May 30, 2016: What CLE Sports PT is reading to give athletes #BETTER care Should player fatigue be the focus of injury prevention strategies for international rugby sevens tournaments? During the Rugby Sevens World Series, much more injuries seen in the second half of matches. The proportion of injuries also increased as the tournament went on- probably Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Research Roundup: Fatigue, Arthritis, In-Season Strength Training</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Week of May 30</span>[…]
Research Roundup- Week of April 25, 2016: What CLE Sports PT is reading to give athletes #BETTER care Concussion Incidence and Return-to-Play Time in National Basketball Association Players. Results From 2006 to 2014. The number of concussions in the NBA hasn’t increased over this 8-year study, but time lost from injury has. In Read more about Research Roundup: Concussions in the NBA[…]
Most runners utilize interval training, or alternating short and intense running intervals with recovery periods, to improve speed, endurance, motivation, and even to burn more fat in workouts. Running form drills are another method long utilized by track coaches to improve performance. These drills are increasingly popular among recreational runners to help decrease injuries from technique. But Read more about Form Running or Interval Training- Which is More Effective?[…]
I’m writing this post one day after Sydney Seau’s moving speech honoring her father, Junior Seau, at his induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Junior Seau asked his daughter to speak on his behalf if he made it into the Hall of Fame before he committed suicide in 2012. He was found Read more about The Concussion Series Part 3: Why it’s not Always Good to be Like the Pros[…]
The gender gap in US sports continues… Despite the heroics the US Women’s Soccer Team displayed at the World Cup this summer (in stark contrast to the Men’s Gold Cup loss to Jamaica a few weeks later), data continues to mount showing that female soccer players have more concussions than men and have symptoms for a longer Read more about The Concussion Series- Part 2: Concussions in Female Athletes[…]
Fall sports begin in a few weeks here in the CLE. And while most of us can’t wait for the return of “Friday Night Lights,” soccer matches, and volleyball games, it’s important to remember how to keep our youth athletes safe during the excitement. This includes recognizing injuries and finding medical care as they happen. In part 1 of Read more about How to know if an athlete has a concussion- and what to do. Part 1 of a series[…]
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