Biomechanics

How the Asymmetrical Tonic Reflex impacts your Movement

Written by; Jess Reyes Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Professional Honours) (Current) 4th year student) There are many primitive reflexes that develop during your childhood which can be influencing your posture

Understanding Lower Back Pain and How to Prevent It

Written by Nathan Switkowski, Osteopath at Osteopathy on Canterbury Lower back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal problems that is experienced in Australia. It can be defined as acute (lasting up

The importance of posture and how you can improve it

Throughout your childhood you were most likely told many times to “sit up straight!”.  You probably didn’t understand why. Your mother, teacher or whoever was giving you these instructions probably didn’t

Spinal Flexion during strength training: Is It dangerous?

Written by;  Nick Angus (Exercise Science Student-  Deakin University) Many exercise physiologists, personal trainers and strength and conditioning  coaches teach the importance of maintaining a neutral

Preventing injuries in the New Year

Written by; Brenton Watson (AEP) Accredited Exercise Physiologist With the start of a New Year, many people make resolutions to become fitter and stronger than ever! This can mean you start a new training programs,