9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis You Most Likely Have Never Thought Of By Mandy Huggard, DPT, PT, ATC, CSCS Plantar fasciitis is an injury to connective tissue on the bottom of the foot. To appreciate the causes of plantar fasciitis, the function of this tissue must be understood, particularly as it pertains to
Running is arguably the most popular form of cardiovascular fitness activities performed today. It is performed by every level of athlete whether you’re an average Joe or a high level professional athlete. Incidence statistics show that between 70-90% of ALL runners sustain an injury at some point throughout their training. Knee pain is the most
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What exactly is Sports Performance Training? The easiest way to explain sports performance training is: training to increase an athletes effective range. An athletes effective range is the amount of area around an athlete that he or she can control. If you think about a young athlete (like a 4-7 year-old), they can barely control
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How fast can you get your foot back on the ground??? Today we are talking about the downward (negative) speed of your foot at the ground during your sprint stride. Often when we think about running speed we only focus on how fast we flex our hips (pump our knees), but that neglects a huuugeee
An athlete is only as good as their “effective range” – the range in which they can get out and back from where they are currently at. This includes 360 degrees so you have to be able to move laterally to dominate your competition in most sports! Shuffling is 1 of the 2 means of
Preparing our foot to strike the ground is often overlooked in speed development. Ground contact can enhance or be detrimental to our sprinting performance! Here are some tips to consider when training: Toes up Heels stay a credit card width off the ground Foot strikes directly underneath the hips Spend as little time in contact