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resistance training, physical activity, osteoporosis, women, postmenauposal, skeleton, body, change, age, elderly, stress, bone mineral density

Maintaining bone mineral density in postmenopausal women through resistance training

by P. Debraux | 30 March 2018

Physical exercise has a favorable impact on the human skeleton. Indeed, it can maintain or increase its bone mineral density. But what is the optimal training method ?

golf, club head speed, training, conditioning, muscle, exercise, sport, performance

Relationship between muscular variables and the club head speed in golf

by A. Manolova | 24 March 2018

In golf, it is necessary to identify the muscular determinants linked to the performance to better adapt the physical training. What are the variables related to the club head speed ?

swimming, start, postactivation potentiation, squat, warm-up, free-style, sprint, strength, conditioning, science, sport, training, performance

Effect of post-activation potentiation on swimming start

by P. Debraux | 22 March 2018

Is it possible to improve the start of high-level swimmers by performing a series of heavy squats as a specific warm-up ?

senior, strength training, sport, force, performance, life, quality, mobility, detraining, intensity, sarcopenia, muscle, loss

Strength Training provides larger, more sustainable gains in seniors

by A. Manolova | 16 March 2018

It is now recognized that strength training is an effective method to fight against age-related strength and muscle loss in older adults. But what are the effects of different training intensities in the short and medium term ?

cycling, track, speed, force, power, cadence, sport, performance, science

Track Cycling: What are the performance variables on the flying 200m time trial ?

by P. Debraux | 10 March 2018

In track cycling, the flying 200m time trial is a qualifying event for the individual speed event. It is then essential to know the parameters that can affect the performance.

elastic bands, test, laboratory, deformation, tensile, strength, sport, science, sci-sport

Mechanical characteristics of Sci-Sport elastic bands during laboratory tensile tests

by A. Manolova & P. Debraux | 8 March 2018

In order to scientifically determine the resistance of Sci-Sport elastic bands against stretching, we subjected them to tensile strength tests in laboratory.

training, sport, soccer, player, strength, sprint, science, performance

Maximal squat strength, sprint performance and jump height in soccer players

by A. Manolova | 2 March 2018

During a soccer game, about 96% of the sprints are less than 30m, and 50% of them are less than 10m. Is there a link between maximal strength of the lower limbs and sprint performance ?

luge, sport, ice, speed, performance, training, physical, conditioning, strength, velocity, exercises, winter, olympic, sled

Luge start: Link with anthropometric factors and upper body strength

by P. Debraux | 23 February 2018

Ice and speed sport, the luge implies a significant participation of the upper body at the start of the event. But what are the parameters related to the starting performance ?

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