CES Fitness Sports Performance Joint Health

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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CPT Research Study Sports Performance Muscles Assessments

Research in Review: Does a Shortened Hip Flexor Limit the Hip Extensor and Lower Extremity Biomechanics?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Using the overhead squat assessment as one of the series of assessments, this study examined the affect of hip flexor length on lower extremity strength, activation and biomechanics.
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CPT Sports Performance Recovery

Circadian Rhythm and Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Do you know which NFL team has better odds of winning Monday night? Chances are it could be determined by circadian rhythm.
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Fitness Sports Performance Cardio

Heart Rate Zone Methodology – What You Should Know

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Despite growing popularity and adoption of programs incorporating heart rate (HR) zone methodology, aka heart rate training, the fitness industry, in general, appears to lack a solid understanding of the scientific facts and limitations to this ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance wellness

Sympathetic vs Parasympathetic Overtraining – Selecting the Proper Modality to Maximize Recovery

Bryan D. Burnstein, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS, USAW 0
A successful sports performance program may be summarized by two primary outcomes; athlete availability and athlete durability. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the sports performance professional to ensure the program is designed and implemented ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance NASM

NASM: 30 Years of Fitness Industry Leadership

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Who is NASM and what have we been able to accomplish for personal trainers and the fitness industry? Take a trip with us down memory lane as we celebrate 30 strong years as a leader in personal training certification, education and the worldwide fitness ...
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Sports Performance wellness

Psychoneuroimmunology in Sport Injury and Rehabilitation

Joni L. Cramer Roh, EdD, LAT, ATC 0
The interaction of the psychological, neurological, endocrine and immune function and the influence on health is known as psychoneuroimmunology and has been studied since the mid-1970’s (Langley Fonseca, & Iphofen, 2006).
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CPT Research Study Sports Performance

Research in Review: Full or Partial Back Squat- Which Activates the Muscles More?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how muscle activation differs (or doesn’t) between the partial and full back squat.
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CPT Research Study Sports Performance warm-up

Research in Review: Does Foam Rolling Increase Arterial Blood Flow?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how foam rolling was shown to improve blood flow to targeted muscles for an extended amount of time, and the implications for warm-up and cool down benefits.
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Fitness Sports Performance Workout Plans Nutrition

Endurance Exercise and Your Gut: Strategies to Outrun the Runs and other GI Complaints

Geoff Lecovin 0
Adverse gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common problems faced by up to 90% of endurance athletes. Exercise-related gastrointestinal symptoms are inconvenient, can adversely affect performance and in ...
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