Posts tagged "anatomy"

Kathy Dooley: The Iliacus

Kathy Dooley explores the differences, in both anatomy and function, of the iliacus and psoas. It’s all about where they originate.

Eric Beard: Global vs Local Musculature

Eric Beard categorizes the musculature of the thoracic spine, discusses the different muscle groups and how they can control safe range of motion or contribute to stress and strain.

Chuck Wolf foot assessment

Chuck Wolf: Insights into the Foot

Do you check the range of motion of the great toe and metatarsals of your clients? This is often overlooked and has great implications for biomechanical compensations.

Chris Holder: Qigong for Recovery and Health

Qigong is one of the most layered, ancient and powerful practices used to bring about massive health benefits and recovery efforts. Chris Holder tells us how it’s still relevant today...

hip compression in the lunge

Kathy Dooley: Hip Compression in the Lunge

If you sit all day, you’ll eventually deal with hip compression. Kathy Dooley takes you to her working position—the lunge—for decompression and full hip extension.

Mike Boyle: Understanding and Training Hip Flexion

The key to injury prevention and injury rehab is a sound understanding of functional anatomy. Mike Boyle clears up misconceptions about the anatomy responsible for hip flexion.

Taylor Lewis: Ribs—The Underdog in Thoracic Mobility

Everyone needs adequate thoracic mobility, but it is challenging to know how much each person needs. Taylor Lewis covers the anatomy to help you know where that movement originates.

Anna Folckomer: Internal Abdominal Oblique Muscle and Stability

When considering the IAO, don’t just think ‘abdomen.’ Anna Folckomer shows you how connections with the back and thoracolumbar fascia create core stability.

Eric Beard: Standing Postural Assessment

Looking for a quick postural assessment to easily see your client’s asymmetries? Spend two minutes with Eric Beard and you’ve got one.

Kathy Dooley: Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Core Muscles

What is the difference between an extrinsic core muscle and an intrinsic core muscle? Kathy Dooley demonstrates the functional anatomy for you using body painting.

Kathy Dooley: Functional Anatomy for All Disciplines

Need an anatomy refresher? Kathy Dooley proposes body painting as a new and powerful way to continue your functional anatomy education.


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