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.

LIMB ASYMMETRY HARMS PERFORMANCE

New research on 81 team sports athletes has found that left-right limb strength imbalances resulted in poorer jump and sprint performance, and has recommended that athletes seeing maximum performance be

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RUNNING IS GOOD FOR SPINAL HEALTH

A new MRI study on the intervertebral disc health of middle-aged runners (44-62yrs) has found that long-term endurance runners exhibit LESS age-related decline in their lumbar discs than non runners

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