Dr. Michele LaBotz explains exactly what neuromuscular training really means for sport, and how you can apply it to your coaching practice.
Practicing a good recovery routine is just as important as what is done during practices and games. Our expert articles and videos will help your athletes remain injury free and feeling their best.
While it might be tempting to just focus on strength workouts that lead to obvious gains, intrinsic foot strengthening can help youth athletes on the field.
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Four ways your young athlete can treat pain during the recovery process without prescription medications.
If you are the parent or coach of a young athlete with an injury, here are recommendations for keeping recovery on track.
Parents should take some time to learn more about pediatric pain and the different ways to help kids deal with pain after a sports injury.
Do Kids Need Recovery Drinks After Exercise? High-protein recovery drinks are marketed as an essential requirement for any athlete who actually wants to make progress. How could you possibly build muscle without loading up on additional protein, right? Protein-rich recovery shakes have an important place in sports nutrition, but they are also over-used and consumed…
Youth Athlete Heat Recovery During summer youth sports camps, coaches should keep a close eye on young athletes to make sure they consume the necessary fluids, calories, and electrolytes to stay hydrated and maintain good energy levels. But to get your young athlete ready for another full day of exercising in the sun tomorrow, keep…
Youth Sport Recovery: Sleep More, Train Less In sports, it’s easy to fall prey to the bogus mindset of ‘more is more’: that the number of hours of hard work an athlete puts into their sports, the exponentially better their skills will become. But research has repeatedly shown that scheduled periods of time for rest…
Recovery During Sports Tournaments Day and weekend-long tournaments are a staple of modern youth sport, especially in soccer, lacrosse, baseball, and basketball. But there’s a reason these multiple-games-in-a-day events aren’t common beyond the youth level: they take a toll on athletes’ bodies, and the more an athlete plays in a fatigued state the more vulnerable…
The Perfect Youth Sports Recovery Plan Pan-American Games gold medalist and TrueSport Ambassador Jimmy Moody shares the components of a solid post-game plan that will help any youth athlete recover quickly after a tough game or practice.
3 Recovery Tips For Youth Athletes For youth athletes, post-game recovery routines are just as important as pre-game ones. After the final whistle, a focus on re-fueling, resting, and mixing things up allows athletes to recover for their next game or season, safely.
The Three R’s of Recovery TrueSport Coach Eli Kreunen discusses the three R’s of recovery—Replenish, Rest, and Recover—and how they will help your youth athlete’s mind and body bounce back quickly after a tough game.
How Do Track Athletes Recover In The Off-Season? Olympian and TrueSport Athlete Ambassador DeeDee Trotter shares how she stays fit while also letting her body recover in between track and field seasons.
Elizabeth Beisel’s Muscle Recovery Tips TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic Swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel, shares some tips and tricks for muscle recovery.