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Sportsmetrics March Course

On March 19th and 20th, we welcomed 15 new instructors to the Sportsmetrics family: Elena Caruso, DPT, ATC:  Physical Solutions, Mineola, NY Christian Cox, ATC:  Mercy Health, Cincinnati, OH Jerome Eck:  Sterling Heights, MI Stanford Lange, ACSM-CPT:  Mercy HealthPlex- Anderson, Cincinnati, OH Kristine Messner, ATC:  Holy Family Memorial Lakeshore Orthopaedics, Manitowoc, WI Anna Mielke:  Holy Family […]

Published Rates of Reinjury After ACL Reconstruction Show Need for Advanced Neuromuscular Retraining

Sue Barber-Westin Despite advances in ACL reconstruction techniques and the use of early rehabilitation principles such as immediate knee motion and quadriceps strengthening exercises, some recent studies have reported high failure rates when patients resume athletics after surgery. This problem has been especially noted in athletes under 25 years of age who return to sports […]

ACL Injuries in the Female Athletes Textbook

…Over 15,000 Chapters Downloaded and Counting Dr. Noyes has many research interests and one of the most prominent is the prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes. ACL injuries can cause long-term problems in the knee joint, including the early onset of osteoarthritis. It has been evident for some time that a gender […]

July Certification Course

Our July certification class…25 new certified instructors traveling from as far as Alaska to New York! Many of our sites have shown their ongoing commitment to the program by sending multiple staff members to get certified throughout the years. Thanks to Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy, Therapeutic Associates, ATI Physical Therapy, Kenyon College and Inova Sports […]

Sportsmetrics Course in Hilton Head

We always look forward to our annual course in Hilton Head, SC for many reasons… the weather, the beach scene, an appearance from the one and only George Davies.  There is something about palm trees and blue skies that brings out the best in everyone and this year was no exception.  Our course of 26 […]

Sportsmetrics Course at LSU- Lafayette

On May 9th and 10th, we traveled to Louisiana State University- Lafayette, LA.  The course was hosted by Tiina Garrison, PhD, MS, CSCS, who has been certified with the Sportsmetrics program since March of 2008.  Tiina was kind enough to get me acquainted with local tradition on arrival including a swamp tour and introduction to […]

Sportsmetrics Tennis Paper Published

Read Full Article Abstract Objective: Tennis requires speed, agility, and explosive power. Few studies have assessed the effects of a training program in junior players who are not on an elite or national level. We evaluated the impact of a program that combined components of a knee ligament injury prevention program with other exercises to […]

Sportsmetrics April Course

On April 18-19, we certified 18 new instructors from across the country.  Healthcare professionals traveled from as far as Ottawa to become experts in knee injury prevention training.  We welcome our new certified sites and thank you for your dedication to the Sportsmetrics program! Lindsay Aarseth, MS, ATC, NSCA-CPT:  Black Hills Surgical Hospital, Rapid City, […]

Sportsmetrics March Course

On March 21-22, we certified 19 new health care professionals in Sportsmetrics training.  Our class traveled from Michigan, Nebraska, Mississippi, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Wyoming.  We were happy to certify 6 individuals in our own healthcare system and look forward to seeing Sportsmetrics grow throughout our community and the country.  We welcome our newly certified […]