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Protecting the Aging Construction Workforce

Posted on by Geoffrey Wolfe
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) cost business in the United States more than $20 billion a year1, but many of these injuries may actually be preventable in nature. When a workplace injury occurs, not only is the worker’s health impacted, but lost time, turnover, surgery, emergency medical record, insurance premiums, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable instances can also impact a business’s bottom line. However, by investing in the workforce now, businesses can support the health and wellness of their employees and set themselves up for financial savings in the long run. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Hamstring Extend and Release Stretch

Posted on by Athletico
For the fourth week of August's dynamic stretching, we will be performing the Hamstring Extend and Release Stretch. This stretch is very similar to week three, but will only focus on stretching of the hamstrings and calf muscles. (more…)

US Soccer: U-17 MNT Training Camp in Atlanta

Posted on by Athletico
The U-17 Men’s National Team (MNT) came together for a training camp this summer in Atlanta, GA. This is the first time the team assembled since the conclusion of the U.S. Soccer residency program at IMG in May. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Lunge to Half Splits

Posted on by Athletico
For the third week of our dynamic stretching month, we will be performing the Lunge to Half Splits Stretch. This will stretch the hamstrings as well as the quadriceps muscles. (more…)

Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report: 2017 Draft

Posted on by Athletico
The NFL’s season officially starts on Thursday, September 7th, which means that many fans are already assembling their Fantasy Football teams. To help you reign supreme in your league this year, we will be highlighting tips from Athletico’s Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, throughout the season via the Athletico Fantasy Football Injury Report. This report will shed light on some of the league’s notable injuries and provide guidance on which players should be avoided and which players may be good to pick-up. (more…)

What are HIIT Workouts and Are They Effective?

Posted on by Athletico
HIIT is the acronym for "High Intensity Interval Training." Although HIIT has long been an important part of training for athletes, it's becoming increasingly popular in mainstream fitness. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Seated Cat Cow with Arm Rotation

Posted on by Athletico
For week two of our dynamic stretching month we will be performing the Seated Cat Cow with Arm Rotation. (more…)

Back to School Safety Guide

Posted on by Athletico
After enjoying months of summer fun, heading back to school can be a difficult transition for kids, whether it's through an e-learning format or back to the classroom. (more…)
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