The instruction to �use more of the back of your leg� is sometimes employed by teachers to encourage
greater use of the hamstring muscles when the feet are weight bearing, particularly when the
teacher feels that the student is overusing the �front of the legs� (quadriceps femoris).
Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System eBook-2nd Edition
Widespread participation in youth sports increase the risk of physeal injury, resulting in more permanent problems
Dance Anatomy eBook
Your mind plays an intense role in dance anatomy and improvement in technique.
End Back & Neck Pain
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Injuries are a part of all sports. The most common soccer injury is a contusion (bruise) when you get kicked, fall, or bumped.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Rest, which by nature triathletes are inherently bad at, is an integral part of the healing process. This is when the body heals itself and gets stronger, whether you are taking a day or a few weeks off from working out or reducing the intensity or volume of your workouts. Prevention techniques that assist with healing, including stretching and specific strengthening, are often overlooked but are an essential part of triathlon training.
Running shoes work for running because they are designed and manufactured to meet the demands of bearing three to four times the body�s weight on impact.
For a number of years, Primal Pictures has provided its customers a unique and amazingly-detailed look into the human anatomy. Their software has proved an unmatched view of the body in motion, and their programs have become essential tools for students and teachers in anatomy and movement.
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