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  • Massage

    Summary: Post-exercise massage has been used for many years as a method to facilitate recovery in athletes, despite the presence of robust scientific evidence to...

  • Dynamic Strength Index

    Summary: The Dynamic Strength Index, often referred to as the dynamic strength deficit, measures the difference between an athlete’s maximal and explosive strength capacity. However,...

  • Plyometric Training

    Summary: Plyometric training involves the usage of jumps, hops, bounds, and/or skips and should not be confused with ballistic training. This form of training is...

  • Star Excursion Balance Test

    Summary: The Star Excursion Balance Test was developed to be a reliable measure of dynamic stability. Since then, it has proven to be a sensitive...

  • Cold Water Immersion

    Summary: Cold water immersion therapy is becoming an increasingly popular recovery protocol, and has been proven to improve recovery for subjective measures, but its effects...

Dynamic Strength Index

Summary: The Dynamic Strength Index, often referred to as the dynamic strength deficit, measures the difference between an athlete’s maximal and explosive strength capacity. However,...

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Star Excursion Balance...

October 2, 2016 - 0 Comments
Summary: The Star Excursion Balance Test was developed to be...

Y Balance Test™

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Summary: The Y Balance Test™ was developed to refine the...