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A brief look at the relationship between energy usage and obesity

June 29, 2016

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Using the CDC, we can see the obesity rate for each state in 2014. Using the U.S. Energy Information Administration we can see how much energy each state used for 2013. Using 2010 census data we can see the population of each state. If we divide the energy use per state by the amount of people per state, […]

Understanding the divergence between athletic and academic performance

June 27, 2016

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I wrote a series called Rethinking youth fitness. One of the parts was When you’re getting good at sports, you’re not getting good at something else. We’re going to expound on that in a different way. I largely ignored research in the series. I want to take a look at one study to hammer this home some […]

Improving external rotation range of motion after shoulder surgery

June 20, 2016

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An old client of mine hit me up again after having some shoulder issues. They had dislocated their shoulder three times. The most recent was from a trampoline incident in April of 2015. In May 2015 they had a Latarjet procedure. Video with some fantastic opera music if interested: -> By the way, a good […]

Some insights on fitness and health trackers- Helping? Hurting???

June 15, 2016

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“An especially useful starting point for an aspiring healthcare company would be to think about ways to deliver a “positive good.”  Most contemporary medicine is generally regarded, economically, as a negative good – something we use or engage in because we have to, not because we especially want to.  While this creates a ready market, […]