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Shoulder Function: Enhancing Scapular Stabilization

Thomas F. West, PhD, LAT, ATC 0
Our upper extremity is designed around our hands, our primary tool in manipulating objects in our environment. To this end, the shoulder complex provides the upper extremity with a wide range of motion, allowing us to position our hands in front of, ...
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Corrective Exercise Programming for the Wrist

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Wrist injuries are very common. This is especially true for those on the ice and snow, and also in wheeled sports and activities such as skating and skateboarding in more recent years. In fact, wrist injuries are the second most common type of upper ...
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Foam Rolling Techniques: A 4 Step Formula

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Different foam rolling techniques: Why the fuss? It seems as though the best way to foam roll is in the name—roll. Rolling back and forth does have some merit and support from the scientific community. In a recently published review of foam rolling,
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Improving the posture and health of your older clients

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
We can all relate to our mothers telling us to “sit up” and “don’t slouch” when we were kids but never really took it to heart. Now research is indicating that mom actually did know best about posture. Considering how often we use our mobile phones and ...
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Stability Creates Flexibility: Can a strong core improve hamstring flexibility?

Christine Romani-Ruby 0
Range of motion is an important part of any conditioning program. Increasing flexibility improves joint motion, while a decrease in flexibility results in less motion at the joint. Enhanced flexibility can provide many benefits, including
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Preparing for a Golf Event

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Today’s typical golfer faces many challenges. Not only are golf courses becoming longer and more difficult, but today’s golfer is actually
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Exercise Progressions: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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If you’re using the calendar to progress clients, it’s time to think about digging deeper into the how and why of progressions. Understanding the phases of learning and the neural continuum can help you make better-informed decisions, which can help ...
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On the Spectrum: Programming for Clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is on the rise. Reliable statistics on the total population don’t exist, but estimates suggest that the figure has increased over the past decade to include about 1.5 million Americans. If you’re considering working with ...
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Building Your Business with CES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Did you know that personal trainers who have their NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) earn 48% more than the average personal trainer?1 That’s an amazing pay increase in an industry where your income is typically determined by the number of ...
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Corrective Exercise: Reducing Risks of Non-Contact ACL Injury

Andrew Mills 0
As fitness professionals and sports enthusiasts, we know how devastating an ACL injury can be for an athlete, both professional and recreational. Discover how the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum can be used to help prevent this potentially career ...
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