Throwing Injuries In Children

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. In baseball, especially at the beginning of the season, there is an increase in elbow problems amoung young players. The most common elbow problem is the medial apophysitis named « Little Leaguer…

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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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Rotator Cuff 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. Rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and their tendons that together form a « cuff » around the head of the humerus (upper end of the arm). The 4 muscle, originate…

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Biceps Tendon Rupture

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Rupture or tear of the biceps long head is the serious injury the most frequent in sport This injury usually appears on a muscle weakened by tendinitis caused by a sudden movement of the arm. Sudden arm movements are usually thrown like baseball, tennis, throwing sports…

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Triceps Tear With Back Exercises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Podcast: Workout for back exercise with very heavy weights such as lat pulldowns or chin-ups with weights can create injuries to the long head of the triceps brachii. In fact, the latissimus dorsi is a powerful muscle whose function is to bring your arms close to your…

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Dumbbell Pullovers

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a bench with your feet on the ground. You take a dumbbell with both hands and your arms outstretched. The dumbbell is on your palms and your thumbs and forefingers encircling the handle: Inhale and lower the dumbbell behind your head by slightly bending…

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Bench Press And Morphology

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. I think you’ve noticed that the bench press is the most practiced exercise in a gym. And as this is the most practiced exercise, it’s also the exercise that create the most injury per year. This is why, it’s important to have basic morphology’s notions to…

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Rupture Of The Pectoralis Major

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Pectoralis major begins on the anterior surface of the thoracic cage and its insertion is to the anterior surface of the upper end of the humerus. Pectoralis major is a muscle which has the function of bringing the arm forward in front of the rib cage…

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Shoulder Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with an arm to the horizontal. You take your elbow with your opposite hand and you pull slowly on your arm to bring your elbow to the opposite shoulder. Keep this position for 30 seconds to feel the stretch. This exercise mainly works the deltoid…

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Stretch Of The Rotator Cuff’s Posterior Muscles

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with a dumbbell in one hand. You bend your bust forward by holding yourself to a machine (or with a incline bench). Release your arm and let hang the dumbbell for a minute trying to relax your shoulder. This exercise stretches your infraspinatus, teres minor…

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One Dumbbell Front Raises

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with legs slightly apart. Your back straight with your abs contracted. Place a dumbbell on your thinghs with your hand crossed on the handle. The palms of your hands are face to face and you have arms outstrechted : Inhale and raises the dumbbell until the…

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Front Raise

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Standing with your legs slightly apart. Take a dumbbell in each hand in pronation. You can keep dumbbells on your thighs or on the side : Inhale and make an alternate raise of your arms forward (or antepulsion) until your eyes level. Exhale at the end of…

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