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  • Performance Health Supports Athletes in Action Clinical Education Teams

    April 5, 2012

    Akron, Ohio –  Through a donation of Thera-Band® professional resistance exercise products, Performance Health is supporting Athlete’s in Action (AIA) Sports Performance’s 2012 mission trips to Armenia, Guatemala, Mexico and South Africa. The donated Thera-Band products will be used as educational and training tools at AIA’s international sports medicine clinics. Athlete’s in Action is an […]

  • Thera-Band Elastic Resistance Bands Support Diabetes Care

    April 2, 2012

    Akron, Ohio –  Through a donation of Thera-Band® Professional Resistance Exercise Bands, Performance Health supported a Canadian best practice initiative to implement an evidence-based, theory-driven resource to address the challenges of physical activity counseling in diabetes clinical practice. The Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia identified the need to develop physical activity resources as a […]

  • Is Thera-Band elastic resistance better than weight machines for rehabilitation exercise?

    April 2, 2012

    The question, “Which is better?” between elastic resistance and weight machines continues in clinics, gyms, and research labs. Thera-Band® elastic resistance is as effective at improving strength as expensive and bulky weight machines (Colado et al. 2008). Researchers in Denmark have shown that physical therapy exercises using isotonic and elastic resistance have similar biomechanical and […]

  • Thera-Band Exercises Beneficial for Breast Cancer Survivors

    March 30, 2012

    One in 8 American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime (American Cancer Society). Chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery are often used concurrently to treat breast cancer patients resulting in a 90% survival rate. Unfortunately, side effects of these treatments are common and include fatigue, upper extremity functional limitations, and lymphedema. Exercise with Thera-Band® resistance […]

  • New Academy Blog Theme is Here!

    March 27, 2012

    Coinciding with the launch of the new and improved 2.0 website, we’ve also refreshed the Academy Blog 2.0 design! You’ll notice many of the elements of the Academy website re-design incorporated into the new blog design. As always, you’ll continue to get research reviews, new product information, and the lastest news from Thera-Band Academy. […]

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