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How to improve performance and prevent injuries
- Is an evidence based warm up tailored to the specific demands of netballers
- Has the potential to reduce the rate of lower limb injuries, particularly to the ACL an injury that accounts for over 25% of all netball injuries annually
- Has the potential to provide a solid foundation from which skills are developed ensuring technique is maximized
- Has the potential to improve the performance of individual players by improving strength, and improving technique of landing, change of direction and deceleration
- Has the potential to provide the team with a competitive advantage –if there are less injuries more players will be available for selection which can lead to better overall team performance
Check out the great digital resources at http://knee.netball.com.au and get started in your team. Junior resources are available and cover those in the 11-14 year ages.
July 9, 2017 0 Comments
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- Why are some injuries more painful than others?
- How to improve performance and prevent injuries
- Let us talk basics: what is the pelvic floor?
- Over activity
- Lack of coordination
- Birthing trauma
- Side effects of surgery in the pelvic region
- When does muscle soreness becomes an injury - and what to do about it
Happy Birthday to our fabulous physio Lauren! We hope you enjoyed your cake and have a great day!
Many times when we have pain we wonder how much damage there is involved, Most people probably think "the worse the pain, the worse the injury” or “if it doesn’t hurt, the problem is fixed”, but is that correct? Does pain equate to pathology? How can we tell whether our pain matches the tissue damage?
The pelvic floor is the name of the group of muscles that support your pelvic organs at the bottom of your pelvis. Although showing some anatomical differences between genders, these muscles exist in both women and men and are responsible for the control of your bladder and bowel.
In men, these muscles are also important for erectile function and ejaculation. In women, the pelvic floor contributes to sexual arousal, supports the baby during pregnancy, assists the birthing process and is also linked to orgasm.
The pelvic floor is like a hammock that supports the pelvic organs in the pelvis (bladder, uterus and rectum). When working normally, they relax to allow urination, bowel movements and, in women, intercourse. When they contract, they close the urethra and the anus, stopping urine and faeces from exiting.
Pelvic floor dysfunctions can result from:
Pelvic floor symptoms might present as one or more of the following:
If you’re not already running you’ll find training for minimos starts to enter into your minds over the next few weeks (well it should anyway!). With any new type of training you may develop some muscle soreness. A common question to us is “how can I tell the difference between a potential injury or just muscle soreness?”
Here are a few facts about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (commonly known as DOMS) which will help you decide whether you are injured or not and whether need to seek some advice from your Physio: