Is this a good exercise?

I posted this exercise in 2015 and it received the most views that I’ve ever had on a social media post (40k!) However with the lens of a further seven years of experience I look at it again and wonder whether it is actually a very good exercise or is it purely a gimmick? The […]

Lymphatic related Calf injury?

There are a plethora of reasons as to why we get injured.  History of previous injury to the area, lack of sleep, emotional stress and improper conditioning, these are but some of the many factors that can predispose you to injury. However perhaps the structure that gets injured is dictated by what it’s trying to […]

Stomach and Back Pain – Can they be related?

Can my back pain be related to my gut? In this month’s blog we aim to give you just a little insight in how your back pain may be related to your Digestive tract (gut) and ways you may be able to help it. We first will show you how close your lumbosacral nerve plexus […]

Power Testing for Elite Sprinters

The Power testing we utilize at MyPhysio for our athletes uses the Push Band velocity based training device. Whilst it is not a gold standard, the information that we gather is reliable, the testing simple and reproducible and relatively inexpensive, perfect for a Performance Therapy clinic like ours.The test we use is the Back squat, […]

What is Power?

The need to be “Powerful” is one of the most essential elements in athletics. An athlete who is “strong” ie. Can produce a lot of FORCE, can lose out on the track against an athlete of lesser strength, but has more POWER. How can that be? Lets look at our physics formulae FORCE = MASS […]

Isokinetic strength testing does not predict hamstring injury in Australian Rules footballers

Abstract  Objective—To determine the relation of hamstring and quadriceps muscle strength and imbalance to hamstring injury using a prospective observational cohort study  Method A total of 102 senior male Aus Australian Rules footballers aged 22.2 (3.6) years were tested at the start of a football season. Maximum voluntary concentric and eccentric torque of the hamstring […]

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