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RUNNING SPECIFIC ISOMETRICS

Running specific isometrics exercises are endorsed and progressed by High Performance Sport Scientist, Alex Natera. These isometric exercises are a type of training method...

FRIDGE AND PANTRY STAPLES

Insufficient time to prepare meals and snacks is the most common theme I see in private practice and elite sport. People are busy and...

DRY NEEDLING

At The Injury Clinic, dry needling is a commonly used treatment modality. We often get asked why we use it, how it works and...

Strength Training for Runners

The Role of Strength Training for Injury Prevention in Long Distance Runners Strength training plays a vital role in both injury prevention and performance...

TRAINING LOAD INJURY AND MANAGEMENT

TRAINING LOAD AND INJURY The relationship between training load and injury is complex. Adaptation and tolerance to training load is affected by individual biomechanics,...

LIFE STRESS AND SOCIAL SUPPORT: INJURY AND RECOVERY

Stress is a factor that can have a negative effect on performance, recovery, and injury risk. During situations of high stress, we can experience...

ITB SYNDROME

Lateral knee pain (pain on the outside of the knee) is a common presentation to The Injury Clinic, and is regularly seen in runners....

Stress Fractures

A stress fracture is a type of fracture which usually occurs as a result of abnormal repetitive loads over short periods of time without...

NEURAL ADAPTATIONS IN RESISTANCE TRAINING

An increase in muscular strength without noticeable hypertrophy (muscle growth) is the first line of evidence for neural involvement in the acquisition of muscular...

EFFECTS OF ECCENTRIC TRAINING ON ACUTE HAMSTRING INJURIES

HAMSTRING INJURIES Our hamstrings play a vital role while running. They are involved in pushing our foot into the ground, generating force for take...

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE AND THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE

While the physiology of females may lead to requiring tailored training approaches that differ from male counterparts, the topic of training and menstrual cycles...

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

“The syndrome of RED-S refers to impaired physiological functioning caused by relative energy deficiency, and includes but is not limited to metabolic rate, menstrual...