Research in Review: Impact of core stability exercises plus myofascial trigger point application on dynamic balance.
See how research on core stability exercise plus myofascial trigger point therapy improved dynamic balance for patients with low back pain.
There are many individuals who are striving to stay healthy and fit, however, they lack time to dedicate to a fitness program due to the busy demands of family, work, and pleasure. Speed training has shown to be a very effective tool to accomplish profound results in a short amount
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
The Assessment of Postural Control and the Influence of a Secondary Task in People with ACL Reconstructed Knees
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
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