Vail Daily column: Why you’re at risk for injury

Vail Daily column: Why you’re at risk for injury
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By Edward Stoner

Last week, I discussed the importance of having specific standards in fitness assessment. I used the medical community as an example of how they use basic vital signs to assess the general physical health of a person, give clues to possible diseases and show progress toward recovery. Standards are important to consider when addressing physical fitness as they give the exerciser a focal point for progressions and goals. Standards are extremely important for the trainer to determine the best exercises for specific shortcomings in the trainee’s fitness. Today, I will discuss the functional movement screen and the importance of this …

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