Here are the latest links from the Curtin Exercise and Sports Science scoop.it.
- Does Leg and Hip Asymmetry Need to Be ‘Corrected’?
The quest for body symmetry is something that a number of medical and fitness professionals over-emphasize in their treatment or exercise program design. For example, in the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Corrective Exercise Specialist manual, “abnormal” gait movement patterns, such as hip hike and excessive pelvic rotation, are indicators that certain muscles are “weak.” […]
Geoff Strauss’s insight:
Symmetry does "normally" exist but with some variability able to be accommodated by the system during submaximal tasks. Studies analysed a single left and right foot contact during walking gait?
- CSIRO's heart attack app proving a lifesaver
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