Posts Tagged ‘corrective exercise’
Filed under: corrective exercise, injuries, Program Design, strength training
Corrective Exercise: A Definition
by Carson Boddicker on Jul 14th, 2010
There seems to be a lot of hullabaloo surrounding the phrase "corrective exercise" in the industry. There are so many who endorse "corrective" exercises and equally many who think that realm should be strictly to those in the clinical world. I certainly believe in the value of corrective exercise, and wholeheartedly advocate for corrective exercise in programming. I just think it's a matter of definition. For those who believe corrective ...
Filed under: corrective exercise, injuries, regeneration, Running
Dealing with Shin Pain
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 10th, 2009
Shin splints is one of those terms that is sort of a "catch-all" when it comes to issues that create lower leg pain and dysfunction--particularly along the medial border of the tibia. Runners are no strangers to such a gamut of issues, and just last season alone, three teammates missed training time on account of shin pain. As it is my goal with all of my athletes to prevent all unnecessary pain and dysfunction, the assessment of my athletes al...
Filed under: Running, strength training
Speed, Form, and Efficiency of High Volume Runners
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 19th, 2009
Have you ever watched somebody on the trails who had seemingly good form at relatively low speeds, but as soon as they try to run faster his form immediately transitions to awful? Arms everywhere, chin jutted, face and hands clinched for dear life? In Flagstaff, I see that pretty often among the athletes who aspire to perform at their best, and, as such, begin to run extremely high volumes of easy running (that's what made Quentin Cassidy the...
Filed under: Program Design
Isolation to Integration: A macroscopic approach.
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 14th, 2009
Everyone who has spent time reading physical therapy, corrective exercise, or motor learning techniques is likely familiar with the idea of progressing movement patterns from very isolated (the follow through in a basketball shot) to a more complex task (a follow through with some lower body action—the set shot), all the way to completely integrated tasks (a full scale game where an athlete runs, cuts, moves in unpredictable, chaotic patterns)....