Posts tagged "assessments"

Mark Cheng: Movement Starts with Breathing

Any discussion of fundamental movement starts with breathing. If the breathing is not correct, the body is rejecting whatever you’re trying to teach it. ...

Rod Harris: When Competent Trumps Expert

Competent means good and expert means better . . . right? Rod Harris looks at specialization, favored modalities and what can happen when expertise comes at the expense of a broad skill...

Charlie Weingroff: Janda’s Upper and Lower Crossed Syndromes

Charlie Weingroff provides a quick review of Janda’s Upper and Lower Crossed Syndromes and covers the meanings and implications of inhibition and facilitation.

Greg Dea: Motor Control – Complex to Simple

How do you define motor control? How do you discern movement competency in your clients or patients? Greg Dea covers definitions, practical examples and the true importance of motor con...

Sue Falsone: Performance – Segments of The Organizational System Part 2

Bridging the gap from rehab to performance does not follow a linear continuum, so creating a realistic timeline for your athlete is a tough responsibility . . . and it’s your responsi...

Sue Falsone: Segments of The Organizational System

In a clinical and performance world, a training model can be difficult to create and implement. Sue Falsone believes in recognizing the core principles of diverse schools of thought and...

Lee Burton: Corrective Strategies

Are you using corrective strategies? Or just corrective exercises? Lee Burton takes you back to the fundamentals of movement and correction.

Gray Cook: The Lack of Movement Health Requires Rehabilitation

Don’t put a fitness solution on a health problem. Gray Cook gives advice to coaches and personal trainers about when to work with their physical therapy partners to get needed rehabil...

Dan John: Assessments for “Everybody Else”

There’s so much out there about how to train elite athletes, but what do you do for “everybody else”? Dan John starts with a few of his simple assessments and covers the basics fo...

Lee Burton: The Importance of Medical History

How far back should their medical history go? If you want to know enough to make a difference, Lee Burton doesn’t want you to settle for knowing about the past few months.

Gray Cook: Reviewing the FMS Scoring System

Most of the scrutiny and debate about the Functional Movement Screen is on the FMS scoring system. Gray Cook wonders if people are missing the point of what the screen is ultimately mea...

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