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The two-sport high school star who went on to play college football was intrigued when told a mouthpiece, a device created to protect his teeth, could lead to improved athletic performance.
Anybody who watches NBA games has likely seen multiple players chewing on their mouthguards between plays. It makes sense; basketball involves lots of elbows flying and other mishaps that could lead to unplanned trips to the dentist. In baseball, however, mouthguards are more of an open secret among MLB players.
A look at the science of baseball shows that mouthguards can help with a variety of issues that come with playing America’s favorite pastime. From simple stress relief to the ability to control breathing, everyone who takes the field with one of these guards has a reason to do so.
These reasons provide a fascinating look inside an aspect of baseball that doesn’t get much coverage.
6-Time IFBB Champion, Guy Cisternino discusses his Return to Pro BodyBuilding, Benefits of Neuromuscular Mouthguards for Fitness Training
Bite Down for Safety's Sake
Written By Raylene Knutson for Frontier Magazine, Issue 03Getting hit in the head is the reality in many sports. The increasing ubiquity of helmets is a testament to that. Whether it be hockey, skiing, cycling, or many others, head protection is everywhere. Far less common is a piece of safety equipment that could do just as much to protect against injuries: the mouthguard.
UFC Straw Weight, Heather Jo Clark will face her upcoming opponent, Karolina Kowalkiewicz on May 8th, for UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
While the journey leading to this fight has included a series of strife and rehabilitation, Clark will return to the UFC to challenge her competitor Sunday night.
In order to recover from a torn ACL injury in December of 2014, Clark began to train, refocused on the goal she set in hopes that she would fight again. This motivation coupled with positivity, has empowered her to reach her goal.