Coaching Matters Blog Round Up

Coaching Matters, my round up of articles & videos is proving more & more popular so I thought I would provide an RSS feed of the sites I visit most regularly for those who would like the most up to date posts as they happen.

The articles update on an hourly basis so bookmark the page & keep coming back. If I am missing any good blogs drop me an email or let me know on Twitter @SiNainby. Enjoy!

  • Rethinking the cool down AND XC coach at University of Houston
    The Cool down- what does it do? I’ve contemplated for a while writing about the role and function of cooling down after a workout or race, but never I have never fully been able to put all the pieces together to do so.  The cool down seems like such a ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 09-09-12
    7 years ago
  • Preseason is fast approaching…
    It's the time of the season that adults typically fear; the endless laps, the 'bleep test', the military-style circuit training with one-minute planks and a 12 minute run. The thoughts of not seeing a ball for six weeks and having to take your 'runners' every week as doing those miles ... read more
    Source: Nick Levett – Youth Football DevelopmentPublished on 26-07-12
    7 years ago
  • Top 10 applications: No.1 – Power to the revolution
    I am a runner. Well I used to run. Actually I still run, but only a couple of times per week. But I used to try to sprint. I wasn’t very good, but I had a nice time trying! Nevertheless running has been my predominant sport.This is my way of ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 25-07-12
    7 years ago
  • Our greatest team: Infographic
    7 years ago
  • Press cuttings
    Here are the links to few articles referring to our work leading into the London 2012 Olympics (click on the image). ... read more
    7 years ago
  • Free pain assessment tool
    I just came across a fantastic (free) pain assessment tool developed by Emilie McMahon. A study showed how it was well accepted and easy to use with an heterogeneous group of participants. But if you want to know more about pain scales, you really need to read this recent ... read more
    7 years ago
  • Top 10 Applications: No. 2 – Going Altius to go Citius
    I should admit that even with my modest education in the area, that on at least 3 occasions to altitude I have made a horrible misjudgement of my own personal abilities leading to a heaped collapse of breathlessness*. Well at least I can’t be accused of avoiding experience.Altitude has been a focus ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 18-07-12
    7 years ago
  • Top 10 Applications: No. 3 Prime Target
    This application has been about 10 years in the making and with that one of the slowest burning project areas that we have worked with. Let me start with the reason as to why it has taken so long to get it going.  A sports scientist is rightly encouraged to ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 11-07-12
    7 years ago
  • Prior high-intensity exercise improves 800-m running performance
    Now updated abstract link is high-intensity exercise increases the oxidative energy contribution to subsequent exercise and may enhance exercise tolerance.  The potential impact of a high-intensity warm-up on competitive performance, however, has not been investigated.  PURPOSE: To test the hypothesis that a high-intensity warm-up would speed o2 kinetics and enhance ... read more
    Source: Steve Ingham – Sport SciencePublished on 11-07-12
    7 years ago
  • Moving on
    Brief intermission from normal blog stuff for an interruption from my real life. Most have probably seen but I’m moving on from the Nike Oregon Project.  It’s been a great learning experience for the last almost 2 years, but it’s time ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 09-07-12
    7 years ago
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