Category: Science

CARRIAGE SYSTEMS FOR RUNNING: COMPARISON BETWEEN HANDHELD BOTTLES, WAIST BELTS AND BACKPACKS

Photo by Brian Erickson (Unsplash) Appropriate fluid and nutritional intakes are essential to maintain performance in sport competitions. Among them, runners, especially in long-distance events, often carry their own supplies… Read more »

HEAT STRESS DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RUNNING A MARATHON AND AN ULTRA-MARATHON

Peggy & Marco Lachmann-Anke (Pixabay) Marathon and ultra-marathon differ not only in the distance, but also and more importantly on the length of the event. Additionally, many of these events… Read more »

SPORTS RECOVERY USING CRYOTHERAPY AND PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS (PCM)

Photo by Carabo Spain (Pixabay) High-intensity exercise usually causes muscle damage, or EIMD (Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage). It is accompanied by strength loss, soreness, oxidative stress and inflammation, factors that cause… Read more »

TRAINING LOAD: OVERREACHING VS. OVERTRAINING. HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

Photo by Karsten Winegart (Unsplash) Training load is one of the key factors affecting performance. In preparation for a specific competition is common for endurance athletes to increase training load…. Read more »