Ideas tagged with sports science

Oxygen enrichment to enhance training effectiveness and physiological adaptation

For decades, sportspersons have lived by the adage “live high, train low,” an approach that has been repeatedly borne out by research. High altitude adaptations improve performance, while the availability of more oxygen at low altitude permits more intense and more effective training. It has not...

By Neil Stacey

Utility of kidney dialysis for recovery following marathons or ultra-marathons

Recent observations indicate the presence of Acute Kidney Injury and impaired renal function in a majority of participants in marathons of a standard distance of 42.2km (26.2mi). This impairment, and the resulting electrolyte imbalances, may delay recovery from these events and may also contribu...

By Neil Stacey