Self-dosed vs. pre-determined heavy-slow resistance training

How should heavy-slow resistance training be prescribed ideally?

Plantar fasciopathy is one of the most prevalent musculoskeletal conditions and will affect one in every ten people during their lifetime.

The condition was formerly labelled as ‘plantar fasciitis’ but due to histological findings similar to those of tendinopathies, longstanding plantar fasciopathy is now considered a tendinopathy.

A new treatment approach that appears promising for plantar fasciopathy is heavy-slow resistance training, which involves repeated slow contractions through concentric, isometric and eccentric phases against a heavy load.


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