Articles

  • An Overview of Facilitated Stretching
    This article offers a brief look at facilitated stretching, an active-assisted form of stretching based on proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. It describes the method, the rationale for its development and use, and gives detailed instructions for performing several stretches, both with a partner and alone.© 2001 Robert E McAtee, originally published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy. [Read More]  (requires Acrobat Reader)
  • Overuse Injuries: their care and prevention
    It’s high season for trailrunning and now is a good time to talk about the potential for overuse problems to crop up. Increased mileage or intensity carries with it an increased chance for injury. Although some athletic injuries are of sudden onset, like blowing out a knee skiing, or spraining a wrist falling off a mountain bike, most sports injuries, especially among runners, are the simple result of overuse and can be prevented. [Read More]
  • Hill Running and LB Pain
    It’s common for trail runners to experience low back pain from uphill running. This article addresses some of the reasons this occurs, and what you can do to prevent and/or alleviate the problem. [Read More]

 

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