Posts tagged "injury"

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 ...

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.

Stuart McGill: Can Movement Quality Predict Future Injuries?

Stuart McGill discusses injury prediction, movement quality and why you should pay attention to the many variables in the studies that you read. Is it really saying what you think it’...

Craig Liebenson

Craig Liebenson: Guarding after Injury

Tissues will heal, but guarding after injury is natural. According to Craig Liebenson, when that protection becomes programmed, it’s time to work on the software.

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