Bodyweight Loads & Unilateral vs Bilateral

Research Paper Title Carrying asymmetric loads during stair negotiation: Loaded limb stance vs. unloaded limb stance. Background Individuals often carry items in one hand instead of both hands during activities of daily living. The purpose of this study was to investigate low back and lower extremity frontal plane moments for loaded limb stance and unloaded… Read More

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Linking Summits & Stairways!

Analysis shows ‘fun’ ways for commuters to ‘climb mountains’ on their way to work, and compares the fitness travel plans of workers in major cities. hashtag #UrbanMountains (the brainchild of outdoor retailer Snow+Rock) has calculated how Londoners can scale the equivalent of the world’s highest mountains simply by avoiding the escalator and taking the stairs… Read More

Staying Fit & Healthy on the Job

Staying fit is a priority for many people. You may think that going to the gym a few times a week or even participating in a hardcore military fitness boot camp means that you have it all covered. However, that is not necessarily the case. We all spend 8+ hours a day on the job,… Read More