Back issues 2015
Back issues from 2015
May 2015 – Preventing Hamstring Strains
In this edition, we covered the key new research relating to the prediction and prevention of hamstring strain injury. Don’t miss this edition if you work with team sports athletes!
April 2015 – Muscle Protein Synthesis
In this edition, we covered some exciting new reviews and studies looking at the nature of muscle protein synthesis, which is thought to be the primary driver of increased muscle mass during long-term programs of resistance training. Don’t miss this edition if you are interested in hypertrophy!
March 2015 – Pain Science
Pain science can sometimes seem like a relative newcomer, although researchers have been doing valuable work in this field for many years. This edition introduces key concepts such as central sensitization, fear avoidance, and pain catastrophizing, and provides valuable guidance on how exercise can be useful in combatting the problem of pain.
February 2015 – Hypertrophy
The Hypertrophy edition covered a range of studies relating to hypertrophy, including meta-analyses, long-term trials, acute investigations into anabolic signalling pathways, and the potential effects of anabolic steroids.
January 2015 – FMS Sum Score
The FMS Sum Score edition included reviews of two opinion papers issued by the makers of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) as well an important new investigation into the validity of the FMS sum score.