Check out the latest research, with a detailed explanation of the findings and coaching implication from Athletics Australia’s expert Craig Pickering.
Topics in this edition include:
What We Know About the Sprint Start
Periodization Theory: A Review
Training Load Monitoring
Drive for Skinniness and Injury Risk
Nordic Hamstring Exercises for Injury Prevention
Caffeine and Performance
Do Athletes Need More Zinc?
The following articles are recently published from peer-reviewed journals, with potential significance for athletics coaches.
Ten Tips to Hurdle the Injuries and Illnesses During Major Athletics Championships: Practical Recommendations and Resources (Full Article)
The Science Behind Competition and Winning in Athletics: Using World-Level Competition Data to Explore Pacing and Tactics (in the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and 10,000m) (Full Article)