Thursday, December 13, 2018

Getting the most from your training – by John Feeney

John is a sports scientist with an interest in endurance physiology. He's also a long distance runner and part time coach. He's very kindly...

Injury prevention in runners – “skimpy research”

Wherever possible RunningPhysio tries to be evidence based but in many cases there is a lack of high quality research. Extensive advice exists on...

Oops I opened a can of worms!

Yesterday's blog on research in sports got an interesting response, from nodding agreement to being told it was "utter crap!" The critics said I was...

Research isn’t everything…

BBC's Panorama this week exposed the paucity of evidence behind some of the products involved in sports. I have to say, overall, I wasn't...

Should I take Glucosamine and Chondroitin?

No. Phew, that was a short blog. Time for a cuppa and a biccie I think...Alas, if only it was that simple...... I get...

Resistance training and running

Resistance Training (RT) means the use of some form of resistance against muscular actions of the body. Commonly this can involve free weights, such...

How to avoid injury through training error – 8 top tips

With training error reportedly involved in as much as 80% of running injuries it makes sense to know how to avoid it. Prevention is...

Assessment and rehab of movement control and balance

I've mentioned movement control and balance in most of my blogs on injury management. It's one of what I think of as the Big...

Gluteus Medius – evidence based rehab

This is in part advice for runners and in part something else.... ...you've heard of a "dance off" and probably a "sing off" this my...

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