COLLEGE ATHLETES: WHY COACHES SHOULD CONSIDER STRESS-MONITORING FOR INJURY PREVENTION

COLLEGE ATHLETES: WHY COACHES SHOULD CONSIDER STRESS-MONITORING FOR INJURY PREVENTION Written by Kitman Labs Head of Research, Susan Giblin, PhD. Download the infographic for this article in PDF format here.  SUMMARY Almost half of all intercollegiate athletes will experience an injury during their college years. At such a young age, an injury could be one of the […]

NCAA WELLBEING – NON SPORT STRESS

NCAA WELLBEING – NON SPORT STRESS Maeve Smith | Sports Scientist @ Kitman Labs “you know that while student-athletes may play games, being a student-athlete isn’t a game at all”  Brian Hainline, NCAA Chief Medical Officer Stress-injury models suggest that athletes experience more physical injuries during times of high stress. Student-athlete stress can come from […]

What you should know about overuse injuries in the ncaa

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT OVERUSE INJURIES IN THE NCAA Written by Susan Giblin | Sports Scientist @ Kitman Labs Overuse injuries, (chronic injuries) are a category of sport-related injuries that result from cumulative trauma or repetitive use and stress. Overuse injuries are often found in low-contact sports that involve repetitive movements. Females are typically […]

Examining basketball and it’s most common injuries

EXAMINING NCAA BASKETBALL AND IT’S MOST COMMON INJURIES Written by Mark McGroarty | Sports Scientist @ Kitman Labs Introduction NCAA’s basketball championship was first introduced for men in 1937 and in 1982 for women.The game has changed considerably over the years. Although it is technically a non-contact sport, basketball is a fast and aggressive sport […]