Working with the US Women’s National Soccer Team

I recently returned from training camp with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. I had the honor of travelling with the team to Denver for a week-long training camp to … More…

4.18 Blog
Mar
21
2014
3.21 Blog

March is National Athletic Training month, and we wanted to take this opportunity to talk to some of our athletic trainers here at Hospital for Special Surgery about their field … More…

Mar
14
2014
3.14 Blog

I eat chocolate. And I eat salads. I don’t count calories, but I pay attention to my portions (i.e. I know when I’ve eaten too much). I try to eat … More…

Mar
12
2014
3.12 Blog

In this week’s Ask the Expert, Dr. Alice Chen, Physiatrist, answers questions on the sitting disease. Q1. What is the sitting disease? The sitting disease is a coined phrase for … More…

Mar
7
2014
3.7 Blog

On Thursday February 27th, the first Crossfit Games Open Workout 14.1 was announced. It is expected that over 150,000 people will be competing this year. It is as follows: Workout … More…

Mar
7
2014
3.7 Blog

Low impact exercise refers to activities that do not place increased stress on your joints, such as stationary bicycling, swimming, elliptical training, and chair exercises (versus running, walking, or stair … 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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