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Young Athletes Video Kit


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Young Athletes Video Kit:

Are you looking for an injury prevention program appropriate for young athletes? This video provides physical therapy exercises and Pilates exercises intended to give young adults a comprehensive injury prevention and cross training program to promote a balanced, strong body.

It is essential to start taking care of our bodies while we are young to prevent pain, stiffness, and imbalance down the road. Learn how to move your human machine according to it’s design so you can practice better movement techniques to keep you performing and playing at your top level.

Join Esther Smith (Doctor of Physical Therapy) and Eva Kauffman (Master Pilates Instructor) as they coach you through posture correction exercises, stretches for flexibility, and core strengthening exercises to promote a resilient body. Actively participate in physical therapy exercises and Pilates exercises that develop mobility, flexibility and muscle strength to help you move better in all of the planes in space.


Recommended for: Younger adults (13-30 years of age), teens, young athletes


Video Highlights-


Section 1: Education for Young Athletes

  • Physical therapy posture exercises: optimal standing posture and sitting posture
  • Pilates exercises for spinal mobility and core support
  • Squatting alignment: knee exercises, leg exercises
  • Ankle injury prevention
  • Knee injury prevention
  • Balance exercises and stability exercises
  • Posterior chain exercises


Section 2: Mobility Exercises for Young Atheletes

  • Exercises to improve flexibility
  • Foam roll massage exercises: shoulder and chest openers, upper body stretches, hip massage, neck massage, back massage
  • Hip mobility exercises on the roller
  • Lower body stretches
  • Hamstring exercises
  • Muscle injury prevention


Section 3: Strength Exercises for Young Athletes

  • Pilates exercises for better breathing and core cross training
  • Hip strengthening exercises
  • Back strengthening exercises
  • Physical therapy exercises: posterior chain strengthening
  • Joint injury prevention
  • Glute strengthening exercises
  • Plank and push-up alignment
  • Fit ball exercises

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