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Golf: Return to Play after Surgery, Winter Conditioning & New Teaching Technology; Avoiding Winter Sports Injuries

Golf: Return to Play after Surgery, Winter Conditioning & New Teaching Technology; Avoiding Winter Sports Injuries

Dr. Nik Verma sitting in for Dr. Cole and Steve speak with James Standhardt from GOLFTEC about returning to play after surgery, winter conditioning, importance of club fitting and new technology in golf instruction.

Dr. Julia Bruene from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush talks about how to avoid skiing and other winter sports injuries.

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High Velocity Training

High Velocity Training

It is clear from the research that high-velocity, low-load training is related to an ability to produce force quickly and has implications for activities of daily living as well as athletic endeavors. High velocity exercise results in specific high velocity adaptations and should be employed when attempting to increase high speed movements.

Sports that require athletes to sprint faster or jump higher may benefit from assisted training that mimics sport specific movement speeds. Since maximizing speed is one of the most desired goals for fitness and performance, implementing innovative over-speed methods within a training program can aid in maximizing performance.

In addition, short duration training is effective for the acute adaptation of neural factors, which results in an acute increase in performance in the absence of muscular hypertrophy.

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