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Introducing New Tennis Conditioning Book Available Summer 2012: Advanced Concepts of Strength and Conditioning for Tennis

Introducing New Tennis Conditioning Book Available Summer 2012: Advanced Concepts of Strength and Conditioning for Tennis

The first edition provides a developmental approach to the various aspects of strength and conditioning for tennis based on new concepts that have been fueled by scientific research and hands on field experience. Over 1000 athletes have been developed using the information and procedures provided in this edition, which are supported by a selected pool...
Metabolism

Metabolism

Metabolism consists of chemical pathways that either combine molecules (molecule synthesis) with each other or separate them from each other (breakdown of molecules). The synthesis of molecules refers to as an anabolic reaction, whereas the break-up of molecules is termed catabolic reaction. All cells require biological energy to fuel metabolic activity. For muscle cells the...
How Sports Nutrition Impacts Performance

How Sports Nutrition Impacts Performance

Every athlete should have a solid understanding of what their body needs. Following a high carbohydrate/low fat can be very beneficial for most athletes since such a diet will provide the athlete with enough energy to perform well on the tennis court. Learn why drinking a mixture of carbohydrates and a bit of protein within...
Coaches' Limited Nutrition Exposure Blamed for Player’s Performance Breakdown

Coaches’ Limited Nutrition Exposure Blamed for Player’s Performance Breakdown

A study conducted by Burns et al. (2004) Student Athlete Use of Nutritional Supplements and the Role of Athletic Trainers and Dietitians in Nutrition Counseling found that ~41% of athletes received nutrition information from their coaches, which often lead to a decline in players’ performance due to limited nutrition exposure by the coaches. Other factors...