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3 Tips for Preventing ACL Tears

In 1988 Steven Svoboda played offensive guard for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. During the first play of a game against Colgate Universit...

Exercise of the Week: Elevated Reverse Lunge With Plates

The STACK Exercise of the Week will help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. Th...

Knee Injuries: Types, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Knee problems are the second most common acute injury in sports (ankles are the first) and the most common overuse/chronic injury. Knee issues com...

Three Effective Glute Exercises for Female Athletes

Toning your butt is a legitimate training goal. As a competitive female athlete, you should be working to strengthen your glute muscles, which are...

Increase Your Vert With Candace Parker's One-Step Box Jump

WNBA forward Candace Parker made headlines when, as a freshman at Tennessee, she became the first woman to dunk in an NCAA game. Since then, she has...

Exercise of the Week: Resisted Lateral Squat

Every Wednesday, STACK features an Exercise of the Week to help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditionin...

STACK Science: How Knee Injuries Occur and How to Prevent Them

The knee is a unique joint. It must carry the weight of the body and absorb the forces placed on it during sports performance—all while maintaining ...

Prevent Knee Injuries With Increased Ankle Flexibility

Knee injuries have always plagued athletes. Unfortunately, they are particularly difficult to diagnose, in part because the source of your knee pain c...

MythBusters: Knee Injuries

For this episode of MythBusters, we called on two STACK experts to convey the truth and reveal the fallacies concerning one of the most commonly injur...

Gliding Glutes

New Jersey Devils defenseman Paul Martin has quietly put together a solid career by dominating on the back end of the ice. His ability to stay healthy...

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