Russell Martin, All-Star Pirates catcher on how Muscle Activation Techniques has helped him recover from injury.
In human performance, variability is usually something we’re trying to overcome. Researchers at Harvard however, think that variability is the key to improved performance and how our nervous systems learn. In a paper published in the journal of Nature and Neuroscience, Professors Smith and Olveczky (pictured right) demonstrated that subjects who initially showed more variability […]
Are athletes really improving? David Epstein on the influence technology, genetics and modern training methods have on human performance.
I was recently listening to a running coach discussing his approach to medial tibial stress syndrome, or shin splints to use its more common name. I watched with interest as he took a client through an elaborate stretch aimed at their posterior tibialis muscle. What is shin splints? Although the name suggests that the shin […]
Arsene Wenger has attributed Arsenal’s recent spate of injuries to medications players were taking for hair loss among other things. While Arsenal medical staff remain unconvinced and continue their investigations, Wenger insisted that medication taken for cosmetic purposes may lead to a build up of toxins that ultimately results in players becoming more fatigued and […]