Dr Andy Reed, Banff Sport Medicine Physician and recently injured ultramarathon runner, gives us the scoop on the scientific evidence behind the use of gelatin and collagen for injury recovery and prevention in his latest Bow Valley Crag and Canyon article!
Delia Roberts PhD., Researcher and Founder of the Fit For Snow program, will be discussing her research on the importance of nutrition, hydration and sleep for snowsports performance and injury prevention.
In this article, Delia Roberts PhD, talks about how to interval train and outlines a basic interval to get you started.
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician Dr Andy Reed, reflects on his recent injury.
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There are a lot of ways to build and maintain fitness. If you work in a physical job like wildland firefighting or tree planting or are a competitive athlete (or just train like one), your baseline fitness from work and exercise will be very high.
Research shows that the fitter the individual the less likely they are to be injured. If you’ve been active all summer, all you need is a bit of specific work to start your season, but if you’ve spent the last month or so at a desk or on the couch, you’ll need to build some…
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Tearing the ACL— a dreaded diagnosis often accompanied by reconstructive surgery and extensive rehabilitation. This injury is common in sports that involve sudden stops or changes in direction, jumping or landing, such as soccer, basketball, gymnastics, football, or downhill skiing.
Given the high volume of jumping performed in a typical ballet class (up to 200 jumps per 90 minute class1), you would expect ACL injuries to be ubiquitous amongst ballet dancers.
The name “Tennis Elbow” suggests tennis players are highly prone to this particular injury. While this can be the case due to their wrist bending backwards when they hit the ball, this injury is more common in people who don’t play professional tennis. Any job or sport which requires frequent backward bending or overuse of…
You’ve probably had, or know someone who’s had, an injury called an ‘’overuse’’ injury. Maybe it happened after doing seemingly not much, or after having already stopped activities. You may be overly excited at the beginning of the ski season, go for 2 consecutive full days (perhaps you also want to make your $150 daily…