Man United Sports Scientist Helping Mexico Stay Primed, Ready


July 2, 2018

Man United sports scientist helping Mexico stay primed, ready

MOSCOW — The moment many Mexico fans have waited four long years for is almost upon them. El Tri crashed out of Brazil 2014 in devastating fashion after a dubious penalty was awarded to Arjen Robben late on in the 2-1 round-of-16 loss.

Inside the Use of In-Game Tracking Data at the World Cup

FIFA’s adoption of Video Assistant Referees at the 2018 World Cup has been conspicuous. Play halts, the video board signals a review, and the losing side inevitably gripes about the decision. Over the 48 group stage matches there were 17 VAR match-stopping reviews, about one in three.

Higher Training Frequency Is Important for Gaining Muscular Strength Under Volume-Matched Training

Background: This study investigated the effect of volume-matched strength training programs with different frequency and subsequent detraining on muscle size and strength.Methods: During a training period of 11 weeks, untrained subjects (age: 22.3 ± 0.9 years, height: 173.1 ± 4.8 cm and body mass: 66.8 ± 8.4 kg) performed knee-extension exercise at 67% of their estimated one-repetition maximum either one session per week (T1 group: 6 sets of 12 repetitions per session; n = 10) or three sessions per week (T3 group: 2 sets of 12 repetitions per session; n = 10).

How to Make an Academy System of Sport Succeed: Focus on More Than Just Sport – SimpliFaster

The Right to Dream Academy in Ghana has turned out many national and international level soccer players, including Joshua Yaro. It does this by focusing on more than just soccer skills-including healthy behaviors, character development, education, and self-reliance. Freelap USA talks to the RtD Academy’s Richard Evans about player development, as well as the future outlook for the sport.

Context Matters: Revisiting the First Step of the ‘Sequence of Prevention’ of Sports Injuries

It is possible to prevent sports injuries. Unfortunately, the demonstrated efficacy and effectiveness of injury prevention approaches are not translated into lasting real-world effects. Contemporary…

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