Aerobic Capacity as an Indicator in Sports

What if you could gauge how successful an athlete will be before you see them grab a ball or hit the field? What if you had an indicator that showed exactly what your athlete needed to improve their performance before the season even started?  Believe it or not, that indicator exists! VO2 Max, o...
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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Measures in Relation to Pitching Performance Among Professional Baseball Pitchers

The current data suggests that metabolic training among ML baseball starting pitchers should focus on improving both aerobic capacity and anaerobic threshold. At the higher levels of play adequate training time should be devoted to maximizing these physiological parameters to improve chances of suc...
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Graded Exercise Testing Protocols for the Determination of VO2max

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Indirect Estimation of VO2 Max in Athletes by ACSM’s Equation: Valid or Not?

The purpose of this study was to assess the indirect calculation of VO2max using ACSM’s equation for Bruce protocol in athletes of different sports and to compare with the directly measured; secondly to develop regression models predicting VO2 max in athletes.
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Metabolic Conditioning Among Soccer Players

To reduce the risk of overuse injuries, yet obtain optimal fitness development among soccer players, research comparing different training strategies is required. This study compared conventional group conditioning (GRP) to individualized training (IT) during the preseason ...
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