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Why Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Doctors Must Avoid Terminology That Downplays the Seriousness of a Concussion

In the athletic setting, injuries are a part of the game, there is no doubt about it. Strains, sprains, concussion, chronic overuse injuries, acute...

By: Todd Sabol

6 Rules for Multi-Sport Success

Ask almost any strength coach, athletic trainer or physical therapist, and they'll likely say that playing multiple sports is far better for your athl...

By: Andy Haley

The NBA's Vegan Revolution: Why so Many Players Embrace a Plant-Based Diet

Once upon a time, the idea of veganism catching on among the NBA elite would've seemed all but impossible. Call it a generational disconnect. Charl...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

By: Brandon Hall

The Missing Link in the Rehab Process

Neuro-motor training (NMT) is the crucial, usually under-valued missing link in the rehabilitation pathway to help get athletes moving better. A large...

By: David Clancy

Latest Videos in injury prevention

STACK Sports Health: Why You Should See a Physical Therapist

Dr. Matt Stevens explains why athletes should consider seeing a physical therapist.

STACK Sports Health: How to Treat Minor Sports Injuries on Your Own

Dr. Matt Stevens explains how athletes can treat minor injuries on their own.

STACK Sports Health: Improve Your Flexibility With PNF Stretching

Dr. Matt Stevens explains how to take advantage of the flexibility benefits of PNF stretching.

STACK Sports Health: How to Rehab a Groin Pull

Dr. Matt Stevens provides a three-exercise strategy to rehab a groin injury.

STACK Sports Health: How to Treat a Stinger

Learn a five-step process that will help athletes recover from stinger injuries faster.