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Corrective Strategies for Basketball

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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The madness is back again. A time of basketball fervor, crazy bracketology science and an array of wagers regarding who will make it to the dance and win it all. With many hopes and dreams riding on the shoulders of teams and individual players, ...
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Running Pain: When Mileage and Dysfunction Meet

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Running tops the charts as one of the most popular fitness activities. According to Running USA, women are out-participating men in road races at every distance except the full marathon. Even for teens it is ...
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Elbow Injuries in Throwing Sports

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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 By Sam Hutchison NASM-CPT, CES, PES "In today’s highly competitive sports environment, elbow injuries are prevalent for overhead throwing athletes (i.e., baseball and football) at all levels of playing. Although this may be as mild as a sore elbow, it ...
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Shoulder Pain Prevention

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Is shoulder pain stopping you from playing your favorite sport or achieving your personal fitness goals?
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Knee strength for females: Look to the hip for answers

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Did you know females are more susceptible to knee pain and injury than males? This is due to a number of reasons including: anatomical differences, hormonal differences, biomechanical differences, and strength imbalance differences (MGH Sports Physical ...
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Hip Shifting Compensation? A Behind the Scenes Look at the Overhead Squat Assessment.

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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  The overhead squat assessment is not limited to just lateral and frontal views. Taking a posterior view can add another dimension to identifying and addressing kinetic chain dysfunction. One of the more surprising observations is an asymmetrical weight ...
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The Question of Handedness

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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When performing client assessments, do you ask if they are right or left handed? Handedness is not usually a standard question on assessment forms, but maybe it should be added. Handedness can have a definite impact on posture and the risk for developing ...
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Obstacle Course Races Increase in Popularity, Athletes Thirst for Higher Level of Competition

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Athletes of all fitness levels and backgrounds are challenging themselves, in droves, to the hottest fitness trend – obstacle course races. Races like Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash – two of the most recognized competitive adventure-style obstacles – have ...
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Dysfunctional Breathing and Its Affects on the Kinetic Chain

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The action of breathing is commonly taken for granted; however, dysfunctional breathing can lead to, or be the result of, dysfunction of the kinetic chain. This article will review the difference between proper and dysfunctional breathing, how ...
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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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