Telling the Hospital Story: Banner Sports Medicine Scottsdale

Ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates the opening of the Banner High Performance Center in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Professional Athletes and Weekend Warriors Share State-of-the-Art Workout Facilities

For fitness enthusiasts in the greater Scottsdale, Ariz. area, the person jogging on the treadmill next to them just might be turn out to be a famous professional athlete, such as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks or the NFL’s Cardinals.

Open to the paying public, Banner Health’s new Sports Medicine High Performance Center features a 29,000-square-foot outdoor training area and 17,000 square feet of indoor space. It certainly ranks as among the most comprehensive and sophisticated complexes of its kind in the nation, attracting professional and amateur athletes at all skill levels.

The Banner High Performance Center is a client-centered facility that helps athletes and performers of all ages and skill levels reach their maximum potential in health, wellness and athletic performance. It combines a unique blend of sports science, technology and evidence-based programming to minimize injuries and optimize performance.

It is a one-stop shop for nearly every aspect of athletic performance, including testing and evaluation, medicine and injury prevention, performance training, sport and skill development, recovery and regeneration and sports nutrition and mental performance.

Specialized 3D Biomechanics system includes kinetic (Force Plates) motion capture cameras help athletes across many different sports assess and hone their skills, providing personalized paths for improved performance for golf, baseball, basketball, football, soccer and many other activities.

According to Banner Health, “Whether you are a weekend warrior, a young athlete looking to take your game to the next level or a professional athlete preparing for your next season, we are a premier destination to meet your human performance needs.”

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