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A Torn Meniscus

A Torn Meniscus

What was once the bane of athletes and coaches everywhere is now a minor annoyance most of the time. The menisci are two little C shaped discs the sit in the middle of the knee between the femur and the tibia, providing a degree of cushioning so the cartilage and bone don’t wear each other(…)

Heart Disease and Exercise

Heart Disease and Exercise

Every now and then, it’s important to review the basics. Why is a basic amount (3x20min/week) of cardiovascular exercise good for you? This is not an exhaustive list but it should you remind you why you need to run. It reduces; 1- weight, 2- blood pressure, 3- % body fat, 4- arteriosclerosis, 5- arteriolosclerosis, 6-(…)

Scapular Mobility

Scapular Mobility

Do you spend much of your day sitting, hunched over desk, looking at a screen? I’ll bet you relish your training in the gym when you get to move your body and feel all your different parts come together. There is an unfortunate problem with this all too common scenario- the problems from your 40+hr(…)

Soft Tissue Recovery 101

Soft Tissue Recovery 101

I still know too many people who don’t give recovery its proper place in training. Its how often you can train that will help determine the total training effect, so if a little recovery allows you train harder AND more often- then isn’t worth it? What’s easy- foam rolling. Go to your local fitness store- buy a foam(…)

Test Retest Reliability

Test Retest Reliability

Test-Retest Reliability, one of the fundamentals of science and technology is being able to reproduce with accuracy the same result. Otherwise, we don’t know how it works, why it works, how to use it or when it won’t work. In medicine, these ideas are a little more complicated given the inherent complexity of organisms and(…)