‘Developing The Young Athlete’ Geelong Grammar School | Innovate by Fusion Sport

  • On septembre 19, 2018
Our professional development event in Melbourne with AFL Academies High Performance and Medical staff was a great opportunity to network with professionals that share our passion for driving human performance. With so many of our clients doing great things in the world of sport science, Head of Strength and Conditioning for Geelong Grammar School Thomas […]
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Raising the barre: how science is saving ballet dancers

  • On août 1, 2018
Could new science and high-tech training protect dancers from the injuries that end so many of their careers far too early? At the Royal Opera House in London, home of the Royal Ballet, art is fusing with science to revolutionise the way dancers prepare. In the glass-panelled healthcare suite, ballerinas are standing on high-tech force platforms which […]
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Matildas Reaping the Benefits of SMARTABASE | TheWomensGame.com

  • On juillet 10, 2018
For an athlete, monitoring workload consistently and accurately can have a meaningful impact on performance and injury reduction. Australian Matildas and Melbourne Victory goalkeeper Casey Dumont believes that SMARTABASE has played a big role in aiding manage her workload. Early in Dumont’s career she suffered a lacerated liver, bouts of osteitis pubis and a ruptured […]
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National Adolescent Injury Prevention Programme Launched by the GAA & IT Carlow | Sports News Ireland

  • On mai 30, 2018
The “unsurmountable increase” in the number of lower extremity injuries in 13-18 year old hurlers and Gaelic football players is to be addressed with the announcement today of the country’s first-ever National Adolescent Injury Prevention Programme in what will be a unique collaboration between the GAA and Institute of Technology Carlow (IT Carlow). Training overload, […]
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Science of football: Referees | Goal.com

  • On mai 11, 2018
Should the expectations, treatment and training of players be extended to referees. In a previous column I spoke about how fatigue can be emotional, physical, mental. I further explained that regardless of its cause, fatigue will always decrease performance for both players and referees. Within any team structure, team physicians, sport scientists, strength and conditioning […]
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Science of football: Are players too tired to excel | Goal.com

  • On mai 11, 2018
Is fatigue an excuse for non-performance or a legitimate concern for players? Fatigue and recovery. Two words heard quite often in the world of football. But are these just words used to provide an excuse after a bad game or is there more to this? It’s been said that that footballers don’t work as hard […]
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Australia Endures ‘epidemic’ of Preventable ACL Injuries | BrisbaneTimes.com

  • On mai 3, 2018
Anterior cruciate ligament injuries, more commonly known as ACL injuries, are a devastatingly common injury among athletes in the high performance sector. New research out of Latrobe University in Melbourne has discovered that Australia has the highest rates of ACL reconstructions in the world. It is not only elite athletes that are suffering from ACL […]
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Clinical risk: How to determine the clinical utility of pre-conceived injury risk factors

  • On mars 9, 2017
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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THE CLINICAL UTILITY OF YOUR RISK FACTORS? An abundance of research has investigated injury risk factors in elite settings. To date, most of the literature has looked at the relative risk/risk ratio/odds ratio compared to a pre-defined reference group. However, the clinical utility of these pre-conceived risk factors is not often considered […]
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