Sports Med Insights: Can Hip Extension Influence LBP?

  • April 2015
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Passive hip range of motion is reduced in active subjects with chronic low back pain compared to controls. Roach, San Juan, Suprak, Lyda, Bies, and Boydston, in International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (2015) What did the researchers do? Researchers compared passive hip extension, hip internal rotation, hip external rotation and total hip rotation range-of-motion

Sports Med Insights: FMS Review

  • January 2015
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Summaries Courtesy of Strength and Conditioning Research Review The study Efficacy of the Functional Movement Screen: a review. Kraus, Schütz, Taylor, and Doyscher, in Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Publish Ahead of Print What is the background? The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a commercially marketed test in which 7 different movements are graded

Sports Med Insights: Glute Exercises and TRX Suspension Training

  • January 2015
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Summaries Courtesy of Strength and Conditioning Research Review Effects of a Bridging Exercise with Hip Adduction on the EMG Activities of the Abdominal and Hip Extensor Muscles in Females. Jang, Kim, and Ko, in Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2013 What is the background? Clinicians often advise using the glute bridge exercise to individuals with