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TheraBand™ CLX™ - Consecutive Loops: Revolutionizing Resistance Training

October 10, 2016

If you think there’s nothing new in resistance bands, you haven’t checked out the TheraBand CLX-Consecutive Loops. It’s a completely new approach to resistance training that offers unlimited exercise options and is available in seven different resistance levels. Check out the CLX…we guarantee you’re going to love the loops! Read More

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From The Archives: October 1961

October 10, 2016

Tournament Physician, National Junior College Basketball Tournament
A few words concerning the “needling” of joints and soft tissues with anesthetic agents. Read More

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Mike Voight: ‘Why Every Athletic Trainer Should Scrape, Tape and Move!’

October 10, 2016

Attention, athletic trainers! Are you ready to Scrape, Tape and Move? No…it’s not the latest dance craze! It’s an integrated approach to restoring and maximizing the human movement system that you can learn in a one-day course. Find out more about this important new method of assessing and treating pain and injuries in our interview with Mike Voight, ATC, PT, one of the creators of Scrape, Tape and Move. Read More

Study Shows Dramatic Increase in Youth Soccer Injuries

October 10, 2016

Soccer is an increasingly popular sport among youth in the United States, with over three million registered soccer players under age 19 playing in leagues every year. A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that with the increase in the number of players there has been a rise in the number and rate of injuries. Read More

Eating Greens Could Enhance Sport Performance

October 10, 2016

A Belgium study has found that supplementation of nitrates (found in spinach and other leafy greens), in conjunction with sprint interval training in low oxygen conditions, could enhance sport performance. Grab a salad and read about this research! Read More