Healthy Exercise Routine Step 1: Self Inventory Self Inventory – Seems as though everyone at the gym, out on the track, in the spinning/aerobics class are all trying to get in shape. The real question is get in shape for what? What does “getting in shape” actually mean? Actually, getting or being in shape means different things for
Athlete with injury
The RICE Therapy Approach What is R.I.C.E.? R.I.C.E. is an acronym (a word coined from first letters) for the most important elements – rest, ice, compression and elevation – in first aid for many injuries. This acronym appears frequently in literature related to injury prevention and rehabilitation related to athletic injuries. The word R.I.C.E. is

Human Muscular Movement

Goalie reaching for soccer ball
Human muscular movements are controlled by muscles and the forces of gravity. Muscles are used to hold a position, to raise or lower a body part, to slow down a fast moving segment (arm ,leg) and to generate speed in the human body or to propel an object into the air (football, baseball, javelin). Muscles
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? A nerve disorder that causes pain, loss of feeling and loss of strength in the hands. It may greatly decrease athletic performance in sports that require strong hand or wrist action, such as tennis, racquetball, squash, golf, skiing, weightlifting, baseball, football, horseshoes, bowling, archery, rowing, wrestling, boxing, gymnastics, hockey, judo