What is the History of Concussion & Risk of Subsequent Injury in Athletes & Service Members?

Research Paper Title History of concussion and risk of subsequent injury in athletes and service members: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Background Risk of secondary injury after a primary concussion in sports and military contexts is an emerging area of interest in research. The purpose of this review was to provide an evidence synthesis describing… Read More

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200 Metres: Athletes vs. Commandos!

In 2017, the qualification standard for British athletes for the 200 metres was set at: 21.35 seconds for men; and 24.70 seconds for women. For military personnel attending the Royal Marines Recruit Course, the Royal Marines Young Officer Course, and the All Arms Commando Course, the qualification standard for the 200 metres was set at:… Read More

A Systematic Review of Diagnostic & Treatment Strategies for Plantar Fasciitis

Research Paper Title Plantar fasciitis in athletes: diagnostic and treatment strategies. A systematic review. Background Plantar fasciitis is reported in different sports mainly in running and soccer athletes. Purpose of this study is to conduct a systematic review of published literature concerning the diagnosis and treatment of PF in both recreational and élite athletes. The… Read More

Predicting Tactical Performance Ability through Load-Enhanced Movement Quality Screening

Research Paper Title Load-Enhanced Movement Quality Screening and Tactical Athleticism: An Extension of Evidence. Background Military organisations use movement quality screening for prediction of injury risk and performance potential. Currently, evidence of an association between movement quality and performance is limited. Recent work has demonstrated that external loading strengthens the relationship between movement screens and… Read More

ISSN Position Stand on the Safety & Efficacy of Creatine Supplementation in Exercise, Sport & Medicine

Research Paper Title International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: safety and efficacy of creatine supplementation in exercise, sport, and medicine. Abstract Creatine is one of the most popular nutritional ergogenic aids for athletes. Studies have consistently shown that creatine supplementation increases intramuscular creatine concentrations which may help explain the observed improvements in high intensity… Read More

What is the Relevance of Whole Body Vibration Exercise for Tactical Athletes?

Research Paper Title Relevance of Whole Body Vibration Exercise in Sport: A Short Review with Soccer, Diver and Combat Sport. Background Whole body vibration exercise (WBVE) has been used as a safe and accessible exercise and important reviews have been published about the use of this exercise to manage diseases and to improve physical conditions… Read More