Functional Training for All Ages

The information in this course is from the eLearning continuing education course: Functional Training for All Ages by Sandy Stoub MS.  See the full course to learn more information about the components and importance of functional training.  Videos and interactive material are included in the course. Fundamentals of Training All persons share basic components of movement and structure regardless of age or function. These include: posture and mobility raising and lowering of the center of gravity the ability to push and pull the ability to change direction and create rotational force. Let’s consider each of these individually. Posture and Mobility Read More …

Why is Breakfast Really That Important?

Compiled by June M Chewning Brain health is directly related to blood sugar levels (glucose homeostasis) in the body. The information in this article is taken from the American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists (AASDN) continuing education course “The Science of Nutrition.” There are so many misconceptions and misinformation about nutrition. Everyone wants to believe they are eating to properly fuel their body and prevent disease. There is one clear path to learn how to separate fact from fiction when it comes to nutrition information. For some reason, many people prefer to follow the nutrition fads, instead of trying Read More …

Scapulohumeral Rhythm

By: Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc & Sportsphysio, MPT, CSCS, AMS The shoulder is one of the most vulnerable joints in the body due to its vast range of motion and complexity. It is a complex ball and socket joint, uniquely comprised of various connective tissue, supporting structures, including muscles. It is an important joint because functionally, it is involved in most daily and sport activities, such as reaching, lifting, carrying and throwing a ball. Knowledge of the biomechanics of the shoulder can help you with training and aiding in rehabilitation of the shoulder and related injuries. The shoulder complex involves coordinated Read More …