Category: Nutrition and Health

Screen Your Teen Event Hosted by USD

Screen Your Teen Event Hosted by USD

Youth, ages 12 to 25, are invited to get a free heart screening on Sunday, April 9 at University of San Diego's Hahn School of Nursing and Health Scie ...
Best Practices for Getting in Shape this Season

Best Practices for Getting in Shape this Season

What fuels an athlete? There are three energy systems, or bioenergetics, that overlap and work together on a cellular level to physiologically produce ...
ACL Injuries – Get to Know the Risk Factors

ACL Injuries – Get to Know the Risk Factors

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament, commonly referred to as the ACL, is a dense band of tissue that provides stability to the knee. Fibers of the ACL can ...
Recover Faster, Injury or No Injury: FDM Q and A with Dr. Chad Wells

Recover Faster, Injury or No Injury: FDM Q and A with Dr. Chad Wells

It was just another night of pick-up with friends. You know the kind where everyone is out to have fun try new tricks, maybe pull a meg or two. As I a ...
Shin Splints: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Shin Splints: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Soccer Nation is pleased to partner with injury prevention expert, Dr. John Gallucci Jr. MS, PT, DPT, ATC. Check out Gallucci's article for Soccer Nat ...
Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part II

Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part II

In Part I of this article, I presented four causes of anterior knee pain that youth athletes may suffer from, including how they differ and what might ...
Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part I

Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part I

Knee pain is one of the most common areas of complaint in youth athletics.  If you haven’t experienced knee pain yourself, then you probably know some ...
Achilles Tendonopathy in Soccer

Achilles Tendonopathy in Soccer

If you are a soccer player, then you may have experienced pain or swelling in the back of your heel, over the thick cord-like structure, called your A ...
Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part II

Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part II

In Part I of this article, various types of ankle sprains that soccer athletes experience are described as well as tips for prevention. These injuries ...
Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part I

Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part I

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in soccer, accounting for nearly 20% of all soccer injuries.  Understanding ankle sprains, including preventi ...
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