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Notes from 2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Arizona State Clinic: Part II

 

Part I (morning session) is HERE

Dr. Jared Porter: Practice Makes Perfect.  Strategies to Make Practice and Training More Efficient and More Effective

*Teacher = Coach; Student =  Athlete

*Coaches often fail to investigate coaching process

*Well trained does not always equal well learned

Notes from 2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Arizona State Clinic: Part I

Last weekend we attended the annual National Strength and Conditioning Association Arizona State Clinic in Phoenix.  As with last year, host Nick Winkelman brought an amazing speaker lineup for a variety of topics.  This post is the first of two installments, with the information below covering the morning session.  Stay tuned for Part II.

Pain Avoidance and Movement Implications

One frequently overlooked injury component is fear of movement (kinesiophobia).  We often treat and exercise the mechanical structures, but overcoming fear (whether conscious or unconscious).  Pain signals a threat, so it’s only logical that pain perception is linked to fear of movement.  People have been conditioned to expect that adding more pain through aggressive treatments, but they often forget about reeducating the brain to move appropriately.