Sport and Performance Psychology

2012-10-25 / Sports / Comments Off on Sport and Performance PsychologyComments

How can I use my mind to get more from my life? Sports and performance psychology holds the answer. It is often as easy, and as hard, as relaxing the body and calming the mind. Then our actions in life become a choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Curling – An Introduction to Canada’s Pastime

2012-09-04 / Sports / Comments Off on Curling – An Introduction to Canada’s PastimeComments

In almost every town in Canada, regardless of how small, stands a rink were millions take to the ice weekly. In western Canada, their long curved roofs have become a symbol of small-town values. Hockey? You ask? No. It is the game of curling and it is coming to a Winter Olympics near you. Read the rest of this entry »

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In line Skating for Clubs – It’s Easier than You Think

2012-07-26 / Sports / Comments Off on In line Skating for Clubs – It’s Easier than You ThinkComments

The in-line skating industry has come a long way since 1984 when there were only 20,000 skaters in the U.S. According to American Sports Data Inc., in-line skating is the nation’s fastest growing recreational sport (with step and mountain biking coming in second and third). It is projected there will be more than 10 million skaters by the end of this year. In fact, the in-line market is the single most successful product launch in the sporting goods industry’s history. The diverse uses of skates — from casual cruising with friends and family, to racing, sport-specific training and hockey — contributes to this industry’s record-breaking growth. Read the rest of this entry »

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ACL Diary. Part 2

2011-09-09 / Sports Injury / Comments Off on ACL Diary. Part 2Comments

I first felt it in my toes, ever so faintly and ever so shortly before the rest of my extremities joined in. I did not just fall asleep per se but blurred out. I imagined the outer boundaries of myself disappearing. There was a soundless hum as my atoms dissipated out into the room. Then my torso melted, and finally, slowly from the outer edges in, my eyes. Read the rest of this entry »

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ACL Diary. Part 1

2011-09-01 / Sports Injury / Comments Off on ACL Diary. Part 1Comments

For orthopedic surgeons, the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction has become a routine procedure. However, for the victims… er… patients, the experience is anything but routine. Read the rest of this entry »

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