Quote Originally Posted by thor75 View Post
I find this very surprising. Little to no warm-up? I would think this probably accounts for a lot of the muscle pulls and tendon injuries that has been plaguing them. Glad to see they are implementing some corrective actions.
Seems a lot of teams are planning for more up tempo games this offseason, the emphasis on conditioning could pay off.
Well, the evidence that warm up prior to exercise reduces injury is inconclusive.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16679062

So while it made sense to warm up, it isnt clear that that was what was responsible for the injuries.