How to improve players’ concentration for training and a match in team sports

Michael Jordan, one of the best basketball players ever, used to say that it doesn’t matter how many hours you train; only the hours you are focused in training count.

Do players run less in the second half of a game?

Professional footballers’ physical performance has been widely studied over the last 25 years.


The effect of relative age refers to the difference in skills between people who have been grouped for a particular purpose or function based on age.

Sleep, a cornerstone for the athlete’s health and performance

Sleep plays a key role in people’s health in general and, besides, it is an essential biophysiological variable for athletes.

How does the menstrual cycle and contraceptives influence women’s performance?

High performance sport is becoming more equal, and women participate as much as men in most disciplines.

The Role of the Immune System in Sports Performance

The immune system is our body’s defence system against external elements such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi.

Blood flow restriction to improve performance and injury recovery

Blood flow restriction or BFR has become popular in the last few years in the training and physical therapy field.

The Effects of Confinement on Athletes

Many countries have had to implement numerous preventive strategies due to the pandemic, and confinement is one of the most notable ones.

Apps to assess and monitor athletic performance

The routine monitoring of training loads and athletes’ fitness is an essential process to ensure an optimal performance progression.

Gil Rodas: “Barça medical services have to be prudent, but never conservative”

Their mission at Barça is to work outside the immediacy of everyday life. Not to look just at the next game or the next season, but by means of the scientific method to look miles beyond the present, within a decade.