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Mobility versus Flexibility: What is the difference? What is more important?

Mobility versus flexibility

Firstly, it is important for us to recognise why flexibility/mobility are important. It is only now as I steadily creep into my 30’s (eeek) and I get stiffer and finder it harder to recover from everything (not just hangovers) that I fully appreciate this. 462 more words

Health And Fitness

Full Range of Motion - Important for Size and Strength Gains?

Range Of Motion (ROM)

Range of Motion (ROM) is often a term we hear thrown around the gym from personal trainers, coaches or the “tips” guy at the gym. 1,114 more words

Effectiveness of Pre-Activity Foam Rolling

Repeated foam rolling is beneficial for increasing range of motion immediately preceding a dynamic activity (strength and conditioning, sport practices and games, etc.), according to research from the… 214 more words

Strength And Conditioning

Use the Modified-Modified Schober Test for Lumbar Spine Flexion/Extension Range of Motion

A special thanks for my friends/partners working together throughout this paper: John Dominski, Sean Hickey, and Christopher Jones. Success is no accident.

The purpose of this post is to inform clinicians about best practice patterns for measuring spinal flexion/extension range of motion. 1,582 more words


Stretching: why it's important and not for strength

Imagine a worst case scenario where you bend over to tie your shoes and it becomes incredibly hard to do so because your muscles and joints are so stiff that you can’t bend over. 389 more words

About Sports Massage

Regular massage treatments are ideal for all active persons – both professional athletes as well as the weekend warrior.

Sports massage can be thought of as a treatment strategy or system which incorporates different manual “tools and techniques” with the goal of supporting the specific needs of the athlete or recreational exerciser. 661 more words


Both Subjective and Objective Measures Tell the Shoulder Story

When surgeons and patients discuss what treatment will work best for a particular musculoskeletal ailment, they often rely on both “subjective” and “objective” outcome data from previously published assessments. 158 more words