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Plantar Fasciitis – Prevention and Treatment
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).
Becca Borawski Jenkins
The Female Athlete Triad - Are You at Risk?
The female athlete triad is a devastating health problem facing females in athletics and sports today.
Female Athletes More At Risk For Stress Fractures
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.
Acupuncture to Enhance Strength Training
Acupuncture is one of the most frequently used therapies in complementary and alternative medicine today.
Short and Heavy Loads for Older Males
Strength and conditioning programming for older athletes is a growing interest area in research and practice.
Chain setup in back squat crucial for max results
A recent case study examined back squatting using two different chain techniques. Researchers compared linear and double looped hung supplemental heavy chain resistance to the back squat mechanics.
Yoga Effective at Lowering Blood Pressure
Substantial research is now being conducted to examine the health and medical benefits of practicing yoga, deep breathing, and meditation.
Strength and Conditioning Components for Elite Snowboarders
Snowboarding has become an exceedingly popular extreme sport in the last 20 years. For most snowboarders, training in the off season and working out in a gym can be an uncommon practice.
Athletes Feed Off Coaches Emotions and Support
New research examined the impact of perceptions of support received from coaches and an athletes’ positive and negative self talk.
Female Softball and Volleyball Athletes are Stronger, Faster, and More Powerful
Recent research compared agility, body composition, power, and strength of NCAA Division-I (D-I) and Division-III (D-III) female athletes.
Diaphragmatic Breathing Reduces Exercise Induced Oxidative Stress
Diaphragmatic breathing is commonly use breath technique to reduce stress and relax the mind in yoga and meditation practices.
Rest, Recovery, and Relaxation in 10 Easy Steps
Take extra rest days even when you feel great and think you don’t need them. Try taking off at least 5-7 days if you are feeling the effects of over-training.
Body Adiposity Index - A New BMI?
The Body Mass Index (BMI) has been used to assess body fat for many years. The BMI is number calculated using weight and height.
How Balanced Are You?
Balance ability is a fundamental aspect for a number of sports that require kicking, running, changes of direction, and jumping.
Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Patellar Tendinitis
Patellar tendonitis (PT) also known as "jumper's knee" is a recurrent cause of chronic pain in the knees of athletes.
Big Bones Big Strength
Recent research examined the influence of sport specific training on bone mass and relative strength in short and long distance runners.
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