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    Altering Traditional Exercises to Fit Any Need
    Given the right implement and creativity, there is no limit to being able to adjust and modify exercises to achieve program goals. This article shares a few of the many exercises that can be done to work with specific limitations.
    Case Study: Sleep and Injury in Elite Soccer
    Is there a link between sleep and injury occurrence? This infographic summarizes a case study that examines the link between sleep and injury occurrence in an elite male soccer player.
    Proximal Position Dictates Hip Performance and Health
    This article provides strength and conditioning coaches with strategies to address hip mobility limitations that may lead to lumbar spine and femoral acetabular issues.
    Dryside Training for Swimmers—Using Ropes to Increase Muscular Endurance
    The exercises mentioned in this article are a small sampling of the drills available to the strength and conditioning coach when using rope drills. By adding these movements to a swimmer’s dryside training, swimmers can gain muscular endurance that will complement wetside training.
    Error Correction: Five Tips to Help “Fix It”
    Five evidence-based motor learning practices can bridge the gap between knowing what correction needs to be made and developing effective strategies to facilitate skill acquisition.
    Neural Contributions to Muscle Growth
    Neural adaptations help mediate growth-related processes and the early increase in strength is attributable mainly to improved neural function. Along with neural changes, various aspects of the protein metabolism in the muscle are changing in the early phases of training.
    Using Your Creativity and Knowledge Base to Implement LTAD—A Sample LTAD Program and Lessons Learned
    This article describes an innovative approach that was used to implement a long-term athletic development (LTAD) program in a health club, and includes the steps used for implementation.
    A Practical Guide to Workload Management and Injury Prevention in College and High School Sports
    Managing workload and optimizing athlete performance while promoting injury-free participation is simplified using the eight tips in this article.
    Considering the Culture within the Training Facility
    This article explores what a facility-level culture may look like, identifies some of the expected benefits of purposely developing that culture, and discusses some misalignment between what coaches say they want the culture to feel like and the message the athletes are likely to receive.
    The Perception and Progression of the Female Athlete
    Female athletes in the United States have made great progress in sports since Title IX was enacted in 1972. Despite the progress they have made, female athletes have yet to gain full recognition for their athleticism and their achievements. The purpose of this article is to break down the stigma female athletes have received over the years and shine light on the differences that make female athletes a reward to train.