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 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 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 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 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 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 on the changes in Olympic weightlifting performance with age in masters male and female athletes.
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 a review article on characteristics of injuries in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting.
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 an article looking at an anabolic signaling response to morning and afternoon resistance training.
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 a review article on injury rates in different weight-training sports such as weightlifting, powerlifting, CrossFit, bodybuilding, strongman and Highland Games.
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).
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.