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How to Prevent ACL Injuries and Keep Your Clients on the Court Through Corrective Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 1
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 incidences per year. (1) With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic ...
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How to prevent rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 1)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are among the most common conditions within the general population and among athletes. Approximately 75 to 80% of these are caused by conditions related to the rotator cuff (1). The rotator cuff consists of four ...
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5 Exercises to Combat the Negative Effects of Bad Posture

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 2
We all know that our clients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. Especially the prolonged time they potentially spend sitting, now considered detrimental to overall health. ...
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The Swimmer's Shoulder: A Corrective Exercise Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 0
Are your swimming clients at risk for Swimmer’s Shoulder? The repetitive overhead movements, combined with faulty stroke mechanics and postural distortion patterns can place the shoulder joint in a risky position. Put the NASM Corrective Exercise ...
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Golfer’s Elbow vs. Tennis Elbow

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
Introduction When individuals think about sports-related injuries, many of the injuries are associated with football, baseball, and basketball and usually to the regions of the ankle, knee, back, or shoulder. However, due to their professional and ...
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Kinetic Chain Assessments Streamlined

Geoff Lecovin 0
Corrective exercise uses a systematic process that involves identifying neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction, developing a plan of action and integrating a corrective strategy. This process requires knowledge and application of an integrated assessment ...
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Claudia Friedlander, DMus, NASM-CPT 0
As a voice teacher, I was drawn to fitness to develop a sports-specific training protocol for singers. Corrective exercise techniques are often just as important as vocalises for helping my students to become the best singers they can be. Excellent ...
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Piriformis Stretches to Relieve Piriformis Syndrome

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
Discomfort from too much sitting? Inactive glutes? Buttock and leg pain? Though small in size, the piriformis could have a big impact on keeping the human movement system moving smoothly. Addressing an overactive piriformis may be part of the solution. ...
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Back to School Doesn’t Have to be a Pain

Geoff Lecovin 2
It’s back to school time. Backpacks, sitting and poor studying posture can mean your “kinetic chain” is going to get yanked and kinked, potentially resulting in pain.
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Hey, That Hurts! A Trainer’s Guide to Pain.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
A trainer’s guide to pain: RICE is out. MEAT is gaining ground. And other things you should know. Pain seems simple: Sustain an injury—like an ankle sprain—and signals are sent to the brain, which processes them and sends commands to avoid the source of ...
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