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|8 weeks 5 days ago||Water buffalo!||
I am not in favor of recruiting water buffalo. I agree with the need for power training that improves the ability to deliver a blow. I also agree with your previous comments that training for hypertrophy is not really functional for football players. I honestly don't know what kind of exercise program the S&C people have the players doing, so I do not feel that I can assign blame to them for any of the injuries or losses soley on them. I do think that resistance training programs for athletes, and non-athletes, need to focus on triplanar movements. Functional movment is tri-planar and training should focus on function.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||ACL's||
The "cause " of an injury/tear of the ACL is much more profound than strength training. There may be some validity to muscular imbalances, quads:hamstrings, leading to and ACL tear, but there are also congenital variables such as the Q-angle or the slope of the tibia relative to the femur that play a role. To assume that the strength and conditioning methods are the 'cause' of these injuries is rather presumptive. Research in this area is expanding, but as of now is only based on retrospective or prospective studies. The only way to give causation to an ACL injury is to hook up some markers to an individual as well as bone pins to the tibia and femur and needle EMG to all of the muscles crossing the knee joint and do motion analysis while they tear their ACL. I don't think a study like this will be happening in the near future.
It is also worth noting that the existence of trigger points is debatable. While there are individuals with increased tone in their muscles and some people likely do have fascial tightness or certain tender points it is difficult to assess their existence. When therapists have been studied on their ability to palpate a trigger point their inter-rater reliability was worse than chance. Maybe they exist, there is just too little quality research for me to have an opinion either way.
Flexibility is a key component of training as is joint stability, but making that the key focus of training and then asking a defensive lineman to push against a 300+ pound offensive lineman sounds like a recipe for disaster. Should they be addressing these areas in training? Sure. However, there are time restrictions on how much you can do.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Wife||
This would be great, but I heard that his wife loves the Green BAY area. She would never leave. We would have to pay him a ton of money to get him here.
|42 weeks 5 days ago||Maybe||
I think there is a chance I took his seat in intro to spanish, and he has forever hated me. I don't know man. I guess the streets of Orem, UT are just full of thugs waiting to punch athletes. Maybe user, UofMUT can come on and elaborate on the story.
|42 weeks 5 days ago||Cool story bro||
My 'cool story bro' moment from this event is that my brother is the PA for UVU sports. He hasn't given me the full story yet on the incident, but it looks pretty wild on the videos. I would like to think my one semester at UVU did not somehow contribute to this nightmare, but I will never know.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||27, Male, from Utah||
27, male, graduated from the University of Utah in 2012 (ESS major) now living in La Crosse, WI for physical therapy school. 2 kids and one wife of 5 years. My dad graduated from Pioneer HS in the 70's then did one year of school at UofM, he sang in the glee club, so I was raised listening to him sing songs about Michigan. My first Michigan memory was watching Desmond catch the end zone TD against Notre Dame. Zoltan is my Emperor.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Tangent||
Along with this post I thought I would pass on a little known fact that the current Prophet of the LDS (Mormon) church is a Michigan fan. I do not have a link to this information, but it can be found on page 452 of his biography.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||I see what you did there.||
There is an ample amount of salt in Utah. As a Jazz fan I am very excited about this move. I think Trey can fill a great need for the team. I have also heard that the Jazz are actively pursuing John Stockton as an assistant coach. So, maybe Trey can learn from one of the best point guards.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||+1||
+1 to you good sir.
|2 years 8 weeks ago||Good clip but...||
I think the play was great but, I hated watching the clip due to the CFB scores at the end.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||SIAP||
When I read the title I thought for sure that the OP had simply forgotten that this had been posted a few weeks ago. Then I clicked on the thread and boy was I wrong. I feel bad for all these guys getting injured, but the running back situation at Iowa has become comical.
|2 years 35 weeks ago||Houma has a lot of potential||
I saw Sione Houma play last season in his last game, and I do believe he has a lot of upside. His weight is rather low for a fullback, but his legs are huge.
|3 years 6 weeks ago||7 Secrets of Successful Coaches||
I'm taking a Coaching class as an elective and the required reading is 7 Secrets of Successful Coaches. It is a great read about how to interact with athletes at any level, and then how to motivate them to do what you want them to do. I would recommend it to all current and aspiring coaches.
|3 years 13 weeks ago||This thread is way better than my night class||
I would much rather discuss this game than listen to a lecture about diffusing defense mechanisms.
|3 years 15 weeks ago||806||
|3 years 15 weeks ago||Michigan Wins||
Also Denard throws for two touchdowns and adds another on the ground.
Finally, Lou Holtz dies drowning in his own saliva as ND does not reach his expectations yet again.
|3 years 15 weeks ago||I loved the video until...||
Doug Karsch stabbed me in the face, and reminded me of the Colorado touchdown.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||MSU looking ahead?||
Was MSU looking ahead to next week against FAU? Their defense looks to be mentally checked out of this one.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Fumble the Punt Return!||
Let's Go YSU!
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Plenty of Hoke pointing||
That video had its fair share of Hoke pointing! I can't wait to see the magic point manana!
|3 years 16 weeks ago||I probably won't sleep tonight.||
I will stay up all night doing the extra kinesiology homework I have for the holiday weekend, so I can focus on football and football only tomorrow. My wife is already dreading it.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||586||
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Dave Brandon was like "Wow"||
Did anyone else notice around 51 seconds that Dave Brandon had a "wow" experience when he saw the boards? In honor of this video, the first time I see the new boards I will also stop shake my head and non vocally say "Wooooow".
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Yes||
A million times yes! I've been waiting all day for this! I will now be able to sleep!
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Seriously the best game of the night||
This game is keeping me up. The two teams seem to be mistake prone with pretty weak offenses. Let's go WKU!
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Sione Houma||
Can Sione Houma realistically get a 4th star playing football in Utah? I played high school football in Utah and rarely was there a player that got national attention. The competition just doesn't compare to other states. Do recruiting sites take that into consideration?
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Thank you||
That opened my eyes. I guess I rarely pay attention to him or others during the games.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Craig James||
Craig James seems to be an easy target. I guess I need a lesson on why I should make fun of/hate him.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Please give me weekly updates||
I need weekly updates of my wallpaper based upon who we are playing. I was spoiled last year.
|3 years 18 weeks ago||Sione Houma's opening game last night||
I read this in the local paper today. It looks like Sione Houma played rather well in his first game as a senior.