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Strength & Conditioning, Power and Hypertrophy
- Does eccentric training produce greater hypertrophy than concentric training?
- Does regular 1RM testing produce greater gains than high volume strength training?
- Does drop set training cause greater hypertrophy than multiple set training?
- Does blood-flow restricted training cause muscle damage?
- Does metabolite accumulation caused by post-exercise blood flow restriction enhance hypertrophy from strength training?
- Do periodized programs produce greater gains in maximum strength compared to non-periodized programs?
- What factors determine the degree to which unilateral strength training transfers to the untrained limb?
- Can handheld loading increase horizontal jump distance in female athletes?
- Do single-leg jumps in different directions measure different athletic qualities?
- Do the Nordic curl and Russian belt exercises produce similar increases in hamstrings strength?
Biomechanics & Motor Control
- Does the stretch reflex activate different parts of a muscle, depending on where it is triggered?
- Does eccentric training alter stretch-shortening cycle function?
- Does hops producing a PAP effect alter stretch-shortening cycle function in drop jumps?
- Does joint angle affect the amount of residual force enhancement observed?
- Which muscles are most important in the bench press?
- Can an internal focus of attention increase pectoralis and triceps activation in the push up?
- Is intra‐abdominal pressure associated with maximum isometric hip extension torque?
- How does back extension exercise variation affect joint moments and muscle activation?
- Does calcium release explain the residual force depression effect?
- Can uphill-downhill sprinting improve speed more than horizontal sprinting?
- How is hamstring flexibility related to peak hamstring muscle strain during sprinting?
- How do the hip and knee contributions alter over a maximal effort 60m sprint?
- How is step width related to sprint running ability in athletes?
- Can trunk muscle endurance explain the difference between back squat 1RM and front squat 1RM?
- How does anterior knee displacement affect patellofemoral joint stress during squats?
- Do adaptations to strength training differ between Caucasians and South Asian males?
Anatomy, Physiology & Nutrition
- Is the RDA for dietary protein sufficient for optimal health?
- How does dietary protein intake affect body composition?
- Can casein supplementation improve body composition during strength training?
- How do the different components of whey protein affect satiety?
- How does protein intake affect fat-free mass retention during a diet?
- Does the type of protein matter for weight loss and fat-free mass retention during a diet?
- Is the rebound in bodyweight after a physique competition made up of fat or fat-free mass?
- Is alternate-day fasting better than standard calorie restriction for weight loss in obese adults?
- Could habits hold the key to weight loss maintenance?
- What is new in hypertrophy research?
- What is the role of myokines in chronic disease?
- Are sleep quality and duration associated with exercise test performance?
- How are testosterone and cortisol responses affected by home and away venues?
Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
- Do negative affective responses to injury reduce return to play in competitive athletes?
- Can hamstrings training at long muscle lengths prevent recurrent hamstring strain injury?
- How does muscle regenerate after an eccentric strain injury?
- Is the foam roller better than the roller massager for increasing flexibility?
- Does passive stretching to the point of pain produce greater increases in flexibility than just stretching to the point of discomfort?
- What mechanisms underpin the nocebo effect?
- What are diffuse noxious inhibitory controls, and how do they help us understand pain?
- When does physical activity increase pain, and when does it decrease pain?
- Is resilience associated with reduced relative pain unpleasantness?
- How does pain catastrophizing affect dynamic stability in a spine flexion-extension task?
- Which hip musculoskeletal conditions affect performance of the squat?
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