Fitness centres are places where people usually go to get physical. They sweat it out to lose that extra flab. They train hard to gain that much coveted musculature. In the process, many of them usually use equipment that often looks like it can hurt any inexperienced person who dares use it. Because of all… Read More
Sporting injuries can have a huge consequence on not just a person’s sporting and physical ventures, but also their professional life as well. The most worrying thing about injuries acquired through playing sports is that they can happen at any given time to any person – such is the nature of ‘freak injuries.’ Something can… Read More
An A5 handout (PDF format) discussing sprains and strains, and what to do about them (i.e. first aid). Sprains & Strain (A5).
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
Research Paper Title Successful Return to Sport After Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization Versus Nonoperative Management in Contact Athletes With Anterior Shoulder Instability: A Prospective Multicenter Study. Background The debate continues regarding the optimal treatment of intercollegiate contact athletes with in-season anterior shoulder instability. Purpose To examine return to sport and recurrent instability in the season after… Read More
Research Paper Title Do Functional Movement Screen (FMS) composite scores predict subsequent injury? A systematic review with meta-analysis. Background This paper aims to systematically review studies investigating the strength of association between FMS composite scores and subsequent risk of injury, taking into account both methodological quality and clinical and methodological diversity. This was a systematic… Read More
Verbatim from the REPS UK magazine (2017, p.7), as I thought they wrote a witty article (and I couldn’t be bothered completely re-writing the whole thing): “‘It’s the ultimate advancement in energy,’ brags Under Armour about its Charged Cushioning (r) ‘absorbing the impact of your foot strike.’ Nike’s breathless boasting cuts to the chase, declaring… Read More