Podcast #27: Individualizing Patellar Tendon Rehab with Dr. Ebonie Rio

Patellar Tendinopathy vs. Patellofemoral Pain “If someone is hopping and they’re getting a lot of valgus and a lot of knee bend, they’re much more likely to be Patellofemoral presentation than Patellar Tendinopathy. People with Patellar Tendinopathy won’t want to use their patellar tendon as a spring, they’ll hop really stiff.” “We’ve just completed some…

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Podcast #26: Left vs. Right Knee Pain with Neal Hallinan

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7uVNPSGuI03HHf11klaPVl “If you’ve gotta pick a side, your pelvis is always gonna want to shift to the right more than it will to the left.” Because: Bigger right diaphragm Easier to stand and breathe on the right leg You simply have more muscle over there (on the right side) “We are all preferring to orient…

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Podcast #25: Tendon Q&A with Dr. Jason Eure

“Almost all of the conditions I’ll see for the pain states are gonna be reactive.” “The main element that needs to be in a tendon rehab program is gonna be specifically loading that tissue.” Isometrics vs. a traditional warm-up for pain decrease: “Some people get a good analgesic effect from isometrics. Some, it doesn’t really…

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Podcast #24: Healing Tendons with Dr. Keith Baar

Tendon Viscoelasticity “If I move quickly, the water doesn’t have time to move out as I pull on my tendon.” “If I move slowly, as I pull it, the water slowly seeps out of the collagen and now there’s less resistance, so there’s less stiffness.” Stiffness “If I’m really inactive… I’m gonna get both the…

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Podcast #23: Patellar Tendinopathy vs. Patellofemoral Pain with Jill Cook

Patellar Tendinopathy & Patellofemoral Pain “Easily 50% of people who come with a diagnosis of tendinopathy to us, don’t have it.” “If I go to Patellar Tendinopathy, I think that number is up around 90%.” “It is horribly over-diagnosed.” “You can’t have a bit of both. You either have tendinopathy or you have patellofemoral pain.”…

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Podcast #22: Tendons with Dr. Peter Malliaras

Deep squats: “If you squat with extreme knee flexion, you squat below parallel, often with heavy weight, then your risk of patellar tendinopathy goes up.” Load Tolerance and Biomechanics Load Tolerance: “The thing to work on primarily… is load tolerance… that’s the simplest way of looking at a tendon problem.” Load Tolerance for Jumper’s Knee:…

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Podcast #21: PRI for Meatheads with Kyle Dobbs

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/jackedathlete/Kyle_Dobbs_Podcast_Complete.mp3 “If you’re not able to internally/externally rotate your femurs, pronate and supinate a foot… a lot of that load is gonna go to the actual knee.” More stacked ribcage/pelvis and better respiration mechanics caused: Different muscular integration and Change to how joints move (potentially take pressure off of them) “I look at PRI as…

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The Governing Dynamics of Coaching: 10 Takeaways

From James Smith’s book: 1) What is the education of sport? “all attorneys graduated from law school, all medical doctors graduated from medical school and all sport coaches…” 2) Strength coaches and sport specialists are not educated on sport “the cirricula (exercise science/physiology) designed to educated aspiring coaches in physical preparation are fundamentally flawed precisely…

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Podcast #20: Christian Thibaudeau on Muscle Gain & Athletic Performance

http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/14190929 “Most people who train naturally will never develop the amount of muscle mass that can actually make them slower from a pennation angle standpoint.” “If you want to be more explosive, stronger, more agile, but you want to be more muscular. You need to take out that metabolic aspect… the type of training that…

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Podcast #19: Dr. Tommy John on Isometrics

http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/14113919 Single-leg Stand: “Anybody 13+ should be able to get 3 minutes minimum.” Huge red flag: Foot, arch, ankle, calf, Achilles… that should never fatigue before the hips… the tires are bald and failing… the hips should come well before the foot ever comes in. “The test is the solution and the solution is the…

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