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“Learn to land softly and quietly”

“Learn to land softly and quietly”

On your toes . . . straight as an arrow . . . light as a feather . . . shock absorber . . . recoil like a spring. How many times have we heard that we need to teach athletes and patients to land softly from a jump or when running? How many times have we taught it?...

Strength Still Matters

Strength Still Matters

Sometimes we, as physical therapists and strength coaches, get too wrapped up in the latest, greatest exercise or treatment approach (e.g., Graston, PRI, SFMA) and forget that strengthening weak muscles still matters. By strengthening weak muscles, I mean continuing...

Galileo would have loved sports biomechanics . . .

Galileo would have loved sports biomechanics . . .

I liked this editorial from the British Journal of Sports Medicine. By: Ben Clarsen, Hilde Moseby Berge Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) is often referred to as the father of modern science. Initially a medical student, his obsession with measurement soon turned him to...

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