About LaRue

EDUCATION

University of Baltimore, School of Law, Baltimore, MD

J.D., licensed in State of Maryland and District of Columbia

 

Washington University, St. Louis, MO

MHA, Masters Healthcare Administration

 

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

B.S., Health Science

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) – National Strength and Conditioning Association

Certified Sports Performance and Injury Prevention Trainer – Cincinnati Sportsmedicine Research and Education Foundation, Sportsmetrics™

Certified Sports Performance Coach – USA Weightlifting

Certified Youth Conditioning Specialist – International Youth Conditioning Association

Certified Speed and Agility Trainer – International Youth Conditioning Association

Certified Personal Trainer – Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)

CPR and AED – American Red Cross

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Director of Wellness, Fitness & Recreation (faculty, employees and students)  – CSM

Corporate Fitness Director – Fairfax Square

Consulting Strength and Conditioning Coach – Shepherd University

Board of Examiners (one of only two Certified Personal Trainers selected in the U.S.) – National Board of Fitness Examiners

American Council on Exercise – University Instructor

Adjunct Faculty of Sports Conditioning, Youth Conditioning, Female Fitness – Northern Virginia Community College

Screenwriter and Producer – Documentary Film: We R Athletes

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

LiveStrong.com, Sept, 2010: Speed Training and Conditioning

LiveStrong.com, Sept, 2010:  Speed & Agility Training for Volleyball

LiveStrong.com, May, 2010:  Jumper’s Knee Rehab Exercises

LiveStrong.com, May, 2010:  Forearm Tendonitis Exercises

LiveStrong.com, May, 2010:  ACL Rehab Exercises

LiveStrong.com, April, 2010:  Tennis Training With Resistance Bands

LiveStrong.com, March, 2010:  Tennis Elbow Tips

LiveStrong.com, March, 2010:  Muscular Strength & Endurance

LiveStrong.com, March, 2010:  Basketball Workout Programs

LiveStrong.com, February, 2010:  Soccer Conditioning and Training

LiveStrong.com, February, 2010:  Shoulder Injuries & Playing Tennis

LiveStrong.com, February, 2010:  Resistance Bands v. Free Weights

LiveStrong.com, February, 2010:  Golf Strength Training

Tennis View Magazine, Winter, 2009:  Better Fitness for Better Tennis

Tennis Life Magazine, December, 2009:  Helping Our Athletes Become and Stay Positive

Tennis View Magazine, Summer 2009:  Stretching Capacity (Expert Contributor)

Women’s Basketball Magazine, January – February, 2009:  Staying on the Court Can Be a Balancing Act

Women’s Basketball Magazine, November – December, 2008:  Make Workouts Work for You

Tennis Life Magazine, October, 2008:  Shoulder your Responsibilities – 3 Key Strengthening Exercises

Women’s Basketball Magazine, September – October, 2008:  Agility is a Vital Ability

Active.com Online Publication, September, 2008:  Backboards: The Perfect Practice Partner

Women’s Basketball Magazine, July – August, 2008:  There’s Speed – and Then There’s Basketball Speed

Tennis Life Magazine, February, 2008:  Improve Your Agility Ability – Change of Direction Training for Tennis Players

Tennis Life Magazine, February, 2007:  Avoiding the “Dreaded Plateau in Your Workouts!”

Tennis Life Magazine, April, 2006:  Hitting the Wall

Tennis Life Magazine, February, 2006:  Resistance Tube Training for Tennis Players

Tennis Life Magazine, December, 2005:  Get a Grip on Your Forearm Strength

Beulah Corridor, December, 2005:  Training for Heavy Clients

Mid-Atlantic Sports Digest, August 9, 2005:  Anaerobic Training!

Tennis Life Magazine, February, 2005:  Pounds versus Inches

Tennis Life Magazine, December, 2004:  Fit for Tennis – Fit for Life

Mid-Atlantic Sports Digest, November, 2004:  Muscle Overload: Why It’s Important to Your Workout

Mid-Atlantic Sports Digest, July 27, 2004:  Free Weights v Machines: Which is Best for My Tennis Game?

South Carolina Tennis Online, July 2, 2004:  Rehab Your Shoulder Before You Get Injured

South Carolina Tennis Online, April, 1, 2004:  Resistance Training for Women

OTHER PUBLICATIONS, INTERVIEWS AND PRESENTATIONS

ESPN.com Interview, September, 2009: One Man’s Quest to Dunk a Basketball

International Sports Sciences Association, April, 2009 Continuing Education Course:  Deceleration Training for Female Athletes

Book:  You Throw Girl: A Guide to Stronger Shoulders and Core for Female Athletes

PT on the Net:  Shoulders, Core and Legs: The Three Keys to Great Throwing, Striking and Racquet Sports Performance for Female Athletes

Film (Produced 2011): We R Athletes

Presentation:  “What is Sports Conditioning?”

Clinic – Watergate at Landmark: Tennis Conditioning

Clinic – Breton Golf and Country Club: Tennis Conditioning

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