Certified Personal TrainerCESFitnessNewsletterSports Medicine

By Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Senior Research Director, National Academy of Sports Medicine Dysfunction at the foot and ankle complex can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal issues in other regions of the kinetic chain that can eventually lead to injury. In this article, we’ll review the common postural

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessQ & AResearch Study

Tightness of the tensor fascia lata (TFL) and weakness in the gluteals is a common muscle imbalance seen in the lumbo-pelvic-hip region. One of the keys in helping to improve this imbalance is to strengthen the gluetal muscles with minimal activity of the TFL. The function of this study was to compare

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CESOPTResearch StudySports MedicineTraining Benefits

Exercise progression is key for proper technique. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine used a Wii balance board to assess postural control on post-ACL reconstruction patients and healthy controls. The results showed that although the ACL group had more difficulty when performing a single-leg balance on

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CESResearch StudySports MedicineTraining Benefits

While the popularity of unstable resistance training (IRT) is evident in fitness training facilities, its effectiveness for optimal sport performance training has been questioned. The purpose of this clinical commentary is to explore the resistance training literature, which implements the use of unstable surfaces and devices to determine the suitability

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