Horizontal Bar – preventing griplock

Over the years I’ve seen gridlock injuries 2 or 3 times. Never to one of my own gymnasts, happily.

Grip lock is a … injury that rarely occurs in gymnastics …

Athletic trainers and therapists should become familiar with the cubital grip positions that place gymnasts at high risk for grip lock injury and carefully observe performances
on the high bar in men’s gymnastics …

Grip lock injury may be prevented through education of gymnasts and their coaches …

Human Kinetics – Grip Lock: A Unique Mechanism of Injury in Gymnastics

griplock

Russia finally admits to doping

Russia is for the first time conceding that its officials carried out one of the biggest conspiracies in sports history: a far-reaching doping operation …

Over several days of interviews here with The New York Times, Russian officials said they no longer disputed a damning set of facts that detailed a doping program with few, if any, historical precedents.

“It was an institutional conspiracy,” Anna Antseliovich, the acting director general of Russia’s national antidoping agency, said …

Russians No Longer Dispute Olympic Doping Operation

They still claim Putin did not know.

Russia was stripped of speedskating and biathlon events it was due to host this winter. Russia had previously been denied hosting world bobsled and skeleton championships.

Larry Nassar charged with sexual assault

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office obtained a felony warrant for Dr. Larry Nassar this morning on three charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13, according to court records. The charges carry a maximum sentence of life in prison.

The alleged abuse took place at Nassar’s home in Holt between 1998 and 2005, according to court records. …

Schuette and Michigan State University Police Chief James Dunlap have scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to provide “a brief update on the investigation …

Lansing State Journal