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Awareness of risk factors for sports injury is essential

Across the world there are millions of people involved in exercise and sport and in the process are enjoying the...

Resting Heart Rate: Why Measure it?

Many coaches go to extreme measures in an attempt to monitor the physical condition of their athletes. The need to...

International Swedish golfer Robert Karlsson backs Metrifit

One of the leading figures in European golf has used the occasion of the Irish Open in Lahinch to announce...

Mood State and Performance

Can mood state really affect performance on the field of play in sport? Can feeling happy, sad, anxious, angry or...

Techniques to help develop a positive mindset

No matter what level they are competing at, all athletes will suffer from some element of self-doubt. From the novice...

Metrifit chats to Professional Golfer, Robert Karlsson

We were delighted to get the opportunity to have a chat with Professional Golfer Robert Karlsson in London recently. Metrifit...

Coach Feedback – How important is it?

Feedback is the breakfast of champions. – Ken Blanchard The coach-athlete relationship is probably the most important relationship in sport....

Injuries cost much more than medals

Did you ever wonder why the world of sport is so obsessed with injury prevention? On the face of it,...

Mental health needs of elite athletes must be addressed

For all of us who have ever dreamed of being elite sport stars, the attraction is most likely the sense...

Interview with JC Anderson

We were delighted to get the opportunity to have a chat with JC Anderson, the Director of the Athletic Training...

Characteristics of an effective coach

It is universally accepted that the role of a coach has a huge influence on sporting success. An athlete may...

Good preparation breeds confidence

Confidence is the essential trait that defines each individual’s hope and faith in achieving their goals, that leads to successfully...

Can sports psychology give you an edge?

Most athletes, particularly at the elite level will go to any legitimate lengths or try any legal technique to give...

Optimizing the benefits of athlete self-reporting measures

The increasingly scientific approach to sport means that the modern athlete relies on information from a variety of sources in...

Monitoring Training and Stress in Young Athletes

We are delighted to feature this guest blog from Mike Hamlin, Richard Deuchrass and Hoani Smith of Lincoln University, New...

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