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Information in Sport and Training Sciences


CrossFit, injury, benefits, risks, study, high-intensity, sport, performance

Benefits and risks of CrossFit

by A. Manolova | 23 January 2018

Four years after the first study analyzing the injury rate in CrossFit, a systematic review comes back on this issue analyzing the results of 13 studies. What actually shows this review? Is CrossFit so dangerous ?

squat,dorsiflexion,ankle,mobility,trunk,leaning, back,impact,sport,performance,fitness,strength,conditioning

Influence of ankle mobility and segment ratios in the back squat

by A. Manolova | 16 January 2018

In back squat, an excessive and repeated forward trunk lean can increase the risk of injury to the lower back. But what are the factors that influence this leaning ?

force-velocity profile, velocity, jump, horizontal, vertical, squat, training, sport, performance

Force-Velocity Profile : Escape gravity to be faster

by P. Debraux | 9 January 2018

For lower limb extension velocity training, exercises with low loads or vertical jumps are generally recommended. And if other variants were better suited...

HIIT, running, performance, sport, intensity, VO2MAX, 3000m, lactate, interval, training, health, conditioning

Effects of different HIIT protocols on running performance

by A. Manolova | 22 February 2019

HIIT training improves cardiovascular endurance performance, but what is the difference between multiple protocols on performance gains for moderate-level runners ?

HIIT, Interval Training, high intensity, cycling, explosive, training, sport, science, performance, method

H.I.I.T. and Explosive training : Improvement of performance in cycling

by P. Debraux | 5 February 2019

The benefits of interval training and those of an explosive training on muscular performance are well known. But what can cyclists expect from a combination of these two types of training ?

MMA, fight, boxing, competition, match, sport, effort, lactate, resistance, training, workout, borg scale, science

M.M.A. : Training adaptation to competition with Borg scale

by A. Manolova | 25 Janvier 2019

The Borg scale allows a valid and subjective assessment by the athlete of the intensity of the perceived effort. This method could be useful for the strength and conditioning of fighting sports.

snowboard, training, performance, test, conditioning, resistance

Performance and physical characteristics of high-level snowboarders

by P. Debraux | 3 July 2018

The best way to enhance the training of high level athletes is to determine the physical characteristics linked to performance. Setting up adapted tests could be very useful.

elastic bands, resistance, training, variable, band, elastic, latex, fitness, mini-band, squat, performance, strength, power, speed, force, explosivity

Use of elastic bands in squat and performance benefits

by P. Debraux | 26 June 2018

The ability to generate high level of force as quickly as possible is a critical factor in many sports. To work this physical quality, there are different methodologies including variable resistance training with elastic bands...

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