How Steph Curry Sped Up His MCL Recovery

10 May

It is no secret that Steph Curry is a phenomenon. The now two-time NBA MVP plays a critical role in the Golden State Warriors’ quest to a second straight NBA Championship. So when Curry went down with an apparent knee injury in game 4 in the first round of the playoffs, there was much concern as to how it would impact the remainder of the Warriors’ postseason. Read More

The NFL: Concussions and CTE

08 Feb

The hottest off the field topic in the NFL right now is arguably traumatic brain injury. From nonstop coverage on sports networks to box-office films such as “Concussion”, traumatic brain injuries are being brought to the attention of the public.

Concussions are caused by a strong collision between the brain and skull. Strong accelerational forces upon the head and neck cause the brain to slam against the inner surface of the skull. Read More

How Does Lionel Messi Stay Fit?

25 Jan

With 26 trophies, 5 Ballon d’Ors, and almost 500 goals at the age of 28, Lionel Messi is arguably the best soccer player of all time. What is even more astounding is Messi’s ability to stay almost injury free, season after season. He has appeared in more than 60 games every year since his 2008-09 season, often playing 90 minutes in each. How does he stay fit? Through a combination of an intense training regime, a strict diet, and a moderate lifestyle. Read More