How Can Runners Benefit from Gait Analysis?

One of the most popular forms of exercise is running, with millions of people participating in the sport today. However, running also has significant aggravating factors in many injuries and many runners experience injuries associated with this activity. People with running-related injury, particularly a persistent one, can benefit from gait analysis. What is Gait Analysis? […]

Can ACL Injury Be Prevented with a 15-Minute Warm Up?

ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries are pretty much common amongst young athletes and the physically active. The ACL is one of the most commonly disrupted knee ligaments and is often associated with injuries to the articular cartilage, the menisci and other ligaments, which can accelerate the development of arthritis. Although the injury is treatable with […]

The Challenges of Injury Prevention for Children in Sport

More and more children and adolescents are participating in organised athletic activities worldwide. Participation in any sports can teach the youth to stretch their limits and learn sportsmanship and discipline. However, any sport also carries the potential for injury. The combination of increased exposure and decreased preparedness for sports participation often lead young athletes to […]

Difference Between Pilates and Yoga

Pilates and Yoga: How the Two Differ from Each Other Exercise to maintain the health of the body and mind has been an important feature of daily life for centuries. Two types of exercise that have stood the test of time include the ancient practice of yoga and the art of Pilates. These two exercise […]

How Do Activity Behaviours Affect Beliefs in People with Chronic Low Back Pain?

Almost everyone experiences back pain at some point for different reasons. And now, research suggests this condition causes more disability worldwide than any other ailment. With aging and growing populations, low back pain is an enormous burden in developing countries. It has been expected to grow substantially over coming decades and will likely have an […]

Body Checking and Injury in Youth Hockey

Body checking has been a controversial issue in the youth ice hockey community. In North America, about 900,000 children and teenagers play ice hockey. A study found that body checking was a risk factor for all injuries and concussion. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends not allowing body checking for children 15 and under, however […]

Physiotherapy for Hockey Players

Hockey is a fast-paced game that combines players of different sizes together with high speeds and fast, furious action. It is a team sport played on ice in which two teams of skaters use sticks to shoot a hard rubber puck into their opponent’s net to score points. Hockey is also referred to as field […]

Can You Still Return to Sport After a Total Knee Replacement?

Total knee replacement is common in the young people, and a rising amount of older people are playing sport and sustaining sports injuries. These factors, along with improvements in life expectancy and in general health will likely require patients to undergo knee replacement, and question the chances of returning to sport. Total Knee Replacement A […]

Athletes and Sleep Problems

Whenever there is a major sports event, it is normal for competing athletes to experience emotional stress and sleep problems especially when it is their first time and living in a very big and busy athlete’s village environment. Sleep is a necessity for them. Prolonged poor sleep may have a negative impact on their performance, […]

The Role of Exercise in Injury Prevention

Strenuous activities always come with a high risk of injury. When people get injured, most of them usually tend to injure their back, knees, and shoulders. Injuries can be harmful, as they can cause a lifelong disability, if not taken care of properly. A Good Reason to Exercise Overuse, high range of motion, poor condition, […]

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