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Tae Kwon Do injury rates

Tae Kwon Do injury rates

Tae Kwon Do (TKD) is a dynamic Olympic sport practiced throughout the world. Many children participate in it but few continue on to the elite levels (as with most things). Interestingly, while injury rates in European and American football are regularly talked about in the media at large, injury rates from martial arts never seem(…)

Occlusion training

Occlusion training

Occlusion training is very controversial. Cutting off the blood supply DURING exercise doesn’t exactly sound like a great idea. Depriving your muscles of oxygen and reducing their ability to shed metabolic waste products under physical stress can’t be good for you- can it? Cook, et al 2013 took 20 semi-professional European rugby players. 10 had(…)

Does exercise prevent injury in football?

Does exercise prevent injury in football?

One of the main reasons exercise is heavily pushed for athletes and for the weekend gym goer, is the injury prevention effect of training. On top of the physiological effects, the psychological effects and even the social component- injury prevention is generally mentioned. Van Beijsterveldt, et al; 2013 performed a literature review on this very(…)