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Methods for immobilizing the fractured foot and ankle

Methods for immobilizing the fractured foot and ankle

Immobilization of the fractured foot and ankle can be accomplished with splints or casts such as a posterior splint (figure 2.32), non-weight-bearing short leg cast (figure 2.33), and weight-bearing short leg cast (figure 2.34). read more
Applying and removing casts and splints

Applying and removing casts and splints

This section details the fundamental steps and important considerations that pertain to applying and removing fiberglass casts and splints. read more
Thrust Launch Serve Technique

Thrust Launch Serve Technique

Objective: To take the basic flat serve to new levels by adding powerful lower-body technique to the mix. read more
Dynamic rotational resistance: step back internal shoulder rotation

Dynamic rotational resistance: step back internal shoulder rotation

Attach a band to an immovable object in front of you, somewhere between the floor and waist height. Stand upright with good posture, holding the tense band in your right hand out in front of you. read more
Understand key elements of form assessment

Understand key elements of form assessment

Six key ele­ments of form assessment represent the biggest influencers of per­for­mance, ­running economy, and risk of injury. read more
Dumbbell front shoulder raise

Dumbbell front shoulder raise

Setup: Stand tall, with your feet hip-width apart. Hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides (see figure a). read more
Ergonomic concepts

Ergonomic concepts

As an interdiscipline, ergonomics spans a variety of disciplines, including human anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, psychology, sociology, medicine, and engineering. read more
Determine the involved muscles and their action for any joint movement

Determine the involved muscles and their action for any joint movement

One of the most fundamental and important goals of movement analysis is identifying which specific muscles are active in producing and controlling movement at a particular joint. read more
Components of muscle function

Components of muscle function

The control of even the simplest joint movement typically requires the cooperative action of several muscles working together as a single unit. This cooperative action is called muscle synergy. read more
Using sport and physical activity in recovery with military veterans

Using sport and physical activity in recovery with military veterans

I was instantly drawn to the adrenaline high of the intense focus and flow of the Pilates environment. I was equally horrified at the complete total inability I had to connect my body as a whole unit. read more
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