Tag Archives: ACL injuries

Evaluation and Injury Prevention

Originally published in Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter 5.22 Preventing or limiting injuries is one of the primary goals of strength and sports coaches. After all, if a player is injured, he or she cannot help the team. The problem is … Continue reading

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Girls Should not Play Basketball

I watched at least 10 girls basketball games today, and girls should not play basketball. The movement skills of these players was so poor that the actions of basketball put nearly every player at severe risk for injury.

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Motor Learning and Strength & Conditioning

After speaking at the Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group conference last week, I spoke a couple times to Shon Grosse, a physical therapist from Pennsylvania. Today I saw a post on his blog about the conference with the following … Continue reading

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ACL Injuries, Degrees of Freedom & Jump Training

Last month, the New York Times ran another article on ACL injuries featuring UConn guard Caroline Doty. After explaining some issues related to the incidence of the injuries, the author takes a shot at volunteer youth coaches:

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