Category: Basketball

Apr
16
2014
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In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Theresa Chiaia, Physical Therapist and Section Manager of the James M. Benson Sports Rehabilitation Center and Tisch Performance Center, answers questions on … More…

Apr
26
2013
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Your core is called such for a reason. Abdominals, lower back, oblique muscles, hamstrings and the pelvic floor interplay to provide a base for athleticism. In sports such as dancing, … More…

Apr
25
2013

So You Jammed Your Finger?

by John Indalecio
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How many times have you hurt your finger during a volleyball or basketball game, family wrestling match, or even tucking in your sheets while making the bed? Sometimes it goes … More…

Apr
5
2013
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The Final Four is upon us, and the men’s and women’s basketball games this weekend are going to be exciting, no doubt. As with all high intensity sports, competition comes … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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