Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes provides the tools needed to create a successful athlete monitoring plan. Coaches are able to use these skills to adapt their current training programmes and help their athletes achieve peak performance.
The seminal work of Canadian physiologist Hans Selye, the general adaptation syndrome (GAS) model, forms the basis of many discussions regarding the monitoring of physiological stress. The aim of training is to provide a stimulus that improves performance. Optimising this relationship requires a solid understanding of the GAS model. This blog is an excerpt from Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes by Mike McGuigan, PhD, CSCS.
Our journal of the month for April is the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (IJSPP). The journal has been in existence since 2006 and has an impact factor of 3.042.
The use of cold-water immersion (CWI) for post-exercise recovery has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. We’ve all seen the images and heard about athletes jumping in ice baths or cold water post game (just like Andy Murray after winning Wimbledon). However is it for everyone?
There can be no growth without discomfort – David Joyce Continue reading There can be no growth without discomfort – David Joyce
The third webinar of our four-part series with Ian Craig and The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) is DIY sports drinks and gels that nourish, not deplete.