Is CrossFit Dangerous? With Dr. Amy West
By CrossFit July 10, 2022
Found in: Health
Poorly interpreted — and in some cases, outright fraudulent — data has fostered the widespread misconception that the rate of injury among CrossFit practitioners is higher than more accurate data indicates. Dr. Amy West will review the data assessing injury rates among CrossFit practitioners, both absolutely and relative to other forms of exercise, while also explaining how the belief that CrossFit causes a high rate of injury emerged. By providing a more informed understanding of the risk profile associated with CrossFit, Dr. West will elucidate why, when performed effectively, CrossFit can be used to improve health outcomes and quality of life among athletes.