The importance of exchanging information properly with players to better train in team sports

In team sports, training is about exchanging information as well as helping players learn and master the game skills much better than if they learned them on their own.

Training to reach muscle Failure with Low and High Loads

There are less and less doubts about the need to keep adequate levels of strength and muscle mass for health.

How Does the Context of the Game Impact the Style of Play in Football Teams?

The style of play is a combination of identifiable strategies and tactical behaviours that are regularly repeated by a team over long phases of a match and that remain stable from game to game.

What are the effects of more or less rest days between two games in elite basketball?

Coaches and players point out that playing too many games with such short recovery time can be detrimental to health, and it might also be a disadvantage when the opposing team has had more days of rest.

Jump as a Fatigue Indicator

The monitoring of neuromuscular fatigue in athletes is very relevant when planning training sessions and competitions.

Do conditions imposed in training tasks affect the physical response of basketball players?

The evolution of elite sport has meant that players undertake high competitive loads caused by schedules packed with extremely demanding matches and practically no rest periods between them.

Analysis of physical performance in basketball, is the traditional average-based approach sufficient to analyse physical demands?

To schedule and prescribe training throughout the season, we need to know the physical demands that occur during competition as accurately as possible, so that exercises can be set that prepare the players to withstand real game situations.

The repetition of most demanding scenarios in team sports.

What if a maximum demand scenario doesn’t only happen once but several times? Straight after asking ourselves the question, we started turning it around in our heads.

Warm-up, post-warm-up, and re-warm-up on explosive actions in team sports

The warm-up plays an important role in exercise by improving the performance and reducing the injury risk.

Engaging Children in Sports

Children need physical activity every day. Exercise leads to improved physical and emotional health.