Tag Archives: proprioception

Does clinical testing tell us much about functional performance? The Thomas test.

One of the topics that regularly comes up in our courses is how relevant are more static/clinical tests to our everyday dynamic and function related movements. We have decided to address this in this blog. We also have a special … Continue reading

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Can functional movement be too much?

I thought I would have a bit of a Jerry Maguire moment with my latest blog post! Over the last few months I have certainly gone through a period of change with regards to how I understand the human body. … Continue reading

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Muscle activation – Are muscles simply reactors to bone and joint motion?

So I have seen various variations on Gary Gray’s view that muscles are reactors. I think this is spot on. Muscles ARE reactors. I think what Gary meant by this was that generally we see muscles as concentric force producers. … Continue reading

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What does the word functional mean and does it matter??

What a great question. Firstly I am not really sure that there is a definitive answer so let me say sorry in advance.  The word functional seems to mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people … Continue reading

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Stability and mobility. Best friends….

At Cor-Kinetic one of our foundational concepts is that of the relationship between stability and mobility. Stability is a component part of mobility. The body needs to move in a mobile AND stable manner. Stability without mobility is RIGIDITY. Rather … Continue reading

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Throwing injuries-A case study in deceleration, the forgotten end of the throw part 1!

I had an interesting case this week involving a water polo player who was experiencing shoulder pain when throwing. This pain was only occurring however when he put maximal effort into the throw. Now I do not get to see … Continue reading

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Power of the capsule!

At Cor-Kinetic we appreciate the power of the hip capsule and specifically the capsule ligaments. How to stimulate the capsule forms a component part of what we teach both academically and also in terms of technique. We find that the … Continue reading

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