Earlier in the week I was fortunate enough to spend time with a friend of mine who has recently qualified as a physiotherapist. Discussing the
As Jan Todd noted in her article on classical fitness systems, physical culture historians have tended to devote their attention to the latter half of
Although sporting historians have long noted the importance of Englishwomen in the development of sport in general, few studies have devoted themselves to the study
So often in today’s world of World’s Strongest Man, Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting, the assumption that strength is defined by maximum weight lifted goes unchallenged.