Applied Sports Science Digest #284

by | Feb 3, 2023

What’s The Latest With Applied Sports Science?

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Agreement and equivalence of estimated physical activity behaviours, using ENMO- and counts-based processing methods, for wrist-worn accelerometers in adolescents
Absolute agreement between methods was poor-to-moderate for sedentary time and moderate physical activity, poor-to-good for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, moderate-to-excellent for light physical activity and excellent for vigorous physical activity
 Journal of Sports Science| January 2023 Learn More ›

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Resistance Training Induces Improvements in Range of Motion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

As resistance training with external loads can improve range of motion, stretching prior to or after resistance training may not be necessary to enhance flexibility. 

Sports Medicine | January 2023 Learn More ›


Outdoor walking better? environmental elements of cardiorespiratory fitness training trails
Outdoor, moderate cardiorespiratory fitness training led participants to perceive the intensity of the main training phase to be lower, and the participants had higher heart rates during the stretching phase of the outdoor training. In addition, outdoor cardiorespiratory fitness training led participants to feel less mental fatigue and to perceive the outdoor training to be more effective than indoor training.  

Front. Sports Act. Living | January 2023 Learn More ›

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Staying Organized as a Remote Coach 

Some of the biggest struggles in staying organized while remote coaching include:Managing a large number of athletes,
Coordinating practices, accurate records & more. While these struggles may be tiring, there are many solutions to start exploring.

CoachMePlus | January 2023 Learn More ›

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Improvement of the ability to recover balance through versatile kinesthetic learning experiences

This study compared the KEL and MML methods with regard to the difference between the movements while maintaining balance and the ability to recover balance. The results showed no difference between the learning methods in terms of the degree of difficulty of movement tasks or improvement in balancing time. 

Front. Sports Act. Living | January 2023 Learn More ›