Category: Sports Performance

  • Top Athletes Utilize Chiropractic Care for Better Performance

    There are an increasing number of articles appearing in the lay press about how leading sport figures value chiropractic care for their enhanced athletic performance and health. A powerful example of this appeared in the October 16, 1998 issue of USA Today in an article featuring Emmett Smith, a football star from the Dallas Cowboys. Emmett Smith […]

  • Chiropractic Effects on Athletic Ability

    Anthony Lauro, D.C. and Brian Mouch, D.C. ABSTRACT The aims of this study were to take a group of athletes, measure each athlete’s athletic ability through a series of quantitative tests, and place half the athletes on a specific individualized program of chiropractic care for twelve weeks. The objective in choosing the particular tests was […]

  • Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Reaction Time

    A landmark research effort from the New Zealand School of Chiropractic, University of Auckland, New Zealand has evaluated the effects chiropractic adjustments may have on reaction times. Two groups were tested to study variations in reaction times, one group received upper cervical toggle adjustments , while the other group , only receiving a short period […]