Summary of a study looking at the changes in low back pain degeneration and low back pain in youth Olympic weightlifters.
Weightlifting shoes change the position of your ankle and ....... Most research testing the outcomes of wearing weightlifting shoes used back squat. What do weightlifting shoes do at 25 and 50% of body weight? In trained weightlifters…
Summary of an article on the influence of relative body weight load on peak power output in Olympic weightlifting.
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 investigating the difference between successful and failed snatches of the best 73kg class Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a study investigating the influence of rest length on snatch performance.
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 an article analysing various measures and their correlation with clean performance in Olympic weightlifting.
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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 male and female Olympic weightlifters.
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 an article on effects of different warm-ups on power output in Olympic weightlifting.
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 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 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 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 looking at sleep extension and its influence on performance in collegiate basketball athletes.
Summary of a review article looking at published meta-analysis on effect of caffeine on exercise performance.
Summary of a review article on the influence of inadequate sleep on muscle strength.
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 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 review on effect of protein supplementation and resistance training on fat free mass gains, fat mass, and strength gains.
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 on the relationship between functional performance one year after ACL reconstruction and the risk of early osteoarthritis.
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.
Summary of a study looking at the effect of moderate testosterone increase on performance in active healthy women.
Summary of an article analyzing the age of peak performance in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting using data up to 2017.