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Understanding gluten-free diets for athletes

Posted on January 21, 2020 by

It’s highly likely you will know someone who eats gluten free. For athletes, going gluten-free won’t give you any magic performance gains.

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NSWIS ‘Campaign Tokyo’ to inspire & support

Posted on January 21, 2020 by

With just over six months to go until the Olympics begin the NSW Institute of Sport have launched their ‘Campaign Tokyo’ content, celebrating the preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Are individuals who engage in more frequent self-regulation less susceptible to mental fatigue?

Posted on January 21, 2020 by

The aim of the present study was to investigate whether individuals who engage in more frequent self-regulation are less susceptible to mental fatigue?

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Snowboarder Josie Baff wins Youth Olympic gold

Posted on January 21, 2020 by

NSWIS snowboarder Josie Baff has made history as Australia’s first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games Champion, winning gold in the Snowboard Cross at Lausanne 2020.

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On target Grice & Willett claim national titles

Posted on January 17, 2020 by

Shooting athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport have had a successful 2020 ACTA ISSF Championships, claiming gold in their respective events.

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Patrick Jensen secures second World Cup podium

Posted on January 17, 2020 by

Skier Patrick Jensen finished on the podium this week at the Prato Nevoso 2020 World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup.

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Vale | Helen O’Connor

Posted on January 17, 2020 by

The NSW Institute of Sport is saddened to hear of the passing of highly regarded sports and clinical dietitian Helen O’Connor.

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Compression garments reduce muscle movement and activation during sub-maximal running

Posted on January 15, 2020 by

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of three different commercially-available lower-limb sports compression garments in reducing muscle displacement, soft-tissue vibrations, and muscle activation during running.

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5 hard truths to motivate nutrition choices for athletes in 2020

Posted on January 13, 2020 by

Everybody has different eating habits, and our busy lifestyles make it easy for us to gravitate back to what is familiar without challenging if those food choices align with training requirements and are what our bodies need.

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Road cyclist Amanda Spratt wins national crown

Posted on January 13, 2020 by

Another masterful ride secured NSWIS cyclist Amanda Spratt (Mitchelton-Scott) a third road nationals crown at the 2020 Federation University Road National Championships in Buninyong on Sunday.

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