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Sports Programs

Injury Prevention and Sports Performance Programs

At the Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Institute, we believe that injury prevention is just as important as getting the proper treatment for a sports injury. That’s why we offer programs specifically designed to help your student athlete develop proper training techniques and healthy habits for optimal performance.

Tips for Your Young Athlete

ACL Injury Prevention
Female soccer players are particularly at risk for ACL injuries. Learn about ACL injury prevention from RMYSMI.  

Hydration and Heat-Related Illness
Heat related Illness is preventable and the Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Medicine Institute has these tips to keep your athlete safe.

Combating "Exercise Deficit Disorder"
Less than 25 percent of teens are getting the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Learn how to combat "exercise deficit disorder."

Preparing for Team Sports: Weight Lifting Safety
Children as young as 7 or 8 can benefit from strength training-- but it is important to help your child learn the rules to safe lifting.

Girls' Soccer Injury Prevention
Kristin Lungren provided tips for preventing girls' soccer injuries to 9News Medical Expert Dr. John Torres

RMHC Expert Offers Warm-Up Tips
9News' Dr. John receives warm up tips from Kristin Lungren at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

Stay in the Game: Lacrosse
9News' Dr. John seeks advice from Dr. Brooke Pengel about preventing common lacrosse injuries.

7 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy Playing Sports
Sports can help kids burn off extra energy and stay healthy, but unfortunately injuries among young athletes are very common.