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This section contains the latest articles, resource and documents relating to Performance Science.

Key Sections

Skill Acquisition

Nutrition

Physiology

Physical Preparation

Biomechanics

General 

Skill Acquisition

Audio:

Emily Parker: Skill Acquisition for Athletics Research Review

Nutrition

Audio:

Beetroot Juice and Exercise Efficiency

Noel Pollock: Vitamin D Supplementation for Athletes

Nutritional and Physiology Considerations for the CWGS

Document:

Eat Like a Champion - A guide to nutrition for Athletes

Nutrition for Power-Speed Athletes

Video:

Nutrition for Power for Power-Speed Athletes (Part One)

Nutrition for Power for Power-Speed Athletes (Part Two)

Alan Currie: Eating Disorders (Part 1)

Alan Currie: Eating Disorders (Part 2)

Kate Adams: The Coach Versus the Eating Disorder (Part 1)

Kate Adams: The Coach Versus the Eating Disorder (Part 2)

Kate Adams: The Coach Versus The Eating Disorder (Part 3)

WCC 2013 Mhairi Keil: Optimising training Nutrition (Part 1)

WCC 2013 Mhairi Keil: Optimising training Nutrition (Part 2)

Bill foster: Eating Disorders

Mhairi Keil: Thin to Win (Part 1)

Mhairi Keil: Thin to Win (Part 2)

Nutrition for Menstrual Health (Part 1)

Nutrition for Menstrual Health (Part 2)

Martin MacDonald: Performance Nutrition (Part 1)

Martin MacDonald: Performance Nutrition (Part 2)

Martin MacDonald: Performance Nutrition (Part 3)

Martin MacDonald: Performance Nutrition (Part 4)

Articles:

Ten Key Facts You Should Know About Food Additives 

Physiology

Video:

IFAC 2009: Henk Kraaijenhof Keynote Address

The Female Athlete Triad: Introduction

The Female Athlete Triad: Coaching Interventions 

Wilhelm Bloch on Muscular Adaptations to Exercise

Wilhelm Bloch: Q&A On Muscular Adaptation To Training

Prof. Brueggemann on Adaptation of Tendons to Training Loads

Andy Jones- Physiological Assessment of Endurance (Part 1)

Andy Jones- Physiological Assessment of Endurance (Part 2)

Barry Fudge and Andy Jones Physiology Workshop (Part 1)

Gerry Ramogida: Tendon Health & Tendinopathy 

Orreco Keynote: Supporting the Elite (Part 1)

Orreco Keynote: Supporting the Elite (Part 2)

Orreco Keynote: Supporting the Elite (Part 3)

Orreco Keynote: Supporting the Elite (Part 4)

Yannis Pitsiladis: Endurance: From the Lab to the Track (Part 1)

Yannis Pitsiladis: Endurance: From the Lab to the Track (Part 2)

Yannis Pitsiladis: Endurance: From the Lab to the Track (Part 3)

Gareth Sandford: Developing High Intensity Endurance Part 1

Gareth Sandford: Developing High Intensity Endurance Part 2

Gareth Sandford: Developing High Intensity Endurance Part 3

Gareth Sandford: Developing High Intensity Endurance Part 4

Gareth Sandford: Developing High Intensity Endurance Part 5

Gareth Sandford: Developing High Intensity Endurance Part 6

Dr Dooley: Sports Gynaecology (Part 1)

Dr Dooley: Sports Gynaecology (Part 2)

Dr Dooley: Sports Gynaecology (Part 3)

Prof. Zig: Fatigue (Part 1)

Prof. Zig: Fatigue (Part 2)

Prof. Zig: Fatigue (Part 3)

Prof. Zig: Fatigue (Part 4)

Joe Wainwright: Circadian Rhythms (Part 1)

Joe Wainwright: Circadian Rhythms (Part 2)

Joe Wainwright: Circadian Rhythms (Part 3)

Audio:

Bone Development and Training Implications

Strength Training for the Growing Athlete

Keith Baar: MTOR Vs AMPK

Articles:

Keith Baar Notes by Emily Parker 

Muscle Talk- How Well Do You Move?

Muscle Talk- The Shoulder (Part 1)

Muscle Talk- The Shoulder (Part 2)]

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Cold Water Immersion- Physiology or Placebo?

Recovery Strategies

The Physiology of Muscle Damage (Soreness)

Kevin Tyler: One Coach's Perspective On Injury

Physiological Determinants of Distance Running

Physiological Determinants of Distance Running 

Physical Preparation

Video:

IFAC 09: Clive Brewer on Long Term Conditioning for Athletes

Dr Klaus Wirth on Long Term Strength Training (Part 1)

Dr Klaus Wirth on Long Term Strength Training (Part 2)

Upper Body Mobility for Running (Part One)

Upper Body Mobility for Running (Part Two)

Vintage UKA Weightlifting DVD: Uni and Contralateral Exercises

Vintage UKA Weightlifting DVD: The Warm Up and the Squat

Vintage UKA Weightlifting DVD: Clean & Snatch Progressions

Vintage UKA Weightlifting DVD: Overhead Olympic Lifts

Steve Fudge: How to Improve Pelvic Mobility

Dave Parker: Conditioning Developing Athletes (Part 1)

Dave Parker: Conditioning Developing Athletes (Part 2)

Dave Parker: Conditioning Developing Athletes (Part 3)

Dave Parker: Conditioning Developing Athletes (Part 4)

Ben Rosenblatt: Conditioning the lower limbs in Sprints (Part 1)

Ben Rosenblatt: Conditioning the lower limbs in Sprints (Part 2)

Ben Rosenblatt: Conditioning the lower limbs in Sprints (Part 3)

Advances in Warm Up (Part 1)

Advances in Warm Up (Part 2)

Articles:

Strength Development for Young Athletes (Part 1)

Strength Development for Young Athletes (Part 2)

Specific Strength by Derek Evely 

Special Strength by Derek Evely (Part 1)

Special Strength by Derek Evely (Part 2)

Maximum Strength by Derek Evely (Part 1)

Maximum Strength by Derek Evely (Part 2)

Defining Strength by Derek Evely 

Theory and Practice of Strength and Power Training 

Audio:

Dan Pfaff: Intergration of Physical Prep and Technical Skill Acqusition

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Overtraining (Part 1)

Overtraining (Part 2)

Dan Pfaff Warm Up Protocol (Set A) Part 1

Dan Pfaff Warm Up Protocol (Set A) Part 2

Tom Crick: Multiple-Throws Circuit- Bomb

Teaching Flat Footed Contacts in Plyometrics 

Biomechanics

Video:

Gerry Ramogida on Why Biomechanics Matter

Anthony Blazevich: Introducing Biomechanics (Part 1)

Anthony Blazevich: Introducing Biomechanics (Part 2)

Brian Hanley: Biomechanics of Race Walking Performance 

Neil Cronin EECC 2013: Training Tendons (Part 1)

Neil Cronin EECC 2013: Training Tendons (Part 2)

Neil Cronin EECC 2013: Training Tendons (Part 3)

Neil Cronin EECC 2013: Training Tendons (Part 4)

Jai Saxelby: Gait Analysis andPerformance (Part 1)

Clarence Callender: Biomechanics Acceleration (Part 1)

Clarence Callender: Biomechanics Acceleration (Part 2)

Clarence Callender: Biomechanics Acceleration (Part 3)

Biomechanics of Running Injuries (Part 1)

Biomechanics of Running Injuries (Part 2)

Biomechanics of Running Injuries (Part 3)

Biomechanics of Running Injuries (Part 4)

Biomechanics of Running Injuries (Part 5)

Neil Cronin: Tendon Mechanics (Part 1)

Audio:

Stuart McGill Interview

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Current Trends in Speed 

Peter Stanley: Long Term Plyometric Strategy 

Tim Egerton: Sprint Mechanics & Strength 

General 

Video:

IFAC 09: Henk Kraaijenhof's 'Masters of the Black Box'

Raphael Brandon: Adaptation in Training (Part 1)

Raphael Brandon: Adaptation in Training (Part 2)

Raphael Brandon: Adaptation in Training (Part 3)

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions or Just Decisions (Part 1)

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions or Just Decisions (Part 2)

Monitoring Conditoning: From team Sports

Stress and Performance (Part 1)

Stress and Performance (Part 2)

Stress and Performance (Part 3)

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Barry Fudge on Compression Socks & Performance 

Athlete Well Being 

The Athletes Common 'Cough & Cold' 

Gareth Sandford: Monitoring Performance 

Block Start Forces Explained

Jump Testing (Part 1)

Jump Testing (Part 2)

Jump Testing (Part 3)

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