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Subliminal Delusion & Merriam Webster Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com

“…{Tommy} John also acknowledged that the honor is a dubious one: “But in another way, how did this surgery get so rampant that it became this commonplace?” www.forbes.com/ Various essays have dealt with what is clearly an epidemic of injuries in American sport (Charniga, 2015 – 2019). These essays have analyzed injures from a unique […]

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How Is It Possible Weightlifters Are Stronger?

  How Is It Possible Weightlifters Are Stronger? Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com “The faster the speed of muscular contraction, the faster the relaxation, the higher muscles functional state.” A. N. Vorobeyev, 1977 Strength is inextricably associated with big muscles, lifting or otherwise moving heavy objects slowly; with emotional characteristics of aggressiveness, assertiveness, anger and the like.

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Muscles of the Shank, Movement of the Shin & Susceptibility to Lower Extremity Injury

Muscles of the Shank, Movement of the Shin & Susceptibility to Lower Extremity Injury in American Sport Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com Figures 1 & 2: Two elite (NBA) basketball players suffer Achilles rupture within days of each other in December 2019. In a relatively benign circumstance (upper photos); a seemingly harmless step with shin shifting from

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Nature Or Nurture: Gender Variations in Weightlifting Technique

Nature Or Nurture: Gender Variations in Weightlifting Technique Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com An important question of weightlifting sport science is whether there are gender differences in technique associated with physiological and biomechanical differences between the sexes. If such distinctions exist, do they involve actions the coach should teach the female athlete or eliminate; for instance,  so

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Distinctions Between Static (Powerlifting/Bodybuilding) and Dynamic Weightlifting/Ballistic) Expressions of Strength in Resistance Exercises

Distinctions Between Static (Powerlifting/Bodybuilding) and Dynamic Weightlifting/Ballistic) Expressions of Strength in Resistance Exercises Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com “Coordination is to a great extent determined by the ability to actively relax the muscles”. Y.V. Verkhoshansky, 1988 Inter – muscular coordination is arguably the most important quality for athletes in dynamic sport. The development and  cultivation of this

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