Flexibility refers to joint range of motion. The purpose of flexibility training is to produce a permanent stretch in the muscles and connective tissues to allow full joint range of motion. Advertisements
What are the Effects of Various Stance Widths, Foot Placement Angles & Level of Experience on Knee, Hip & Trunk Motion & Loading?
Research Paper Title How to squat? Effects of various stance widths, foot placement angles and level of experience on knee, hip and trunk motion and loading. Background Squatting is a core exercise for many purposes. The tissue loading during squatting is crucial for positive adaptation and to avoid injury. This study aimed to evaluate the… Read More
What Causes the ‘Sticking Point’ During a Lift?
Let’s imagine a woman is performing a common bicep curl with a barbell. After several repetitions of the exercise, she notices that the barbell seems to be heavier, and the exercise more difficult at the 90° elbow angle position than at any other position in the ROM (range of motion). She has heard the term… Read More
What Are the Warning Signs & Symptoms of an Injury?
Do You Know the Signs of an Injury? Most fitness-related injuries have certain warning signs and symptoms that go beyond those that accompany daily wear and tear. It is, therefore, important for any active individual to always be evaluating their aches and pains, looking for symptoms that indicate more serious problems. Generally, symptoms include bruising… Read More
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