Posts Tagged ‘ankle’
Filed under: corrective exercise, Running
by Carson Boddicker on Mar 19th, 2010
In the coming weeks I'll be exploring some of the concepts and science behind barefoot running. The concept of minimalism is not a new idea, but has gained recent popularity. To kick off the fun, I think you'll find this video to be informative and entertaining. Have a great weekend. Best regards, Carson Boddicker...
Filed under: Testing and Evaluation
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 23rd, 2010
This weekend I drove myself down to Phoenix to talk shop with Don Miller and Patrick Ward and cover the finer points of evaluation and treatment of the foot and ankle complex. While I plan to share with you a lot of great points I picked up, I first wanted to share with you one topic that caused a bit of debate among the group--measuring dorsiflexion via goniometer. As it was consensus that we really don't care how strong the tibialis anteri...
Filed under: Announcements, corrective exercise
Alleviating Ailing Ankles: Part 2
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 4th, 2010
In the first round of Alleviating Ailing Ankles, I discussed the function of the ankle joint and demonstrated a few exercises to help achieve additional range of motion in dorsiflexion. While on the surface it seemed to be a very extensive article, luckily for you and I alike, the foot and ankle are extremely complicated and thus true ankle health and “mobility” is a multifactorial issue, and often j...
Filed under: corrective exercise, injuries
New Article: Ankle Mobility
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 29th, 2009
I had a new article posted this week on StrengthCoach.com covering the importance of ankle mobility and a few new tips, tricks, and exercises to help improve ankle function and performance. Check it out! Anyone that has worked with field and court sport athletes has undoubtedly dealt with his fair share of athletes with ankle injuries. The ankle is the most frequently injured joint in sport accounting for one-third of all injuries. As the West...