Interview: Lorena Torres

  In this article we chat with Sports Scientist and Strength and Conditioning Coach, Lorena Torres (@lorenatorres07). Currently, she is working in the NBA as an Applied Sport Scientist, Research and Development Coordinator in San Antonio. Our discussion includes lessons from working across different sports, mixing applied practice with academia, challenges…

A Standardized Small Sided Game Can Be Used to Monitor Neuromuscular Fatigue

Rowell AE, Aughey RJ, Clubb J and Cormack SJ (2018) A Standardized Small Sided Game Can Be Used to Monitor Neuromuscular Fatigue in Professional A-League Football Players. Front. Physiol.9:1011. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01011   Available on Frontiers in full here: https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01011  Also on ResearchGate here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326885639_A_Standardized_Small_Sided_Game_Can_Be_Used_to_Monitor_Neuromuscular_Fatigue_in_Professional_A-League_Football_Players   Introduction: Training and competition load can cause neuromuscular fatigue…

Developing Cost-effective and Evidence-based Load Monitoring Systems

Clubb, J & McGuigan, M. Developing cost-effective, evidence-based load monitoring systems in strength and conditioning practice. Strength and Conditioning Journal. Published Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000396   Available on the Strength and Conditioning Journal website here Available to request via Researchgate here   Audio Abstract here   The purpose of this paper…

Notes From: Seattle Sounders FC Sports Science Seminar 2017

Seeing as though we are asking people to share their notes from events and conferences, it is only fair that I do so too! Last month the Seattle Sounders hosted their annual Sports Science seminar, which I’ve been lucky enough to attend two years running. Below I will share a…

Sports Science at the Rio Olympics

Another inspiring Olympic Games is over… But if you are already suffering from the post-Olympics blues, here is a selection of resources and articles on a whole variety of topics surrounding the Games. No doubt there are many others so feel free to add any other links or suggestions in the comments below.  …

i1 Biometrics releases sports mouthguard to track head injuries

By Rawlson King, February 6, 2015 i1 Biometrics announced this week that members of the University of Kansas football team will wear the Vector MouthGuard as the instrument of telemetry to measure the brain’s linear and rotational accelerations from impacts experienced in practices and games in 2015. “We’re continuously looking for…

GPS Validity & Reliability – A Collection of Independent Research Findings

GPS technology provides coaches, sport scientists and athletes the opportunity to collect individual physical data that has not previously been available and on a time efficient, relatively low cost, non-invasive and potentially real time basis. As well as the practical benefits, there has been a surge in uptake through the…