Summary of a position statement on Olympic weightlifting use for improving performance in other sports.
Summary of a study introducing a new method to compare Olympic weightlifting results between weight classes.
Summary of a study trying to predict the performance (totals) required of newly contested weight categories within major competitions using historical data
Summary of a research study analyzing factors distinguishing elite from sub-elite weightlifters.
Summary of an article testing relationship between overhead press, back squat and split jerk performance.
Summary of an article analyzing survey data from females lifting heavily during pregnancy.
Summary of an article analyzing interview data from Olympic weightlifters discussing their body composition and weight class.
Summary of an article on the acceleration phase in the Olympic weightlifting snatch.
Summary of a study looking at the changes in low back pain degeneration and low back pain in youth Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of research comparing mental toughness in elite and non-elite Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of study comparing specific genotype in elite and sub-elite Olympic weightlifters with their weightlifting performance.
Summary of an article analysing characteristics of weightlifting athletes who were successful at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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 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 how the internal or external focus of attention changes biomechanics of snatch in Olympic weightlifting.
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 an article on Olympic weightlifting gold medelists and characteristics of their snatches.
Summary of a study looking at 10 years of pefromance in female athletes competing in Olympic weightlifting.
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 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 looking at performance differences between recreational and elite (international level) athletes competing in powerlifting.
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 analyzing what is a bar path of the snatch in the best Olympic weightlifting athletes in the World.
Summary of an article looking at snatch characteristics in women compiting in Olympic weightlifting.
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 male and female Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a survey study asking European soccer leagues experts' opinions on muscle injury prevention strategies in elite football.
Summary of an article analysing age, weight and performance of athletes competing at the USA Weightlifting Federation youth, junior, and senior championships.
Summary of an article reporting on comparing two warm up protocols on maximal performance of clean in female Olympic weightlifting athletes.
Summary of an article analyzing acute and chronic workloads and their relationship to injuries in elite rugby league players.
Summary of the article focused on relationship between training load and the risk of sustaing injury in male professional soccer (football) players.
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 discussing how sleep and diet influence a risk of injury in adolescent elite athletes.
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 an article comparing pregnancy and postpartum outcomes of elite female athletes and active women.
Summary of an article investigating how the age of specialization influences the risk of injuries in elite weightlifters.
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.
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Summary of an article analyzing the age of peak performance in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting using data up to 2017.