Practicing What I Preach

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You always hear the analogies of how the person in a specific profession is usually the worst case scenario in that field.  For example, the plumber usually needs quite a bit of plumbing work in his own house, the accountant usually needs to fix his own finances, and for me, the Corrective Exercise Specialist, well.., […]

Assessing Balance With Middle and Older Populations

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Any reputable fitness trainer that understands the importance of motor learning and proper arthrokinematic along our kinetic chain of movement, will understand that the importance of balance as the foundation to a strong and mobile human movement system.  In the National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal  Training program, it is the foundation that all fitness […]

Understanding Human Injury Cycles

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Looking at this ever growing sedentary positioning in regards to the Human Movement System, I believe that the foundation begins with the understanding of Neuromuscular Efficiency. . Simply stating, our bodies do not want to work harder than they are required to. This Neuromuscular Efficiency that is controlled by our Central Nervous System(CNS) recruits the […]

The Longitudinal Arch: Our Bodies Shock Absorption System

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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 dysfunction or muscular imbalance, such as a decrease in control over the medial longitudinal arch, can result in an altered mechanical […]