The topic of movement competency has received little attention in the scientific literature away from elite level sports performance. However, there are a few dedicated professionals who are striving to bring this topic to a wider audience with a view to increase peoples’ awareness of its importance for the reduction of unnecessary injuries.
Are You Making These Simple Mistakes When You Lunge?
The lunge is a fantastic exercise for the lower body, in particular the muscles of the hip complex (gluteus maximus, hamstrings, quadriceps and adductors). However, as with many lower-extremity exercises they are often more difficult than they look and certainly more difficult to execute holding dumbbells or a weighted bar. This article outlines the 6 most commonly seen dysfunctions in our clinic.
The assessment of movement quality is an important part of restoring physical function, reducing injury risk and remaining pain-free. This article explains why we look at clients performing the squat and what particular dysfunctions can present.