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Information in Sport and Training Sciences


sport, health, cardiorespiratory fitness, alcohol, consumption, relationship, science, study

Relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and alcohol consumption

by P. Debraux | 12 October 2021

Positive healthy behaviours usually lead to others in their wake. For example, engaging in sport often leads to healthier eating habits. However, alcohol consumption does not necessarily follow the same trajectory. And the relationship between physical activity and alcohol consumption is not as obvious as it seems.

nutrition, Ultra-processed, foods, cardiovascular, mortality, health, prevention, food

Ultra-processed foods and cardiovascular mortality

by A. Manolova | 6 October 2021

Ultra-processed foods have often been associated with cardiovascular disease, but is there a preventive link with mortality from these diseases?

maximal strength, resistance training, fitness, sport, physical activity, health, genetics

Responses to maximal strength training by age, gender and genetics

by P. Debraux | 2 June 2021

Maximal strength is inversely correlated with cardiovascular risks and mortality. Mainly due to our lifestyle, a decline in strength is observed from the age of 40 and accelerates between the ages of 50 and 70. Will specific strength training benefit everyone, regardless of age, gender or genetics ?

menopause, menopausal women, resistance training, fitness, sport, health, muscle mass, sarcopenia, intensity, low, frequency

Effectively fight against the effects of menopause through resistance training, even at low intensity

by P. Debraux | 18 May 2021

Accelerated loss of muscle mass is often seen in postmenopausal women. While resistance training is an ideal solution to this, the recommended intensity for increasing muscle mass may be too high for some women. Can beneficial effects be obtained with light loads ? And if so, with which workout frequency ?

sarcopenia, frailty, ageing, seniors, resistance training, muscle mass, strength, physical activity, prevention

Frailty and sarcopenia: Benefits of resistance training

by A. Manolova | 11 May 2021

Longevity has increased hand in hand with radical changes in our lifestyles where malnutrition, sedentary behavior and physical inactivity have become the norm. As a result, we are living longer but with potentially more health problems, limiting our daily activities and reducing our quality of life.

force, repetition, tempo, strength, hypertrophy, training, fitness, muscle, force, mass, leg extension

Influence of repetition tempo on strength and hypertrophy

by A. Manolova | 4 May 2021

Gains in muscle mass are driven by many workout variables. One of these variables is the tempo, which is the speed at which each repetition is performed. How does tempo influence muscle gains ?

compression, garments, balance, control, sport, BV Sport, proprioception

Effects of compression garments on balance

by P. Debraux | 30 April

By improving the perception of somatosensory information, compression garments make balance control more optimal in the elderly, injured people and high-level athletes, but what about healthy and active people ?

foam rolling, vibration, mobility, strength, fitness, recovery, sport, training, workout, relax

Foam rolling with or without vibration: Impact on muscle and mobility

by P. Debraux | 23 March 2021

Numerous studies have demonstrated over the past ten years the benefits of this simple practice before or after a workout on mobility and recovery. But what about foam-rolling with vibration ?

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