Our upper extremity is designed around our hands, our primary tool in manipulating objects in our environment. To this end, the shoulder complex provides the upper extremity with a wide range of motion, allowing us to position our hands in front of, behind and above our body, pulling or pushing
Research in Review: Does a Shortened Hip Flexor Limit the Hip Extensor and Lower Extremity Biomechanics?
Using the overhead squat assessment as one of the series of assessments, this study examined the affect of hip flexor length on lower extremity strength, activation and biomechanics.
The interaction of the psychological, neurological, endocrine and immune function and the influence on health is known as psychoneuroimmunology and has been studied since the mid-1970’s (Langley Fonseca, & Iphofen, 2006). Likewise, the stress-injury-stress model has been studied since the late 1980’s and includes the physical, environmental, sociocultural, and psychological
A post- workout glow, a feeling of strength and happiness, those are the things you want to take away from the gym. But there may be some not so welcome fungal tag alongs.
As fitness professionals and sports enthusiasts, we know how devastating an ACL injury can be for an athlete, both professional and recreational. Discover how the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum can be used to help prevent this potentially career ending injury.