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The Importance of In-Season Training

Anyone that has spent a day as a strength and conditioning coach knows very well that in-season training is not high on the list of things to do for both athletes and sport coaches. 710 more words

Strength Training

10th Annual Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Update

Some topics at this years event include tackling in football, sports nutrition, treating the throwing shoulder, on-field management of a spine injury, and swimming mechanics with rehabilitation. 53 more words

CHKD Sports Medicine

Balance training for lifters

I’m a reformed meathead. I used to declare every Monday as chest and arms day, grunted heavily while curling in the squat rack and thought everyone who did lunges should just squat. 947 more words


Ice Hockey Injuries: Who gets hurt and why does it matter?

Ice hockey is an inherently physical sport and as such creates situations where injury is possible and often likely. With the influence that injuries can have on a team’s success, research has started to focus on our ability to assess injury risk and prevent injuries before they occur. 1,655 more words

Physical Therapy

Balletes and flexibility

One of the most popular fitness tests is being able to touch your toes – can you?

It is not about showing off, but basic flexibility is essential – reaching, turning, movement in general – especially as we age – we need to develop our flexibility to ensure healthy joints and reduce the risks of injury as we age. 362 more words


Heal Smarter, Train Harder by Stephanie L. Williams, LMT, NMT

My clients come to me because they cannot move their neck or they cannot tie their shoes. To what degree depends on their lifestyle choices. My biggest challenge as an alternative health care practitioner is getting clients to seek treatment before they are injured. 661 more words

The View From My End

Weekend Things to Listen To

Here are a handful of great podcasts from the past week or a great podcast that I caught up on in the last week or so. 28 more words

Injury Prevention