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  • More Sprints in Top-Class Football Necessitates New and Individualised Training Routines

    [12 Jan 2017] Today's top-class football is characterised by more short sprints than in the past. In English Premier League, high-intensity running has increased by 50% in the last 10 years, presenting new challenges to the players in terms of fatigue resistance and ability to recover quickly. The change has also resulted in greater variation in the tempo of matches, and this new pattern calls for revised training routines. This is the conclusion of new research from the University of Gothenburg.

  • High in calories and low in nutrients when adolescents share pictures of food online

    [5 Apr 2016] A new study from the University of Gothenburg show that adolescents like to present foods that are high in calories but low in nutrients in social media.

  • Developing a programme for the prevention and treatment of running-related injuries

    [18 Nov 2015] A research team led by Professor Stefan Grau at the Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science (IKI) has received a grant of SEK 3.5 million from the Sten A Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture in order to develop exercise and training programmes to guard against repetitive strain injury in recreational joggers and to validate these programmes among individual joggers over the next three years.

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