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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Spring Sports

Author: Yves Gege

Warming up is an essential part of sport. If we don’t warm up properly, we won’t train or play effectively, and our risk of injury increases. The question has never been about IF we should warm up, but specifically HOW, and for HOW LONG? What should kids be doing before a practice and a game to optimize their performance, and reduce their injury risk? These are the questions every coach and parent have swimming around their heads when they watch their kids take off on the field, ready to play.

HERE ARE 3 THINGS EVERY WARM UP INCLUDES:

Warm ups do not have to be extremely long to be effective. Kids don’t need to spend 30 minutes prepping to play, but they do need to use 10 minutes effectively.

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

 

1. Something to get your heart rate up and get warm

Running up and down the field, or a lap or two. Any type of aerobic activity to get them breathing a little heavier: jumping jacks, relay race, make it...

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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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