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A Rehab Case Study: Gluteal Tendinopathy Part 1

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 07 August, 2018

Gluteal tendinopathy is a relatively new term. Lateral hip pain over the greater trochanter has typically been termed trochanteric bursitis. I came ac…

Oscillatory Training

By Steffan Jones

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 31 July, 2018

Introduction I have experimented with a number of training methods over the years, as a player and now as a specialist fast bowling prep coach. Some o…

Isometric Training in the ‘Skill-Stability Paradigm’

By Steffan Jones

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / Neurotyping / Strength and performance / Training / 14 June, 2018

This is a 3- part series on isometric training and how I implement it as a preparation coach in fast bowling in cricket. Fast bowling can be seen as t…

3 Phases for Retraining Overhead Movement

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 29 May, 2018

Shoulder dysfunction is commonplace in training, particularly for overhead movement. While the structural diagnosis may vary: tendonitis, bursitis, su…

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What’s Your WHY? Mobility for the Neurotype

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Neurotyping / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 27 March, 2018

Mobility. mo·bil·i·ty. mōˈbilədē. It’s a hot topic of late. It’s also a topic of debate: “Increase your mobility, but not too much. Too much mob…

Neurotyping In Fast Bowling

By Steffan Jones

/ Articles / Neurotyping / 15 February, 2018

Christian Thibaudeau has developed a system that I believe is a game changer for sports preparation training. It takes individualization to another le…

Clinical Concepts for the Trainer Practice

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 02 November, 2017

Clinical Concepts for the Trainer Practice As most of you probably know by now, I come from a rehab background. I studied Athletic Therapy at Concordi…

Core Strategies

Core Strategies for Spine Health and a Strong Lower Back

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 17 August, 2017

The ability of the spine to maintain stable behavior when exposed to various forms of perturbation makes it robust, and this robustness is critical to…

Low-Threshold

Promoting a Low-Threshold Strategy in Young Hockey Players

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 01 August, 2017

Hockey is more than a game to Canadians, as a matter of fact, it’s pretty much part of our national identity.  Most of us grew up either listening to …

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De-Narcissize Your Practice

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / 20 July, 2017

If you think your practice is the only way, you should read on… “Methods are a means or systematic way of accomplishing a goal or specific task. Every…

Warm-Ups

Stop Half-Assing Your Warm-Ups – A Sequence for Warming Up With Purpose

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 26 June, 2017

Although there is significant improvement in the industry when it comes to putting together efficient and purposeful warm-ups, I think it’s still safe…

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4 CORE EXERCISES YOU SHOULD MASTER

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 16 June, 2017

I personally love to train the “core”.  I put “core” in quotations because it’s such a bastardized term…it’s probably more accurate to say something l…