The catecholamines—primarily epinephrine, but also norepinephrine and dopamine—are secreted by the adrenal medulla and are important for the acute expression of strength and power because the hormones act as central motor stimulators and peripheral vascular dilators to enhance enzyme systems and calcium release in muscle.
Understanding how the body adapts to the overload of aerobic exercise is critical to designing effective exercise training programs, monitoring exercise responses and progress, and assessing training outcomes.
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Most of us are on the right track but on the wrong train with regard to recovery and regeneration, Brandon Marcello says in this lecture from the 2015 Coaches Conference. Join Brandon as he discusses recovery as the road to regeneration.
Learn about the effects of recovery in neuroscience to sustain performance. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Mark Stephenson explains the neurophysiological effects of various recovery modalities in sustaining high performance.
Many personal trainers work with clients who are dealing with musculoskeletal pain that has negative consequences both on the client’s ability to exercise and their activities of daily living. This article discusses the different types of pain, and describes targeted approaches for training clients with persistent musculoskeletal pain.
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