1. Perform a proper warm up If you’re a player who doesn’t perform a proper warm-up you’re putting yourself at a serious disadvantage on the field. You won’t be as fast and explosive and you’re unnecessarily increasing your risk of an injury. Don’t just get to the field and start throwing as hard as possible.
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
As the start of a new school year approaches, we are seeing an increasing number of basketball athletes enrolling in our performance training programs to prepare for the upcoming season. We thought it would be a good time to share how we approach training these athletes and what considerations we take when designing their programs.
Here are some great mobility tips from one of our awesome Doctor’s of Physical Therapy, Matt Hinsey! Mobility/Soft-Tissue Work Having the necessary mobility of muscles and joints allows us to function through our body’s full range of motion to move (and EXERCISE!) more efficiently decreasing undue stress to our muscles and joints. Limited mobility also
August marks the end of the summer and the return of the fall sports season. As athletes have started to prepare for their season with preseason practices and training camps, injuries begin to plague the teams. Our goal at The Training Room Physical Therapy and Performance is for athletes to enjoy and excel in healthy
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
Forgotten Shoulder Muscle: Weight Lifting and Injury Prevention with Akil Piggott, PT, DPT, ACSM EP-CNovember 28th, 2017
I spend a significant amount of time in the gym. Depending on who you ask, I spend too much time in the gym. But over the years I have been able to make many observations of “the average” weight lifter. Let’s have a dialogue with “the average” weight lifter and see what we can learn: