Research Paper Title Female UK Army Service Personnel Are at Greater Risk of Work-Related Morbidity on Return to Duty Postpartum. Background The 2016 Interim Report on the Health Risks to Women in Ground Close Combat Roles highlighted an increased risk of skeletal injury and significant physiological changes, including increased ligament laxity and decreased bone mineral… Read More
Pregnancy: Linking Good, Benefits & Exercise
“It can be easy to fear exercise when pregnant. Harry Barnes, Ante and Post Natal Personal Trainer, argues there are few more important times to keep fit.” (Barnes, 2017, p.18). Pregnancy dramatically alters the body: hormones, extra nutrients and stretching to allow the ‘wee one’ to grow. Barnes (2017) informs us that almost half of… Read More
Diastasis Recti: An Overview
Do you know your rectus diastasis from your divarication of the recti? No! Regardless of your answer, come and look at my new article which looks at the condition known as diastasis recti. Diastasis recti is an anatomical term describing an acquired condition in which the right and left rectus muscles (think six-pack) have separated.… Read More
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