/ NEW ARTICLE: Injury Management and Prevention: Junior Climbers
However, young climbers are also the most at risk of becoming injured and damaging their bodies in the long run...
Robin O'Leary and Nina Leonfellner talk through injury prevention and healthy training for young climbers...
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=6269
Awesome work UKC, a really great read.
My only concern is the possibility that in the process of creating the successful young climbers referenced in the article there may have been many others who have fallen by the wayside with injury. Prospective data showing low adolescent climber attrition from injury would provide more powerful support for today's methods than naming those who have been fortunate in avoiding injury.
Overtraining, climbing twice a week or more, same as in gymnastics and swimming. This has never been referenced back when these youngsters are older.
There should be a limit on training hours. The only NGB I know of that restricts hours is Cricket.
In the picture, Molly is at Ratho, not Imst!
What an amazing article. Well done UKC, Robin and Nina. A great Read.
Great article, really insightful and fantastic to get the interviews with top youth climbers.
Very useful info, my question is though - what is a "good" collagen gene?
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