Elite Rowing Coach Blog / health
Nov 23, 2014
There are many moving parts to achieving a successful rowing career. Refueling one's body is a crucial part to achieving great performance.
Mar 22, 2014
Atrial Fibrillation is NOT uncommon in endurance sports such as rowing, triathlon, marathon running, cycling, here is the latest:
FISA's new screening for potentially fatal heart conditions is vital, but so is correct interpretation Sunday, 16 March 2014 By Mike RowbottomLast week's decision by the International Rowing Federation (FISA) to introduce health screening to check for potentially fatal heart conditions among international competitors is a profoundly important step.The system is based on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Pre-Competition Health Screening which follows on from the finding that the leading cause (more than 90 per cent) of non-traumatic sudden death in athletes is related to pre-existing heart problems.The statistics relating to this subject are stark. More young athletes between 14 and 24 die...