The more we recognize in regards to mental health, the more we will likely see new research coming out about it. This article is proposing that perhaps some mental health issues aren’t a disorder, but rather an adaptation to our environment.
Researchers Doubt That Certain Mental Disorders Are Disorders At All – Alison Escalante
So many things in the manual therapy (and exercise) professions are based on old outdated biomechanical theories. One such thing is doing a squat and not allowing your knees to go past your toes. But, is this really a big deal and could it actually be beneficial in some cases?
How Bad Is It Really if Your Knees Go Over Your Toes During Squats and Lunges? – Caroline Juster & Chris Cooper
More on mental health, but this time we look at how body image affects men. “A new study from Harvard and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is the first of its kind to investigate the cruel relationship between men and their muscles. And the findings suggest boys and young men struggle much more with body image disorders than we were aware.”
Mounting Evidence Shows a Dark Side to Our Obsession With Ripped Men – Carly Cassella
Quite often when people are confronted with facts, they don’t (or refuse to) change their minds. Well, there is apparently a few reasons for this, not the least of which is our societal views.
Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds – Elizabeth Kolbert
If you have a hard time sifting through research papers, here’s a curated list of some that you’ll find useful for your practice.
List of Open Access Research Articles for Massage Therapists – Richard Lebert