Achilles Tendinopathy and German Volume Training

I came across a nice randomized controlled trial focused on tendinopathy treatment from some folks in Denmark found here. The purpose of this paper was to “evaluate the effectiveness of eccentric training (ECC) and heavy slow resistance training (HSR) among patients with midportion Achilles tendinopathy.” Tendinopathy is commonly described, a bit…

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Recovery: Hydrotherapy and Foam Rolling

In 2017 there was a nice review of the effectiveness of two hydrotherapy techniques, cold water immersion (CWI) and contrast water therapy (CWT), for recovery with team sport athletes. Hundreds of universities and professional organizations have been promoting one or both of these strategies after practice, strength/cardiovascular training, or a…

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Protein & Kidney Function, Neurotrophic Exercise, Breathing

It has long been hypothesized that “excessive” protein consumption can lead to impaired kidney function. Jose Antonio disproves this idea with a two-year case study on 5 well-trained body builders recently published here in the Official Research Journal of the American Society of Exercise Physiologists. “The general recommendations for optimal…

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BCAAs, Running from OA, Lifelong Learning

The thought that BCAA’s were uniquely key to muscle protein synthesis has been ongoing for upwards of three decades. This paper in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition set the record straight. There are 11 non-essential amino acids (NEAAs) and 9 essential amino acids (EAAs). EAAs cannot…

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Training Frequency, SSC, Dietary Fiber

A recent article (published ahead of print) set out to observe the different “effects of high frequency (6x/week) resistance training versus a traditional resistance training frequency (3x/week) on maximal strength and body composition changes in resistance-trained males.” Methods: The 28 college-aged male subjects underwent 1RM testing of the backsquat, bench press,…

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Leveraging Twitter, Podcasts, and Peers

I am not very active with my social media posting, but I do tend to watch what others are doing quite a bit. I created a Twitter in college and an Instagram after undergrad, initially to follow friends. Since, both platforms have morphed into a vehicle to gather information from…

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Welcoming 2018

  Out with the old and in with the new. I would like to welcome in 2018 with KinesiologyContent, my personal New Year’s resolution. This site will be a collection of blog posts compiled from weekly newsletters highlighting content worth recognizing each week. I may reference articles, videos, podcasts, social media…

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