practicing pit extraction

Rutgers works with their medical support to practice how to safely remove an injured athlete from a pit.

It’s much more difficult than you might imagine.

NCAA Women’s Injuries 2022

College Gym News maintains an injury list. It’s not 100% comprehensive.

Dave Tilley has been posting a lot of information on College injuries.

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Reply to @loco777_thegod exercises for ACL/meniscus tear risk reduction! #gymnast #acltear #meniscus #gymnastics

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SHIFT online symposium

Shift Movement Science is offering a 3 day event June 10-12, 2022.

30 Speakers.
32 Gymnastics Lectures.

If you register, you’ll get all the notes and presentations 2 weeks in advance. And if you can’t attend LIVE, you can watch instead after the event.


Kamila Valieva – Olympic quads

Amazing. She twists so quickly.

I’m so sorry this historic accomplishment is being overshadowed by why her coach, Eteri Tutberidze, couldn’t prevent Kamila from taking a prohibited substance.

My second question is WHY the IOC doesn’t have a minimum age for all Olympic sports.

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Lynnzee Brown injured

One of our biggest stars ruptured an Achilles dismounting Floor against Oklahoma.

Achilles ruptures are most frequent with older, more powerful and female gymnasts.

Let’s hope she can come back for a 6th year.

And celebrate her Vault from the same meet.

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safest Gymnastics LANDINGS

Dave Tilley presented to both WAG NCAA College coaches and judges before the 2022 season.

The goal is for judges to evaluate landings consistently — and promote the safest possible landings.

The biggest reason is due to the massive number of serious knee and ankle injuries that gymnasts deal with, particularly in the NCAA. When you look at research studies, leg injuries account for up to 54.1% – 70.2% of all injuries.

Based on a study looking at injuries in NCAA Women’s gymnastics from 2009-2014, leg injuries accounted for 50% of all injuries with the knee and ankle being the most common (19). In some studies, up to 52% of all gymnastics injuries occur during landings, with some researchers calling it the ‘riskiest exercise phase in gymnastics.” …


Click through for a deep dive into this very important topic.

Watch William Emard STICKING.

Good aerial awareness. Stong legs. Good technique. Fewer injuries on landings.

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Li Li Leung apologizes

Now that many of the lawyers are no longer getting paid, the USAG President and CEO can make a more sincere apology to victims of the criminal doctor.

“The Plan of Reorganization that we jointly filed reflects our own accountability to the past and our commitment to the future. …

USAG will formally exit bankruptcy in the coming weeks, after necessary administrative work and the entry of an order by the Court closing the case. In connection with the confirmation of the plan, the USOPC has resolved its Section 8 complaint against USA Gymnastics, which will continue USOPC’s recognition of USA Gymnastics as the national governing body of the sport. …

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