Athletes Are Paying the Physical Price of Playing College Sports



November 20, 2017

The Physiological Responses to Spring Football in College Players – SimpliFaster

A look at a recent research study conducted on American collegiate football players during spring camp. The study shows that a working strategy for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of HRV in American football is both possible and practical in a large team when short sampling times are used.

PA Radio – Episode 234: Scott Caulfield – Power Athlete™

Scott Caulfield [@CoachCaulfield] is one of the magnificent minds behind the National Strength and Conditioning Association. As Head S&C coach at the NSCA [@NSCAOfficial] flagship facility, he overseas the training of all athletes. Holding such a title puts Caulfield in the fortunate position to rub elbows with some of the top influencers in the field.

Muscle injury rate in professional football is higher in matches played within 5 days since the previous match

Background The association between match congestion and injury rates in professional football has yielded conflicting results. Aim To analyse associations between match congestion on an individual player level and injury rates during professional football matches. Methods Data from a prospective cohort study of professional football with 133 170 match observations were analysed with Poisson regressions.

What Does Velocity Within A Set Indicate About Training – By Kevin Carroll

Velocity-Based Training (VBT) conceptually seems to be very simple: the use of velocity measurements to gain daily feedback on training. However, are we OVER-simplifying the use of velocity for monitoring and coaching purposes? A look into the existing literature on VBT might indicate that things ar

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