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Expect to Get Better. You Probably Will

Expect to Get Better. You Probably Will
Research has shown that positive expectations increase the chances of a good outcome. It's the old self-fulfilling prophecy; your attitude determines your approach to situations. If you believe you'll be successful, you'll likely put in more effort. You'll be more willing to try new things, take some risks and keep trying after failures or setbacks. A negative attitude will likely mean that you'll take your first failure or setback as confirmation that what you're trying won't work or isn't poss...
Posted on 2022-05-19

Introduction to Baseball

Introduction to Baseball
Baseball is the all Canadian and American past time and it is definitely the game of summer.  There is nothing better than the crack of the bat, the cheer of the crowd and running the bases after you have hit one out of the park.  The best and most exciting baseball is played by some of the most well trained athletes on the planet. Now, it’s not a coincidence that these guys are at the top of their game, after all, they know how to properly condition and train themselves. Bas...
Posted on 2022-03-24

Tips for Managing Sports Injuries

Tips for Managing Sports Injuries
Sports injuries are common amongst both youth and adults. While they may not be completely preventable, there are ways to reduce the chances of acquiring an injury, such as training in body awareness and improving muscle tone. Managing these injuries requires a combination of both protecting the injured body part and optimizing healing. Sports are a terrific way to develop youth leadership, promote teamwork, and teach resilience. They also provide adults with a way to stay in shape and form com...
Posted on 2022-03-17

Vision Training for Sports

Vision Training for Sports
Vision training for sports is a research-based technique designed to help improve balance, eye-hand coordination, timing, positional, peripheral, and spatial awareness, depth perception, and reaction speed. More than 80% of sensory input is visual, which means the eyes play an important role in athletic performance, but this aspect of training is often overlooked. Accordingly, research shows that dynamic vision training which involves a concerted regimen for the eyes helps athletes and sports ...
Posted on 2022-02-09

Introduction to Alpine Skiing

Introduction to Alpine Skiing
Physical Therapy in Burr Ridge & Hinsdale for Skiing Welcome to DPT Sport's patient resource about alpine skiing.There is nothing like fresh powder on the slopes to get the blood of a true alpine skier pumping.  Whether you are a weekend warrior who loves the feel of the cold wind in your face as much as you love the warmth of the ski lodge or you are a fierce competitor, dropping from helicopters to the top of a mountain to find the freshest snow, any skier must know that there are ma...
Posted on 2022-02-03
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