A lot of us work with an active clientele who are looking towards prevention, not only recovery. This article discusses painful “niggles” that may be felt during activity which may be a warning signal for future injury.
The significance of painful “niggles” during exercise – Paul Ingraham
More great information showing the discrepancy of structural degeneration in relation to pain. This study, in particular, shows very minimal progression of pain in the knee during increases in cartilage-loss.
There’s a common belief among workers in physical jobs believe that their workday provides them sufficient physical fitness. However, there seems to be a discrepancy in the research that suggests otherwise.
While most of us aren’t likely to go into the depth of programming that this article speaks to while in clinical practice, it acts as great information on how loading varies between individuals on different days. It also has some tips for if you’ve ever encountered the problem of exercise volume being over- or under-prescribed.
What is internal load and load mangement? – Dillon Caswell
A very interesting take on internal versus external movement cueing. Again, this comes from a performance perspective but is immediately transferable to the clinical setting. A mixture of both types of cues, perhaps with a greater emphasis on the external ones, may help to create better resilience once conscious focus on movement is gone.
A Coach’s View on Internal and External Cueing – Matt Kuzdub