July 2015

Tournament Guidelines for Success

Tournament play can take a major toll on an athlete’s body.  By utilizing the following guidelines for recovery between games, players will improve performance during these grueling tournaments.  It will also ensure that they are ready to compete at their very best.

3 Tips to Prevent Hamstring Injuries

Muscle strains have a detrimental impact on athletic performance. Factors such as severity, area, and how the strain occurred will effect recovery time and the type of rehabilitation required. The length of an injury can negatively affect all aspects of an athlete, such as strength, flexibility, level of pain, length of recovery, as well as risk of re-injury if not treated correctly.

Whey Protein 101

Whey Protein is a very healthy and beneficial protein supplement.  Whey is a dairy based product that is very high in Branched Chained Amino Acids especially Leucine, which has been shown to be a stimulator of muscle protein synthesis.

Concussion Baseline Testing for Cheerleading

Cheerleading is an increasingly popular sport. Along with the increase in participation comes an increase in injuries. Cheerleading has one the highest rates of injury in high school female athletes. One of the most common injuries we see are concussions.