in athletes can provide the feedback needed to adjust training in order to improve overall performance.

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