Good posture and balance are essential for the efficient performance of both simple daily tasks and more complex athletic movement patterns. Improper posture and loss of balance can result in poor sports performance, injury or even death.
Sleep is an important process for recovery and performance in athletes and non-athletes. But how much do you really need? And how can you optimise sleep?
Back pain when sitting is a common problem. Expert in the field and massage therapist Jane Johnson, MCSP, MSc has put together 3 videos’ giving you some tips to help reduce back pain.
Sedentary behaviour and physical activity measurement, what are the best measures to take? Do we have a fundamental problem in our approach to measuring physical activity and sedentary behaviour? Is this negatively impacting our attempts to understand these behaviours and find effective interventions?
Taper or tapering has many definitions but if you get it right and it could be the difference between winning and losing. Tapering is common for athletes competing in a one-off event such as a marathon however it is also widely used in other sports.
This post analyses some sport-specific high-intensity fitness tests. Many sports are, for the most part, undertaken in an intermittent high-intensity fashion.
Low back pain is a common problem. Join us for this free webinar with author and chartered physiotherapist Jane Johnson and understand more about the causes and treatments of low back pain.
Is there a maturational threshold in young athletes? How reliable are studies on this? And why the widespread reliance on VO2max.?