The Athletic Edge Blog
The Atheletic Edge blog brings you useful resources and content that you can use in your school athletic departments.
The Athletic Edge recently completed a project for the University of Wyoming's athletic training room. AE has had the privilege to work with Wyoming in the past, and this experience was just as wonderful. Ryan Pinson, M.Ed. ATC/LAT, the Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Wyoming, shares his experience working with the Athletic Edge.
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), up to 70% of Americans do not know how to properly respond to a situation in which a family member or nearby individual suffers a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) – either due to a complete lack of CPR training, or their inability to recall the training they previously received. While this statistic is concerning enough for the average American, it’s even more alarming for those who manage or own gyms and athletic training facilities.
Are you interested in helping your athletes get stronger and faster? What about injury prevention? Faster recovery times? Proprioceptive integration?
Whole body vibration is commonly used with professional athletes for exactly those reasons! The technology isn’t seen as often with university and high school athletes, even though it is simple, easy to use, highly effective and now affordable. Clearly, athletic trainers in the collegiate and high school arenas may be missing an opportunity.