Here’s a summary of three recent articles that have been posted on our Umberger Performance Facebook Fan PageÂ covering youth sports injuries. Â 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… Â 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 onÂ athleticismÂ Â They understand the problem in the lack of skill on the NBA. Â What they don’t get is the reason for it. Â Kobe kind of hinted on it by saying the he was forced to work on skill not waste time playing games. Â Improving in game performance through sports performance training and sports specific skill work is the key. Â 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.