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

esports shadowboxing

Esports Shadowboxing

This video lecture explores the concept of esports shadowboxing as a valuable tool for esports athletes, emphasizing its role in refining techniques, reacting fluidly, and employing the PETLEP framework for effective visualization. Instructor Reid “x0tek” Johnson Twitter | Liquipedia Esports Coach Reid “x0tek” Johnson began his esports career in 2003, playing in a World Cyber

Optimizing emotional arousal in esports

Optimizing Arousal in Esports

This video lecture explores optimizing arousal in esports for peak performance, referencing the Yerkes-Dodson Law. It introduces individual zones of optimal functioning, acknowledging unique player preferences. The discussion covers team dynamics and offers practical tools, including reversal theory concepts like focused breathing and logic statements, to help manage emotional arousal for better gameplay. Instructor Reid

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

Controller Gaming Ergonomic Considerations

Competitive gaming takes a toll on controller gamers, with tendinopathy in the forearms, wrists, and hands being a common concern. While carpal tunnel syndrome is rare, overuse injuries pose a challenge as rest is essential for recovery. In this article, Arjun Malhotra, a professional Super Smash Bros. Melee player and first-year resident physician in orthopaedic

Consistent Esports Performance Inchworm Model

Consistent Esports Performance: The Inchworm Model for Improvement

In this article, we’ll be introducing the concept of the “inchworm model”, as well as explore how esports teams can utilize it to enhance consistent esports performance of their players. From customizing practice regiments, to structuring long-term improvement, to developing a culture with the proper mindset, this model can help navigate core questions and issues teams may face when developing star players and rosters.

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.

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