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Understanding and Managing Lactate [ARTICLE]

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Despite prevailing misconceptions about what lactate is and how it's made and used, lactate threshold continues to remain the gold standard for quantifying performance in endurance athletes and defining appropriate training intensities. In this...... Continue

New SAT Grading Scale Released for NCAA and NAIA Initial Eligibility [ARTICLE]

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In the spring of 2016, the SAT rolled out a newly formatted exam. As a result, both the NCAA and NAIA recently released revised SAT minimum score requirements, which...... Continue

Long Distance - Basic Aerodynamics and Flight Characteristics in Discus Throwing [ARTICLE]

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The discus is an extremely aerodynamic implement (Hubbard, 2000). This implies that, under certain conditions, the distance thrown can be increased or decreased significantly beyond or below to that expected in a vacuum...... Continue

Body Composition - Methods and Importance for Performance and Health [ARTICLE]

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The measurement and understanding of the basic morphological characteristics of the athlete is the foundation on which a training process may be built. Specific anthropometric characteristics are needed to be successful in...... Continue

In Motion: Understanding the Psychological Conditions of Run-Throughs [ARTICLE]

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The pole vault is one of the most challenging and technical events in track and field (Orden, 1984). High physical demands such as speed, strength, agility, body control and coordination are coupled with equally important psychological aspects...... Continue

High Hurdles: A Methodical Approach for Developing High Hurdles [ARTICLE]

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This article includes the annual training plan for Colorado State University's high hurdlers, basic explanations of targeted performance criteria as well as the Ram's methodical approach in developing high hurdlers. The technical and physiological...... Continue

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