It’s becoming clear that a lot of published research is unreplicable and untrustworthy. How do incorrect findings occur, and how can we predict whether the results of a particular study are likely to be sound?
I used this search query to find sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=((((gender+or+sex))+AND+(strength+training+or+resistance+training+or+powerlifting))+AND+(strength+or+hypertrophy+or+1RM))+NOT+concurrent+NOT+children+NOT+adolescents+NOT+disease+NOT+cardiovascular+NOT+disease+NOT+review+NOT+supplement (thanks to Brandon Roberts for this) There were 662 results. From these results, I identified 54 relevant studies. From reference lists of those studies, I identified 24 more results, bringing the total up to 78 studies. Several of these studies were the result of multiple papers […]
There’s been a lot of talk about training frequency lately, and a new study on the topic was just published from Colquhoun et al. called “Training Volume, Not Frequency, Indicative of Maximal Strength Adaptations to Resistance Training.” Well, the MASS team was able to get the lead author Ryan Colquhoun and senior author Dr. Bill […]