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band, flossing, floss, voodoo, mobility, ankle, elastic, resistance, performance, sport, CrossFit, range of motion, amplitude, dorsiflexion, movement, joint

Effect of band flossing on ankle range of motion

by P. Debraux | 19 June 2018

Working on joint mobility involves a multitude of tools. In recent years, Kelly Starrett has been recommending the use of Floss Bands as a means of targeting connective tissue within the joint. Is it working ? Can we improve ankle mobility by flossing ?

osteopenia, osteoporosis, sport, running, distance, recreational, bone mineral density, physical activity, weight-bearing, science, performance, health, resistance training

Osteopenia and running : Impact of resistance training

by P. Debraux | 5 June 2018

Numerous studies show that despite its repeated impacts, running would seem to be paradoxically a bad choice to strengthen its bone capital, both for women and men. What would be the effect of adding resistance training sessions ?

deadlift, validity, accuracy, science, data, sensor, inertiel, sport, training, push, gymaware, tendo, linear transducer,comparison, test

Deadlift : Validity of different devices to measure the force-velocity relationship

by P. Debraux | 29 May 2018

Inertial sensors are more and more present on the market and in the gyms. For a very low price and a very small size, the manufacturers claim reliable and accurate measurements. What is it really ?

foam roller, foam rolling, self-myofascial release, heart, blood pressure, health, sport, science, nervous system, cardiovascular

Impact of foam rolling on the cardiovascular system

by P. Debraux | 16 May 2018

In recent years, self-myofascial release bring benefits in terms of joint mobility but also in the vascularization of the arteries. But what is their action on the nervous system and cardiac control ?

life, expectancy, healthy, lifestyle, health, sport, physical activity, sedentarity, mortality, morbidity, disease, cardiovascular, obesity, cancer, nutrition, science

Impact of healthy lifestyle factors on life expectancy

by A. Manolova | 11 May 2018

Some chronic diseases such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases continue to spread across the globe. Yet it is now clear that our lifestyle has a direct impact on our health. However, how does this impact translate into life expectancy ?

squat, kinematics, shoes, weightlifting, strength, fitness, CrossFit, sciences, sport, mobility, ankle, back, trunk

Squat kinematics: What are weightlifting shoes changing ?

by P. Debraux | 3 May 2018

For the squat and its variants, the weightlifting shoes are systematically worn by the competitors. But non-competitors lifters wear all types of shoes. But what is the impact of the shoe on the squat ?

battling rope, children, sport, metabolic, endurance, upper body, performance, cost, science, training, crossfit

The metabolic cost of battling rope training in children

by A. Manolova | 27 April 2018

In recent years, Battling Rope has become a popular training tool for the metabolic work of the upper body. Despite its popularity among adult athletes, what is its metabolic impact on children ?

deadlift, set, bounce, rebound, training, sport, weightlifting, powerlifting, resistance, barbell, kinematics, kinetics, biomechanics, crossfit

The impact of barbell bouncing during a deadlift set

by P. Debraux | 18 April 2018

Very useful for multiple purposes, the deadlift is an excellent exercise for strengthening the muscular posterior chain. The loads being relatively heavy, the sequence of repetitions during sets is sometimes done with a bounce of the barbell on the ground. What differences does this create ?

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