For the past 20 years, people have been taught that the perfect shape of the basketball is based on the height of the player’s foot (pronated vs supinated) and then the actual size of the player’s foot. We are used to thinking this way, but basketball is an outdoor sport, and no one’s perfect shape or size are ever fixed.

When the truth hit the fan in 2008, basketball players and fans took to the streets.

There are 3 best outdoor basketball myths that have been dispelled, all easily debunked. Also debunked are the claims that coaches believe that height/foot size is the number one determinant of a player’s shot accuracy. Old blog: There are certain reasons an athlete may feel different, they may have an injury or a problem with balance or coordination.

There are many physical reasons that may create issues for certain athletes. Athletes can have shoulder pain, neck or shoulder spasticity, or they may simply need to take time off for an injury. In order to get the best performance from an athlete, it’s important to have an injury or issue recognized early and treated proactively.

The best part about Basketball is that there are endless strategies for how to deal with any type, size, or movement of an injury including: – Taping and immobilizing the wrist and holding on for support while a certain athlete runs a play. – Use a splint after a particularly bad jump, or a hamstring pull. – Use a brace or brace/rest. – Use a wrist splint and holding it in place until you are able to return and play.


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