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,
For most gymnasts across both high school and college levels, the season has come to a close or is almost at a close (with nationals being last few weekends). Elite is slightly different with the longer season, but non the less things are towards the end. One area I think gymnastics as a whole really
About a month ago, I posted the link to Part 1 (find the first podcast by clicking here) of this podcast with Dr. Eldridge. We talked about some really interesting concepts about gymnastics injury, training, issues related to strength and conditioning, and my using integrated gymnastics pre-hab in your gyms.