Football

Russia World Cup team need help with breathing

Russia World Cup team need help with breathing

Following their victory over Spain and defeat by Croatia, news is coming out that the 2018 FIFA Russia World Cup 2018 team are using ammonia to help with their breathing. Russia World Cup 2018 team sniff ammonia The World Cup team doctor confirms the team use ammonia to help with bloodflow and breathing. Ammonia is the

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POWERbreathe helps Northampton Town Football Club get match-ready

Craig Smith, Head of Sports Science at Northampton Town Football Club (NTFC) invited POWERbreathe to talk about the benefits of inspiratory muscle training for his team. Strong breathing muscles are more resistant to fatigue – something that would be hugely beneficial to footballer players who have to cope with intermittent sprinting during a match where

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Professional football player uses POWERbreathe IMT during recovery

Football player uses POWERbreathe IMT during recovery

German professional footballer Jan Kirchhoff, playing for Premier League team Sunderland, is back on the football pitch after his knee surgery. Football injury and fitness The 3 month recovery period is a time when Jan is not able to train. As a result Jan became concerned about his fitness. But by keeping his breathing strength

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Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder suffers EIA

POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) could help Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge who’s recently been reprimanded by the Football Association after breaching doping regulations for consuming higher levels of his asthma medication than is permitted. Judge is one of many sports people that suffer with exercise-induced asthma (EIA) and uses an inhaler.

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Lack of asthma testing could risk careers of young footballers

The nature of an athlete means that they will always push their body to the limit, with breathing demand increasing as a result. Dr Kippelen, Senior Lecturer (Exercise Physiology) of Brunel University London suggests that youth football players could be jeopardising their health and sporting potential because they aren’t getting tested for asthma early enough

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