Search Results: acl

FEATURED  /  COACHING   /  INJURY  /  MINDSET  /  NUTRITION & RECOVERY  /  STRENGTH  /  MOBILITY  /  PROGRAMMING  /  RECIPE  /  SPEED

Our blog is a collection of articles that make up our doctrine on everything performance.

We are not beholden to corporate sponsors, influencers, or powers that be. Our commitment is to our readers; the coaches, athletes, and enthusiasts that come to us for our honest assessments, analysis, and opinions.

Our pledge to you is that we will do the heavy lifting! We go to battle with bullshit and cut to the chase. If you’re looking for honest information, you’re in the right place.

ACL Injury Prevention: Injury Mechanisms

By Tex McQuilkin / January 21, 2015 /

ACL. Athletes that demonstrate quadriceps dominance may increase their risk of ACL injury when they cut and land. Evidence of a quad dominant athlete can be seen during jumping, landing,…

Read More

ACL Prevention and Rehab…Are We Doing it Wrong?

By Matthew Zanis / August 25, 2021 /

  All of those with a previous ACL injury please stand up. But, wait! Don’t do it too quickly. There is a good chance you will re-tear it again. Sarcastic…

Read More

Back in Action: A Tale of Recovery from an ACL tear

By Carl Case / September 29, 2015 /

…looked over John’s Talk to Me Johnnie ACL articles: Training with a Torn ACL and Rehabilitation After an ACL Surgery. With this I was able to develop a solid game…

Read More

ACL Injury Prevention: Neuromuscular Reeducation

By Tex McQuilkin / February 2, 2015 /

The first article in this series, Injury Mechanisms, focused on identifying neuromuscular imbalances present in non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, one of the most common non-contact injuries to the…

Read More

ACL Injury Prevention: Anti-Rotation

By Tex McQuilkin / March 2, 2015 /

…useless. Once ACL risks are assessed and proper knee alignment/action is mastered through reeducation, the athlete must be challenged further with different ways to prepare for the forces and movements….

Read More

How a Toy Company Could Save Coaching: The Injury Prevention Rebrand

By Cheyne Zeller / August 13, 2020 /

…online ACL Injury Prevention Course; the importance of such a program cannot be overstated. As Director of Training Tex McQuilkin states in the program description, “This is an online course…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Hip Adductors

By Tex McQuilkin / April 27, 2015 /

…Limiting Factors – Hips by Tex McQuilkin BLOG: My ACL Journey by John Welbourn BLOG: Now Your Daughter Doesn’t Have to Live in Fear of an ACL Tear by Tex…

Read More

PA Radio – Episode 104: Dr. Tim Hewett

By Cali Hinzman / May 1, 2015 /

Forget what you know about ACL injuries. This week, Power Athlete Radio is bringing you one the best and most informative episodes to date. The crew welcomes Dr. Tim Hewett…

Read More

Power Ankle

By Tex McQuilkin / April 3, 2014 /

…WHAT THE SCIENCE SAYS: YOUTH WEIGHT TRAINING by Ben Skutnik BLOG: REHABILITATION AFTER ACL SURGERY by John Welbourn BLOG: A TALE OF RECOVERY FROM AN ACL TEAR by Carl Case…

Read More

The Life Cycle of a Goal

By Carl Case / September 18, 2018 /

…EPISODE 367-Reason and Logic 101 w/ Derek Woodske BLOG: MY ACL JOURNEY by John Welbourn BLOG: NOW YOUR DAUGHTER DOESN’T HAVE TO LIVE IN FEAR OF ACL INJURY by Tex McQuilkin BLOG: WHY YOUR TRUNK…

Read More