From Training Room to Playing Field: Michigan Athletic Medicine

In the world of sports performance, we tend to be so focused on strength and conditioning aimed at performance enhancement. ...

Strength integration for the beginner, advanced and rehab athlete

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD and Dan Hutchinson MS, ATC, CSCS Muscular strength is an important factor in athletic performance and...

The Platform: Beyond Weightlifting – the Integration of Plyometrics and Variable Resistance Loading

The lifting platform, like the rack, is a staple in most weight rooms. The platform provides a dedicated space for...

Developing an Integrated Sports Performance Program = Philosophy, Facility, & Flow

By Joe Eisenmann, PhD The days of showing up at the start of the season and “getting into shape” are...

3 Optimal Devices for Running Speed Improvement

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   There will most likely never be a magic pill or potion that miraculously...

Cord-Loaded Olympic Lifting: Suggestions and Key Points for Strength and Conditioning Coaches

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS Olympic weight lifting has been utilized in most resistance training venues catering towards improvements...

Deceleration Training with Variable Resistance: Importance for Sports Performance & Injury Reduction

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   An automobile with no brakes is literally an accident waiting to happen. This...

Cord-Loaded Deadlifts using The Trak-X™ System

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   The Deadlift  is one of the most implemented weight lifting movements for improving...

Lateral Training for Improving Forward Sprinting Velocity

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The running motion predominantly occurs in the sagittal plane, which is the plane in...

Using a Circuit Training Approach for Improving Strength, Speed, and Agility at the High School Level

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The phrase ‘circuit training’ is not new to the exercise industry and has been...