Sports science news:

Keep up to date with some of the latest findings from the world of sports performance research, which I have summarised for your convenience.

BENCH PRESS – FULL RANGE IS BEST

A new study on highly resistance trained men has investigated the performance effects of differing ranges of movement ROM when bench pressing ( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31567719 ). It found that compared to

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CAFFEINE: IS LESS BETTER FOR ENDURANCE?

A new study has investigated the effects of three different doses of caffeine on muscle strength and muscle endurance in resistance-trained men (https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2019-0433). It concluded that a relatively low dose

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ATHLETE IMMUNITY: WHY BUGS ARE YOUR FRIEND

A new study has concluded that probiotic supplementation provides positive protective effects in a number of health conditions, including respiratory tract infection, immunologic markers, and gastrointestinal symptoms in both athletes

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