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National Academy of Sports Medicine

Since 1987 the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been the global leader in delivering evidence-based certifications and advanced specializations to health and fitness professionals. Our products and services are scientifically and clinically proven. They are revered and utilized by leading brands and programs around the world and have launched thousands of successful careers.

CESSports Medicine

By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Every sports talk radio station is analyzing the rise of significant injuries in the NBA. ESPN had debates on the issue. Now the topic is trending on twitter. People are asking: Did the shortened pre-season lead to this rise in injury? Did

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CESSports MedicineSports Performance

Suprascapular nerve palsy is a condition in which the suprascapular nerve is entrapped cutting off nerve supply to the supraspinatus muscle and potentially the infraspinatus muscle.  The suprasacpular nerve arises out of the C5/C6 nerve roots and passes through the suprascapular notch under the suprascapular ligament. After it passes through this

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OPTSports Performance

By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Medicine Ball Slams A study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning earlier this year examined the effects of core strength on the measure of power in the extremities. There has been several studies showing evidence of core strength on injury

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Senior Fitness

There are more than 100 different conditions that are collectively referred to as arthritis and rheumatism. It is the most common chronic condition in older adults. The two most common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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CESSports Medicine

By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Are you suffering from chronic hamstring strains or have a client who is consistently hampered by hamstring injuries? The problem might not be the hamstring; the problem might be the psoas and the glute maximus. Many individuals suffer from chronic tightness of the

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