sport science

Sport Science – what is the point?

This is a guest-post by Canadian Strength Coach and Sport Scientist, Dr. Matt Jordan. Back in 2014, while we were coaching our respective athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, we sat down and discussed quite a few topics in depth. This post was the result of one of these discussions - and was based on a question I had...

Monitoring Training Load in Elite Sprinters: A Brief Outline, Overview and Direction

Training load monitoring has been common practice in endurance and team sports for quite some time (Foster, 2001). The terms external and internal load have been used to describe the two primary ways in which training load is categorized (Impellizzeri, 2019). The external load is the physical work that the athlete performs – not necessarily what was prescribed by the...
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