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Valuable Sports Coaching Skills

October 1, 2014

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Contributed by Speed Coach, Lee Taft, www.leetaft.com. Teach a Young Sport Coach How many of you coaches that have been in the industry for a while try to take an interest in the younger coaches? This is something I have always tried to be involved with. Young sports coaches have a window of opportunity to […]

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Coaching – The Science and the Art: Part 1

August 13, 2014

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Contributed by Strength Coach Chris Sanchez. Right now imagine you’re in third grade. It’s a school day and just sat down to eat your lunch with your friends. You pull out your awesome Ninja Turtles lunch box and get ready to find out what Mom packed you. Lo and behold she made you a peanut […]

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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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Always Focus on the Fundamentals.

February 19, 2014

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Contributed by expert Dr. Jon Herting Whether you are an athlete, coach or medical professional it is important to remember that the fundamentals should be the foundation of everything that you do. Personally as a rehab professional I often need to keep myself in check in order to focus on the fundamentals as I seek […]

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What is a movement screen and how can it help identify my risk for injury?

January 8, 2014

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Movement screens in fitness and rehab have been a hot topic and are at the center of many a debate in recent years. There are even several different protocols and philosophies that rehab and fitness professionals subscribe to when using movements analysis to assess their clients risk of injury. A professional may use video analysis, […]

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Is your athlete hypermobile?

December 4, 2013

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Contributed by expert, Dr. Jon Herting. Can your athlete do any of the following things? Hyperextend their elbows  > 10° on either side Hyperextend their knees > 10° on either side Flex their thumbs to contact their forearm on either side Extend their pinky to a > 90° angle to the rest of the hand […]

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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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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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