Author Archive for: justina

Jochen Bocksnick teaching Aging Backwards

We are lucky to have a research specialist on aging and instructor of kinesiology programs sub this Wednesday’s Aging Backwards class! My hunch is that you will have a great experience with this man teaching and could perhaps learn a bit too! SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS and RESEARCH REPORTS Bocksnick, J.G. & Dyck, M. (in press). Identifying age-related stereotypes: Exercising with older

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Building Better Balance and Tripping Reflexes

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” Benjamin Franklin, 1736 Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians with 20-30% seniors experiencing one or more falls each year. Falls cause 85% of seniors’ injury-related hospitalizations, 95% of all hip fractures, $2 billion a year in direct healthcare costs, and over one third of seniors are admitted

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Better Knees with Bungee

So you are concerned about your knee, or shoulder, or getting hurt? The Bungee Fitness set-up was created by an Orthopedic trauma surgeon in order to get his clients back to their level of desired fitness using a variety of principles. So it is designed to be safe! Watch the following video of rehab for the knee provided to me

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But I was told not to squat….

To Squat or Not to Squat? The following information is based on a study from the University of Alberta & Explosive Strength Athletics in Irvine, CA. “Squat Exercise Progression”, Strength and Conditioning Journal, V33, #2, April 2011 Squatting exercises are popular in exercise for both athletic and nonathletic groups to increase upper and lower leg muscle strength and power. It

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