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

It’s All Connected Part III: Reverse Engineering Injury Mechanism

It’s All Connected: Part III Reverse Engineering Injury Mechanism Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivnypress.com© “If you find from your own experience that something is a fact and it contradicts what some authority has written down, then you must abandon the authority and base your reasoning on your own findings.” Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) (quoted …

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Comparison of Warm Up Protocols of High Class Male and Female Weightlifters

Comparison of Warm Up Protocols of High Class Male and Female Weightlifters Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivny Press© 2010 “The warm up should not be fatiguing. On the contrary, it should invigorate the sportsman to perform the exercises” (A.N. Vorbeyev, 1988). Olympic and World Champion CAO Lei (CHN) rests between warm up lifts at 2009 World …

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De-masculinization of Strength

This article was originally published    with some comments censored. That is why it appears here with uncensored, original content. The offensive comments were:”This, despite the fact that the forces acting on the lower extremities during the performance of the weightlifting exercises are significantly greater than those experienced by female athletes participating in soccer, basketball, …

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