Wellness

Officiating specific information about nutrition, workouts and injury prevention.

Wellness

Wellness
Officiating specific information about nutrition, workouts and injury prevention.

Dump “Sports Drinks” For Chocolate Milk

As officials, when we give 110 percent on the court or playing field, it is important that we refresh or recover after the contest. Because of its excellent...

Can You Heal That Aching Heel?

Someone once said that officiating provides the best seat in the house. The only downside is that you have to stand. With all of the...

Jumping Rope for Health

An unparalleled all-around workout, jumping rope strengthens the heart, muscles and bones, promotes leanness and improves agility, coordination, timing, rhythm and explosive power on both sides...

A Careful Return to Officiating Will Avoid Injury

Whether it was the off-season and you were on break, you sustained an injury or became sick and had to take time to recover,...

Maintaining Mobility, Stability & Control At Home

As a sports official, one of the key elements you have to account for is the ability to stay flexible and mobile. Reacting to...

CONSISTENCY IS KEY TO A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

If you’ve officiated any length of time, you’ve had at least one coach urge you to be consistent in your rulings. Translated, that means, “Call everything so it...

What to Manage After An Injury

Getting injured is one of the scariest things for sports officials because, beyond the pain and inconvenience, it also threatens part of your livelihood...

Walking as an Offseason Workout

Yogi Berra said, “You observe a lot by watching.” Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare counters, “You gain a lot by walking.” A good run, a workout on...

Get a Leg Up On this Toe Injury

S ubungual hematoma, or bleeding under the toenail, is a fairly common occurrence among active individuals like sports officials. It can result from repeated minor...

Reduce Stress on Fractures

Stress fractures are also known as march fractures because soldiers in boot camp performing marching drills would often get them. They are caused by...

Win the Athlete’s Foot Battle

Aythlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a common problem, especially in athletic populations. But some officials may even be more susceptible to...

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