The injury risks of youth rugby have received much attention in recent years, in particular, the risks of concussion have been widely discussed. In a bid to reduce injury in sport the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the University of Bath have conducted The School Injury Prevention Study.
This year we will be supporting the World Conference on Science and Soccer (WCSS) which is taking place at Université Rennes 2, France from 31st May-2nd June 2017. Continue reading “Discover the latest findings in football science with WCSS 2017”
In April 2017 the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity published findings that prove walking up to one hour per week maintains mobility as older women age.
The physical demands of tactical professions such as military, law enforcement and fire and rescue require those workers to be in top physical condition to perform their jobs well and decrease the risk of injury. NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning contains scientific information to assist in implementing strength and conditioning programmes for trainers that work with these tactical athletes. Continue reading “Strength and conditioning programmes for tactical athletes”
Want to jump higher, sprint faster and improve reactive speed? These are valuable qualities for an athlete. Most people who train have heard of plyometrics and the fact that plyometric training can improve power output is fairly common knowledge. In our new book, Athletic Movement Skills author Clive Brewer dedicates a chapter to ‘Developing Jumping and Plyometric Skills’. In this chapter, he discusses ‘Shock Plyometrics’.
Continue reading “How shock plyometrics can make you more explosive”
We’re pleased to announce we’re supporting this year’s International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Regional Meeting in Ipswich, UK. The event is taking place at Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich on Friday 26th May 2017.