Category: Science

SHOE TECHNOLOGY ON THE TOP 100 MEN´S MARATHON PERFORMANCES FROM 2015 TO 2019

Photo by Calpower (Pixabay) In October 2019 Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ran for the first time an unofficial sub-2h marathon in Vienna, as part of the Breaking2 Project. But everything started… Read more »

BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION TRAINING (BFRT): THE ULTIMATE TOOL IN SPORTS TRAINING?

https://www.onekmore.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/1-s2.0-S2212628718301063-mmc2_Trim.mp4   Blood Flow Restriction Training, or BFRT, is a training method that places a cuff or band around a muscle of interest, inflate it to reduce blood flow and… Read more »

FATIGUE AND THE RAPOPORT ENERGY MODEL FOR THE MARATHON

Photo by Martin Sanchez (Unsplash) Long-duration exercise is associated with fatigue, but what is fatigue? Its definition depends on which fatigue model we use. Among them we find: Cardiovascular/anaerobic fatigue… Read more »

ADAPTATION TO DOWNHILL RUNNING: IS IT POSSIBLE?

Photo by Alessio Soggetti (Unsplash) Muscle contractions in sports are usually isotonic, involving changes in length of muscle fibres, that can be classified in concentric and eccentric contractions. Concentric muscle… Read more »

SEX-SPECIFIC RUNNING INJURIES

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Photo by Quino Al (Unsplash) Running, as sports in general, is associated with many benefits for prevention and rehabilitation of health issues, although it also carries an injury risk. Among… Read more »

ENERGY COST OF THE GALLOWAY (RUN:WALK) MARATHON PACING METHOD

Photo by Pasja100 (Pixabay) The pacing strategy alternating periods of walking and running is known as the Galloway Method, after Jeff Galloway, the former US Olympic runner who popularized it…. Read more »

VITAMINS C AND E ON EXERCISE PERFORMANCE

Photo by Massimo Sartirana (Pixabay) According to the American College of Sports Medicine up to 50% of athletes use nutritional supplements. Among the most popular supplements nowadays are antioxidants, used… Read more »