Posts Tagged ‘injury’

Fatigue Markers in Sport

Fatigue Markers in Sport Following on with some of our most recent posts on training load and injury/illness as we prepare to welcome Mark Roe for our August Seminar “Minimising Injury Risk and Maximising Performance in the GAA”, we will look at fatigue as a useful marker to monitor the athletes that we work in…

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Why is managing injury risk important for team success?

When working with sports teams, you meet a mixture of people working within the management and administration of the club/county. As it is still firmly an amateur organisation, the clubs and counties still rely heavily on the volunteerism that has built the foundation of the GAA, and please God may this never change! These people…

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Training Load: The What?

As we gear up to present our next speaker Mark Roe, who will speak on training loads and injuries, we will begin to explore the role of training load on both athletic performance and injury reduction. Training load is currently the hot topic within Sports Medicine and Sports Performance. But what is it? Training loads…

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Positive Thinking Means Faster Healing

Mind Over Matter: A Positive Mindset Can Help You Heal Faster from Running Injuries Suffering an injury is a double blow for many runners: to their body and to their ego. Recovering from an injury is both a physical and a mental process and, in many ways, a positive mindset can help the body heal…

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Getting Back To Your Running Routine After Injury

Getting Back to Your Running Routine After Injury Injury is an unavoidable aspect of physical exercise – for both amateurs and professionals. Some injuries are easier, while others will keep you away from exercising for weeks. Whichever the case may be, always wait until you get the green light from your doctor to start training…

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Five Tips So You Can Avoid Injury

Five Tips So You Can Avoid Injury Sports Physio Ireland’s physiotherapist Riain Casey talks us through five tips so you can avoid injury. Many injuries can be easily prevented. Some times small adjustments to our everyday lifestyle can have a big impact in injury prevention. Simple things like correctly fuelling the body and a good healthy sleeping pattern…

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The Importance Of Hip Extension

The importance of hip extension.   Many long distance runners fail to recognise the importance of good strength and conditioning training as part of their programmes. Running is very much a ‘catabolic’ activity, meaning that you can lose muscle mass during your training. From an injury prevention point of view, it is extremely important to…

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