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

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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Hamstring injury in Sport

Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com   “All skilled movement involves controlling which muscles are tensed and which muscles are relaxed. This combining of muscles occurs throughout the body so that all body positions are achieved through the delicate balance of tension and relaxation in each pair of muscles.”  Nadori, L. “PHYSICAL PREPARATION OF WEIGHTLIFTERS” Proceedings of the …

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