Taking a Break From Your Workout

Working out can be just as mentally exhausting as it is physically. Getting motivated to get off the couch and go exercise can be tough even for the most dedicated athletes. But what happens to your body when you skip an exercise session? A…

Rise and Prevention of Youth Sports Injuries

There has been an explosion in youth sport’s participation over the last number of years, and unfortunately with it comes injuries.  Nearly 30 million children and adolescents participate in sports and nearly half have  suffered from a sports- related injury. Along with the increased…

Layering Up for Winter Activities

Just because colder temperatures have settled in does not create an excuse to break a New Year’s resolution. Here are some pointers to survive the winter and stay warm while doing it: Layers The key to cold weather dressing is one thing: layering. While…

History of the Mini Marathon

Many people set the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini- Marathon as one of their New Year’s resolutions. But if you’re planning on participating in the May 7th Mini shouldn’t you know a little bit about the 59-year-old race and its history? To start, according to…

What is a Functional Movement Screen?

Success in athletic performance is dependent on a number of factors. Most of us are very aware of the skills necessary to compete in a variety of sporting activities. For example, if we can’t dribble a basketball, it is hard to imagine that we…

Tennis Elbow: Not Just for Tennis Pros

Often, we see patients that come in with sharp pain on the inside of their elbow. It generally occurs after periods of excessive use of the arm, forearm, and hand muscles. This is a condition that is commonly referred to as “tennis elbow”or possibly…