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Tips for Young Athletes
Dr. Kristal Nelson PT, SCS Physio Coach Sports Clinical Specialist I had a surprise opportunity to watch a couple of local young ATP players on the Challenger/Futures tour as I was playing with a regular group of guys at Middle Creek HS on Christmas Eve. It was quite distracting and my doubles partner had likely...
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There is a lot of talk about dehydration and heat related illness with student athletes for good reason. The tragedy at University of Maryland demonstrates the importance of qualified and diligent athletic trainers. In NC, the school’s certified athletic trainer (ATC) is required to oversee the health of the all student athletes during any game...
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Greg Hogan, PT, MPT, CIMT By this point in the year, the boys of summer are ready for anything. We’re convinced our bodies are in peak physical condition. However, as the season goes on, athletes are subjected to the grind of the season. With fatigue, compensation happens, and the chance of injury dramatically increases. Little...
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With our focus on soccer this month, information on concussions is extremely relevant. Concerns have been raised regarding the safety of heading the ball in soccer given the rise in concussion rates, with some calling for a ban on heading among soccer players younger than 14 years. But does heading the ball in soccer lead...
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As soccer attracts more young athletes, soccer-related injuries would be expected to rise. Following these simple steps will help you (or your athlete) stay on the field.
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