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The Coast Sport blog is designed to keep you up to date with our latest learning and development plus ways we can help you with injury management, prevention and performance enhancement.

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May 16, 2019
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Swimmers: how to avoid (some) injuries after a break or holidays

icon Quite a few swimmers have some time out of the pool following nationals. This is a well-deserved and much needed break and part of freshening […]
May 13, 2019
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Progressive overload

Are you not making progress with your resistance training? icon Training places stress on your body. But what happens when your body adapts to this load? […]
May 6, 2019
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Concussion in sport

icon The winter sporting season is well and truly upon us and with that comes the risk of concussions from many different sources. Some examples are: […]
April 18, 2019
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Basketball pre-activation program

Neuromuscular programs are gaining more and more momentum as great injury prevention tools as well as performance enhancement strategies. We’ve particularly seen this in football, with […]
April 15, 2019
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Nutrition for netball

With the netball season starting it is important to consider how we fuel for games for those consistent high-level performance! Nutrition is not only important to […]
April 1, 2019
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Making weight for sport

icon Sports that require athletes to regularly manipulate their body weight include combat sports such as taekwondo, boxing and horse racing (jockeys). The practice of reducing […]
April 1, 2019

Poor posture and how to fix it

So you have poor posture.. what can you do? icon Day to day life impacts your posture more than you think. Sitting at a desk for […]
March 18, 2019
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Managing Children’s Food Allergies

icon The incidence of food allergies has increased considerably in Australia over the past decade with 1 in 20 children having a food allergy. A food […]
March 11, 2019
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Supporting a vegan diet

Nutrients to consider with a vegan diet icon When following a vegan diet it is important to be aware of various nutrients to support your overall […]
March 11, 2019
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Preventing Hamstring Injuries this Pre-season

Hamstring muscle injuries are common among amateur and professional athletes, especially in sports with sprinting demands, kicking, and sudden accelerations. Sports with a high number of […]
March 6, 2019
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Basketball pre-season: Common injuries and how to prevent them

icon With the basketball season well and truly upon us, it’s important to know the most common injuries and what you can do to prevent them […]
March 5, 2019
Coast Sport central coast nutrition and dietetics

Protein: Exploring food and supplementation

icon In the sporting world protein is known predominantly for driving muscle repair and growth. Protein however, is also essential to every cell in our body […]