Research

The application of inertial measurement units and functional principal component analysis to evaluate movement in the forward 3½ pike somersault springboard dive

Posted on May 30, 2019 by

The purpose of this study was to evaluate differences in the structure of angular velocity curves and the modes of within-diver variability related to 2 highly skilled divers.

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False-performance feedback does not affect punching forces and pacing of elite boxers

Posted on May 22, 2019 by

The purpose of this study was to examine how the OPTIMAL (Optimising Performance Through Intrinsic Motivation and Attention for Learning) theory of motor learning would influence punching performance.

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Normobaric hypoxia reduces VO2 at different intensities in highly trained runners

Posted on May 6, 2019 by

The primary aim of this study was to determine the influence of 14 days of normobaric hypoxic simulated altitude exposure at 3000 m on the human plasma metabolomic profile.

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A drop landing screening approach to monitor an individual using functional data analysis: An ACL injury case study

Posted on April 30, 2019 by

This case study assesses whether landing behaviour in vertical ground reaction force time-series changes relative to healthy baseline data during the rehabilitation process post ACL reconstruction.

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Characterising the plasma metabolome during 14 days of live-high, train-low simulated altitude: a metabolomic approach

Posted on February 28, 2019 by

The primary aim of this study was to determine the influence of 14 days of normobaric hypoxic simulated altitude exposure at 3000 m on the human plasma metabolomic profile.

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Impaired heat adaptation from combined heat training and live high-train low hypoxia

Posted on February 26, 2019 by

This study investigated whether combining training in heat with Live High Train Low hypoxia further improved thermoregulatory and cardiovascular response to a heat tolerance test, when compared to independent heat training.

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Mental fatigue impairs endurance performance: a physiological explanation

Posted on February 8, 2019 by

This paper reviews the psychobiological mechanism behind the detrimental effect of mental fatigue on endurance performance.

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Wearing compression socks during exercise aids subsequent performance

Posted on January 31, 2019 by

This study aimed to assess the effect of wearing compression socks during a 5km time trial on physiological, perceptual and performance-based parameters.

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Improved performance in national-level runners with increased training load at 1600m and 1800m

Posted on January 24, 2019 by

This study observed the effects of altitude training at 1600 and 1800m on sea level performance in national-level runners.

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Training quantification and periodisation during live high train high at 2100m in elite runners: an observational cohort case study

Posted on November 13, 2018 by

The questionable efficacy of Live High Train High altitude training (LHTH) is compounded by minimal training quantification in many studies.

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