Nutrition for Tendinopathy in Esports Athletes

Nutrition for Tendinopathy in Esports

This course is designed to provide insight into how to properly manage esport athlete’s nutritional needs during tendon recovery. Instructor Casey Thomas Registered Dietician Twitter | Linkedin Casey Thomas MS, RD received his undergraduate degree in Neurobiology from University of California, Irvine, after which he spent five years working in clinical research before deciding to return to

Beat Saber Injuries and Mechanics

Beat Saber Injuries and Mechanics

The article is a comprehensive guide exploring the physical demands of Beat Saber injuries and mechanics, a VR rhythm game, delving into wrist, forearm, upper arm, and shoulder movements, different grip styles, map categories, and the impact of custom controller settings on gameplay. It emphasizes potential musculoskeletal strains, injuries, and the importance of evaluating and

Developing Player and Organizational Buy-in

Getting organizational buy-in is often difficult as a health or performance professional in esports. This article describes some strategies you can use to get players or management on board with your initiatives. Instructor   Reid “x0tek” Johnson Twitter | Liquipedia Esports Coach Reid “x0tek” Johnson began his esports career in 2003, playing in a World

Seated Core Stability for Gamers

This video module discusses the benefits of seated core stability for gamers and reviews the core-tex sit device. Instructor Dr. Elliot Smithson Physical Therapist / Athletic Trainer Twitter | Linkedin Dr. Elliot Smithson PT, DPT, MS, ATC, EMT received his undergraduate degree from University of Central Florida in Athletic Training, his Masters from Marshall University in Athletic

Athletic Training in Esports

Athletic Training in Esports

Athletic training in esports is an exciting new setting that can bring great value to a scholastic esports program. This article discusses the relationship certified athletic trainers working in the scholastic setting can have with their school’s esports program, with in-depth discussion on the structure of scholastic esports and how to pitch an outreach program.

cross training for esports performance

Cross-Training for Esports Performance: Effectiveness and Interventions

In this article, we’ll assess the benefits of cross-training in esports performance. In particular, we’ll be looking at how it can be used to better develop skills, build creativity, and help avoid burnout. Instructor Reid “x0tek” Johnson Twitter | Liquipedia Esports Coach Reid “x0tek” Johnson began his esports career in 2003, playing in a World

Non-Research Resources: Where to Find Wisdom on the Internet – Esports Research

The article explores the notion that not all knowledge related to esports medicine and performance comes from traditional academic sources. While academic research is valuable, the internet contains a vast amount of information that can provide unique perspectives and insights, such as forum posts, Youtube videos, and web archives. These “lost gem” resources offer practical

Sauna for Esports Performance

This article discusses the potential benefits of sauna bathing on cognitive function, physical performance, and mental health, with particular focus on how these benefits can be applied to performance in gaming. Instructor Arnaud van Marcke de Lummen Physiotherapist Twitter | Linkedin Arnaud van Marcke PT/ OMT is a Physical Therapist specializing in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMT),

Coaching Cloud9 Ft. Max Waldo

In this coaching interview, Dr. Jordan Tsai sits down with Max Waldo, the head coach of Cloud9’s professional esports team. Max has a wealth of experience in the esports industry, having found success with Cloud9 League of Legends in their 2022 Worlds run. In this video, he shares his insights on what it takes to

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