Validation: A Historical Narrative Review of PUSH Band 1.0 Research

Validation: A Historical Narrative Review of PUSH Band 1.0 Research

Whenever a coach or scientist is interested in using a piece of technology in the daily training or testing environment, in its most simple form they need to know if it does what the company says it does. This is known as construct validity, or "the degree to which a test measures what it claims or purports to be measuring”. In this series we are going to explore the science of weight room technology validation, the current and historical state of the literature, in addition to the processes we use here at PUSH.

Creating a Competitive Environment using Velocity Based Training

Creating a Competitive Environment using Velocity Based Training

It has often been thought that the markings of a good coach should include a few key characteristics: technical and strategic know-how relating to how an athlete might best execute skills and techniques fundamental to their sport; be an effective educator in which they can structure appropriate training, communicate clearly, and impart performance-enhancing and motivational feedback; and create a psychological environment that helps athletes maximise their skills and potential and perform efficaciously in competition.

Using PUSH to Provide Meaningful Data During Rehabilitation. A Case Study

Using PUSH to Provide Meaningful Data During Rehabilitation. A Case Study

Mary Beth Berg’s injury and medical history reads like the over-the-top hypotheticals presented to students studying for their sports medicine boards – or the tort bar. After a navicular stress fracture kept her on crutches and in a boot from October to December 2011, she strung together a six-month training block that remains one of the most consistent and productive of her athletic career