Tag Archives: injury prevention

Train to get fit or get fit to train – when did your six pack become more important than great performance?

Hanns Johst was a famous Nazi writer who came up with the line „Whenever I hear the word culture, I reach for my revolver“. Okay, I may overdramatize the situation here but at the moment I feel almost the same … Continue reading

Posted in exercise physiology | Tagged , | 1 Comment

“Mind over matter?” – Psychological factors in athletic injuries

Physical activity and sports are essential for keeping fit and being healthy, everyone knows that. However, exercising and participating in organized sports also carries a risk of getting injured. In the United States it is estimated that 3 to 5 … Continue reading

Posted in sport & exercise psychology | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Stop selling air: thoughts about injury prevention

It was quite a long time ago when I first heard the magical phrase „injury prevention“. I was a total rookie in the field back then, having too many idealistic goals and false ideas. Thus, the idea of preventing injuries … Continue reading

Posted in sport medicine | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

5 Reasons to improve your movement

“When we lose the ability to move in full and uninhibited ranges of motion, the quality of life, sport, and work are decreased.” Annette Lang, Reebok Alliance Functional strength training has  recently become a major buzzword in the fitness and sport … Continue reading

Posted in sport medicine | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments