Basketball 411: Focus on training, gear
If you want injury-free hoops play, build a solid regimen—and trade those showy shoes for something practical.
Phillip Adler is a certified and licensed athletic trainer. He has worked in the physical therapy/high school outreach setting, college athletics (specifically football), and now is involved in an exciting challenge of building a system-wide sports medicine program that includes athletic training community outreach for the fastest growing medical group in the United States, Spectrum Health Medical Group (SHMG).
Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.