injury prevention

Many of you are familiar with "K-Star" and his website, MobilityWOD. Have you checked out his new book? The title might be whacky, but the information inside is 100% legit.
A good foundation is key, yet as athletes we train on stiff and weak ankles. This article will give you screens to assess your mobility and strategies to improve performance in any sport or activity.
I'm going to try to save you some time and pain by sharing the lessons I learned the hard way. Here's how you should train if you want to do it for many years and remain injury free.
Want to help your teenager be a better, healthier athlete? Get them to bed on time. New research shows a direct correlation between injury risk and lack of sleep in adolescent athletes.
The ankle, when injured, loses its sense of proprioception quickly. The recovery can be tricky. Taking a global approach to rehabilitation leads to getting back to activity sooner and stronger.
Injuries happen, and when they do you want to make sure you're seeing the right specialist for either acupuncture, chiropractic, physical therapy, and massage. How do you pick which?
Is yoga really a dangerous practice? A recent article in The New York Times, discussed an overwhelming phenomenon happening with serious and even deadly yoga related injuries.
Research in the field of human performance is once again finding the multitude of benefits of incorporating yoga into an overall health and fitness program.
You work out hard and occasionally you do some serious damage to your hands. Last week we talked about how to prevent rips to the skin on your palms, but what happens once a rip occurs?
New research from Nationwide Children's Hospital evaluated the seasonal patterns of High School athletes and overuse injuries.
Recent research has investigated a variety of testicular disorders associated with mountain biking.
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus and another new drug resistant bacterium, carbapenem-resistant klebsiella pneumoniae are quickly spreading in gyms, locker rooms, and athletic facilities.
Do you know where your plantar fascia is? Chances are you don’t unless you have injured it and developed plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia).
Stress fractures are the most common injuries in athletics today. Athletes with stress fractures usually seek medical treatment for these bothersome injuries after dealing with ongoing pain.
Patellar tendonitis (PT) also known as "jumper's knee" is a recurrent cause of chronic pain in the knees of athletes.