Everything You Need to Know About Using Wellness Questionnaires in Sport

Athlete self-report measures (ASRM) can be a relatively simple and inexpensive means for determining an athlete’s training load and his or her subsequent responses to that training [20]. In fact, using ASRM, such as wellness questionnaires, is the most common method for monitoring athlete fatigue and recovery in high performance sport in New Zealand and Australia [28]. And for good reason, as we will soon discover.

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Effect of Caffeinated Gum on a Battery of Rugby-specific Tests in Trained University-standard Male Rugby Union Players

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How to Use the Last 3 Minutes of Halftime: The Effect of Halftime Re-warmup Duration on Intermittent Sprint Performance

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Intermittent Dieting: Theoretical Considerations for the Athlete

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Effects of Acute Ingestion of Caffeine on Team Sports Performance: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Why Strength Coaches Also Need to be Good Weight Room DJs

Who’s controlling the music in the weight room, and does it matter? If the weight room DJ is subpar, training and performance gains may be left on the table, research suggests.

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Debunking 5 Myths About Training Load, Injury, and Athletic Performance

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The Effects of Caffeine on Resistance Exercise Performance: A Review

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Carbohydrate Loading Strategies: Classical vs. Contemporary

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Recommendations for Carbohydrate Intake During Exercise: When, How Much, and What Types

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Daily Carbohydrate Recommendations for Optimal Athletic Performance

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Supplement Review: Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) and MCT Oil

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are exactly what you would think; triglycerides (i.e. fat molecules) with medium chain lengths of molecules. Some triglycerides have long chains, containing 13+ carbon atoms, whereas others have short chains, containing 5 or fewer carbon atoms. MCTs are right in the middle, and contain 6-12 carbon atoms in their chains [1-4].

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Supplement Review: Dietary Nitrate and Beetroot Juice

In the human body, Nitric Oxide (NO) promotes vasodilation, or widening of the blood vessels, which increases blood flow and reduces blood pressure [1-3]. NO is heavily involved with many physiological processes that affect exercise performance, including the regulation of blood flow, skeletal muscle contraction, and mitochondrial respiration and biogenesis [3-5].

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Racing Against Superhuman Robots Improves Athletic Performance in Trained Cyclists

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Beginning Post-Injury Rehabilitation Sooner, Rather than Later, Accelerates Return to Pain-Free Sport Participation in Athletes

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What You Need to Know About Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training

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Plyometrics Training in Water Results in Better Performance Outcomes Compared With Its Traditional, Land-Based Counterpart

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Combining High-Intensity Interval Training and Resistance Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Short-Term Gluten-Free Diet Has No Performance Effects in Nonceliac Cyclists

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This Green Drink Makes You Run Faster

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