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Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR Version – April 2016

The Reliability of Functional Movement Screening and In-Season Changes in Physical Function and Performance Among Elite Rugby League Players Waldron et al looked at the correlation between the functional moment screening tests (12 in total)...

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Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR Version – January 2016

TL;DR More reps regardless of the time under tension is a better factor for increasing neuromuscular and metabolic responses.  Mechanical work completed may potentially be a more important factor for hypertrophy than simple "time under...

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Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR Version – November 2015

TL;DRChains and bands can provide a good strength stimulus over longer periods of training for athletes of different sporting backgrounds and untrained subjects.  We can't say if this is due to a novel stimulus...

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Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR version October 2015

TL;DRSome researchers are obviously of the opinion that block perodisation means doing the exact same workout (or stimulus) 2 weeks in a row. If you want to increase change of direction increase your relative strength...

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Strength and Conditioning Research the TL;DR (too long didn’t read) version – Feubuary 2014

 The Importance of maximal leg strength and drop jump performance15 female rugby players where tested for 1RM, Counter movment jump, Squat Jump and Drop jumps from various heights. The players where split into strong groups...

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