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
The foot and ankle complex is responsible for withstanding a high amount of contact force through ground reactive forces. Poor biomechanics can lead to a variety of other problems throughout the kinetic chain. Something commonly seen as a result of this in multisport athletes is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS).
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
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
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