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Essays covering a range of topics from weightlifting biomechanics; injury susceptibility in sport; weightlifting training; weightlifting sports science.

Bio – Density Ratio of Tall – For – Weightlifting – Weightlifters: Part I

Therefore, the lighter weightlifter, the higher his/her level, has the advantage of greater density of useful bio-materials, i.e., contractile and rigid tissues. However, something is missing in most, if not all of this dated data. The data happens to reaffirm the basic premise of virtually all research of this type: the weightlifters with the most muscle mass, i.e., the strongest muscles, lift the bigger weights; relative to body mass. 

Why? So Many Flies Keep Dropping in the NFL’s Barbecue

listed the following injuries: Knee – ACL + MCL – (2); Knee – ACL – (4); knee (2); Ankle (3); IR – (14); Questionable (7). Am I missing something here? Or, does eight (8) knee injuries seem like a lot for a team under the care of a knee injury expert?
The things that pass for knowledge I can’t understand”, (Becker & Fagen)

Contra – Lateral Effects of Nerves Crossing & Unbalanced Equilibrium in Sport Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com

“…There are known knowns, there are known unknowns and there are unknown unknowns: the ones we don’t know we don’t know”. Donald Rumsfeld, 2004 The incongruous mix of professions involved in one  form or another in the training and care of American athletes: coaches, conditioning coaches, academics, doctors, physical therapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers and …

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Typhoid Mary & The Three Point Play

Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com “How can you have a sport now where you have so much more technology; so much more resources; less contact and more injuries.” Because everything is rubber bands, everything is resistance resistance, everything is cable. There are teams now in the nba that don’t even have a weight room.” Tim Grover, Kobe’s …

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