Symptoms of Overtraining

Tough training sessions followed by recovery are a physical requirement for improving athletic performance. But pushing too hard for too...

A look at recovery techniques for the athlete

When dealing with athletic performance there is often a primary focus on training but rest and recovery although often overlooked...

Metrifit’s 5 on Friday

As part of our aim to help share knowledge between coaches and help educate and motivate others we are starting...

Mind your head – Concussion in Sport

Concussion in sport is one of the most contemporary topics discussed from a safety point of view. The ramifications associated...

Athlete footwear – “These boots were made for walking” – but surely not for injury?

As we have covered previously, accidents such as knee injuries can be detrimental to an athlete’s long-term performance. Ligament tears,...

Athlete Recovery Part 2: Ice Baths – Do they actually work?

One of the most controversial and talked-about issues in modern sport science is undoubtedly the idea of ice-baths in athlete...

Athlete Recovery Part 1: Keep on Rolling!

In an ideal sporting world, it would be great to have a personal masseuse on tap 24/7 to give a...

Anti-Gravity Treadmills – What can they do?

Anti-Gravity Treadmills – What can they do?

When one mentions the words “anti-gravity treadmill”, the first image that may come to mind is an elaborate machine that...

Injured Athletes – How do they Cope?

Injured Athletes – How do they Cope?

Injury is part and parcel of modern day sport. Whether they are annoying little muscle strains or broken bones, injury...

The use of GPS in Sport

As many of our previous articles have reported, sport science is rapidly changing the way sport is played and the...

Yoga & Pilates in modern day Sport

Yoga & Pilates in modern day Sport

For many years, Yoga & Pilates has often been associated with females as a recreational activity. However, contemporary sports people...

What has changed in the Premier League in the last 22 years?

The FA Premier League has just started its 22nd season, and is regarded as one of the best football leagues...

Mobile Phone Technology in Sport

Sport at every level (elite, professional, amateur, recreational, etc.) is constantly evolving. With this, so is the evolution of technology...

Breaking Bones

Following on from our earlier article on ACL injuries in sport, bone fractures in sport is a common and unfortunate...

The Curse of the ACL Injury

One of the biggest fears of any player who plays sport is the thought of injuring their Anterior Cruciate Ligament...

Preseason Baseball Training Program Recommended To Prevent Injuries

Preseason Baseball Training Program Recommended To Prevent Injuries

Watching Major League Baseball players start their Spring training games this week in Florida and Arizona can be both hopeful...

Predicting Athletic Injuries – The Final Frontier For Sports Analytics

Predicting Athletic Injuries – The Final Frontier For Sports Analytics

What if?  It’s a question that many of the world’s top teams asked in the last year when faced with...

How To Prevent Overuse Injuries In Youth Sports

Most parents and coaches have heard of the growing problem of overuse injuries in youth sports but few are probably...

Why should I log?

Success is no accident.  It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you...