Summary of a research study analyzing factors distinguishing elite from sub-elite weightlifters.
Summary of a study testing how training in the afternoon versus in the evening affect sleep and wellness on the next day.
Summary of an article analysing various measures and their correlation with clean performance in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a review article on the stable and variable technical components of snatch and clean.
Summary of a review of literature on how to develop a young Olympic weightlifter.
Summary of research comparing mental toughness in elite and non-elite Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a study investigating the predictors of injuries in 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 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 describing training cues and coaches' comments used in Georgian Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a study investigating lower backs of young Olympic weightlifters over 3 years.
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 a study looking at weightlifting total, Sinclair total, and countermovement jump height in youth girls and boys at national level.
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.
Summary of a study following physical performance changes in transwomen and transman from pre-transition to 2.5 years after.
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 an article investigating an influence of CORE training on balance and trunk muscles endurance in novice weightlifters.
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 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 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 an article investigating how the age of specialization influences the risk of injuries in young athletes.
Summary of a meta-analysis article investigating how age influences the effectiveness of anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention programs in female 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 investigating how the age of specialization influences the risk of injuries in elite weightlifters.
Summary of an article analyzing the age of peak performance in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting using data up to 2017.