Off-Ice Tests Predict On-Ice Hockey Performance

Hockey is a unique sport due to the playing surface being made of ice, and thus requiring athletes to develop locomotor and change of direction ability on skates. In addition, hockey involves frequent body collision, high intensity sprints, decelerations and acceleration over the course of a 45 s – 1 min shift, repeated for three …

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Cycle HIIT Improves Ice Hockey Performance

The sport of ice hockey can be difficult to prepare for during the off-season when an ice surface is unavailable. This limits the ability of the athletes to get specific, on-ice conditioning work in prior to pre-season camp. Athletes will often rely on alternative conditioning methods like running, hill sprints, slide board work and even …

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