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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CESSports MedicineSports PerformanceTraining Benefits

Lately, there seems to have been a huge surge behind wearing compression clothing. Even as a techno-savvy triathlete, the compression clothing was something I always wondered about. Mainly, on whether the extent that some of my fellow endurance athletes wear this is even warranted. Sure, I have a pair of

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Senior Fitness

By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES 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. Osteoarthritis is characterized by the

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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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CESGolf FitnessSports MedicineSports Performance

By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Injuries in golf occur as they do during participation in any athletic orientated activity. Research indicates injuries in golf relate to functions of age, skill level, and frequency of play. According to Gosheger et al., over 80% of golf-related injuries are due

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