Why Does my Knee Hurt: Sinding-Larsen Johansson Syndrome (SLJ) Edition
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Why Does my Knee Hurt: Sinding-Larsen Johansson Syndrome (SLJ) Edition

SLJ: What is it? SLJ is a syndrome that can occur when the growth plate on your knee cap encounters...
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The Basics of Glute Strengthening
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The Basics of Glute Strengthening

What are the glutes? There are 3 muscles that comprise the gluteals. These consist of the gluteus maximus, medius, and...
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ACL Surgery: how long do I need to use my crutches & brace?
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ACL Surgery: how long do I need to use my crutches & brace?

Following ACL reconstruction, athletes are always curious when they can ditch the crutches and brace and start working towards their...
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6 Items to get before ACL Surgery
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6 Items to get before ACL Surgery

Preparing for ACL surgery can seem intimidating, if not overwhelming.  Here are a few suggestions on items you should have...
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Why does my knee crack after my ACL surgery?
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Why does my knee crack after my ACL surgery?

First and foremost, you are not alone! Hearing a crack or pop in the knee after your surgery is a...
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5 ways to increase your sprinting speed with combined strength training 
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5 ways to increase your sprinting speed with combined strength training 

Have you ever heard that weight lifting as a sprinter is going to make you “too bulky to run fast”?...
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When can I return to soccer after my ACL surgery?
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When can I return to soccer after my ACL surgery?

Returning to sport occurs in multiple and progressive phases that start 3-5 months following surgery. At approximately 6 months, it...
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Off Season Training Tips for Young Gymnasts (Levels 5 and under)
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Off Season Training Tips for Young Gymnasts (Levels 5 and under)

Unlike most other sports there is no real off-season in gymnastics. But it’s important to let your mind and your...
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6 Exercises Youth Soccer Players Should Do Before Practice
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6 Exercises Youth Soccer Players Should Do Before Practice

An effective dynamic warm up will mimic the activities needed to be performed. In soccer, because of the variety of...
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5 Dynamic Exercises Youth Basketball Players Should Do Before Practice
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5 Dynamic Exercises Youth Basketball Players Should Do Before Practice

Studies have shown that a proper warm-up, prior to sports participation, can reduce lower body injuries. A warm-up should include...
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