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Testing is an objective way of confirming a coach or manager's thoughts
Functional movement screening
Regularly assessing mobility and stability will give athletes an indication of their functional status and injury risk
MOT your body with functional movement screening
Heart Rate Monitors may not be the best way to predict VO2 Max and monitor overtraining
The importance of tapering as part of successful programme design
Heart rate variability and stress analysis to enhance endurance
A progression from the One Foot in Each Rung drill, challenges the speed of co-ordination of the athlete. Have the athlete perform the drill correctly by asking them to start off slowly to get a feel of the movement.
Insulin cheats beware
Drugs in sport: why testing is not enough
Physiological Assessment in Cycling
If you need to know if you’re getting faster over time, these are the tests for you
Electrical Muscle Stimulation - Exploding the Myths
How to keep an eye on your lactate acid levels
How Valid Is the Borg Scale?
Psychometric tests: a case study focusing on rugby league side Huddersfield-Sheffield Giants and their search for a new coach
The role of sports psychology in sport
High-speed running tests are excellent predictors of race finishing times
An easy way for runners to estimate Maximal Lactate Steady State pace
Anaerobic exercises: Two-week training cycle plus 10-day taper leads to huge gains in anaerobic capacity.
Self-assessment: VO2max is a poor predictor of performance, but computing your velocity at V02max can pay big benefits.
Veronique Billat - Exercise Research
Calculating Vo2max: Make sure you have your doctor's permission before carrying out the following test.
Creatine Effects: A man who is showing athletes how to use advances in sports nutrition to produce dramatic improvements in their performances.
Olympics Sex Test: Why the Olympic sex test is outmoded, unnecessary and even harmful.
Lactate Threshold Heart-rate: A question of distance, and how to work out your lactate threshold heart rate.
Here's a new running-based test of anaerobic performance for which you need only a stopwatch and a calculator.
Heart Rate Monitor Reviews - Is heart rate monitoring of any value?