Author Archives: oneKmore

HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY (HBOT), ANOTHER TOOL FOR SPORTS RECOVERY

Photo by Jane Sundried (Unsplash) The therapy HBOT is medical treatment that involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber (ambient pressure higher than atmospheric pressure).   A brief story… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXIX) – Sydney 2000: GEZAHEGNE ABERA (1978-)

“I had never run just to participate; I always ran for victory.” Gezahegne Abera After the women´s marathon, which finished with victory for the Japanese Naoko Takahashi, next in line… Read more »

NEW WORLD RECORDS IN LONG-DISTANCE RUNNING: PHYSIOLOGICAL OR TECHNOLOGICAL?

Photo by MIguel A Amutio (Unsplash) Since the introduction of the first carbon fibre plate (CFP) shoes by Nike in 2016 we have seen most of the long-distance running world… Read more »

EXERCISE AND CARTILAGE REGENERATION THERAPIES IN OSTEOARTHRITIS

Photo by Todd Cravens (Unsplash) Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is the eleventh cause of disability worldwide, and its prevalence only increases as the age and weight of population increase. It is a… Read more »

TRANSGENDER WOMEN IN SPORTS: A PHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACH

Photo by Photoholgic (Unsplash) A very recent article has gone through the latest physiological reports about transgender women trying to reach a consensus that would support their inclusion, or exclusion,… Read more »

Film + Interview: PRE´S PEOPLE (2021, Travis Johnson & Brad Jenkins, 127min)

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” Steve Prefontaine “Legacy lives beyond the individual.” Phil Pursian, Pre´s trainer during high school   A new documentary… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXVIII) – Sydney 2000: NAOKO TAKAHASHI (1972-)

“I would get up at 6:30 and run 50 km before breakfast. Then another 20 km. It was rough but I didn’t dislike it. I had to suck it up…. Read more »

ACUPUNCTURE AS A TOOL FOR ALLEVIATING EXERCISE-INDUCED MUSCLE SORENESS: IS IT USEFUL?

Photo by Erdenebayar (Pixabay) High-intensity exercise induces muscle soreness, especially with unaccustomed muscle work. Muscle soreness commonly occurs within 24 hours, reaching a peak between 24 and 72h after the… Read more »