Author Archives: Jude Massillon

Crystal Dunn among 20 on USWNT Olympics qualifying roster

      World Cup champion and Rockville Centre native Crystal Dunn headlined the roster announced Tuesday by U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis for next month’s Olympic qualification tournament.Crystal Dunn is among 20 on USWNT Olympics qualifying roster Ellis also included promising young players Emily Sonnett, Samantha Mewis, Dunn and 17-year-old sensation Mallory […]

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Christina Klaum Selected To U.S. U-19 WNT Training Camp

Christina Klaum Selected To U.S. U-19 WNT Training Camp.  PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  Providence College women’s soccer student-athlete Christina Klaum (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) was selected to the United States Soccer Under-19 Women’s National Team (WNT) training camp.  The training squad was announced by U.S. Soccer on Monday, April 6th, and the camp will be held from […]

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Is Every trainer a Sports Specific Trainer ?

What to Look For in a Sports Specific Trainer Everyone these days offers Sports Specific Personal Training.  I guess anyone can go online to become certified.  But would you entrust your child with a certified trainer?  what should you ask and look for?   When looking for someone to train your child it’s best to […]

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The six stages of injury

The six stages of injury

Oftentimes an athlete approaches a physician with a sense that something is wrong. This is usually normal and the athlete will subsequently be told that there is nothing wrong after all. But something is wrong if the athlete isn’t feeling well.The six stages of injury allow you to understand your body. Addressing the initial stages […]

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The Hawthorne Effect

There is a phenomenon that I learned in my Psych One class many years ago; it is called the Hawthorne Effect. An experiment was done at a manufacturing plant to measure the effect of changes in lighting on productivity. The workers knew they were part of an experiment – that is a key to understanding […]

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