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Injury free: How Shannon Turley is transforming football conditioning

Max Schorr

Very cool profile on Shannon Turley, Stanford's director of football sports performance, and his approach to the training room. It starts with a functional movement screen, which "evaluates seven movements and scores players as balanced, functional, overpowered, dysfunctional and injury prone." It's working. Stanford players are gaining balance, flexibility, mobility - "real world applicable man strength." The proof: they are winning more games, and almost none of the players are getting hurt.

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