Your feet are the foundation of your body. This owes to the fact that they serve numerous crucial purposes for your general wellbeing, primarily offering general body support and balance by evenly distributing your weight. But despite their importance, they are among the most overused and often neglected body parts. Such neglect may result in… Read More
What is the Impact of Military Type Footwear & Load Carrying Workload on Postural Stability?
Research Paper Title Impact of military type footwear and load carrying workload on postural stability. Background Postural stability has been shown to be impacted by footwear and task performed. This study analysed the impact of two military footwear, standard boot (STB) and minimalist boot (MTB) on postural stability, before (PRE) and after (POST) a load… Read More
Recognising & Correcting Poor Posture
Being reprimanded for slouching or slumping may not be the best conversation starter, but good posture, also referred to as a neutral spine, is about more than just appearance. This article outlines how exercise professionals can manage poor posture in their clients. What is Posture? “Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies… Read More
Do Foot Impairments Contribute to Functional Limitation in Individuals with LAS & CAI?
Research Paper Title Foot impairments contribute to functional limitation in individuals with ankle sprain and chronic ankle instability. Background To investigate the clinical measures of foot posture and morphology, multisegmented joint motion and play, strength, and dynamic balance in recreationally active young adults with and without a history of a lateral ankle sprain (LAS), copers,… Read More
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