CES Shoulders Sports Medicine

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, CNC 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
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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, low-back, or shoulder.
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THE VOICE OF POSTURE

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
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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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If I Knew Then…Three Trainers Share their Experience

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Mike Woelflein Personal training is a growing field—and the growth shows no sign of slowing. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 13% growth through 2022. That’s a lot of new trainers entering the workforce, all wondering one thing: How ...
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Overactive Versus Underactive Muscles: What Does It All Mean?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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“Do you suffer from muscle imbalances?” “Is your back pain due to a muscle imbalance?” “Prevent ACL injuries by reducing your muscle imbalances!” What does all this mean? Are muscle imbalances just a marketing craze extending beyond the fitness industry ...
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Addressing the Psoas in the NASM Corrective Exercise Model

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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The psoas has been a target of much accusation and blame for causing altered movement patterns in the realm of human movement science, and for good reason. We are a hip flexed people, product of a chair-borne society. Until the societal paradigm shifts ...
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