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Holding back when you need to

Physical setbacks for Tera Bennett paved the way for breakthroughs off the field. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Julius Lasin

September 23, 2015

By Tera BennettWinning and losing, those two words go through a student-athlete’s mind every time a new task or obstacle gets between us and our goal. As a competitive student-athlete, my goal of playing the sport that I loved was abruptly taken from me last fall. I dedicated myself to soccer for t...

Harder, better, faster, stronger: How motion analysis is combating sports injuries

Raman Sharma, 21-year-old senior in kinesiology, jumps off a platform in a quick sensor detection test. (Daniel Velarde / The Sundial) Photo credit: Daniel Velarde

Julius Lasin

September 22, 2015

Inside of CSUN’s biomechanics lab, CSUN sports science and biokinesiology professor, Dr. Sean Flanagan, watches over his students as they utilize the Cortex Motion Analysis program to visualize a subject’s movement. “What technology has allowed us to basically do in the lab is go in, study and...

The Road to Recovery: Sports Injuries

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Antione Bowman

June 2, 2015

22-year-old senior Rachel Webb, a member of the women’s soccer team at CSUN, was playing in a California Interscholastic Federation tournament semifinal game in March of 2011 the first time she tore her anterior crucial ligament in her left knee, when she was a captain in her senior year at Quartz...

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