Background It has been suggested that dietary collagen provides an anabolic stimulus and that its key precursors, proline and glycine, are required to increase collagen synthesis. Similarly, there is evidence that whey protein supplementation, in particular the amino acid leucine, stimulates
Friday evening, the Minister of Sport, Georges Engel, in the presence of the Minister of Higher Education and Research, Claude Meisch, the Mayor of Differdange, Christiane Brassel-Rausch, and the President of LIHPS and COSL, André Hoffmann, officially opened the SportFabrik
The LIHPS is looking for a strength & conditioning trainer (m/f)! Interested candidates are invited to send their applications with CV, cover letter and copies of certificates and diplomas before 7 October 2022!
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.