Service members push themselves hard to reach peak fitness goals. However, ramping up a workout too much could lead to injuries that can affect daily performance. Reduce the risk of injury by b... more »
There’s no downplaying the importance of eating healthy foods and getting a good night’s sleep in enhancing muscle recovery from training. No matter how healthy of a lifestyle you’re living, no... more »
Blood flow restriction training, also known as BFR or occlusion training, helps athletes — both tactical and sport — recover from injury or surgery. It uses special equipment to safely prevent lo... more »
After a hard workout, you might see athletes splash cold water on their faces, sling a wet towel around their necks, or standing in front of a fan. Researchers call these actions “thermal behaviors... more »
When the term spiritual is brought up, it’s often associated with a connection to a higher power. But that is only part of the definition in the eyes of the Army. They see spirituality as an indivi... more »
While you are likely to find an athletic trainer on the sidelines of a football field on a Friday or Saturday, some Indiana athletic trainers are lending their expertise to help local police, fire, a... more »
Spending five or 10 minutes in cold, icy water has been thought to improve muscle recovery and enhance future athletic performance.
This practice, commonly referred to as cold water immersion or i... more »
With operational readiness the priority of the Navy surgeon general, it’s up to all Navy Medicine Readiness Training Commands to ensure that’s a core mission.
A recent story from Navy Press Of... more »