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In this video, Dr. Laura Miele-Pascoe of Robson Forensic focuses on key principles of injury prevention that coaches and administrators should incorporate into any athletic program.

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PREVENTING ATHLETIC INJURIES

This video produced by Human Relations Media explores the most common injuries in school sports and how they can be prevented. Commentary by Dr. Laura Miele of Robson Forensic focuses on key principles of injury prevention that coaches and administrators should incorporate into any athletic program: the importance of stretching and warm-up exercises, developing a strong core, using the right safety gear the right way, proper nutrition, and dealing with injuries once they occur.

 

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Laura M. Miele-Pascoe, Ph.D.

Dr. Miele-Pascoe played Division I basketball at Arizona State; was Tight End for the Arizona Caliente, of the Women’s Professional Football League; and was also a New York Golden Gloves semi-finalist. She began coaching athletes in 1986 and has been involved as a personal exercise and fitness trainer since 1994.

Laura’s Doctorate is in Sport and Exercise Psychology, she also earned a Masters in Education, and her undergraduate degree is in Exercise Physiology and Physical Education. Laura is part of the adjunct faculty at Ohio University for the Sport and Recreation Pedagogical Department, and continues to provide personal training and consultation in a variety of training methods, sports, and psychological necessities.