February 20, 2023

Physical Activity Found to Favor Healthy Sleep Schedule

An adequate amount of good-quality sleep is essential for the physical and emotional well-being of humans. For instance, good-quality sleep helps improve the outcomes of various diseases, including cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, mental di...

January 18, 2019

Postseason R&R: Get ready for the preseason

{Sponsored} Before spring football starts, now is the perfect time to rest and recover after the season. It’s important to take care of everything from injuries to stress, and to work on things that fell by the wayside during the busyness of the se...

August 29, 2016

Study: Playing with a concussion doubles recovery time

From the University of Arkansas Young athletes with sport-related concussions who were not immediately removed from the field took nearly twice as long to recover as those who did not continue to play, according to a research team led by Universit...

May 2, 2013

Recovery tips after a tough workout or game

A frequently asked question I receive revolves around the crucial topic of post-exercise (or game) recovery. The following are four of our most important suggestions. 1. Cool down gradually.  This simply refers to slowing down gradually after a...

February 3, 2010

Powerline: Training the injured athlete

As much as we would like to believe that injuries could be prevented, the fact remains that they are an unavoidable part of all sports. In addition to the physical pain and the impending rehabilitation process, the athlete must deal with the frust...