The Kinetic Sports Performance Blog

Below are some of the latest research articles by a number of leading scientists in the exercise science and nutrition field that our team at Kinetic Sports Performance have read and use to influence our training techniques.

Resistance Training as it Refers to Bone Health in Adults

By mabtosway@support.websitepro.hosting / November 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Resistance Training as it Refers to Bone Health in Adults

Adults and kids can benefit from sports and other physical activities, but doing so without supervision can lead to over-exertion, fatigue, concussions, and even muscle and ligament injuries. In children and teenagers, this could trigger a downright fear of sports as they will learn to associate sports with pain. This is why it’s crucial to…

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Corrective Exercise Solutions for Athletes with Back Pain and Joint Pains

By mabtosway@support.websitepro.hosting / October 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Corrective Exercise Solutions for Athletes with Back Pain and Joint Pains

Pain comes as an added feature in every athlete’s life. Whether it is pain from a sporting injury or a chronically painful body part, there is no way to escape the toll that rigorous physical activity has on the body. A majority of athletes suffer from back and joint pains at some point in their…

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The Importance of Ankle Stability and Agility Training

By Bonacquisti / October 24, 2022 / Comments Off on The Importance of Ankle Stability and Agility Training

The most frequent sports-related injury is an ankle sprain. Proper training for ankle stability is advisable to avoid injuries. The ankle and the muscles around it are heavily taxed during each of the sport-specific actions of an athlete.   It would be better to strengthen the lower leg and ankle. The region can then withstand…

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The Importance of Plyometrics and Landing Mechanics to Training and Injury Prevention

By Bonacquisti / August 16, 2022 / Comments Off on The Importance of Plyometrics and Landing Mechanics to Training and Injury Prevention

When it comes to most sports, the question is not “if” you get injured, but “when”. Accidents happen, mistakes can be made, and chances are that something will happen during training. As such, almost all sports take preventative measures to reduce the risk of injury by either building up strength and endurance so as minimmize…

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Concussion in sports and how performance training can help

By Bonacquisti / July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Concussion in sports and how performance training can help

Just saying the word concussion at a sporting event or during a preseason practice can be intimidating and can even scare off potential athletes or parents who are looking to get their athlete more involved. A concussion, even though it needs to be taken seriously, is common in sports and the more that we research…

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COVID Kids: Keep the Kids Active and Healthy at Home

By admin / January 13, 2021 / Comments Off on COVID Kids: Keep the Kids Active and Healthy at Home

COVID and quarantining have taken a toll on everyone in many different ways this year. Many adults have had to make their homes into workspaces and classrooms for their children all at the same time. Not only can this lead to stress and chaos for all party’s involved but it can also take a toll…

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America: Home of The Sedentary

By Bonacquisti / January 13, 2021 / Comments Off on America: Home of The Sedentary

It is no secret that Americans have been sedentary and are progressively moving less and less as technology advances. COVID has accelerated the rate at which Americans are sitting still by cooping everyone up in their homes for months on end. It is also no secret that the more sedentary a person is the higher…

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Keep COVID Off of the Holiday Menu

By Bonacquisti / December 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Keep COVID Off of the Holiday Menu

This will be a holiday season unlike any other any of us have witnessed. The threat of COVID infection is rising as the weather cools and it also happens to be flu season. Between these two viruses, many are questioning how they can stay safe traveling to see loved ones this year or if they…

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Simple Plyometric Progression

By Bonacquisti / December 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Simple Plyometric Progression

A plyometric exercise is any movement that incorporates the stretch-shortening cycle (SSC) to increase power output (Cambridge Dictionary, 2020). The SSC has three general phases: eccentric (downward motion/force absorption), amortization (short pause between eccentric and concentric), and concentric (upward/force production). Some form of plyometrics should be a major part of any strength and conditioning program…

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Running Backward to Go Forward

By Bonacquisti / August 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Running Backward to Go Forward

A Comparison of Forward vs Backward Running Sprint Training in Youth Male Athletes. – This article compares forward to backward sprint training in relation to power production in youth male athletes. Click Here To Read The Article »

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