Archive for October 2012

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy, or Aquatic Physiotherapy, refers to a specific form of physiotherapy treatment in a heated pool supervised by an experienced physiotherapist.  The warmth and buoyancy of the water can help to reduce muscle spasm, increase circulation and reduce pain.  It is particularly beneficial for those people who […]

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So what is “core” exactly?

core stability test

So what is “core” exactly? What is core stability? This word ‘core’ gets thrown around very easily these days.  Depending on who you are engaged with such as your Personal Trainer, a Yoga or Pilates instructor or a Physiotherapist, you may get a very different answer to […]

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Ergonomics – what’s it all about?

Ergonomics – what’s it all about? Ergonomics is the scientific discipline of designing work systems and environments around the complexities of human form and function. It embraces an understanding of biomechanics, anthropometrics (body form variability) and psychology. If a work system is not specifically designed to suit […]

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Is stretching a useful part of sports performance and training?

Is Stretching a Useful Part of Sports Performance and Training? Recently there have been studies which have shown that prolonged static stretching, as a warm up, can reduce performance speed and power, and may not reduce the risk of injury. These studies measured 100m sprinters and found […]

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