Exercise

sports performance - good and bad pain experienced by dancers
No Pain, No Gain? Well, not exactly. 1024 683 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

No Pain, No Gain? Well, not exactly.

Most dance injuries result from overuse, not trauma. As with all sports, there is a…

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The Power of Progressive Overload

What is Progressive Overload? The principle of progressive overload involves steadily increasing the demands on…

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mind-muscle connection for sports performance
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Mental Imagery and Mind-Muscle Connection

Performance Athletes can Also Benefit If you have ever watched a documentary about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s…

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sports not re-opening with schools
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Keep Student Athlete Bright While Monday Night Lights are Off

School will start back August 26 (albeit much of it online), but football, volleyball and…

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It’s my knee… Not my hip. 640 320 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

It’s my knee… Not my hip.

Why are we treating the hip if it’s my knee that is hurting? This is…

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How will YOU keep fit this fall? 960 331 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

How will YOU keep fit this fall?

By Lenae Sexton, PT, DPT, OCS While I do frequent the gym twice a week,…

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Why Runners Should Strength Train

By: Lindsey Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS To Lift or Not to Lift? For years runners…

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Your Childs Long Term Athletic Development

By Matthew Varca, PT, DPT, PRC Young athletes get involved with sports because they are…

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What is High Intensity Interval Training? 620 515 Positive Energy Physical Therapy

What is High Intensity Interval Training?

By Lindsay Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS HIIT is: A cardiovascular exercise strategy that alternates short…

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