They say variety is the spice of life, but for some youth players, parents, and coaches there is a common misconception that the only way to play at the next level is to specialize in one sport, and play it year-round.
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About Luke Mathison
Luke Mathison received his bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Classical Studies from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, and his doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois – Chicago. Prior to earning his DPT, Luke spent 12 years in Aspen, Colorado, fueling his love of the outdoors and downhill skiing. As a lifelong athlete, playing hockey and college soccer, he understands the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, and the pitfalls often associated with recovery. As a manual therapist, Luke enjoys working with athletes of all ages and abilities by reducing their risk of injury and to help them achieve their peak performance goals. Luke is a Level IV certified coach with USA Hockey.
While my schedule is busy, this time of year I always seem to make time for football. Some of you might feel the same. Rather than eating pizza and wings while throwing back a few cold ones, give this a try...