With such an ambitious goal, the Barça Innovation Hub has presented its research at this year’s world-renowned MIT Sloan Sports Analytics international conference.
Nutrition should help optimise everyone’s health, but for athletes also optimises performance and it is a key component for reaching one’s maximum physical development.
It is almost equally important as education, that children have spaces in the neighbourhood where they can spend their leisure time without falling into delinquency.
The development of elite sports has meant that players are constantly exposed to higher training loads, busier competition schedules and shorter rest periods.
Chronic Achilles tendinopathy is one of the most common tendon disorders, both for athletes and for people who are not necessarily involved in sports.
FC Barcelona’s first team doctors Mindaugas Gudelis and Ricard Pruna reviewed a series of cases and carried out a brief clinical analysis of familial hypercholesterolemia in high-performance athletes in an article for the scientific journal Apunts Medicina de L’Esport.
Regardless of country or race, children’s eyes light up when they see a player from their team run out onto the pitch. That emotion is so special because in their heart they identify with the player, and they may even aspire to be like them someday, whether in sports or in life.
Handball is one of the sports that are encompassed by the term overhead, a concept that includes sports based on a movement in which the arm is brought above the head.
An article published in the scientific journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise has shown that a FATMAX stress test on professional footballers not only provides cardiovascular fitness levels, but also helps to understand the players’ main energy metabolism.
It has been estimated that there are currently more than 65 million displaced people fleeing from wars, conflict and persecution. Half of them are minors, the most vulnerable population.