Here’s a summary of three recent articles that have been posted on our Umberger Performance Facebook Fan Page covering youth sports injuries. Give us a “like” to get the information faster along with other cool human performance related information.
This explains the data on injuries pretty clearly… Don’t think that there is a problem?
I don’t completely agree with these guys on there view about all of the basketball players being just athletes without skill and how there’s a focus on athleticism They understand the problem in the lack of skill on the NBA. What they don’t get is the reason for it. Kobe kind of hinted on it by saying the he was forced to work on skill not waste time playing games. Improving in game performance through sports performance training and sports specific skill work is the key. The athletes they are talking about are simply freaks that haven’t been properly taught the basics since they grew up in an AAU system that was centered around games.