Rehabilitation

Need to know – Foam Rollers

Foam rollers are quickly becoming one of the most recognised and used recovery and self-massage tools in the world – and there are SO many reasons why. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What Is a Foam Roller? A foam roller is a cylindrical shaped, self-massage tool that aids to reduce muscular and myofascial restriction, general tension, fatigue, and soreness …

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The Effects Of Sleep On Athletic Performance

Athletes work extremely hard to perfect their chosen sport, but small factors such as diet and sleep can have a big impact on an athlete’s ability to optimize their performance. Orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, David Geier, states that “getting enough sleep is crucial for athletic performance” and expresses that many studies have concluded …

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What is a Sports Trainer?

A sports trainer has an important job within a sporting team. It is often a requirement of the sport that a qualified sports trainer is present with a team to treat and aid in preventing injuries. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What is a Sports Trainer? If you have ever wondered what the individuals in Fluro shirts who run …

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The Importance of Stretching

Stretching should be a regular part of an athletes training program, the benefits of stretching throughout training can optimise an individual’s performance ability. There are different types of stretching and each has a different purpose and different benefits. When the right type of stretching is done at the right time, the positive effects can be …

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