9 Common Misconceptions About Measuring Heart Rate Variability


May 8, 2018

9 Common Misconceptions About Measuring Heart Rate Variability

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) training is a great way to get valuable insights into how well you’re recovering, as well as how to manage workout intensities. Here are nine misconceptions many endurance athletes have about HRV that could be derailing their success.

You Can’t Think and Hit at the Same Time: Neural Correlates of Baseball Pitch Classification

Hitting a baseball is often described as the most difficult thing to do in sports. A key aptitude of a good hitter is the ability to determine which pitch is coming. This rapid decision requires the batter to make a judgment in a fraction of a second based largely on the trajectory and spin of the ball.

Autoregulation: The Pros and Cons When Training Athletes – SimpliFaster

Whether autoregulation is part of a training session or is the program itself, adjusting workloads to the individual athlete can be an important element in overall athletic development. However, autoregulation isn’t ideal for every situation, or every athlete. This article outlines the pros and cons of autoregulated training so coaches can decide what works best for their program.

Breakthrough for kinesiologists studying metabolic protein

San Francisco State University researchers have discovered a new method for testing levels of a tiny but hugely important protein-“AMPK”-in human muscle cells. “AMPK is the gas gauge that tells each cell in your body if your fuel is too low. We call it the energy sensor of the cell,” said Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley.

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