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BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION TRAINING: FROM SCIENCE TO PRACTICE

Professor Jeremy Loenneke, from the University of Mississippi, is one of the leading researchers in this field, and his work has widely contributed to much of what we currently know about BFR.

THE RISK OF TENDINOPATHY IN ELITE ATHLETES, IS IT IN THE GENES?

In an attempt to reduce injury incidence, new research is being conducted to identify the main risk factors.

CAN SLEEP TRACKERS HELP IMPROVE OUR SLEEP HYGIENE?

Sleep Trackers have been around for more than a decade, and these apps or devices are aimed to measure the amount and quality of our sleep.

LACK OF SLEEP WEAKENS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND DELAYS RECOVERY FOR ATHLETES

Among the many benefits of sleeping well, for athletes there is one very important reason and that’s why they need to sleep more hours: they need to restore the balance to their immune system.

CHALLENGES IN SPORTS MEDICINE DUE TO THE RISE OF INJURIES IN FOOTBALL

Since 2001, hamstring injuries – the most frequent kind of injury – have been increasing by 4% each year.

THE BENEFITS OF TAKING A NAP FOR YOUNG ATHLETES

A short nap can reinforce the memory of what was learned just as well as a full night’s sleep.

LOWER EXTREMITY INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAMS IN TEAM SPORTS

Designing injury prevention programs is a top priority for coaching staff in the pursuit to reduce the incidence of injuries.

OUR BRAIN HINDERS SLEEP THE FIRST NIGHT AWAY FROM HOME, BUT WE CAN STOP THIS FROM HAPPENING

Not feeling rested after your first night away from home is normal and has traditionally been associated to psychological factors or fatigue from having travelled the day before.

CONTRARY TO WHAT WAS EXPECTED, THE LENGTH OF THE FREE TENDON DOES NOT INFLUENCE THE BICEPS FEMORIS RECOVERY

The biceps femoris is one of the muscles that make up the hamstrings, which is one of the most injured muscle groups in sports such as football.

MEDICAL CHALLENGES IN WOMEN’S FOOTBALL

The relationship between health and athletic performance go hand in hand, and elite sports couldn’t be understood without the direct supervision of specialized doctors.