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Research Review: Individual Muscle Hypertrophy and Strength Responses to High vs. Low Resistance Training Frequencies

Individual Muscle Hypertrophy and Strength Responses to High vs. Low Resistance Training Frequencies  As health and wellness professionals, you might have found yourself being involved in a debate or discussion whether high frequency or low frequency resistance training would result in the highest amount of muscular gain and strength output. A heavy topic within our … Continue reading Research Review: Individual Muscle Hypertrophy and Strength Responses to High vs. Low Resistance Training Frequencies

Fire Fighter Health: Exploring Why Departments Need Wellness Programs In Place

Intro and Purpose With the accumulation of 58,835 documented fire fighter injuries within the nation for the year of 2017, departments should start (or continue) to analyze how the injuries arise and what methods of preventative measures might decrease the injury count for future years. This article will explore some injury and fatality statistics for … Continue reading Fire Fighter Health: Exploring Why Departments Need Wellness Programs In Place

The Side Effects of Caffeine and Influence on Performance

Caffeine Supplementation When it comes to performance, whether it be for athletic performance for a sport or performance within a recreation setting, most individuals are exercising to become a better version of themselves. With improvements comes the want for an edge or to acquire their goals at the fastest rate possible. Not everyone understanding the … Continue reading The Side Effects of Caffeine and Influence on Performance

Research Review: Neuromuscular Activation of the Vastus Intermedius Muscle during Isometric Hip Flexion

Citation:  Saito, A., & Akima, H. (2015). Neuromuscular Activation of the Vastus Intermedius Muscle during Isometric Hip Flexion. PloS one, 10(10), e0141146. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4619471/   Neuromuscular Activation of the Vastus Intermedius Muscle during Isometric Hip Flexion  Summary Saito, and Akima (2015) conducted research on the activation of the vastus intermedius versus the rectus femoris during … Continue reading Research Review: Neuromuscular Activation of the Vastus Intermedius Muscle during Isometric Hip Flexion

Research Review: Relative mobility of the pelvis and spine during trunk axial rotation in chronic low back pain patients: A case-control study

Citation:  Taniguchi, M., Tateuchi, H., Ibuki, S., & Ichihashi, N. (2017). Relative mobility of the pelvis and spine during trunk axial rotation in chronic low back pain patients: A case-control study. PloS one, 12(10), e0186369. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5645112/  Relative mobility of the pelvis and spine during trunk axial rotation in chronic low back pain patients: … Continue reading Research Review: Relative mobility of the pelvis and spine during trunk axial rotation in chronic low back pain patients: A case-control study