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Integrating a coach-led neuromuscular warm-up prior to sports practice appeared to reduce the risk of lower extremity injuries in female high school soccer and basketball athletes.
KORT Physical Therapy Launches New Android Stretching App and October is National Physical Therapy month and to celebrate, all KORT Physical Therapy locations are providing a complimentary stretching
Coaches, physiologists and athletes alike will attest to the importance of warming up before athletic competition.
Multiple research studies show that stretching before physical activity alone does not help prevent injury.
Recent studies have shown that stretching alone does not help prevent injury.
A U.S. expert in emergency nursing advises those coaching young athletes that no pain, no gain is a myth. Mary Kamienski of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey says sports should not be painful.
A bout of arthritis can often leave a person feeling unable to perform even simple routine tasks. Studies have shown however, that exercise can help relieve the pain, stiffness and swelling in joints caused by arthritis.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Forget tedious warm-up exercises. Athletes may be able to ready their muscles using pulses of infrared light, a study suggests.
In our time-crunched lives, it's easy to skip steps we feel aren't essential to our workouts, but forgoing a warm-up is never a wise move. Before you take an aerobics class or lift a single dumbbell, you should always warm up, say fitness experts.