How do you assess your fitness, this article explains simple ways to monitor your fitness levels, without wearable fitness technology.
Mental Health and the Athlete Mental health has become a major talking point during the COVID pandemic with feelings of despair, lethargy, hopelessness, low drive which is compounded by the prevalence of mental health disorders already present in the community with one in five people suffering from a depressive or anxiety disorder. Athletes are not […]Read article
Why is protein important for athletic performance? In sports where power and strength are important, athletes/individuals need lean muscle mass which occurs through a process called muscle protein synthesis. In short muscle protein synthesis is the remodelling process of skeletal muscle in response to resistance training leading to muscle growth (hypertrophy). Protein is therefore an […]Read article
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee injuries are devastating injuries that can significantly impact an athlete’s career including ending their ability to return to high level competitive sport. Individuals who suffer an ACL injury have lower self-reported knee function, quality of life and a greater risk of long-term joint morbidity including early osteoarthritis (1,2). Whilst those […]Read article