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Myofascial Massage Tools

Self-massage tools are used for soft-tissue therapy on trigger points, postural problems and can help you recover from stiff, tight and sore muscles. Get started with this chart. Your health care provider can also help you decide which tool is right for you.
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Home weight room equipment

Equipment needs are different for each person's home gym. What should you consider when choosing exercise equipment?
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Critical Areas: Equipment Issues

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Critical Areas: Skin Infection

Skin infections account for 21% of all health conditions and injuries.
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Critical Areas: Heat Related Illnesses

Heat related illness is one of the leading causes of death in sports.
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Critical Areas: Cardiovascular Issues

Sudden cardiac death is responsible for 16% of death among college athletes.
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Critical Areas: Concussion & Cervical Spine Injuries

Concussions account for 8-14% of sports injuries at the collegiate & high school levels.
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Critical Areas in Musculoskeletal Injuries

Nearly 50% of all practice and game injuries are in the lower extremities.
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Critical Areas Impacting Athletes & Team Physicians

Experts assess 6 critical areas impacting athletes & team physicians.
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2016 Team Physician Consensus Statement Infographic

Experts assess 6 critical areas impacting athletes & team physicians.
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2016 Fitness Trends infographic

Survey predicts top 20 fitness trends for 2016
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2015 Fitness Trends

Push-ups, planks, lunges and squats. If you’ve recently incorporated more body weight exercises into your workout routine, you’re part of a growing trend. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has announced its annual fitness trend forecast based on survey responses from thousands of fitness professionals. The results were released in the article “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015: What’s Driving the Market” published today in the November/December issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®.
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7 Minute Workout Infographic

Do you have 7-minutes? Lace up those sneakers and give this workout a try!
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Featured Publication

The second edition of ACSM’s Advanced Exercise Physiology has been substantially updated and reorganized. The text is written for experienced... » Read More