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3rd International Rock Climbing Research Congress
Colorado, USA, August 5 – 7th, 2016.
The Congress enjoyed 49 registered participants from 14 different countries. There were 29 research presentations, four Keynote lectures and an excellent presentation by Lynn Hill at the closing dinner.
Historically the International community of scientists who do research specific to rock climbing has been small and we feel it’s essential to have the Congress events to bring the community together. Hopefully you have made a few contacts, generated new questions to be answered and have ideas for future research.
An excellent way to collaborate if you are active in rock climbing research, is to join the Researchers listing under the About IRCRA tab. To add your information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org your brief bio and a photo. We hope to post the research papers and presentation slides (in PDF format) from this recent Congress on this IRCRA website in the near future.
We would like to thank the sponsors of the Congress once again. The School of Health and Human Performance of Northern Michigan University provided support for Keynote speakers. The Communications and Marketing area of NMU provided the participant registration bags, name badges, pens, posters and the Proceedings book. Special thanks for Fixed Pin Publishing for copies of Mark and Michael Anderson’s book The Rock Climbers Training Manual. Clif Bar supplied the sample bars during break times. Additionally, we thank Kaycee Joubert, of reallifephotographs.com, who has graciously given us a very nice set of photos from the Congress.
We would like to thank Kaycee Joubert, of reallifephotographs.com, who has graciously given us a very nice set of photos from the Congress. Please accept our apologies if not everyone made it into the pictures.
Congress Short Papers
Anderson M and Anderson M - A Novel Tool and Training Methodology for Improving Finger Str...ers.pdf
Aras D - The effects of long term sport rock climbing training on heart rate variability i...lts.pdf
Balas J - Recovery during intermeittent testing of finger flexor strength in rock climbers...ity.pdf
Baux F - Study of practical reasoning in regional and national level climbers during the a...der.pdf
Dagnan E - Motivation and Habit Formation.An Exploration of Rock Climbing and its Implicat...ion.pdf
Hermans E - Effects of maximal strength and local muscular endurance training on climbing ...eed.pdf
Joubert L and Larson A - Expert Panel Keynote Session - Nutrition For Rock Climbing Perfor...lth.pdf
Lopez-Rivera E - Comparison of the effects of three hangboard training programs on maximal...ers.pdf
Miller J - Comparing climbing kinematics and kinetics of children with and without patholo...ait.pdf
Phillips K - The effect of cold ambient temperatures on climbing specific finger flexor pe...nce.pdf
Van Horn A - Hangboard performance time across multiple hangs in normoxia and normobaric hypoxia.pdf
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