Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
Author Archive

Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES

Josh is an experienced practitioner, author, and editor who has worked in fields of sports medicine, sports conditioning, and fitness for nearly 20 years. Josh holds a BS in Movement Studies Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University and an MA in Kinesiology from San Jose State University. Josh is also Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has earned many advanced specializations with NASM.
As a member of the NASM family, we were saddened to hear of Joshua’s passing in 2019 to lung cancer. To honor Joshua’s strength and to fund lung cancer research, donations can be made at www.supportalcf.org/egfr-resisters/StoneStrong.

CESOPTSports MedicineSports PerformanceTraining Benefits

There has been much debate on proper squat techniques. Is it proper to maintain a vertical shin and prevent the knees from going beyond the toes? Is it better to squat and allow the knee to go beyond the toes? The purpose of this blog is to shed some light

Read More
CESSports Medicine

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 the condensed schedule lead to the injury? The

Read More
OPTSports Performance

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 prevention, however, little evidence exists on the relationship

Read More
CESSports Medicine

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 psoas muscle. This may be due to repetitive

Read More
CESGolf FitnessSports MedicineSports Performance

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 to overuse (1). The most common injury experienced

Read More