Strength is one of the three main determinants of sports performance, but it encompasses also every aspect of everyday life, from moving our body as we walk to lifting any kind of object. Therefore, enhancing physical strength corresponds to a direct improvement of athletic performance in every kind of sport.
Once sparsely used in sports training, Strength Training is today at the forefront of technological and scientific research and development.
Before the beginning of the event, let’s find out more about the speakers, the key points of their interventions during the Sports & Performance Congress and their opinion on how Strength Training affects the different parameters of sports performance.
Strength Training in children and adolescents
Additional key components of his research constitute the development of targeted interventions to enhance measures of balance and muscular fitness, to improve motor performance, and to reduce injuries in different sport disciplines.
Strength Training safety on basic weightlifting exercises
How technology can change Strength Training
His research activity is mainly focused on the design of innovative exercises and equipment for rehabilitation, fitness and sport. For about 12 years, he has been coordinating research and development activities in the field of biomechanics, within the Medical-Scientific Research Department of Technogym.
Strength Training in aerobic sports
Strength Training in team sports
His main areas of interests are Sports Medicine and physical conditioning, with Rehabilitation and Sport Injury Prevention as his major focuses.
Sport and Performance Congress 2019: the importance of strength training in sports performance
The round table meeting for this event, chaired by Dr. Silvano Zanuso, Head of Scientific Communication and Research at Technogym, gave space to all the speakers to present their researches and answer multiple questions from the public, before moving on to a practical session at the Technogym Wellness Centre.
How important is strength to achieve high sports performance compared to other physical and non-physical attributes?
That said, strength is the common denominator of performance, because each movement requires a basic level of strength to be enacted.