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Bridge: Appropriate Squat Progress for the Everyday Athlete, with Mandy Nice

January 22, 2019

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The squat is one of the most essential movements in life and performance. In this Bridge video, Mandy Nice goes over the proper progressions for individuals to successfully and safely perform the squat.

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PTQ 7.2 TRAINING CLIENTS WITH SHOULDER INJURY— MODIFICATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS

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The current trend in healthcare is leading to a quicker discharge from physical therapy and, for many clients, a quicker transition back to personal training. Thus, physical and occupational therapists are looking to collaborate with personal trainers who have a working knowledge of the shoulder to aide in the safe transition from rehabilitation to performance. As noted in NSCA’s Guide to Program Design, this collaboration will help prevent personal trainers and strength and conditioning coaches from being pushed outside their area of expertise and will ultimately help safely return clients and athletes to their respective fitness pursuits and sports. A knowledge of shoulder exercise modifications and progressions can help reduce the risk of re-injury and maximize performance.

Purpose and Methods of the Hip Hinge and Squat in High School Strength and Conditioning—with Personal Perspective and Sample Program

January 1, 2015

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The hip hinge and squat exercises, and their variations, are used in many strength and conditioning programs to develop athletes of many sports. The listed progressions are examples of practical implications used to develop athletes, but there may be additional practical and effective methods used by strength and conditioning coaches for similar purposes.

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Bridge: Optimizing Squat Technique

May 1, 2015

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This video demonstrates coaching cues that can help an athlete to utilize optimal squat technique. It specifically addresses stance width, heel position, head position, and squat depth

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The Olympic Lifts—Suggested Practices and Common Mistakes

June 1, 2017

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This article reviews the basics of the Olympic lifts, including strength base, skill transfer, snatch progressions, and clean and jerk progressions. This article also covers several suggested practices for strength and conditioning coaches to fine-tune and progress learning and coaching of the lifts.

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Safe Progression for Balance Exercises

May 1, 2017

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A major concern with balance and joint-stabilization exercises is to avoid potentially dangerous movements that depend on the preparedness of the athlete or patient and on the state of the healing tissue. Learn about progressions that minimize risk to the athlete or patient.

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