The LIHPS is looking for a sports scientist with a specialisation in biomechanics (m/f)! Interested candidates are invited to send their applications with CV, cover letter and copies of certificates and diplomas by 24 June 2022!
There is consensus among sports nutritionists about the benefits of carbohydrates (CHO) in sport. But types of CHO and the associated terminology are complex and often confusing. Let’s take a closer look at some terms related to CHO, glycaemic index,
This is an invitation to our next lecture on 27 April at 17:30 at d’Coque. The lecture is free to attend and no registration is required. There will be no livestream available this time. Luc van Loon is a Professor of Physiology of Exercise at the
This is an invitation to our next lecture on 24 February at 17:30 at d’Coque followed by a workshop for coaches. The lecture is free to attend and no registration is required. Attendance is limited to 100 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. For those
Please click here to download the slides of the presentation The excel files to calculate the jump force velocity profile is available by clicking here and the sprint excel sheet is available here.
Even a successful Olympian like Sarah De Nutte sometimes needs a short nap during a hard day of training! Generally, sleep is an essential part of recovery for athletes to recharge their batteries. Here are some simple tips for athletes to recover
Here below you can watch the video of the recent sports medical lecture on female athletes in elite sports by Profs Kari Bo and Kirsty Elliott-Sale: Female athletes in elite sports from Media4all on Vimeo.
Sports competitions take place under different environmental conditions that challenge the human organism in various ways. During the Olympic Games in Tokyo, outside temperatures hover around 30°C, so heat adaptation plays an important role. While the normal core body temperature is
The picture shows track and field athlete Charel Grethen (FLA) preparing for his current altitude training camp in Kenya in the HPTRC's altitude chamber, with the aim of shortening the adaptation period on-site and enabling higher training intensities from the
Here you can watch the report on RTL again, in which our Head of Performance Analysis, Frédéric Margue, carries out a performance diagnostic test on the COSL elite squad athlete Vera Hoffmann (FLA): https://www.rtl.lu/sport/news/a/1631426.html Such analyses provide coaches and athletes with