Soccer Series: Dynamic Stretching and Warmups

AUTHOR: Laura A. Sapper, ATC, SCAT

Dear Soccer players! 

We all love the game. We love soccer, the World Cup, and all the excitement surrounding the sport. Players are getting faster, stronger, and more competitive each year. Unfortunately we are seeing more and more injuries especially in our female athletes. We may not be able to prevent all injuries, but we can significantly reduce the risk of injury! This is what Made 2 Move is all about. We love rehab and getting athletes back and better than ever from an injury, but keeping athletes on the field while injury-free while becoming stronger, faster and more agile is our ultimate goal!. We’ve compiled all the latest research for you and now we know the 3 most powerful tools to help reduce our risk of injury. 

1- Dynamic Stretching and warm-ups
2- Strength training
3- Limiting overall training volume

Today, we want to dig into the first tool – Dynamic Stretching and Warm-ups!

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Soccer Specific Injury Prevention Program

Made 2 Move has a multitude of programs for the soccer athlete whether you need 1on1 performance training, or rehabbing an injury.  Maybe you’ve done rehab but haven’t quite got back to 100% on the field. We can help! Our programs are catered specifically to our athletes sport and  our athletes specific issues. We have the time, energy, and knowledge to give you that personal sport specific care you need!

Are you having issues or pain on the field? Get a full evaluation from a physical therapist that understands athletes!

We all know there are risks to any sport with soccer commonly see ACL sprains, ankle sprains, concussions, and hamstring pulls. Our program educates the athlete while improving on-field performance and overall strength and conditioning. We cannot prevent injury completely but we can definitely reduce the risk, improve strength, and improve performance. Why not work on all 3 at the same time! We not only work on strength and conditioning...

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Soccer Series: Functional Strength Training

AUTHOR: Laura A. Sapper, ATC, SCAT

Dear Soccer players!

Club soccer season is upon us. We hope that you have utilized some of the tools we gave you last month with our Dynamic Stretching and Warm-up techniques. These are essential for reducing risk of injury and optimal performance. If you missed it, check it out here. We are back this month to talk to you about another way to seriously reduce the risk of injury. Here at Made 2 Move, we love rehab and getting athletes back and better than ever after an injury, but keeping athletes on the field injury-free while becoming stronger, faster and more agile is our ultimate goal!.

Today, we want to dig into our second tool – Functional Strength Training!

These simple exercises are going to help make you stronger and more resilient against injuries by strengthening the muscles that protect your joints and increase your power on the field. We recommend adding these to your routine 3-4 times per week. These sport specific functional...

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