Summary of a study investigating the psychological differences between young Olympic weightlifters born at the beginning or at the end of the year.
Summary of a study investigating how weightlifting affects the lives of Masters Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a study comparing 3-day and 5-day training cessation influence on maximal strength performance.
Summary of study comparing specific genotype in elite and sub-elite Olympic weightlifters with their weightlifting performance.
Summary of an article analysing various measures and their correlation with clean performance in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of an article comparing weightlifting-related injuries in the emergency departments in females and males.
Summary of an article testing the influence of auditory stimulus (sounds) on bench press performance in lifters.
Summary of an article testing influence of drinking protein and carbohydrate beverage immediately after training on performance in male Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of an article investigating urinary incontinence (urine leakage due to the loss of bladder control) in female Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a review article summarising literature on the influence of Olympic weightlifting training on children.
What a year it was... Here is the Evidence Strong's list of the most important research from 2021 with the whys. Of course this list in not exhaustive, many more great studies were published. I may add to ths list later. Also, feel free…
Summary of an article analysing characteristics of weightlifting athletes who were successful at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Summary of a study looking at fatigue and recovery patterns' differences between men and women measured by squatting velocity
Summary of a study looking at how the sport a person is performing affects the complication during acute heart inflammation.
Summary of an article presenting medical care statistics from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics' weightlifting venue.
Summary of an article describing training cues and coaches' comments used in Georgian Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of an article on the effects of different warm-ups on power output in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a study surveying Masters Olympic weightlifters about the impact of the pandemic on their training.
Summary of an article investigating an influence of CORE training on balance and trunk muscles endurance in novice weightlifters.
Summary of an article on effects of different warm-ups on power output in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a review looking at how calorie restriction affects resistance training muscle and strength gains.
Summary of a study looking at what is changes in power clean movement when using hook grip versus closed grip.
Summary of a study investigating lower backs of young Olympic weightlifters over 3 years.
Summary of an article investigating how the age of specialization influences the risk of injuries in elite weightlifters.
Summary of a narrative review looking at effective strategies to address fat loss in resistance-trained athletes from bodybuilding, weightlifting and powerlifting.
Summary of an article analyzing a data set of weightlifting results for male and female athletes and the gender of their coaches.
Summary of an article analyzing what male Olympic weightlifters think about their body and how they make decisions on which weight class to compete in.
Summary of an observational study looking at what is the difference in facial proportions between Olympic weightlifting athletes who took anabolic steroids and the athletes who didn't.
Summary of an article on glycogen content before and immediately after a high intensity weightlifting session in elite powerlifters and Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of an article on how the internal or external focus of attention changes biomechanics of snatch in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a study looking at weightlifting total, Sinclair total, and countermovement jump height in youth girls and boys at national level.
The Tokyo 2020+1 Olympics are over. The weightlifting competition was exciting with lots of ups and downs from both athletes and judges. Forty two athletes won medals. We all know the medalists, but do you know which shoe (brand and color…
Summary of an observational study looking at steroid hormones levels during competition in adolescent (girls and boys) Olympic weightlifters.
Contraceptives are a tricky topic. Not because it's a taboo topic (is it?), but because there is not much research around it. There is not much research around it because research in this area is very time consuming and expensive. This is…
You have just started Olympic weightlifting and you are so pumped. You have learned snatch and clean & jerk, maybe they are not perfect yet, but you are slaying it and having so much fun. You may start wondering: if I train for the next…
Summary of a study looking at represenation and results of athletes born in each month in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a systematic review of studies on the optimal protein intake in recreational and competitive female athletes.
Summary of an article on Olympic weightlifting gold medelists and characteristics of their snatches.
What is the peak strength age? We have real data now. Oh yes! And no, it's not 25. I mean, it could be, but statistically, on average it is not. And now prepare yourself for the best piece of news: it is later than 25, in some cases, much…
Summary of a study looking at 10 years of pefromance in female athletes competing in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of an article analyzing the age of peak performance in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting using data up to 2017.
Summary of a study compering ketogenic diet with usual diet for powerlifting and Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a study following physical performance changes in transwomen and transman from pre-transition to 2.5 years after.
Summary of a study testing the influence of a nap when sleep deprived on performance and enjoyment of weightlifting in males.
Summary of a comparison of mental fatigue and exertion between Olympic-level closed skill atheletes (weightlifters, track & field athletes) and open skill athletes (basketball and volleyball players).
Summary of an article comparing jumps and pulls as tests of Olympic weightlifting performance.
Summary of a study looking at what changes after 6 weeks of performing either hang snatches or hang cleans in female collegiate athletes.
Summary of a study looking at changes in protein breakdown markers for 8 hours after resistance training session in man who ate or skipped breakfast.
Summary of a study checking what happens with strength and strength endurance when a female athlete is rinsing their mouth with carbohydrate solution.
Summary of a study looking at the percentage of different types of muscle fibers in female and male elite Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a study on how hormone concentration during simulated competition is correlated with future Olympic weightlifting performance.
Summary of an article looking at the changes in young male elite Olympic weightlifters after 5 months of trainig.
Summary of an article testing effectiveness of mental imagery on strength performance.
Summary of interviews with non-elite Olympic weightlifters on mental techniques and skills they use to improve their performance.
Summary of a study looking at mechanics in lifters who perform 80% of 1RM squat in knee wraps or without.
Summary of a study looking at biomechanics and perceptions of stability and comfort in lifters who do squats in knee wraps or knee sleeves.
Summary of a survey with basketball coaches on warm-up practices and coaches' beliefs around injury prevention.
Summary of a review analysing how female ultra-endurance athletes differ from male ultra-endurance athletes and possibly why.
Summary of doping practices in weigthlifting between 2008 and 2019, including results of sample re-testing from 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics.
Summary of an article surveying U.S. Olympic weightlifting Masters athletes on their training habits, injuries and other complaints.
Summary of a systematic review investigating how strong is an association between Functional Movement Screen composite scores with subsequent injury in athletes.
Summary of an artice comparing the age of getting first menstuation (menarche) and body composition, bone mineral density and physical activity later in life (midlife).
Summary of an article looking at performance differences between recreational and elite (international level) athletes competing in powerlifting.
Summary of an article looking at the influence of the number of throws and overall training load on grip strength and shoulder range of motion in male collegiate baseball players.
Summary on an article measuring the impact of Parkour athletes' landings from heights of 0.9, 1.8, and 2.7 meters.
Summary of an article analyzing what is a bar path of the snatch in the best Olympic weightlifting athletes in the World.
Summary of an article comparing normal langing, soft landing and landing with falling on forces going through the knee in recreational athletes.
Summary of an article looking at snatch characteristics in women compiting in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary on a review article looking at powerlifting injuries occuring during performing back squat, bench press, and deadlift.
Summary of an article reporting on inteviews with elite long-distance runners on how they manage health and injuries to sustain excellent performance over their athletic career.
Summary of an article on the changes in Olympic weightlifting performance with age in masters male and female athletes.
Summary of a survey study asking European soccer leagues experts' opinions on muscle injury prevention strategies in elite football.
Summary of a study testing the effectiveness of two resitance training protocols on strength and body composition in healthy untrained older women.
Summary of an article analysing age, weight and performance of athletes competing at the USA Weightlifting Federation youth, junior, and senior championships.
Summary of a cluster RCT testing the effectiveness of an injury prevention warm up for young female soccer players.
Summary of an article reporting on comparing two warm up protocols on maximal performance of clean in female Olympic weightlifting athletes.
Summary of a review article on characteristics of injuries in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting.
Summary of an observational study looking at risk factors influencing injury risk in adolescent elite athletes.
Summary of an article on external match load of one season in female collegiate lacrosse players.
Summary of an article testing the outcomes of resistance training performed in the morning versus in the afternoon on muscle hypertrophy and strength gains.
Summary of a review with meta-analysis of how the hamstring curl exercise (Nordic hamstring exercise) influences the risk of sustaining hamstring strain injury in sport.
Summary of an article comparing different pelvic floor exercises with Kegels in postpartum women.
Summary of an article investigating how the age of specialization influences the risk of injuries in young athletes.
Summary of the UEFA's sponsored study on incidence of heading in soccer (football) among children and youth.
Summary of a study on the effectiveness of high-intesity resistance training in postmenopausal women with low bone density (osteopenia or osteoporosis).
Summary of an article looking at an anabolic signaling response to morning and afternoon resistance training.
Summary of a review of risk factors for the first-tiem hamstring strain injury and recurrent hamstring strain injury in sport.
Summary of an article reporting on how pelvic ogran prolapse is related to lifting weights.
Summary of an article looking at two ways of teaching Olympic weigthlifting lifts (snatch and clean) using forward (bottom to top) or backward (top to bottom) chaining, and comparing which one is more effective for novice lifters.
Summary of an article analyzing acute and chronic workloads and their relationship to injuries in elite rugby league players.
Summary of a systematic review with meta-analysis on variations in strength-related measures during menstrual cycle.
Summary of a review article on injury rates in different weight-training sports such as weightlifting, powerlifting, CrossFit, bodybuilding, strongman and Highland Games.
Summary of the article focused on relationship between training load and the risk of sustaing injury in male professional soccer (football) players.
Summary of a survey study on breast protection used by female contact football players (AFL, rugby league, rugby union, rugby 7s) and their perception on the protection against contact breast injuries.
Summary of an article looking at sleep extension and its influence on performance in collegiate basketball athletes.
Summary of an article describing how injury prevention advice influenced knowledge and behaviors in runners.
Summary of a systematic review and meta-analysis on the thermoregulation during exercising in heat in relation to menstrual cycle phases.
Summary of a review article looking at published meta-analysis on effect of caffeine on exercise performance.
Summary of an article looking at insurance claims filed on injuries related to rugby union.
Summary of a review article on the influence of physical activity on pelvic floor health, this includes the effect of exercises on urinary and anal incontinence and labor.
Summary of a review article on the influence of inadequate sleep on muscle strength.
Summary of an article looking at sleep, tiredness, musculoskeletal complains and mental wellbeing in young athletes.
Summary of an article analyzing whether the size of the breast affects how women participate in physical activity.
Summary of an article on the significance of the time of the day on the muscle damage, inflammatory markers' levels and core temperature in response to the Olympic weightlifting training session.
Summary of a survey study looking at subjective wellbeing (fatigue, mood, soreness, stress, sleep quality), sleep duration and training load influence risk of injury and illness in young female soccer (football) players.
Summary of a systematic review article on injury prevention programmes in female soccer players.
Summary of an article on effects of Olympic weightlifting and plyometrics on performance when compared to the traditional resistance training in young healthy males (10-12 years old).
Summary of a survey study discussing how sleep and diet influence a risk of injury in adolescent elite athletes.
Summary of an article on the effectiveness of a neuromuscular exercise program on reducing the number of injuries in young female ball players.
Summary of an article on the differences in injuries between CrossFit and traditional weightlifting (resistance training) adult recreational athletes.
Summary of the article focused on relationship between sleep and the risk of sustaing injury in adolescent athletes.
Summary of a meta-analysis article investigating how age influences the effectiveness of anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention programs in female athletes.
Summary of a review on effect of protein supplementation and resistance training on fat free mass gains, fat mass, and strength gains.
Summary of a review of the effects of surgery after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture on knee osteoarthritis, meniscal injury, and other complications with at least 10 years follow-up.
Summary of an article on the relationship between functional performance one year after ACL reconstruction and the risk of early osteoarthritis.
Summary of an article testing the effect of strength exercises on the rate of overuse injuries in the first-time runners.
Summary of a study testing the effectiveness of an injury prevention programme for adult recreational tennis players.
Summary of an article comparing pregnancy and postpartum outcomes of elite female athletes and active women.
Summary of an opinion article focused on factors to consider when returning professional athletes to sporting events after Covid-19 pandemic.
Summary of an article looking at sleep patterns and basketball performance of elite female players.
Summary of a study on the effectiveness of 8 weeks of foam rolling or core stabilization comparing to usual training in recreational athletes.
These four exercises are effective in preventing substantial injuries in orienteerers if performed at least twice a week.
Summary of a study looking at the effect of moderate testosterone increase on performance in active healthy women.
This article provides a summary of the Knee Control injury prevention programme for young floorball athletes. Special considerations for girls are listed.