Tag: Context

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Episode 101 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘S&C Science, Muscle Plasticity, and Practice Epistemology’ with Andy Galpin PhD (www.AndyGalpin.com) California State University, Fullerton, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Science to Practice: From biopsy to the cage
  • Muscle Plasticity
  • Nutrition and Adaptations to Strength & Conditioning: A paradigm
  • Epistemology of Expert Practice
  • Bakers v Chefs: Mastering Science into Practice
  • Knowledge, Context, and Practice

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Download the Full PDF article >> Guru Performance Position Stand #5 Supplement Use in Sport

OVERVIEW

  1. Introduction
  2. The for first approach
  3. Identifying the need to supplement
  4. Considering supplementation case-by-case
  5. Supplement safety
  6. Context statement
  7. References and research
  8. Authors

 

OVERVIEW VIDEO

INFOGRAPHIC OF KEY POINTS

 

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(1) INTRODUCTION

The use of supplements in both elite and recreational level sport has grown tremendously in recent years (Knapik et al. 2016). Opinions are clearly split as to whether supplements are a necessary component of the athlete’s diet, and the reasons for using supplements are broad. Whilst there is a time and place for supplements, we believe in a simplistic yet discerning approach to advocating them. Moreover, the choice of which supplement brand to use has become more difficult than ever due to the demand of aesthetic focussed supplements containing banned substances or manufactured in third party labs where contaminants may spoil a ‘clean’ supplement. This position stand will address topical issues surrounding supplement use in sport and provide a clear outline of the practical considerations for utilising supplements in a safe and effective way.

 

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Episode 58 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Test, Don’t Guess! Using Physiological Testing to Inform Practice’ with Shawn Arent PhD, Rutgers University, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Test, Don’t Guess!
  • Laboratory testing in applied sport science
  • Field testing methods
  • Using lab and field test data to inform practice
  • Validity & Reliability
  • Testing methods to support team sports & individuals
  • Context (of course)

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