Category: Science

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 »

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 »

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 »