Month: February 2017

Weather and jet lag implications for footballers

With recent news of elite footballers making the move to China and the controversial decision to select Russia (2018) and Qatar (2022) as hosts for the World Cup, travel and weather are bound to be hot topics in elite level football.

Can these elite professionals be affected on the pitch by changing weather conditions and long commutes for away games?

Could you benefit from cold-water immersion?

The use of cold-water immersion (CWI) for post-exercise recovery has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. The International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance by Human Kinetics has recently published an article focusing specifically on why some of the current literature may show variability and disparity in the effectiveness of CWI for recovery of athletic performance by examining the body temperature and cardiovascular responses