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.

Isometric Platform

By Bonacquisti / July 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Isometric Platform

In this time of uncertainty with the corona virus disrupting and possibly forever changing how we train some are left wondering what they can do to maintain their training goals in isolation. If your goal is to maintain or even increase strength and hypertrophy, then isometrics can and should be an addition to traditional strength…

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What’s the Difference Between Back Squat, Romanian Deadlift, and Hip Thrust on Glute Muscle Activation?

By Bonacquisti / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Back Squat, Romanian Deadlift, and Hip Thrust on Glute Muscle Activation?

Looking at the differences in muscle activation for 3 different movements that target the same muscle group during hip extension.

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Training for Power and Speed

By Bonacquisti / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Training for Power and Speed

A comparison of the effects of increased vs decreased jump squat velocity on elite young soccer players over a period of 6 weeks. 

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The Role Lateral Gluteal Muscles Play in Running Performance

By Bonacquisti / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on The Role Lateral Gluteal Muscles Play in Running Performance

This article discusses the how weaknesses in the lateral gluteal muscles can effect running performance and injury prevalence.

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How Much Protein Should you Consume?

By Bonacquisti / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on How Much Protein Should you Consume?

A discussion of how much protein should be consumed in each meal and how protein consumption should be distributed throughout the day. 

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Should Adolescent Athletes Strength Train?

By Bonacquisti / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Should Adolescent Athletes Strength Train?

This article dives into how strength and conditioning in youth athletics may increase performance while reducing the risk of injury. 

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Dealing with ACL Injuries

By Bonacquisti / March 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Dealing with ACL Injuries

This is a great article for those looking to learn more about ACL injuries.

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