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Why Strength and Conditioning was Better off 10 Years Ago

The strength and conditioning industry seems to be at a crossroads. There is the old…

John Allen

Impulse-Momentum: Are You Accurately Measuring Jump Height?

The vertical jump is one of the most fundamental athletic movements, and in turn one…

John Allen

Year in Review: Top 10 Articles of 2017

As this year closes out and a new year begins, it is important to reflect…

John Allen

Does Your Data Make Sense? Why Norms Matter

1-Rep Max testing has been used for decades to measure absolute strength and evaluate strength…

John Allen

Understanding Habit Formation for Real Results

Habits are Everything According to NCAA rules, athletes at the college level will spend anywhere…

John Allen

Stoke City Joins as Sparta’s First English Premier League Partner

Stoke City Joins as Sparta's First English Premier League Partner Sparta closes the year with…

Kelsey Holshouser

New Published Research: Improving Vertical Jump Profiles Through Prescribed Movement Plans

Sparta Science began largely with the goal to identify evidence based training and rehabilitation methods.…

John Allen

Collaborative Learning and the Power of Bias

Within any given organization, sports or otherwise, there are usually some key long term relationships…

John Allen

Movement Myths: Should Your Knees Pass Your Toes?

For years we have known and stressed the FACT pushing your knees over your toes…

John Allen

Flexibility: Understanding More Isn’t Always Better

Individualized training is becoming more of the norm as we learn more about both the…

John Allen