Gelatin: The Sports World’s Newest Superfood

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October 24, 2017

Gelatin: the sports world’s newest superfood

The latest superfood rippling through the sports world isn’t derived from an obscure Amazonian berry or a Himalayan tree bark. Instead, it’s a holdout from 1970s dinner parties. Earlier this year, a team of researchers published data suggesting that daily doses of gelatin – the magic ingredient that made Jell-O salads so beguiling – combined with ultrashort bouts of exercise could help strengthen tendons, ligaments, bones and cartilage.

We are at the dawn of the data revolution in sports

FTFsmall{ display: none; } @media screen and (max-width: 480px){ .FTFbig{ display: none !important; } .FTFsmall{ display: block; } } T he impact and value of game and training data analytics and their application to the sports we love have recently come into question. Kevin Seifert of ESPN wrote a

What the future holds for fitness technology

Experts weigh in on what the future holds for fitness trackers. Some emerging fitness technologies could come with detrimental downsides, experts say. Swarms of drones follow you while you run, recording video of your workout. Sensors hidden in your T-shirt track your heart rate and how many calories you’re burning.

College suspends rugby indefinitely due to concussions – The Kenyon Collegian

The College suspended the men’s and women’s rugby teams indefinitely on Oct. 6 due to concerns about the teams’ high rates of injury and noncompliance with risk management procedures recommended by the College’s insurer. The teams’ operations will halt while the College embarks on a review process of the program.

Force-Vector Training | Science for Sport

By James de Lacey Published 22nd October 2017 | 7 min read Summary The force-vector theory has been popularised by Bret Contreras and may have stemmed from Verkhoshanky’s proposals of dynamic correspondence. The force-vector theory allows coaches to identify training exercises (e.g. back squat) which may have greater specificity to the competition movements (e.g.

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