One of the most crucial things to do following the competitive gymnastics season (after the appropriate rest/recovery takes place) is in-depth screening. This includes a lot of different components, but most importantly injury screening, movement screening, mental/emotional health screening, and gymnastics specific screening. I’ve talked about this concept before both
There is no doubt that chronic stress levels and our modern society have huge impacts on body image, nutrition habits, and performance goals in youth athletes. This is even more so for a sport like gymnastics. Along with my clinical work actually treating gymnasts or high school/college athletes for injuries,
I Got Kicked out of Physical Therapy School in My Last Semester, and it Ended Up Being the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me.
Today I wanted to quickly touch on a really interesting article I read last month. In The British Journal of Sports Medicine, a paper titled “Is there a correlation between coaches leadership style and injuries in elite football teams?” looked into the correlation between different head coach leadership styles and
This past weekend I had the great pleasure of joining Nick Ruddock of Nick Ruddock Gymnastics in the United Kingdom to guest speak at his Physical Preparation Masterclass. For those that are not familiar, Nick was the former Great Britan junior national team coach and has worked extensively on the elite/Olympic level