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Sports Performance Training Facility in Cockeysville

At PerformFit Sports Experience, we believe that everyone should have the chance to reach their performance goals through the best training methods available. PerformFit Sports Experience is the premiere sports performance training facility in Cockeysville. We strive to help you become the best you can be in all aspects of life!

Whether you are an athlete looking to take your performance to the next level or a parent looking for the right place for your child to develop their sport of choice to an adult looking for a personalized workout to enhance your fitness – PerformFit Sports Experience is the perfect place for you!

For Athletes, the Risk of Too Much Water

hydration-athletes-towson-sports-medicineNY Times By Gretchen Reynolds, August 26, 2015 — “Are we, with the best of intentions, putting young athletes at risk when we urge them to drink lots of fluids during steamy sports practices and games?

A new report about overhydration in sports suggests that under certain circumstances the answer is yes, and that the consequences for young athletes can be — and in several tragic cases already have been — severe and even fatal…”

Read MORE…  Hydration Risks – NY Times 8/26/15

SPECIAL NOTE:  We ALSO offer Guidelines for Proper Hydration by TSM

 

Marylands Health Matters: Getting Ahead of Concussion

Getting Ahead of Concussions - Marylands Health Matters, Towson Sports Medicine

Protecting the brain through awareness, diagnosis and treatment at Towson Sports Medicine

May, 2015, Towson, Maryland–Awareness about the dangers of concussion is at an all-time high, in part because of the highly publicized concussion lawsuit brought by professional football players against the National Football League. On a local level, to protect young student-athletes, Towson Sports Medicine (TSM) is leading the way in the prevention, recognition and treatment of concussions through outreach and access to care for schools, athletic programs, athletic trainers, coaches, parents–and, of course, players.

Concussions are serious injuries, even if they seem mild. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a blow to the head or by a violent, sudden movement of the head. About 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur annually in the United States. Sports are the second leading cause of TBI in youths ages 15 to 24 (car crashes are first). Traumatic brain injury can lead to lifelong problems with learning, memory, behavior and emotions.

So what is TSM doing about concussions, and how can it help your sports-oriented child or teenager? TSM not only specializes in diagnosing and treating concussions but also offers preconcussive testing to assess neurocognitive function (areas of the brain responsible for memory, perception and reasoning)… READ MORE! (PDF)