Tag Archives: Athletes

7 Signs Your Knee Injury Could Be Serious

September 4, 2013

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Contributed by Dr. David Geier, http://www.drdavidgeier.com/signs-knee-injury-serious/ Knee injuries are among the most common injuries in sports and exercise. Fortunately, among the patients I see in the office, most knee injuries do not require surgery. If you suffer a knee injury, how can you know if it is serious and worth seeing an orthopedic surgeon? This […]

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Simple Goals: Fueling Properly for Camps, Tournaments, & Workouts Under the Summer Sun

August 7, 2013

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  Contributed by Jenna Stranzl RD, CISSN (http://jennastranzl.com) The moment you start to feel shaky during a shift, practice, at-bat, or stint on the tennis court, is an indication of inadequate fueling to your central nervous system. Going through long gaps without feeding your body can make you under-fueled not only for that very day, […]

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Starting A Savings Plan For The Future

July 31, 2013

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Contributed by Lee Taft, Owner of Sports Speed, Etc. and Lee Taft Speed Academy (http://speedinsiders.com/ and http://leetaft.com/). I will be the first to admit that I am not well versed on all of the savings and retirement plans that are available. Yet, I realize for me to have an enjoyable and successful life when I am in […]

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The 10 Keys to Keeping your Youth Athlete Healthy – Part 2

July 10, 2013

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Contributed by Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS 1. Foster relationships with people who influence your child’s athletic development. More importantly foster relationships with your child. Get to know your child’s coaches, trainers, rehab specialists, etc. and foster an open forum to discuss your child’s progress. Do not be afraid to ask questions but also do place […]

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Are you teaching your athletes the best way?

June 25, 2013

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Contributed by Coach Ron McKeefery, http://ronmckeefery.com Most of us coaches were once athletes, try to remember back to when you learned a new skill.  Chances are that you learned one way, while one teammate learned differently, and another teammate learned a third way.  As coaches we know that all athletes are not the same, but […]

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