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Reaction Test for Athlete Monitoring: Research and Considerations

Distinguishing functional over-reaching (FOR) from non-function over-reaching (NFOR)can be difficult to do during overload periods; particularly when laboratory measures are inaccessible to the coach or athlete. A common criteria used to determine FOR from NFOR is to assess performance before … Continue reading

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HRV and Reaction Test Data and some updates on our HRV research

I posted some data a couple of months ago comparing my HRV to my tap test results to see if there was any correlation between the two. You can see that post here if you missed it. It was around … Continue reading

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New HRV Research: Vol. 3

Here are 7 new studies pertaining to HRV and training. New HRV Research: Vol. 1 New HRV Research: Vol. 2  1. Dupuy, O. et al. (2013) Night and postexercise cardiac autonomic control in functional overreaching. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, … Continue reading

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Correlation between HRV, sRPE and subjective fatigue in athletes

Today I will review the research I’ve read that investigates the relationship between perceived exertion ratings of a workout session (sRPE), subjective levels of fatigue and HRV in effort to examine the usefulness of HRV in reflecting training load in athletic populations. … Continue reading

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New HRV Research Vol: 2

Here are 5 new studies pertaining to HRV and training. Previous Edition: Vol: 1        1. Sartor, F. et al. (2013) Heart rate variability reflects training load and psychophysiological status in young elite gymnasts. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, Published … Continue reading

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HRV and Strength Research: Implications for Strength/Power Athletes?

At this point there is quite a bit of research pertaining to HRV and aerobic exercise/endurance training. However, the application of HRV for strength/power (S/P) athletes is less clear. Today I will discuss the available research pertaining to resistance training … Continue reading

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A collection of thoughts on HRV and Sports Training

I’ve been having a lot of different thoughts running through my mind recently on various topics surrounding HRV and sports training. A lot of what I say today is based on a lot of the research I’ve been reading and … Continue reading

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