Level Up Your Game With Strength & Power Testing at Runners’ Edge Alaska

In the dynamic world of sports, every athlete strives for that extra edge – that secret weapon to propel them to the top of their game. At Runners’ Edge Alaska, we recognize the pivotal role that strength and power play in athletic success. Our comprehensive Strength and Power Testing services, leveraging cutting-edge VALD Force Plates and dynamometer readings, are designed to optimize your performance and minimize the risk of injury.

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The Importance of Strength and Power Testing in Athletics

For starters, it’s a vital tool in injury prevention. Using metrics for strength and power, our PTs can design targeted training programs to address issues before they escalate into injuries. Prevention is always better than cure, and our Strength and Power Testing services are the cornerstone of proactive injury management.

These tools can assist athletes recovering from injury or surgery, where returning to sport safely is paramount. Our testing protocols allow us to monitor progress objectively, guide rehabilitation efforts and ensure a gradual and structured return to full activity. By tailoring rehabilitation programs based on individualized data, we minimize the risk of re-injury and optimize performance potential.

Utilizing State-of-the-Art Technology: VALD Force Plates and Dynamometer Readings

Why is strength and power testing so important in athletics? Our advanced technology plays a significant role in answering this question. With VALD Force Plates, we can precisely measure ground reaction forces, providing invaluable insights into an athlete’s biomechanics and force production. Coupled with dynamometer readings, which assess muscle strength and power, we paint a comprehensive picture of an athlete’s capabilities and can inform your training.

  • VALD Force Plates: Uses precisely measured ground reaction forces to assess, power, reactive strength, landing, jumping ability, and force production. (pictured above)
  • Dynamometer Readings: Evaluates muscle strength and rate of force development to, provide valuable insights into an athlete’s capabilities. (pictured left) 
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Optimizing Performance with Personalized Data

The data obtained from our strength and power testing doesn’t just stop at injury prevention and rehabilitation. Strength and Power are hallmarks of athletic performance, and allow for a program to be tailored to your abilities and goals.  At Runners’ Edge, it forms the foundation of personalized training plans, specifically tailored to each athlete’s unique strengths and weaknesses. Whether you’re looking to improve speed, agility, or explosive power, our PTs use this data to craft targeted exercises and interventions that maximize your athletic performance.

  • Data-Driven Insights: Obtain objective measurements to craft tailored training plans.
  • Targeted Interventions: Address specific strengths and weaknesses to maximize athletic potential.
  • Roadmap to Success: Empower athletes with a structured approach to achieve peak performance.
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Ready To Discover Your Power?

Picture having a guide to ace your athletic game – that’s exactly what our Strength and Power Testing services are about. We blend cutting-edge tech with our sports physical therapist’s know-how to help athletes push their limits. Whether you’re a pro aiming for the top or just love getting active, book a Strength and Power Testing session at Runner’s Edge Alaska. We are here to help you tap into your full potential and take your game to the next level with our personalized testing and care. Your journey to peak performance starts right here! 


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We know how frustrating it can be to deal with pain or other conditions that you just can’t seem to find relief from. That’s why we offer physical therapy for specific conditions and pain problems to help you finally feel good again. 

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Highly specialized strength and conditioning programs led by a Sports PT and Strength and Conditioning Specialist to target your performance goals. We offer training options for individuals and for groups/teams as well as community classes! 


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Recognizing the challenges of muscle tension and physical strain, our sports massage therapy is crafted for athletes and individuals seeking relief. Experience targeted techniques to alleviate tightness, enhance flexibility, and rediscover the joy of a revitalized, balanced body.

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At Runners’ Edge, we work as a team. Each team player has roles, but we are here to help each other succeed and work together to provide the highest level of care possible to our clients. We strive to grow as individuals as well as a company. And that is what sets us apart from other clinics. This is us!

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