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Weight Cutting in Combat Sports

Weight Cutting in Combat Sports

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has developed into a professional and amateur sport since its early introduction to the world via the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 1993 (Buse, 2006). Initially the sport was a contest of disparate fighting ‘styles’ to determine the...

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Strength and Conditioning in the Private Sector

Strength and Conditioning in the Private Sector

Strength and conditioning coaches represent a specific discipline within sport and exercise science. The strength and conditioning coach will often have varied responsibilities, including: technical coaching instruction; overseeing advanced training methods and...

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