Author Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men’s World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.

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More Doping

The following is reprinted from the IAAF web site www.iaaf.org Out of all these tests there were two positive tests – this really defies logic when doping continues to be…

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Core

There is an excellent review article in Vol 85, Supplement 1, March 2004 Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation. The title is”Core Strengthening” The authors are Venu Akuthota MD and Scott…

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The core

Core training, core stability and core strengthening are terms that you here all the time now. The core has no scientific basis or if there is I cannot find it.…

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Doping

I will post periodically on doping issues. Let me say that regardless of the sport or individual that there must ZERO TOLERANCE toward doping in sport. If an athlete is…