What Is “Evidence-Based Training”?

“Evidenced-based” is a longstanding term used in many fields, particularly medicine, and has now made its way into the sports world and more specifically the physical training disciples (1). The intent behind this movement is to hold practitioners (coaches, trainers, etc) accountable to higher level results and quality practice. A common misconception is that “evidence” = research studies and therefore being and “evidence-based coach” means you only do what research studies tell you to do. Both said definition of “evidence” and what to do with it are false. “Evidence, broadly...



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