Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPEDs) are illicit substances used by people who wish to improve their physical appearance and/or enhance their physical performance. This free webinar gives you the facts on IPEDS.
“It’s about learning to be comfortable being uncomfortable,” said England boss Roy Hodgson.
For information on the safe use of supplements read The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements
Testing can be useful as an assessment tool, the actual process of taking a test can also help us to learn and retain new information over the long term and apply it across different contexts.
Offering strength and conditioning professionals research-based exercise tests and assessments to measure key fitness components.
A number of companies are now marketing genetic tests that they claim can identify a child’s aptitude for certain sports, but sports medicine professionals are warning against putting too much faith in the tests. The tests screen for several genes, including the ACTN3 gene, which has been linked to enhanced performance among some elite sprinters.
Practical application of knowledge and skills associated with standardized health and fitness related tests.
A comprehensive learning tool for students and an essential reference for advanced clinicians. This text defines the role of function in physical performance and how it can be appropriately tested.