Virtual reality for sports training is becoming an option for many athletes. While it’s not for everyone, it does have potential to help support the development of technique and even help minimise some injury risks.
Load management isn’t just for elite athletes – knowing exactly how much and how hard young athletes train is one way to help keep them fit and healthy.
The exact mechanisms behind music and exercise performance aren’t well understood. However, it does seem the tempo of your music may affect your strength and endurance performance.
Training load monitoring and management is an important step in the process of setting up a team or athlete to be prepared for a competitive season.
Even amateur-level teams are looking to get the edge on their opponents – ideally, with the smallest possible price tag. The secret most clubs don’t know is that you can develop high performance initiatives for peanuts, even at the lowest levels of sport.
Just a few years ago, suggesting virtual reality as a training method would have got you laughed out of the room – now many elite and amateur athletes are using it with great success.
Many gym-goers wear trainers or sneakers, but some wear special weightlifting shoes with a built-up heel. And some may have no shoes at all. What is this witchcraft?
GPS analysis can often be confusing, with thousands of metrics and the need for highly specific reporting, so how on earth do you select the right key performance indicators?
There is no doubt sport science is here to stay, but how can sport scientists and coaches best understand data collection so they seamlessly align and accomplish what they set out to do?
Force plates are used to analyse the ground reaction force of athletes during walks, runs, or other physical exercises like jumping. But how do coaches and athletes get the most out of them?
Elite athletes have access to teams of coaches and sport scientists, who use sports technology to drive performance. But amateur athletes can also benefit from the latest tech, too.
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