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 …

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Meniscal 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. Meniscus tear Meniscal tear is one of the most common knee injuries in athletes. This is caused after a contact injury or a traumatic twist. The …

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Mature Athlete

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. Physical exercises are for everyone, including the mature population. Exercises allow older people to keep a healthy body and maintain their independence. The main health problems …

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Articular Cartilage Injuries

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interessted in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Definition Articular cartilage is difficult to understand because there are 3 types of cartilages in the body : articular of hyaline cartilage (covers joint surfaces), fibrocartilage (knee …

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Acromioclavicular Joint Injury

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. Acromioclavicular joint is a joint between the clavicle and the scapula. Acromion is a continuation of the scapular spine and hooks over anteriorly. It articulate with …

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Hamstring Stretching

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing in support on one leg with your knee slightly bend. Your other leg stretched with your forefoot in flexion : Your hands on your thighs with your back slightly arched. Slowly tilt your torso forward and focus on the feeling of …

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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 …

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