Hip and Knee Replacement, Part I

Hip and Knee Joint Replacements and Recovery By Nina Clark, CSCS Introduction to a total joint Replacement: Today over 760,000 Americans undergo joint replacement surgery in one form or another each year (AAOS Department of Research and Scientific Affairs, 2002). According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 52% of surgeries in 2002 were knee…

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Strength Training – the winning strategy

By Jennifer Wolfrom Strength training was never a priority for me. I’ve been long-distance running and mountain biking since college and I always thought that was good enough to keep me in shape. Over the years, I haven’t seen much improvement in my performance and have been feeling the impact of my activities on my…

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