Tag Archives: Recovery

Topics of Hydration and Nutrition Recovery

February 12, 2015

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Contributed by Dr. Jon Herting We all know that preventing dehydration and eating properly are an imperative aspect of optimal performance and recovery from exercise. Exercise will deplete both your hydration status and your energy stores, while breaking down your muscle. This is why it is imperative that the athlete replace this fuel to aid […]

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Make Sure to Catch Those Z’s

January 9, 2015

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Contributed by Strength Coach Chris Sanchez, CSCS. Your workout routine is systematically written out and scientifically planned down to the smallest detail. You are always on time and never miss a workout. Your nutrition is so on point it’s not even funny. Your macronutrient breakdown is a perfect 48.26% carbohydrate, 22.44% protein, and 29.3% fat. […]

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The Very Real Dangers of Pushing Kids Too Hard

March 12, 2014

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Contributed by expert Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS I came across this article earlier this week and thought that it was a pertinent article. I think that one of the main points, especially from a physical therapists point of view is the following, “In a national survey, it was shown that “nine out of 10 […]

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Physically Healed, but Psychologically Injured

November 6, 2013

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Contributed by Jermaine Rolle, M.S., CC-AASP – Certified Consultant – Sport Psychology With the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) 2013-14 season beginning this past week, it marked the return of one of basketball’s stars, Derrick Rose, point guard for the Chicago Bulls.  During the 2012 playoffs, Derrick Rose suffered a season-ending ACL injury that left many […]

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3 Factors That Affect How Well You Will Do With Physical Therapy: Education, Consistency, and Compliance

October 22, 2013

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Contributed by expert: Shaun Logan, PT, DPT Some of the biggest, actually probably the biggest, predictor of success or failure with physical therapy is consistency, compliance, and education or understanding. Compliance is a huge issue that tends to be frequently overlooked.  I would bet that the majority of the general population does not actually have […]

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How to find the right sports medicine professional for return to sport.

September 18, 2013

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Contributed by Dr. Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS, HF/S If you are reading this blog you may already know that not all rehab professionals, physicians or strength coaches are created equal and this begins with the life experiences and education that each of us have been subjected to. As sport medicine professionals we all have […]

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Water Actually Works. Fancy That.

September 11, 2013

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Contributed by Jenna Stranzl, RD, CISSN (http://jennastranzl.com/) What I am about to say may rock your world. I admit, I am a dietitian that does not like water. And I know – I will die of dehydration if I do not drink it. If I dropped us all off on a deserted island and there […]

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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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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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The 10 Keys to Keeping your Youth Athlete Healthy – Part 1

July 3, 2013

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Contributed by Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS 1. Sleep Sleep is the body’s primary time to recoup and regenerate and adolescents is a time when we need sleep the most. Have you ever noticed how your preteen or teenager is staying up late and then sleeping in late? There is a physiological reason for this. […]

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