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Are You Ready To Run? Part IX

Now that you’ve got your thumb on the pulse of your hip, knee, ankle, and foot mobility and motor control, it’s time to pull back and look at some of the physical practices you may or may not be doing that directly influence the quality and quantity of your running. 970 more words

Human Skills

Injury prevention not a priority for Alberta government: organization

The Injury Prevention Centre is providing suggestions to reduce the number of Albertans getting injured.

According to the organization, Alberta is spending an estimated $4 billion per year treating injuries, which amounts to $1,083 for every Albertan and is 30 per cent higher than the national average. 285 more words

Health

Shin Splints: what they are and how to treat them

After a run or workout do you ever have the feeling that your shins are on fire?

What are shin splints?
The term shin splints is used to describe shin pain or inflammation that is felt along the inside or front edges of the shin. 478 more words

Body

Throwing Injuries & Tommy John Surgery

More and more young athletes are developing serious injuries to the ligaments in their elbows, some requiring surgical repair before they’re even out of high school. 33 more words

Health

ACL Injuries: Risks & Prevention

ACL injuries are one of the most common injuries suffered by young athletes. In this video, Kim Jones speaks with doctors from Columbia Orthopedics about treating and preventing ACL injuries. 13 more words

Health

5 Minute Strong Balance

Short on time and can’t make it to class?  Try these 4 moves in the morning to Get Your Strong On and always stay Strong and Balanced.

Brenna Backe