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 due to fatigue.
The Relationship of Foot Strike Pattern, Shoe Type, and Performance in a 50-km Trail Race. 85.1% of trail runners used a rear-foot strike pattern (versus 87.8-93.7% of road runners in other studies). No difference between men and women on foot strike pattern, however, rear-foot strike was less common in all runners wearing minimalist shoes
- International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Position statement: the epidemiology, pathogenesis and risk factors of osteoarthritis of the knee. Osteoarthritis (OA) now seen as a pan-joint disease involving synovium, menisci, ligaments and muscle, as well as cartilage.
- Effects of Strength Training on Squat and Sprint Performance in Soccer Players. In pro soccer players, improved squat strength short sprint performance seen after participating in a strength training program. The results show it is possible to improve performance in-season.