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This is the best of the exercise physiology websites available. With sports science information from leading experts, you can find the latest on thermogenesis, training in dance, and other subjects useful for those into fitness training… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.

football children

Why football is good for children

osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis: What happens when you hang up your sports kit - for good?

menstruation

Menstruation: Cycling proficiency - do the various menstrual phases affect athletic performance?

sleep deprivation

Sleep deprivation

lactic acid | lactate

Lactic acid: Lactate - 'bad guy' no longer, but rather one of the body's most vital fuels

muscle glycogen stores

Muscle glycogen stores: Supercompensation only works once

asthma risk | athletes

Asthma - Lower asthma risk for amateur athletes

fitness and brain power

Fitness and brain power - How fitness protects the ageing brain

fitness and memory

Fitness and memory - How fitness improves memory in mid-life

power | endurance | veterans

Power v endurance: what goes first in the ageing stakes?

exercise induced asthma

Exercise induced asthma: Take a deep breath - and learn to manage your asthma without falling foul of doping regulations

inspiratory stridor

Inspiratory stridor - How do you deal with 'asthma' when the drugs don't work?

blood pressure | exercise

Good news about exercise and blood pressure

exercise-induced cardiac fatigue

Is exercise-induced cardiac fatigue caused by damage to the heart muscle?

Ethiopian endurance running

Nature and nurture in Ethiopian endurance running success

sauna-induced weight loss

Risks of sauna-induced weight loss

exercise in the heat | pre-cooling techniques

Pre-cooling techniques increase performance in the heat

sports vision training

Sports vision - How enhancing your vision can give you that extra edge in competition

Eating disorders in sport: how athletes are putting themselves at risk

Too thin to win: athletes who lose weight to enhance performance are dangerously misguided

How Good is the 'Bod Pod'?

Body Composition - Fat Measurement: How Good is the 'Bod Pod'?

Osteoporosis in athletes: how distance running puts female athletes at risk

Osteoporosis: Why distance running can be bad for bones

Bone Maintenance in Older Runners

Bone Maintenance in Older Runners

Quadriceps: concentric and eccentric muscle contractions

Concentric and Eccentric Quadriceps Contractions

Body Image: do boys have an obsession with their appearance?

When boys care more than girls about their body image

Heat Training: heat exposure may not hinder sports performance

How temperature affects performance - Why Heat's Not Such a Bad Thing

Neural Training: a unique approach to sports training

Neural Training

Ergogenic Aids: can increasing oxygen levels improve sports performance?

When supplementation with oxygen really helps performance.

Fluid: the one thing your body can't learn to do without

Fluid: the one thing your body can't learn to do without

Body Fat- improve your immunity and endurance levels

Athletes: increase your body fat levels!

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