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NEURAL ADAPTATIONS IN RESISTANCE TRAINING

An increase in muscular strength without noticeable hypertrophy (muscle growth) is the first line of evidence for neural involvement in the acquisition of muscular...

EFFECTS OF ECCENTRIC TRAINING ON ACUTE HAMSTRING INJURIES

HAMSTRING INJURIES Our hamstrings play a vital role while running. They are involved in pushing our foot into the ground, generating force for take...

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE AND THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE

While the physiology of females may lead to requiring tailored training approaches that differ from male counterparts, the topic of training and menstrual cycles...

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

“The syndrome of RED-S refers to impaired physiological functioning caused by relative energy deficiency, and includes but is not limited to metabolic rate, menstrual...

ANAEROBIC POWER TESTING

Whether it be improved athleticism on the field, faster explosions out of the starting blocks, or more powerful kicks to finish off a 10km...

ISOMETRIC STRENGTH TESTING

An exciting addition to our clinic will be the readily available option to perform Isometric Strength Testing. Our new Force Hooks give us the...

THE ROLE & IMPORTANCE OF THE PELVIC FLOOR

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that must work correctly to ensure normal movement and function throughout many movements and activities. Pelvic...

BREAST SIZE AND BACK PAIN

Breast size and back pain: Is there a relationship? While it is widely recognised within literature that larger breasts can contribute to a range...

Soccer Injury Prevention

Soccer is one of the most demanding sports on the lower body. Requiring both endurance and speed, as well as the ability to change direction...

Injury Rates in Soccer

SOCCER AND INJURY RATES Soccer, like most field sports, is both high intensity and a physically demanding sport. Sprinting and changing direction, whilst also...

Posterior Impingement Or Achilles Pain

Pain behind your ankle may be posterior impingement not achilles pain Following on from ankle sprains, pain behind the ankle cannot always be assumed...

ANKLE SPRAINS: NEW & OLD

The Injury Clinic outlines how to manage ankle injuries when returning to sport in both the early and later stages.