A lot of attention is being paid to recovery in athletes as part of efforts to help them reach their optimal performance. Much of this attention has focused on training loads, with numerous systems being developed to track this data. Now, attention is turning to the importance of sleep. As explained in a blog on …Read More
Coaches and athletes are becoming more and more aware of the importance of recovery. But exactly how to measure recovery is a harder nut to crack since there’s no easily recordable number to assign to it, such as a weight or time. In a recent posting on its blog site, Firstbeat Technologies offered some thoughts …Read More
One of the biggest advances brought about by the rise of sport science technology has been the ability to better measure and track an athlete’s training load. But what is training load? And how can knowing more about it help coaches improve athlete performance? To help teach people more abut this important subject, Firstbeat Sports …Read More
NHL teams arrange training clubs for their new reservations and prospects during the summer. Detroit Red Wings Head Coach saw last year’s training camp as an opportunity to introduce new players to the team as well as live in NHL in general. “I think it’s important for new, young players to get to know their …Read More
While there’s no consensus on whether cheerleading should or shouldn’t be a sanctioned sport at the high school and college levels, there’s little doubt that the physical demands placed on its participants are similar to those in traditional sports. At least that’s the conclusion of heart rate variability in college cheerleaders as detailed in a …Read More
Few sports are more physically demanding than wrestling. In addition to their intense workouts and matches, wrestlers also have to maintain a certain weight, which makes fatigue a constant threat. In order to make sure wrestlers aren’t overworking themselves or weakening themselves in an effort to make weight, coaches have turned to stress and recovery …Read More
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