Preventing Common football Injuries

How can we prevent common football injuries?

We are pleased to reprint this article authored by Mitch Hauschildt for Webexercises. How can we prevent common football injuries? with Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS This month we are excited to feature Mitch Hauschildt in our blog to get some ideas on why and how we can help players preventing common football injuries. Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS serves …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

Techniques to relieve muscle cramps

From the experts – a technique to help relieve muscle cramps

For more than 35 years, I have spent time with many different sports, many age ranges from elementary school through the 4th decade, at pretty much every level of competition from AYSO soccer up through every school age, Olympic and professional levels. The one thing that all athletes are susceptible to is muscle cramping. Earlier in my career, after I …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

Remind your clients what happens when they stop exercising.

Bodies in motion tend to stay in motion…and bodies at rest tend to stay at rest. We all know the benefits of staying active, but sometimes our clients need to be reminded of these benefits (and negative effects) over and over again, before they truly understand just how important persistence and consistency are when it comes working out. I recently …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

How exercise affects your brain

How Exercise Affects Your Brain Research on movement and its specific effects on the brain has evolved to the point where we can now identify the types of movement-based exercise that are best for each specific brain area. The different physical exercises can then be correlated to specific mental gains, from improving memory to dealing with cravings to reducing stress. …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

Treat Headaches with Exercise – Part 1

Treat Headaches with Exercise – Part I

Cervicogenic Headache Exercises – Treat That Killer Headache With These Exercises Do you see patients with headaches after a whiplash injury? Do they experience pain that seems to start in the neck and then spread to one side of their head or arm? Does moving their head seem to start their headache or exacerbate their pain? If you answered yes …

Michael Lau

Michael Lau

Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate at the University of Southern California, NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Shot of a group of people doing squats in a fitness workout with bars

Breaking down the research behind Cluster Training

Cluster training involves performing each set of an exercise in several clusters, with short intra-set rest periods in between clusters, as well as longer rest periods between sets. Intra-set rest periods reduce the impact of fatigue, and this increases average bar speed over a set, just like velocity-based training. But although cluster sets display higher mean velocity (as well as …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research