Subluxation vs. Dislocation
The terms dislocation and subluxation refer to the displacement of bones that form a joint. These conditions affecting the joint most often result from trauma that causes adjoining bones to no longer align with each other. A partial or incomplete dislocation is called …
What is it? Overuse injuries are injuries caused by microtrauma* that occur over time. How do they happen? The body has an incredible ability to adapt to stress. In this case stresses pertain to that of a physical nature. Tiny; continuous tears or stretches, coupled with …
Off Season Training
The off-season too often becomes a time of complete rest for youth athletes. While everyone needs rest and recovery time from the mental and physical stresses of a playing season, the off-season does not mean an athlete should not train. But if the …
Cold Weather Conditions
As a coach, cold weather conditions are something to be concerned about. Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of the following cold weather illness and conditions will help protect your athletes in during the cold seasons. Download full PDF.
What is asthma? A condition triggered by allergens, exercise or both, in which the airways swell and narrow resulting in coughing, wheezing, and difficulty breathing. Asthma conditions range from being a mild nuisance to potentially having life threatening effects. Download full PDF.