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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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CES Shoulders

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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CES knee Training Benefits Women's Fitness

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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CES Fitness hips overhead squat assessment

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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CES stretching Training Benefits Foam Rolling

Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of Self-Myofascial Release

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Try out our free foam rolling course today and learn the importance of foam rolling! Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique ...
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Certified Personal Trainer CES

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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Certified Personal Trainer CES

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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Certified Personal Trainer CES Fitness Sports Performance

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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CES Golf Fitness low back pain Sports Performance

Are Your Client’s Golfers? Watch for Low Back Pain

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Injuries in golf occur as they do during participation in any athletic orientated activity. Research indicates injuries in golf relate to functions of age, skill level, and frequency of play. According to ...
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