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Applying Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio

Monitoring and managing training and match loads is critical to optimizing performance and preventing injury. Given the hectic, unconventional, and condensed schedule of many sports of the 2020-2021 season, managing player loads is going to be of utmost importance in getting players ready to play and keeping them healthy. Effective monitoring not only provides important […]

Strength Training and Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring strains are the most common injury that result in lost training and playing time in running-based sports (Opar et al., 2012). While the cause of hamstring strains is multifactorial, most injuries seem to occur during the late swing phase of high-speed running and nearly 80% affect the long head of the biceps femoris (Bourne […]