April Mckeliver

38 Flips | 2 Magazines | 3 Following | 4 Followers | @AprilMckeliver | Hello, I am currently a sophomore majoring in Sports Management, while also minoring in sports medicine and exercise science.

Do Transgender Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage?

Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman. She in turn filed suit. However, …

Four in 10 children 'put off sport by competitive parents'

A survey has revealed that four in 10 children are put off sport by pushy parents telling them they are too fat to run and accusing them of making “pathetic mistakes”<p>Four in 10 children are <b>put off sport by over-competitive parents</b> telling them they are too fat or lazy to run and making them cry in …

Super Bowl 50: Why Do We Care So Much About Football?

This Sunday, my beloved Denver Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 and I’m very worried that their Super Bowl record will fall to a depressing 2-6. But I’m also growing increasingly worried about what that first sentence says about me as a person and my mental health.<p>In …

How Marketing Affects the Physical Therapy Field

Marketing affect every industry the Marketing Mix 4Ps(product, price, place, and promotion.) are the the life line for a successful business. It is …

No-Nonsense Marketing Strategies For Private Practices That Deliver New Patients

How to Attract Direct Access Patients with 3 Killer “Lead Magnets”<p>I’m often asked the question by a fellow Private Practice Owner,<p><i>If you would</i> …

Marketing

Top 3 Ways To Get Into a Physical Therapy Graduate Program.

April M.

Marketing affect every industry the Marketing Mix 4Ps(product, price, place, and promotion.) are the the life line for a successful business. It is …

A Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed's Amputee Clinic - Adele Levine

The Effectiveness of Kinesio Taping for Athletes with Medial Elbow Epicondylar Tendinopathy.

Kinesio taping is sometimes used for athletes with Medial Elbow Epicondylar Tendinopathy (MET) as an additional treatment method. The authors …

Kinesiology

The Knee: Meniscal Injuries

<b>The menisci in the knee are a common site of injury and irritation, resulting in pain and loss of function. Tears are common in the meniscus and one</b> …

This Is What Looking Down at Your Cell Phone Does to Your Spine

Our cell phones and tablets have transformed the way we hold our bodies—and not for the better. Looking down at your device is like having a 60-pound …

Movement Health – What is it? And what is its role in injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Movement health is highly topical right now as the leading lights in this field underline the need to consider movement professionals as lifespan …

Health

'Guitar Hero'-Style Videogame Helps Stroke Victims Recover

Rehabilitating with games is more fun, and it works better<p>Of the 700,000 people who suffer from strokes every year in the United States, only 10 percent fully recover. The rehabilitation process can be long and challenging, especially for older victims in more fragile states of health. Researchers …

Clinical Trials