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The Effectiveness of Resistance Training Using Unstable Surfaces and Devices for Rehabilitation

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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While the popularity of unstable resistance training (IRT) is evident in fitness training facilities, its effectiveness for optimal sport performance training has been questioned. The purpose of this clinical commentary is to explore the resistance ...
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Mirror Gait Retraining for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain in Female Runners

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Altered hip mechanics (hip adduction, contralateral pelvic drop, internal rotation) are often associated with patellofemoral pain in female runners. This study evaluated basic gait retraining techniques using a full-length mirror in female runners with ...
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The Importance of Reactive/Power Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym ...
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Dealing with Neck Pain with Corrective Exercise

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES With the advancements in technology and more people having to work on computers, the incidents of neck pain are becoming more prevalent. With some basic assessments and a systematic corrective exercise strategy, ...
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Simple Sugars: Belly Buster and Heavy Health Burden?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES & PES Sugar continues to be a source of debate as obesity and diabetes rates continue to climb. Are simple sugars the cause? Before pointing the finger at simple sugars, we’ll provide you an overview of their ...
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Speed and Agility Training for Basketball

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Speed and agility training is crucial for basketball to improve footwork skills as well as improve cardiorespiratory stamina. Speed and agility training is also key in decreasing injury for basketball players. This article will review the rationale for ...
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Your Best Fuel

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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For endurance events, nutrition is key and timing is everything. Every endurance athlete needs two types of equipment. There's the external equipment  such as apparel and sport-specific gear. Then there's the internal kind-- food and fluid. But just as ...
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10 Tips for a Positive First Impression-Building Client Rapport

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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It’s been said that in the first seven seconds of a customer or client meeting you, they’ll make 11 impressions about you. Make them positive impressions with our 10 quick tips to building positive rapport. A common error made by many health and fitness ...
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IT-Band Syndrome: Cause and Solution

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Runners are always sharing stories about their IT-band and how much it hurts. But what is IT-band syndrome, what causes it, and most importantly, how can you apply correctives exercise strategies to prevent it. By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES ...
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Great Expectations

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Get ideas for keeping it real and keeping clients happy. One of the more challenging aspects of the trainer-client relationship is making sure clients' expectations and goals match what's realistic. "You will not believe how many times clients have asked ...
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