Josh Allen Climbing Little MonadnockThe infamous New York Yankee legend, Yogi Berra once was quoted as saying “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.”

Now we might not be math majors, but we know he was 100% right in his assessment. Which goes into why fitness isn’t always about the physical, there’s a mental aspect to it as well.

Duke University Doctorate of Physical Therapy Student, Josh Allen, sat down with us to talk about his current studies, what he’s seen as a PTA, Kinesiophobia or the “excessive, irrational and debilitating fear of physical movement and activity resulting from a feeling of vulnerability to painful injury or reinjury”, and more.

If you’ve suffered a big injury or maybe just aren’t feeling the same after a small one you sustained while being active, this podcast is for you. Take a listen!

 

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