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The LAST Table earns “Excellence in Innovation” Bronze Medal

Posted by The Athletic Edge on Apr 10, 2018 10:08:55 AM

Watertown, SD, April 4, 2018 — The Athletic Edge was recently awarded the bronze medal for its LAST Table from Momentum Media’s “Excellence in Innovation” awards program through Athletic Management, Training & Conditioning and Coaching Management. This award serves to honor products that are game-changers for college and high school athletic departments/teams, sports medicine professionals, and coaches. 

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Topics: LAST table, Award

As American Sports Skew More Armcentric, Throwing Injuries Rise

Posted by The Athletic Edge on Apr 17, 2015 8:00:00 AM

"And he's out for Tommy John surgery"--how many times have sports announcers made this statement in recent history? Although functional training via the LAST table and soft tissue tools can go a long way toward helping to prevent and treat injury (and avoid surgery), NPR's Frank Deford sparks a conversation about American athletes today and our "armcentric" sports culture--and makes the pitch to athletic trainers, coaches and athletes to start doing more to protect their players and themselves. 

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Topics: Athletic Injuries, Soft Tissue Tools, LAST table

Epidemic of Athletic Injuries Hits Young Athletes

Posted by Athletic Edge on Mar 13, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Are young athletes wearing themselves out too early? Sports journalist Chris Lamb of the Indianapolis Star offers his perspective on a trend of athletic injuries in kids today, who are burning themselves out by focusing too much on a single sport. Athletic trainers, too, need to be aware of this risk and how they can help prevent it by educating parents and offering bilateral training and other tactics. 

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Topics: Athletic Injuries, LAST table

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