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Lost Time from Injury – Attitude for Recovery, Attitude for Life

January 25, 2013
Lost Time from Injury – Attitude for Recovery, Attitude for Life

by Dr. Stephen Walker – Editor-in-Chief – Podium Sports Journal No one ever wants to go there.  No one wants to see it happen.  As brutal and grueling as sport is there is one huge likelihood….and that is that we will experience injury.  Hopefully, it is just a ding…sprain…bruise…contusion…bug…or require a simple brace, ice...
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Injury and Depression: What Every Coach & Sports Medicine Specialist Should Know

May 27, 2011

by Rebecca Symes, CPsychol Many people look up to and aspire towards the world’s greatest athletes and at times they can be perceived as having the perfect life; getting to play the sport they love for a living, in the public eye earning respect and adoration and for the elite few, earning large amounts...
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Marvin Zauderer on Recovering From Injury

September 21, 2007
Marvin Zauderer on Recovering From Injury

Injury is among the most challenging experiences you can face as a cyclist. When you’re injured, you almost certainly can’t ride in the way to which you’ve become accustomed, and you’re often not able to ride at all. If you were injured in a crash, your mental fitness may have taken a hit; perhaps...
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Spring Back From Injury

June 27, 2007
Spring Back From Injury

Christine Aschwanden wrote this article for Runner’s World. It discusses coping mechanisms and active recovery. The author interviewed Adam and Kara Goucher as well as our own Dr. Stephen Walker. Here’s a quote from the article. “I had to realize that I’m not just a runner…I am a person who loves to run.” –...
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Using Mental Imagery to Improve the Return from Sport Injury

April 23, 2007
Using Mental Imagery to Improve the Return from Sport Injury

By J. Jordan Hamson, Ph.D., ATC Have you ever wondered how the power of the mind could be used to help you recover from sport-injury? Elite, collegiate, and even youth athletes use mental techniques, like imagery, to improve performance and to learn new sport skills. Due to the demonstrated effectiveness of mental imagery, athletes...
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Coping with Sports Concussion

April 15, 2007
Coping with Sports Concussion

It happened so fast, it was over before I even knew what took place. One second I was going for a loose ball on the basketball court, the next, my innocence and my two front teeth were gone. Thirteen years young and I was in a heap on the gym floor. I got too...
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P5 Thinking – Mental Conditioning for Peak Performance

It is a fact that successful athletes think differently. They have belief systems that support their success and they actively work to manage their...
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