Author Archive for: justina

Rehab Movement, Not Just a Body Part

Hip extension is the key center of human movement and strong gluteal function is essential to get the hip into hyper extension to generate movement forward. Knee, shoulder and even back rehab should include hyper extension of the hip in order to regain a healthy, full-body movement since your walking gait is compromised whenever you have an injury or any

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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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