Are you heading out for a day of hiking, biking or climbing and wondering what food to pack for the day and how to keep your body properly fueled to avoid fatigue and potential injury? Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Heather Bester, provides her top tips for preparing for adventure, how to stay fueled and enjoy…
Over the last two decades, with awareness of the Female Athlete Triad increasing, it has become apparent that male athletes also experience a similar triad syndrome. In 2017, the Female and Male Athlete Triad Coalition gathered various experts and health professionals to review the existing evidence and create recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of,…
In his latest column first published in The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon, Banff Sport Medicine Physician Dr. Andy Reed discusses some important aspects of female physiology that affects their training.
Canada’s population is growing older with almost 1 in 6 people aged 65 or older. This number is expected to increase to close to 1 in 4 by 2030. Given this population shift, it is important to understand the potential risks that affect this group.
Banff Sport Medicine Physician and ultramarathon running M.D., Dr. Andy Reed, discusses his Top 5 injury prevention tips (originally published on UltrAspire’s Facebook page).
Join us on Monday 13th June at 7 pm MST for our next free webinar on “Nutrition for your Mountain Adventures”. Hear from Registered Dietitian / Nutritionist, Heather Bester, on how to fuel your day for optimal performance and injury avoidance.
A meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) is a type of surgery where a deficient or damaged meniscus from a patients’ knee is replaced with another meniscus of the same size from a deceased donor (cadaver).
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr. Andy Reed, discusses what “muscle cross education” means and how it can help when injured.
50% of runners get injured annually. Join us on May 2nd to learn ways of reducing your risk of falling into this category.
An injury to the ACL can cause significant wasting and weakness to the quadriceps muscles in both the injured and uninjured leg – known as Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition (AMI).
The shoulder is one of the largest joints in the body that is also able to move through the greatest range of motion. Our shoulders help us with many every day tasks such as reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, and lifting. Improving and maintaining optimal shoulder performance also helps reduce the risk of injury.
Knowing which parts of your body work together to help your shoulder move will help you to understand why healthcare professionals may recommend some of the following self-assessment tools to figure out how well each component is performing.