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A GUIDE TO MEASURING JOINT RANGE OF MOTION: PART 3

Ryan R. Fairall
Ryan R. Fairall
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In the first two parts of this three-part series, the benefits of measuring joint range of motion (ROM) and techniques used for measuring ROM of the lower extremities and the lumbopelvic-hip complex (LPHC) using a smartphone application were discussed.
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A Guide to Measuring Joint Range of Motion: Part 2

Ryan R. Fairall
Ryan R. Fairall
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Within the first part of this three-part series, the benefits of using joint range of motion (ROM) testing to confirm the findings of both the static and dynamic postural assessments, as well as mobility assessments, were discussed.
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spotlight Joint Health

A Guide to Measuring Joint Range of Motion: Part 1

Ryan R. Fairall
Ryan R. Fairall
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Health and fitness assessments have become increasingly more detailed over the years. These assessments assist fitness professionals (like corrective exercise professionals) in gathering as much valuable subjective (e.g., PAR-Q+ and Lifestyle and Health ...
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Senior Fitness Joint Health

6 SIMPLE TIPS TO STAVE OFF ARTHRITIS PAIN!

Christine M. Conti 0
Offer up these simple tips to aid arthritic clients reduce flare-ups, decrease symptoms, and experience more pain-free days!
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CES Joint Health

Exercise Programming for Knee Replacements

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills
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In a previous article, Prehabilitation Through Corrective Exercise: A Guide for Trainers, we explored how experts in human movement could help prepare individuals for a procedure like total knee replacement surgery. This article will focus on ...
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American Fitness Magazine Joint Health

Smart Moves for Strong Shoulders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. With so much of life happening at the front of the body (driving a car, typing on a computer and even doing many exercises, such as pushup and bench press), a lot of people have ...
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Fitness Joint Health

Exercises for Knee Pain

Adam Annaccone
Adam Annaccone
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Knee pain is common in physically active males and females. According to a new clinical guideline in the Journal of Sports Physical Therapy examining patellofemoral pain, approximately 25% of individuals will suffer from idiopathic (no specific onset) ...
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CES American Fitness Magazine Joint Health

BACK ON TRACK: WORKING WITH CLIENTS FOLLOWING A KNEE REPLACEMENT

Trish Muse
Trish Muse
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Chances are, at some point in your personal training career, you will work with clients who’ve had a knee replacement or are on track to get one. This can be a daunting prospect to consider, but it doesn’t have to be. With a combination of cultivated ...
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CPT Sports Performance Joint Health

Mobility and Stability: Joint Functions When We Move

Marty Miller, ATC, DHSC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor 0
Human movement is an amazing orchestra of muscle contractions controlled by the central nervous system to create joint actions to accomplish specific tasks. The motor tasks can be as simple as raising a glass of water or as dynamic as an explosive golf ...
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CES CPT Joint Health

Joint Hypermobility: The Shoulder

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Everyone is quick to talk about “tightness.” The calves are tight; the hip flexors are tight; the low-back is tight; the shoulders and the neck are tight. It’s true that many people are tight and restricted, but what about those that have too much ...
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