Monthly Archives: December 2011

Concussions in the NHL

Concussions in the NHL

Concussions have been a hot topic over the last two years in the NHL. Not in small part to Sidney Crosby’s concussion, more attention is now being paid awareness, prevention, and more conservative return-to-play guidelines. Long-term concussion symptoms are becoming a more prevalent problem Concussions are far from a simple injury. It’s the underlying complexities… Read more

Is Repeat Sprinting an Aerobic Activity?

Is Repeat Sprinting an Aerobic Activity?

It’s great to be back in the gym after a relaxing weekend. My mom came to visit Emily and I from Raleigh, NC so it was nice to have some down time to hang out with her. As you can imagine, my schedule keeps my pretty busy, so I don’t get to spend as much… Read more

This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning

This Week in Hockey Strength and Conditioning

Back on track with another update on what’s been going on in the world of hockey strength and conditioning. Since my last update, I’ve added 6 articles to my site. If you missed them, you can check them out at the links below: Hockey’s Original Recovery Drink Hip Stabilization Exercises Current Ice Hockey Research An… Read more

Energy Systems Training for Hockey

Energy Systems Training for Hockey

I mentioned yesterday that I’ve spent a substantial amount of time reading through research pertaining to energy system development, GPS tracking, and heart rate variability. In reality, these topics are more interrelated than separate, as they all pertain to what energy systems athletes are relying on, and how much recovery time may be warranted following… Read more

The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Ever Learned

The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Ever Learned

It’s good to be home and settled again. I got back to Philadelphia from my trip out to Postural Restoration Institute‘s Advanced Integration course in Lincoln on Sunday at midnight. Lincoln’s airport was an interesting experience. It was one of those places where they had one cab driver on call for the entire city…who also… Read more