Posts Tagged ‘assessment’
Filed under: corrective exercise, Testing and Evaluation
Do we need assessments?
by Carson Boddicker on May 6th, 2011
Recently there has been a little bit of discussion on the necessity of assessment. Some argue that if you simply coach movements to look pretty, the need for assessment is nil. As I chimed in last year regarding a definition of corrective exercise, I, in principle agree that great coaching can be highly "corrective" in nature. I thus maintain that failing to coach movement quality is both unacceptable and entirely unprofessional. This r...
Filed under: corrective exercise, Featured, Testing and Evaluation
Regional interdependence and the necessity of assessment
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 24th, 2010
In continuation of yesterday's post about some of the things that I have picked up over the weekend at Optimum Sports Performance is the idea that the best just don't miss things. While traditional orthopedics would tell us that when a joint is hurting, we need to look directly at that joint, we know that the body is far more complicated than that. Yes, it hurts, but WHY? Just because the plantar fascia is not behaving, simple treatment of t...