The Art of Fitness

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Describing “Fitness” as an art, can be very hard for many to conceptualize.  The foundation of fitness and exercise, has been built upon many of the terms that make up its existence, such as “programs” or “methods” or “routines” which is a complete contradiction to what art is created from, self-expression.    So how can […]

Video Tutorial: How to Correct Plantar Fasciitis

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This video tutorial will walk you through the Corrective Exercise Program to help correct the neuromuscular dysfunctions contributing to Plantar Fasciitis. Understanding that the foot and ankle complex has the greatest contributing factor to the Human Movement System, hence the greatest influence on each of the systems that Clark et al (2011) describe, any arthrokinomatic…...

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How To Correct Lower Extremity Impairment Syndrome (Knee Valgus)

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A very common dysfunction in the HMS occurs due to an individual who possesses dynamic malalignment of the hip and knee causing one condition known as Lower Extremity Movement Impairment Syndrome (Clark and Lucett, 2010).  Someone who possesses lower extremity movement impairment syndrome typically has a weak or underactive gluteus maximus and medius muscles that […]

Why is Understanding Kinesiology Important For Our Exercise Program?

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Kinesiology is the study of movement, and the science behind the movement of our body against forces of gravity and resistive external forces.  Kinematics deals with movement of the body without regards to external forces being applied to them(Neuman pg 4).  So looking at exercise design, kinematics does not represent a functional capacity for how […]

The Foot and Ankle: The Foundation of the Human Movement System

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Understanding that the foot and ankle complex has the greatest contributing factor to the Human Movement System, any arthrokinomatic dysfunction or muscular imbalance, such as a decrease in control over the medial longitudinal arch, can result in an altered mechanical approach to the HMS leading to a possible cumulative injury cycle(Clark et al, 2011). The […]