Tag: sports performance

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 »

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 »

ARGININE SUPPLEMENTATION: DOES IT REALLY IMPROVE SPORTS PERFORMANCE?

The use of nutritional supplements is common among athletes to maintain health and improve athletic performance. Proteins and amino acids are specially consumed as ergogenic aids, with a frequency of… Read more »

RESPIRATORY MUSCLE TRAINING AND SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Some time ago exercise physiologists thought that the VO2max was the single determinant of human exercise performance in the respiratory system, assuming that maximal ventilation could be maintained indefinitely. Nowadays… Read more »