4 Handy Tips to Avoid Injuries While Exercising

Being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your body. And one sure way to do so is by exercising. While we advocate for engaging in physical activity to keep in shape, we can not overlook the risks involved if you go about it the wrong way. Many fitness enthusiasts… Read More

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Recognising Common Hand & Wrist Injuries

When it comes to the military, even minor injuries to the hands and arm can have alarming consequences on a soldier’s ability to train and serve. When the dominant hand is negatively impacted by an injury, forget about it. Whether you are at boot camp or training for one, don’t miss this quick guide to… Read More

Linking Submarines, Missiles & Cricket!

Research Paper Title How submarine and guided missile technology can help reduce injury and improve performance in cricket fast bowlers. Extract Cricket – tradition meets flare There are three formats of cricket competition (multiday unlimited overs with approximately 150–300 overs delivered by one team, 50-over and Twenty20; T20—20 overs). An over is a measure of… Read More

New Webpage on Plantar Fasciitis

A new webpage has just been upload which looks at the heel pain associated with the condition known as plantar fasciitis. The heel is a specialised part of the body designed to absorb the impact of your body weight when walking, running or undertaking any other form of physical exertion or weight bearing exercise. An… Read More

Nature & DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)

“Pain exists to get an animal to change its behaviour. This functional account of pain may explain some ongoing mysteries, such as the cause of the muscle soreness that follows a day of intense exercise, which has eluded physiological explanation. The popular idea that it is due to the build-up of lactic acid has been discounted, as have other proposed theories. Body builders… Read More

Cricketers and Workload-related Injuries

Research Paper Title Cricket Fast Bowling Workload Patterns as Risk Factors for Tendon, Muscle, Bone and Joint Injuries. Objective To assess workload-related risk factors for injuries to particular tissue types in cricket fast bowlers. Design 235 fast bowlers who bowled in 14,600 player innings over a period of 15 years were followed in a prospective… Read More