11 Dec

Top New Years resolutions and tips for sticking to them!

Health and fitness New Years resolutions and how to stick to them! icon Is your New Year’s resolution to start going to the gym or get fit? This is pretty common, but often people find it hard to stick too. Follow our tips and exercise your way to a healthier version of yourself in 2019! […]

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05 Nov

Athlete focus: Bradley Woodward

Get up close and personal with Coast Sport Ambassador Bradley Woodward icon Central Coast born and bred swimming sensation, Bradley Woodward, has recently joined the growing stable of local talent as part of the Coast Sport Ambassador Program. At just 20 years of age, the Commonwealth Games medallist is gearing up to perform on the […]

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29 Oct

Injury prevention in breaststroke swimmers

Lower limb injuries in breaststroke swimmers part 3: injury prevention icon In Part II of this blog, we discussed the possible risk factors for breaststroke related lower limb injuries: 5) Range of Motion 6) Strength 7) Technique 8) Bone Structure To date, there has been no prospective research published investigating the efficacy of implementing injury […]

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08 Oct

Lower limb injuries in breaststroke swimmers: Risk factors

icon In Part I of this blog, we discussed the epidemiology of breaststroke related injury, as well as the common presentations of knee, abdominal, hip and groin pain associated with breaststroke kick. If you haven’t already, you can read part 1 here. Identifying risk factors for injury allows us to target our injury prevention strategies. […]

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17 Sep

Lower limb injuries in breaststroke swimmers

Lower limb injuries in breaststroke swimmers: Epidemiology and common conditions icon We all know that shoulder pain is by far the most prevalent injury in the competitive swimming population, with prevalence reported between 40% and 90%, depending on what you read. Considering that the upper limbs provide up to 80% of forward propulsion in freestyle, […]

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07 Aug

Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships 2018

2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships icon Coast Sport Director and Physiotherapist, Brett Doring is currently in sunny Cairns looking after the Australian Para Swim Team in the lead up to Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships being held from 9th-13th August. With 35 of our best para swimmers representing Australia on home soil in Far […]

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10 Apr

Coast Sport at the Commonwealth Games!

Coast Sport Directors and head Physios taking care of our Aussie athletes icon Let the games begin! From 4th-15th April 2018, the Gold Coast will host the 21st Commonwealth Games (GC2018). Welcoming more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 71 Commonwealth nations and territories, the Gold Coast will be in the spotlight as elite […]

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28 Mar

Avoca Beach SLSC partners with Coast Sport

Supporting local surf life savers icon Avoca Beach Surf Life Saving Club are thrilled to have leading allied health services provider, Coast Sport on board to provide their elite competitors with pre-screenings, educational sessions, injury prevention and management support as well as onsite coverage at major carnivals. According to President of Avoca Beach SLSC, Garry […]

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05 Mar

Local girl following her dream to sporting greatness

Ashley Pernecker to compete in Canada icon Young aspiring Central Coast athlete, Ashley Pernecker has been selected to compete at the 2018 Track & Field Tour – Canada in July. At just 13 years of age, the pocket rocket is already an inspiration to many, juggling school and a heavy training schedule, she is one […]

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12 Feb

Why swimmer’s need a dryland warm up

Dryland warm-up for swimming – Why it is important? icon A dry land warm-up for swimmer’s is something that is often talked about, but perhaps not taken seriously enough. Coast Sport and Australian Swim Team Physiotherapist Brett explains why swimmer’s need a dryland warm up in the video below. mC7NZ6bBfxg 700 400 Now that you […]

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