SLAP Tears

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. SLAP is an acronym for superior labrum anterior to posterior. The labrum is a rim of tissue that adds depth to the bony socket of the shoulder. The superior or « top »…

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Shoulder Instability Or Dislocations

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Shoulder is the most mobile joint of the body. This allows you to lift your arm, rotate your arm and lift your arm over your head. It's possible to have a…

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MRSA Infections

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S. Aureaus), or MRSA, is a bacterium that creates skin infections and other types of infections. The first time that MRSA was seen in US hospitals during the…

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Standing Machine Hip Abduction

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing on the machine on one leg. The outer side of the other leg is gluted to the pad below the knee joint (close to your ankle) : Raise the leg as high as possible and slowly return to the starting position by controlling the movement. Attention…

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Individual Variations In Hip Mobility

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Without taking into account the individual differences in muscle elasticity and ligament laxity, it's bone shape of the hip joint that determines the main variation in hip mobility. It's mainly in the amplitude of hip abduction that bone configuration plays an important role. Examples An almost…

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Shoulder Injury (Part 1)

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Shoulders injuries are frequent in bodybuilding because we want develop all deltoid muscles. To do this, we must perform a signigicant number of repetition and movements thus multiplying the risk of injury. It’s worth remembering that, in comparison with the solid hip’s articulation where the femur…

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