Posts tagged "injury"

Greg Dea: The Role of Mobility Interventions in Handling Chronic Stress

Persistent stress can wreak havoc on the nervous system. Greg Dea describes the use of mobility interventions to restore balance to the nervous system and ...

Emily Splichal: Walking – From Primal to Bipedal

Do you ever actually think about walking? Stride length? Restricted pelvic rotation? Chances are you’re not walking the way evolution intended you to walk. No problem, Emily Splichal ...

Lee Burton: The Importance of Medical History

How far back should their medical history go? If you want to know enough to make a difference, Lee Burton doesn’t want you to settle for knowing about the past few months.

Gray Cook: Reviewing the FMS Scoring System

Most of the scrutiny and debate about the Functional Movement Screen is on the FMS scoring system. Gray Cook wonders if people are missing the point of what the screen is ultimately mea...

Chris Holder: An Argument for Early Specialization in Sports

The argument against early specialization is a strong one, but Chris Holder believes that an early focus on one sport can be beneficial, if done correctly with a dedicated, well thought...

Stuart McGill: Scientific Odds Ratios and Injury

Stuart McGill gives us a quick review on understanding the statistics of injury risk, discusses what his studies have learned about injuries in first responders and posits what that mea...

Mike Boyle: Understanding and Training Hip Flexion

The key to injury prevention and injury rehab is a sound understanding of functional anatomy. Mike Boyle clears up misconceptions about the anatomy responsible for hip flexion.

Chuck Wolf: Discovering the “Whys” of Injury

Fitness professionals do well with the "whats, whens and hows" of program design. Chuck Wolf considers the importance and priority of understanding the “whys” of injury.

Emily Splichal: Time to Stabilization and Athlete Injury Risk

The anticipation of stabilization must be so well programmed that peak stability occurs before ground contact. Emily Splichal discusses time to stabilization in regard to performance an...

Matt Swift: Training Goals – Ask the Why before the What

When the wrong exercises cause more harm than benefit, it’s probably because your training goals have been focused on the “what” and not the “why.”

Chris Holder: Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Are We Lifting the Athleticism Out of Our Athletes?

Strength and conditioning coaches exist to fully prepare their athletes for the endeavors and challenges ahead. We may also be hurting them if we lift without guiding principles.


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