Archive for September, 2010

Is sport specialization best for young athletes?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Overuse injuries in young athletes has gotten a lot of recognition recently.  In fact famed Birmingham, AL, orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews recently deemed it an “epidemic”.  The reason for such an increase is that the number of overuse injuries has sky rocketed do to early sport specialization.        On the other hand, something that […]

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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

The Biggest Gimmick in Strength and Conditioning By Mark “the Student” Harmon For I’ve been to a ton of seminars in the past year, and every single time I came away confused on the most effective way to design a strength and conditioning program for high school athletes. One of the most conflicting methods […]

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Friday, September 10th, 2010

What makes a good coach?  There are many variables to this question.  However I would like to discuss one of them that I feel gets overlooked far too many times.  Even though I try to go to a high school football game every Friday night, I still am unable to see every athlete I have […]

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