7 Stages of Long Term Athletic Development

Individuals can experience failed attempts to participate in organized sports when too much emphasis is placed on competition and not enough attention on developing proper athleticism (appropriate movement skills). If you have limited movement skills, you stop participating. Neglect leads to decreased interest in physical activity and failure to develop physical literacy, proper training to…

When Soft Tissue is Not Soft

What exactly are soft tissues? Soft tissues surround and support your organs and skeletal system to include muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, joints, cartilage, spinal discs, and fascia. Fascia is connective tissue that surrounds, connects, and supports everything in your body.   Soft tissue injury occurs when there is any injury to the connective tissue. Think…