Form Running or Interval Training- Which is More Effective?

Most runners utilize interval training, or alternating short and intense running intervals with recovery periods, to improve speed, endurance, motivation, and even to burn more fat in workouts. Running form drills are another method long utilized by track coaches to improve performance.  These drills are increasingly popular among recreational runners to help decrease injuries from technique.  But do they really help? This … Read More

Monday Research Roundup: ACL Injuries in Soccer and Deceleration Training for Tennis

Defending and ACL Injury Risk in Soccer In a recent study, video analysis of ACL injuries in males and females showed that soccer players are at greatest risk for ACL injury when defending.  In fact, 73% of the injuries analyzed occurred this way.  51% of the injuries happened while tackling another player to gain control of the ball and 15% … Read More