Sports Performance

Train Like an Elite Winter Athlete

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES The first Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC on the plains of Olympia (1). This year some of the world’s greatest athletes will gather to compete for winter gold. While much has changed since the ancient ...
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Sports Performance

The Importance of Reactive/Power Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym ...
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Sports Performance

Speed and Agility Training for Basketball

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Speed and agility training is crucial for basketball players to improve footwork skills as well as improve cardio-respiratory stamina. Speed and agility training is also key in decreasing injury for basketball players. This article will review the ...
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CES 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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