With the netball season just starting, what better time to talk about how Osteopathy and Exercise Rehabilitation at the Competitive Sports Clinic can be of benefit to a netball athlete. In this article we will look at how an Osteopathic consult is structured,
Anterior shin pain refers to any pain experienced at the front of the shin area (see image below). It is most often experienced during exercise, especially during running.
If you haven’t been so lucky to travel overseas this year, why not try and bring some multiculturalism into your training. Throwing in some variety to your training can help prevent against boredom and burnout. Follow this tour of strength training to feel like you’ve been around the world in 60 minutes.
One of the current buzzwords in health and fitness is the Posterior Chain. It is talked about anywhere from general fitness training, to elite sport and everywhere in between. Let’s have a closer look at what the Posterior Chain is and why it’s important.
Hamstring Strain Injuries (HSI) are one of the most common injuries sustained in team sports. HSI are the most common muscles injury in professional soccer, accounting for 37% (Ekstrand et al., 2011) and is the most common injury in AFL football (Orchard et al., 2011). It was predicted that in 2012 each individual HSI cost the AFL $40,021 (Hickey et al., 2014). Many protocols have been used to help prevent the risk of HSI, but none have been studied more than the humble Nordic Hamstring Curl (NHC). Let’s have a look at what it actually is and what the research says about it.